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Seeing Jesus in toast: Irreverent ideas on some of the claims pertaining to learning analytics


“In 2004 Diane Duyser sold a decade-old grilled cheese sandwich that bore a striking resemblance to the Virgin Mary. She got $28,000 for it on eBay” (Matter, 2014), and in 2009 Linda Lowe found an image of Jesus staring at … Continue reading

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Learning analytics and epistemic arrogance in higher and distance education


It is not a good time in higher and distance education to say: “I don’t know.” The use of technology is increasingly changing the higher education landscape; we face unprecedented changes in funding regimes; the private for-profit higher education sector … Continue reading

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