Abstract: The keynote will provide a “reality check” on the development and implementation of learning dashboards in higher education. This reality check is based on the experiences obtained in two European Erasmus+ projects: ABLE (Achieving Benefits from Learning Analytics) and STELA (Successful transition from secondary to higher education using Learning Analytics). Both projects aim at ethical, scalable and actionable learning analytics for supporting the transition from secondary to higher education.
Biography: Tinne De Laet is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering Science and Head of the Tutorial Services of Engineering Science, KU Leuven since October 2013. She obtained a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2010 at KU Leuven, Belgium supported by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO). From 2010 until 2013 she was a postdoctoral researcher of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) at KU Leuven. Her research interests include learning analytics, and the support for first-year students with a special focus to engineering and STEM. She is the KU Leuven coordinator in two European Erasmus+ projects on the use of learning analytics to support first-year students: STELA (562167-EPP-1-2015-1-BE-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD) and ABLE (2015-1-UK01-KA203-013767).