Jisc Learning Analytics training for Semester 2

The extended pilot of the Jisc Learning Analytics platform continues in Semester 2 with all Level 0 and Level 4 programmes in scope.

Learning Analytics is intended to give students and staff a better understanding of individual student experience and progress. This, in conjunction with the development of the new Personal Tutor policywill help in our approach to student engagement ensuring the BU learning experience is personalised, inter-disciplinary and consistently excellent.  

You can find out more about Learning Analytics at BU on the Learning Analytics pages of the intranet. 

Upcoming Staff training and support 

FLIE will be running online training sessions to support academics teaching at Level 0 and Level 4 in semester 2 with using the Jisc Data Explorer platform, with the opportunity to use the following features:

  • Attendance capture – Checkin  
  • Unit reporting 
  • Student engagement reporting  

Details of the sessions are below. You are welcome to attend any of the sessions if you cannot make the date and time for your particular faculty. Sessions will last approximately 1 hour but we are allowing 1.5 hours for each session to include Q&A.

Mon 16 Jan FST – 2-3.30pm – Zoom link

Wed 18 Jan FHSS – 10.30-12 – Zoom link

Tues 24 Jan FMC – 1.30-3pm – Zoom link

Wed 25 Jan BUBS – 10.00-11.30 – Zoom link

Face-to-face drop-in sessions
Learning Technologists will also be running their regular face-to-face drop-in sessions with their faculties which cover all areas of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) including JISC Learning Analytics.

JISC Learning Analytics pilot guidance documentation can be found on the FLIE Brightspace Staff Resources page. 

Support for students 

All Level 0 and Level 4 students will have been made aware of the Learning Analytics pilot and have been using the Study Goal tool for attendance checkin during Semester 1.  

Students can also find more information on the Learning Analytics page on the BU website. 


If you have any queries about the Learning Analytics training sessions, please contact your Faculty Learning Technologist. 

If you have any general queries about the Learning Analytics project, please contact Project Manager, Rowan Allinson. 

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