In this post I’ll cover three main areas: a very quick introduction into techniques/opportunities for analysing threaded networks using SNA; how I retrieved data from the Canvas platform for the #LAK13 discussions; and finally some analysis using the NodeXL add-on for Microsoft Excel (Windows).
Here's some posts which have caught my attention this month: The Most Thorough Summary (to date) of MOOC Completion Rates |e-Literate – February 27, 2013 How To Download Your Google […]
For this post I want to start looking at what’s available around the Canvas Network platform which is being used to host Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK13). Ignoring the official API for now I’ve had a quick look at what you can do with the Discussions atom feed.
I’m enrolled on the Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK13) which is an open online course introducing data and analytics in learning. As part of my personal assignment I thought it […]
For a couple of years I’ve been sharing a Google Sheet template for archiving searches from Twitter. In September 2012 Twitter announced the release of a new version of their API (the spreadsheet uses this to request data from Twitter). Around the same time Twitter also announced that the old version of their API would be switched off in March 2013. So here is a new version…
Some notes on University of Phoenix’s recent ‘academic activity streams’ and some existing examples of ranked lists based on user events and some fumblings around using Yahoo Pipes to add social share counts to feeds.
Here’s some posts which have caught my attention this month: Desire2Learn Acquires Course-Suggestion Software Inspired by Netflix and Amazon – Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education – January […]
I was recently asked by Ernesto Priego if I’d like to do an interview for Networked Researcher. I’ve been an admirer of Ernesto’s work (I can even tell you the […]
Last week I got a number of enquiries about using Google Forms. One of these was a question from Martin Weller (OU) who is in the process of setting up […]
A soon as you download your Twitter Archive it immediately becomes stale. To save having to request fresh copies this post shows you how you can not only keep your archive fresh on Google Drive but also share it to the world.