How might learning analytics actually inform learning design decisions? How should learning design influence learning analytics integration and use? Are there frameworks or principles that best illuminate connections between learning analytics and learning design?
The aim of this Special Section is twofold: 1) to widespread the best papers presented at the First Latin American Workshop on Learning Analytics (LALA’15), and 2) to enable other Learning Analytics groups from Latin America to present their research work to the international community.
The special section is dedicated to understanding of the potential of Learning Analytics approaches for the formative (and possibly summative) assessment of 21st century competencies, which are important precisely because they need to be displayed in interpersonal, societally and culturally valid contexts.