Home > Published Issues > 2018 > Volume 4, No. 2, June 2018 >

Needs Analysis on Using Data about Learner Behaviors in the Perspective of Learning Analytics

Sung-Hee Jin 1, Eunmo Sung 2, Younyoung Kim 3, Mina Yoo 3, and Taehyun Kim 4
1. Division of Humanities and Liberal Arts, Hanbat National University, Daejeon, South Korea
2. National Youth Policy Institute, Sejong-si, South Korea
3. Department of Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
4. Global HRD Group, POSCO Group University, POSCO Global R&D Center, Incheon, South Korea

Abstract—Learning Analytics has emerged as one of the educational technology as affecting higher education, the interests in the theoretical and practical aspects are heightened. Most of the learning analysis study is to investigate the effects of providing learning and behavioral data visualization on learning. The information provided to learner have been determined by the teacher and researchers based on preceding review of the literature. However, the information provided to the learner through learning analysis should be designed by the needs of the teacher and learner but it is hard to fine relevant studies. In this study, learning activities and learning behavior was defined in conjunction with concept of learning analytics, whether the difference between teachers and learners’ learning activities, and also between teachers and learners’ needs on information based on learning analytics.
Index Terms—learning analytics, e-learning activity, learning behavior, needs analysis

Cite: Sung-Hee Jin, Eunmo Sung, Younyoung Kim, Mina Yoo, and Taehyun Kim, "Needs Analysis on Using Data about Learner Behaviors in the Perspective of Learning Analytics," International Journal of Learning and Teaching, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 128-134, June 2018. doi: 10.18178/ijlt.4.2.128-134