|Study location||Finland, Joensuu|
|Nominal duration||7-18 August 2023 (5 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€500 per programme
There is no course fee for the degree students of UEF! Please check the reduced prices below.
Undergraduate/Bachelor diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
The language level of the applicant must be at least B1 according to the European Language Level standard. You can do self assessment here: europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language-levels-cefr
Learning analytics (LA) is an interdisciplinary field that lies at the intersection of data science, computer science, education technology, pedagogy, and statistics. Since the field has emerged in 2011, it has exponentially grown to include a vast array of applications, and methods.
This Learning Analytics Course will provide a framework for the understanding of the field and how data has been used in education. The course will address the principles of learning analytics, discuss the theoretical background behind learning analytics and the concepts of the big data. The learning analytics main steps and procedures will be covered in detail, including data gathering, analysis, generation of insights and reporting. The main ethical and privacy issues will also be discussed.
The practical section of the course will enable attendees to practice the basics methods of analysis of educational data using real-life examples and authentic datasets. These methods include social network analysis, mixture modeling, sequence mining, process mining, predictive analytics, and machine learning.
No matter your background, you are welcome in our course. The course does not require prior programming or coding skills and uses accessible tools that can be used by everyone.
Why attend the course at University of Eastern Finland (UEF)
Our group has been among the most productive in the world in the last two years, and the most productive in Europe in 2021 and 2022. The lectures of the course have diverse analytical, methodological, pedagogical expertise.
The maximum number of participants is 30.
PARTICIPANT FEES IN 2023
-Participant, normal fee: 500 euros for 2-week-course, 300 euros for 1-week-course.
-Participant from a UEF partner university: 400 euros for 2-week-course, 250 euros for 1-week-course.
-Incoming UEF exchange student: 200 euros for 2-week-course, 200 euros for 1-week-course.
-Participant from company/organization: 1000 euros for 2-week-course, 1000 euros for 1-week-course.
NB! UEF partner universities include our international exchange programme partners (like Erasmus+, bilateral agreements etc.) and international network partners (like YUFE, YERUN, UArctic etc.).