A key conference in Learning Analytics is the international Learning Analytics and Knowledge (“LAK 2013”) Conference:
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LAK 2013 is a mechanism for combining the expansion of technologies in supporting learning, with large volumes of data from the learning process. Learning Analytics research combines several domains of study to ensure that interventions and organizational systems meet the needs of all stakeholders.
The Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) is an international group that oversees this conference, and a range of other activities in Learning Analytics.
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