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Learning analytics for better learning content | Ed Tech Now

We thought you needed:

  • large quantities of data (volume);
  • varied sources of data (variety);
  • semantically meaningful data (which is a similar to validity), the latter being  about accuracy and the former being about having a meaningful standard in the first place, against which that accuracy can be measured. This is a complex topic which touches on structured, unstructured and semi-structured data which deserves another article in the future.

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Brian S McGowan, PhD

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Brian is a research scientist and educational technologist. He helped transform Pfizer’s Medical Education Group and previously served in educational leadership roles at HealthAnswers, Inc.; Acumentis, LLC.; Cephalon; and Wyeth. He taught graduate medical education programs at Arcadia University for 10 years. Dr. McGowan recently authored the book "#socialQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare" and has been invited to speak internationally on the subject of information flow, technology, and learning in healthcare.

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