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Student Analytics mentioned on BBC

Kate Dungate, Friday 31 July 2015 | Annotate
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On Tuesday 28 July the BBC posted a news story about how students at the OU are going to have their progress monitored by software to spot if they need any extra support. This related to Zdenek Zdrahal's project - OU Analyse.

KMi's new Director, John Domingue and Ruth Tudor, President of The Open University's Students' Association represented the University and explained that the scheme is designed to observe students' paths through courses and engagement with online learning modules.

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