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[workshop, publication] Successful transition from secondary to higher education using learning analytics #STELA #LearningAnalytics

For the first time we introduced our project STELA to a broader publid at the 44th SEFI conference in Finland. In our main focus is the transition from secondary to higher education using learning anlaytics.
Introduction:

The economic and financial crisis is having an important socio-economic effect in Europe and is threatening Europe’s economic growth model and employment and the sustainability of Europe’s welfare model. To counter the crisis, Europe should further evolve to a knowledge- driven and technology-based economy. This evolution however causes a rise in the demand for personnel with post-secondary education diploma, since many jobs in such a knowledge en technology-drive economy require at least a postsecondary education (Carnevale & Desrochers 2003). However, during the transition from secondary to higher education a lot of high-potential students drop out (Banger 2008).

[Full Workshop publication @ ResearchGate]

Reference: De Laet, T, Broos, T.,van Staalduinen, J.-P., Leitner, P., Ebner, M. (2016) Successful transition from secondary to higher education using learning analytics. 44th SEFI Conference, Tampere, Finland [.pdf]