The members of SHEILA partnered with eMadrid in the organization of a seminar dedicated to learning analytics. The seminar was organized at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) in Madrid on October 21, 2016. The seminar featured talks from all academic partners of SHEILA including: Dragan Gasevic (The University of Edinburgh), Hendrik Drachsler(Open University of the Netherlands), Adolfo Ruiz Calleja (Tallinn University), Carlos Delgado Kloos (UC3M), and Pedro Muñoz Merino (UC3M). The complete program of the seminar along with the presentation slides of the speakers can be found at the eMadrid website.
eMadrid is a network of excellence dedicated to research and development in educational technology in the Region of Madrid. The network is coordinated by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and involves several university partners including Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.
The SHEILA project is funded by the European Commission in the scope of the Erasmus = program. The SHEILA project is building a policy development framework that promotes formative assessment and personalized learning, by taking advantage of direct engagement of stakeholders in the development process. The policy framework will assist European higher education institutions to become more mature users and custodians of digital data about their students as they learn online.