It is a pleasure to report that the working group for the development of a GDPR policy for educational quality development at UiO has submitted a policy note to the management at UiO for internal consultation. The purpose is to assess legal, privacy and ethical issues related to establishing learning analytics as an ongoing and systematic activity at UiO.
In the working group, HuLAR is well represented, and contributors are Prof. Malcolm Langford (leader; CELL, JUS), Prof. Marte Blikstad-Balas (ILS, UV), Johann Andreas Bolle Bull-Berg (Student Representative, JUS), Jan Dolonen (IPED, UV), Roger Markgraf-Bye, (privacy ombud, UiO), Vilde Nenseth (USIT, UiO), Are Evju (USIT, UiO), Jørgen Hammer Skogan (Student Parliament, UiO), Ass. Prof. Emily Mary Weitzenboeck (OsloMet, CELL), and Lena Charlotte Finseth (SADM, UiO).
The report which is now up for consultation at UiO: Policy report (in Norwegian only)
The work is the result of discussions in HuLAR over a couple of years - i.a. represented through the seminars "on the use of learning analysis for teaching and study quality development", "learning analysis and GDPR in Norwegian higher education", and legal and ethical assessments made by Emily Mary Weitzenboeck (OsloMet, CELL) and the USIT lawyers (Are Evju and Vilde Nenseth). HuLAR would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has contributed to this work!