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The IMS GLC has created a framework for tracking and reporting learning analytics known as Caliper. If supported by education technology vendors and institutions, it will become the industry standard for how student learning data is collected.


  • Learning analytics is a grey area
  • Caliper opens up access to meaningful data
  • The higher education industry should welcome Caliper

Features and Benefits

  • Understand how Caliper will become the standard for how learning data is collected.
  • Learn how opening up access to student learning data will drive learning analytics efforts.

Key questions answered

  • Why has the higher education industry not been able to move forward with learning analytics?
  • How will Caliper open up access to meaningful data?
  • Why should the higher education industry welcome Caliper?

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  • Summary
  • Learning analytics is a grey area
  • Caliper opens up access to meaningful data
  • The higher education industry should welcome Caliper


  • Further reading
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