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James Moran

James Moran

With: Aston University

Role: Achievement Enhancement Adviser

James has worked at Aston University since 2012 in positions within student services and now as a teaching fellow in the Centre for Learning Innovation and Professional Practice. James has several years’ experience working with students in higher education including roles in advice and guidance, project management and development of continuing professional development sessions

From manual to automatic: developing learning analytics at Aston

After Aston University carried out a project to identify students at risk of withdrawal or non-progression, they realised they needed to move from manual analytics to a more comprehensive learning analytics system. Following a partnership with Jisc to develop such a system, they are already seeing the benefits, as James Moran explains.