By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The PERLA Framework: Blending Personalization and Learning Analytics
Mohamed Amine Chatti, Arham Muslim, International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019/02/28
From the abstract: "This paper discusses the Personalization and Learning Analytics (PERLA) framework which represents the convergence of personalization and learning analytics and provides a theoretical foundation for effective analytics-enhanced personalized learning." It's important to not that the authors distinguish personalization from adaptation (or adaptive learning systems). "Personalization is learner-driven; the system only helps learners decide what to do next." Anyhow, the framework is based on a cycle alternating execution and evaluation (described by feed-forward and feedback indicators respectively). More...