Getting Started with Open Learning Analytics - Data Collection

This is our first article in a four-part series on Learning Analytics. We are so early in learning analytics that it is going to take some time, maybe a lot of time, to get it right. However, as with most complex problems, if you break learning analytics down into its component parts it becomes a lot less daunting.

Why Shibboleth is a Great Alternative to Active Directory Federation Service

If you are currently using Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), you might want to consider implementing Shibboleth instead. Shibboleth was specifically designed with higher education in mind. Both Shibboleth and ADFS were designed for enterprise application, but ADFS was designed with higher education as an afterthought.

Build, Install, & Run uPortal 4.1

This article is the latest in a long-running series on that covers basic uPortal installation for a local development environment. Its content is pretty close to previous versions, but has been edited and updated to reflect changes in the newest version.