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Table 2 Objectives of the identified professional development and higher education courses

From: Towards an educational data literacy framework: enhancing the profiles of instructional designers and e-tutors of online and blended courses with new competences

Learning objectives Professional development and higher education coursesa
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Understand and use data effectively      ×     X    
Efficiently collect educational data and metadata from a wide range of data sources for future analyses           X X X
Manipulate the educational datasets that capture the learning experience           X   X
Conduct (basic) data wrangling and analyses      X X X X   X   X
Employ teaching analytics to analyse the lesson plans     X         
Inform teaching and learning decisions     X      X   X  
Deploy personalized support actions for the students             X
Use data-driven methods to answer practical educational questions     X   X X X     
Address evaluation issues, key diagnostic metrics and their uses, and validity issues        X      
Reflect on the teaching practice by combining insights from both teaching and learning analytics     X         
Raise ethics and privacy considerations X     X        
Other learning objectives (non data-related) 3 4 6 1 2 1 3 2 0 5 1 0
  1. a1. Digital Competence (; 2. Digital Literacy—Smart Learning (; 3. Data Literacy 01 (; 4. Analytics for the Classroom Teacher (; 5. Learning Analytics Fundamentals (; 6. Big Data and Education (; 7. Data, Analytics and Learning (; 8. Practical Learning Analytics (; 9. Data Literacy for School Teachers—EDPZ6012 (; 10. Advancing computational and data literacy skills schools for life scientists (; 11. Introduction to Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching (; 12. Using Data to Provide Personalized Student Support (