Learning Analytics: This steering group investigates options for learning analytic software at UQ with the goal of creating an over-arching learning analytic solution for UQ.

2017 Priorities:

  • Identify the priorities of students and staff at UQ in terms of learning analytics
  • Pilot e-assessment
  • Appraise three cognitive computing pilots
  • Develop a roadmap for learning analytic solutions at UQ
  • Run the IBM Proof of Concept project


  • Created an overview of learning analytic solutions used at UQ
  • Investigated the Tableau tool used by Brisbane Grammar School
  • Began evaluating current learning analytic solutions at UQ

2018 Priorities:


Role / Representation




Professor Aidan Byrne


Deputy Chair

Professor Doune Macdonald

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)

Member / BEL

Assoc. Professor Lisa Ruhanen

School of Business

Member / EAIT

Assoc. Professor Peter Sutton

Associate Dean (Academic)

Member / EAIT

Dr Andrew Wilson

Lecturer, School of Architecture

Member / HaBS

Professor Pauline Ford

Head of School, School of Dentistry

Member / HASS

Chris Frost

eLearning Coordinator

Member / Medicine

Associate Professor Geoff Marks

Associate Dean (Academic)

Member / Science

Professor Jonathon Aitchison

Head of School, Earth and Env. Sciences

Member / ITaLI

Marcel Lavrencic

Manager, Learning Analytics

Member / ITaLI

Dr Hassan Khosravi

Senior Lecturer in Learning Analytics

Member / Library

Dr Gillian Hallam

Manager, Information and Digital Literacy

Member / CRM

Andrew Forbes

Manager, CRM and Records Management

Member / ITS

Vern Bawden

Senior IT Manager, Enterprise Data Services

Member / PBI

Dr Clare Hourigan

Director, Planning and Business Intelligence

Member / ASD

Mark Erickson

Academic Registrar, Director of Academic Services

Member / Student Representative

Aoya Wang


Member / Student Representative

Rhiannon Web



Andrew Jell

Project Manager, Student Strategy