Research & Impact

The SRES initiative is primarily a research-based program looking into how student learning and experience can be improved through better connectedness with teachers. Here are some interesting articles and a summary infographic of our impact. Please get in touch with us if you’d like to collaborate or find out more.

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  • Arthars, N., Dollinger, M., Vigentini, L., Liu, D. Y. T., Kondo, E., King, D.M. (2019). Empowering teachers to personalize learning support: Case studies of teachers’ experiences adopting a student- and teacher-centred learning analytics platform at three Australian universities. In Utilizing Learning Analytics to Support Study Success. Springer. [Pre-print PDF]
  • Miao, G. (2019) Start this semester off with SRES. Teaching@Sydney, February 2019.
  • Blumenstein, M., Liu, D. Y. T., Richards, D., Leichtweis, S., Stephens, J. (2019). Data-informed nudges for student engagement and success. In Learning Analytics in the Classroom: Translating Learning Analytics Research for Teachers, 1st Edition. Routledge. [Pre-print PDF]
  • Page, A. (2018) “Thank you so much for your kind words and encouragement!”: Using SRES in a large, first-year sociology course. Teaching@Sydney, August 2018.
  • Vidal-Fernandez, M. (2018) Improving feedback on written assignments in a large economics unit. Teaching@Sydney, February 2018.
  • Liu, D. Y. T. (2018) Provide easy, efficient, and personalised feedback to your students. Teaching@Sydney, January 2018.
  • Liu, D. Y. T., Bartimote-Aufflick, K., Pardo, A., & Bridgeman, A. J. (2017). Data-Driven Personalization of Student Learning Support in Higher Education. In Learning Analytics: Fundaments, Applications, and Trends. Springer. [PDF]
  • Vigentini, L., Kondo, E., Samnick, K., Liu, D. Y. T., King, D., & Bridgeman, A. J. (2017). Recipes for institutional adoption of a teacher-driven learning analytics tool: case studies from three Australian universities. Paper presented at ASCILITE 2017. [PDF]
  • Liu, D. Y. T., Taylor, C. E., Bridgeman, A. J., Bartimote-Aufflick, K., & Pardo, A. (2016). Empowering instructors through customizable collection and analyses of actionable information. Paper presented at the 1st Learning Analytics for Curriculum and Program Quality Improvement Workshop. [PDF]
Award-winning approach

2022 Exemplar in Jisc Principles of good assessment and feedback report
 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report Learning Analytics exemplar
2020 Reimagine Education ICT Tools for Learning and Teaching Award Gold Winner
2019 Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
2019 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report Analytics Technology exemplar
2017 Pearson ACODE Award for Innovation in Technology Enhanced Learning
2016 ASCILITE Innovation Award winner
2015 Reimagine Education ICT Tools Awards (Finalist)
2015 ASCILITE Awards for Excellence in Learning Analytics (Finalist)

Made by teachers, with love
We are teachers. We work on the SRES in our spare time, without any funding, because we believe in enhancing teacher-student relationships by using data in a meaningful and context-sensitive way.