Editorial for the first issue of the Journal for Learning Analytics (JLA), a peer‐reviewed, open‐access journal published by the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR). This is the first journal dedicated to research investigating the challenges of collecting, analyzing, and reporting data with the specific intent of understanding and improving learning. The journal provides a space for promoting both research and practice. It represents and reflects the diversity of learning analytics work in formal and informal education contexts: from K–12, vocational and higher education, and workplace settings.
| : Gasevic, D, Mirriahi, Negin, Long, Phil, & Dawson, Shane. (2014). Editorial: inaugural issue of the Journal of Learning Analytics. Journal of Learning Analytics, 1(1), 1-2. http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/JLA/issue/view/307: