Effort Tracking - Research
The innovative process of measuring and using student effort to improve intrinsic motivation for learning as well as character growth has been developed by Robin Nagy over the past 8 years in Australia.
Please see the following video for a brief (1 minute 40 second) overview of Effort Tracking:
If you are interested in the research behind the project, please see the following articles, links and video for further information:
"Tracking and visualising student effort: A practical analytics tool for student engagement" a 2017 Case Study research paper presented at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Excellence in Professional Practice Conference (EPPC) and receiving an outstanding session award.
"Tracking and Visualizing Student Effort: Evolution of a Practical Analytics Tool for Staff and Student Engagement" a 2016 Practitioner Paper published in the Journal of Learning Analytics Special Section: Learning Analytics for 21st Century Competencies 3(2), 165–1933(2), 165–193. http://dx.doi.org/10.18608/jla.2016.32.8
In the following video from June 2016, Robin Nagy gives a 1 hour seminar at the University of Technology Sydney's (UTS') Connected Intelligence Centre (CiC) about the evolution of Student Effort Tracking: