Learning Analytics Duval Erik Verbert Katrien This paper provides a brief introduction to the domain of ‘learning analytics’. We first explain the background and idea behind the concept. Then we give a brief overview of current research issues. We briefly list some more controversial issues before concluding. e-learning learning 370 periodical academic journal eleed 8 1 2012 1860-7470 urn:nbn:de:0009-5-33367 http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0009-5-33367 duval2012