SoLAR Membership

Who should join SoLAR?

  • Students, educators, researchers and educational stakeholders using, designing and/or implementing strategies to improve learning experience and learning outcomes
  • Universities, colleges and other educational institutions interested in understanding and improving learning outcomes
  • Educational systems designers and developers creating applications in support of student learning and educational outcomes
  • Policy makers interested in understanding trends in education, the use of learning analytics for educational management and change, and the implications of an analytic perspective on education
  • Educators and educational stakeholders interested in evidence-based strategies for managing and improving learning outcomes
  • Educators, institutions and organisations engaged in application of learning analytics to provide quality learning and teaching experiences and/or professional development.

SoLAR Membership Benefits

Open to the General Public

Regular Members

  • Access to the Journal of Learning Analytics.
  • Access to conference video recordings.
  • Access to the SoLAR newsletter.
  • Discount rate for the international conference LAK conference, seminars, webinars, Storms, Flares, workshops and tutorials organised by the society.
  • Early alerts to join research opportunities with vendors and analytics providers.
  • Opportunity to participate in LASI.
  • Eligibility to serve on SoLAR Executive.
  • Notification through email about the publication of videos and new journal issues.

Annual Membership Categories and Fees (Jan to Dec)

  • Individual Member (US$100)
    Benefits for Individual Members include all of the standard benefits.
  • Student Member (US$50)
    Benefits for Student Members include all of the standard benefits plus:

    • Participation in the SoLAR student community and eligibility to be nominated for the student community representative position on the Executive.
    • Eligibility for Doctoral Students to apply for scholarships to participate in the Doctoral Consortium event during the annual LAK conference.

Institutional Members

  • All the benefits included for the Regular Members.
  • Unlimited individual memberships and all the benefits  that these confer as described above.
  • Early alerts to join research opportunities with vendors and analytics providers.
  • Notification through email about the publication of videos and new journal issues.
  • 2 times a year: News brief of highlights of the leading edge of learning analytics research by SoLAR researchers in May and November.
  • Expedited approval for event support by SoLAR.
  • Round table with members of SoLAR executive at the International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge for input on Society activities and future trends updates.
  • Information about possible consulting engagements with experts in the area of Learning analytics (upon request).
  • Priority access to 50% of student scholarships to attend LASI.

Annual Membership Categories and Fees (Jan to Dec)

  • Institutional University Member (US$3,000).

Corporate Members

  • All the benefits included for the Regular Members.
  • 10 Individual memberships and all the benefits  that these confer as described above.
  • Discount rate for the international conference LAK, Storms, Flares, workshops and tutorials organised by the society for up to 10 delegates.
  • Early alerts to join research opportunities with vendors and analytics providers.
  • Notification through email about the publication of videos and new journal issues.
  • 2 times a year: News brief of highlights of the leading edge of learning analytics research by SoLAR researchers in May and November.
  • Speedy approval for event support by SoLAR.
  • Round table with members of SoLAR executive at the International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge for input and future trends updates.
  • Information about possible consulting engagements (upon request).

Annual Membership Categories and Fees (Jan to Dec)

  • Corporate Organizational Member (US$5,000).

If you need help signing up, please contact membership@solaresearch.org.

2019 SoLAR Institutional Members

  • University of South Australia (Australia)
  • RMIT University (Australia)
  • University of Melbourne (Australia)
  • University of Sydney (Australia)
  • Colorado State University (USA)
  • University of Michigan (USA)
  • New York University (USA)
  • Indiana University (USA)
  • University of Texas at Arlington (USA)
  • University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • National University of Singapore (Singapore)
  • Kyoto University (Japan)
  • DIPF/Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (Germany)
  • DELFT University of Technology (Netherlands)
  • Open University (United Kingdom)

If you belong to a SoLAR member institution, please contact your organization’s representative to obtain your code for complimentary individual SoLAR membership. If you need help locating your organization’s representative, please email: membership@solaresearch.org.

SoLAR Organization Documents

Constitution and Bylaws
AGM Minutes 2013
AGM Minutes 2014
AGM Minutes 2015
AGM Minutes 2016
AGM Minutes 2017