Published: Automated Analysis of Reflection in Writing

The International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education just published my paper on the Automated Analysis of Reflection in Writing. It is currently freely available at Springer as OnlineFirst. Find it here: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40593-019-00174-2 The paper brings together much of the research into this new area of research that seeks to understand whether automated methods can […]

PhD Studentships in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies

My institute – the Institute of Educational Technology – and the other Schools within the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) are offering full-time funded PhD studentships for an October 2019 start. The PhD programme is located in an environment that supports world-leading quality research. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) […]

PhD grants: Technology enhanced learning and learning analytics

Get one of the the Grand Union Innovation in Learning Doctoral Training Partnerships PhD Studentships with the the Institute of Educational Technology and the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education, and Language Studies at the Open University of UK. This programme is dedicated to supporting research into innovative approaches to learning, teaching and assessment. Its focus is […]

Using Qualitative Data for Driving Decision-Making at Scale QAA Event

On behalf of the QAA in Scotland, the University of Edinburgh invited all Universities of Scotland to present and provide input to the ‘Using Qualitative Data for Driving Decision-Making at Scale’ event on the 28th of November 2018 (https://www.ed.ac.uk/academic-services/quality/enhancement-themes-overview/evidence-based-enhancement). Professor Tina Harrison, the Assistant Principal Academic Standards and Quality Assurance of the University of Edinburgh, […]

7th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning

Accepted papers Published at CEUR: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1997/ Alicja Piotrkowicz, Vania Dimitrova, Tamsin Treasure-Jones, Alisdair Smithies, Pat Harkin, Jane Kirby and Trudie Roberts: Quantified Self Analytics Tools for Self-regulated Learning with myPAL Angela Fessl, Viktoria Pammer, Michael Wiese and Stefan Thalmann: Improving Search Strategies of Auditors – A Focus Group on Reflection Interventions Svenja Neitzel, Christoph Rensing […]

Research Evidence on the Use of Learning Analytics: Implications for Education Policy

The EU published our report on ‘Research Evidence on the Use of Learning Analytics: Implications for Education Policy’: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/publication/eur-scientific-and-technical-research-reports/research-evidence-use-learning-analytics-implications-education-policy From the abstract: Learning analytics is an emergent field of research that is growing fast. It takes advantage of the last decade of e-learning implementations n education and training as well as of research and development […]

PhD Scholarships at the Open University

Apply now for a PhD with the Open University. There will be 1 -2  extra PhD positions available in Openworld Learning funded by the Leverhulme Trust! Apply before 18 July http://www.open.ac.uk/creet/main/news/leverhulme-doctoral-scholarships to study with the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) at The Open University, UK.

6th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning

Proceedings: Milos Kravcik, Alexander Mikroyannidis, Viktoria Pammer, Michael Prilla, Thomas Ullmann (Eds.): Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. In conjunction with the 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Adaptive and Adaptable Learning. Lyon, France, September 13, 2016. Available online at http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1736   News Highlights of the 6th […]

Call for Papers Special Issue on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning (IJTEL)

Update: The Special Issue is published here: http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticletoc.php?jcode=ijtel&year=2017&vol=9&issue=2/3 Call for papers Awareness and reflection are viewed differently across the disciplines informing technology-enhanced learning (including CSCW, psychology, educational sciences and computer science). Considering the multitude of views on awareness and reflection distributed over a wide range of disciplines, we are aiming to present a special issue […]