Author: Thomas Ullmann

  • 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…

  • Job: Research Associate in learning analytics

    The Institute of Educational Technology is seeking to appoint a Research Associate in learning analytics for a high-profile project. The overall aim of the new project is to develop an evidence-based approach of learning gains that can be applied across Higher Education Institutions. You will work on a large-scale study to compare the relative performance…

  • Four Open Technology Enhanced Learning (OpenTEL) PhD Studentships

    The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology at the Open University has an international reputation for the quality of its research. Providing research students with a supportive environment and excellent research facilities ensures a future supply of first class researchers. We are recruiting PhD students in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) who study under…

  • 5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning

    News: Update your diary. We are pleased to announce another Call for Papers to the special issue on Awareness and Reflection in TEL published in the International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning (IJTEL): http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/cfp.php?id=2965. Proceedings: Milos Kravcik, Alexander Mikroyannidis, Viktoria Pammer, Michael Prilla, Thomas Ullmann (Eds.): Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection…

  • 6 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships in Open World Learning

    Where: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) at The Open University, UK Topics include:     Big data and open learning     Citizen observatories and the environment     Digital technology and education futures     Educator roles in open online courses     Human wellbeing, open education and technology     Impact of Open Educational Resources…

  • Lightning presentation at the Lace SoLAR Flare event

    I gave a short presentation about ReflectR during the Lace SoLAR Flare event about “ReflectR – Analysing reflective thinking in texts” on Friday 24 October 2014. The event took place at the Open University and was under auspices of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) and organized by the LACE project Learning Analytics Community…

  • ReflectR – a tool to detect reflective thinking in texts

    In my PhD I am researching methods to to detect reflection automatically . Based on a large body of sentences, which were manually labelled as either reflective or descriptive, I tested several text classification algorithms. Each classifier generates a model, which can be used to classify unseen text. Based on these models I built ReflectR.…

  • 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

    Proceedings online at http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1238/ Please refer to the proceedings as Milos Kravcik, Alexander Mikroyannidis, Viktoria Pammer, Michael Prilla, Thomas Ullmann, Fridolin Wild (Eds.): Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. In conjunction with the 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities. Graz,…