Funding from VR (Swedish Research Council)

Super exciting, we got funding for a 4-year project from Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council) to conduct research on learning analytics and the application of machine learning in educational settings!

The project starts in january 2020.

Researchers: Jalal Nouri, Panagiotis Papapetrou, Mohammad Saqr and Thashmee Karunaratne

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Best paper award at ICETI 2019

We received the best paper award for our paper presented at the International Conference of Education, Training and Informatics. See reference below.

Nouri, J., Saqr, M & Fors, U. (2019). Predicting performance of students in a flipped classroom using machine learning: towards automated data-driven formative feedback. 10th International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics (ICETI 2019).

 

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Two papers accepted at the European Conference of Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) 2019

The Learning Analytics Group got two papers accepted in ECTEL 2019:

  1. Nouri, J., Larsson, K., & Saqr, M. (2019). Identifying factors for master thesis completion and non-completion through learning analytics and machine learning. In proceedings of 14th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL).
  2. Saqr, M., Nouri, J. & Jormanainen, I. (2019). A learning analytics study of the effect of group size on social dynamics and performance in online collaborative learning. In proceedings of 14th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL).
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First issue of the International Journal of Learning Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Education is now published

We are happy to announce that the first issue of the International Journal of Learning Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Education is now published. See the full issue at: www.i-jai.org

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Attendance at the Nordic Learning Analytics Research Symposium

The Nordic Learning Analytics Research Symposium took place at Copenhagen University the 21-22st of November gathering nordic researchers focusing on learning analytics.  Jalal attended the symposium as the representative of the learning analytics research group at Stockholm University.

https://www.ind.ku.dk/lars2018

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Paper accepted to 10th International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics 2019

Paper written by Jalal Nouri, Mohammed Saqr and Uno Fors has been accepted to be presented at ICETI 2019. The paper focus on the application of machine learning methods to understand and improve digital assessment.

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Successful PhD defence by Mohammed Saqr

Mohammed Saqr successfully defended his thesis “Using Learning Analytics to Understand and Support Collaborative Learning” the 22nd October. Professor Barbara Wasson from the Centre for the Science of Learning & Technology (University of Bergen) acted as opponent and she did a great job in both enlighting the audience about the field of Learning Analytics as well as shedding light on the contributions of Mohammeds thesis to the field.

Grading committee: Associate professor Luis Pablo Prieto Santos (Tallin University), Associate professor Mona Lundin (Gothenbourg University) and Professor Tore West (Stockholm University)

Supervisors: Uno Fors and Jalal Nouri

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Paper submitted to ICETI 2019

Paper written by Jalal Nouri, Mohammed Saqr and Uno Fors submitted to ICETI 2019 focusing on the application of machine learning methods to understand and improve digital assessment.

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Paper submitted to LAK 2019

Paper sent to LAK 2019 written by Mohammed Saqr, Jalal Nouri, Uno Fors och Marc Santolini focusing on the application of social network analysis and machine learning methods to monitor and predict productive collaborative learning in online enviroments.

 

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