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Educational big data and learning analytics in higher education

Date: Friday, 17th February 2017
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: CIC Ideation Studio, Building 22, Blackfriars Campus

On Friday 17 February, we welcomed guest speaker Hiroaki Ogata who talked about the Educational Big Data research project taking place at Kyushu University, Japan. This project uses Moodle, Mahara and an e-book system that allows students to browse e-books on any computing devices. In his talk, Hiroaki demonstrated the learning analytics tools used for the project and shared initial findings from his University. Watch the full presentation below:


Hiroaki OgataHiroaki Ogata Biography

Hiroaki Ogata is a Distinguished Full Professor at Faculty of Arts and Science, the Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, and Director of Center for Learning Analytics at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. His research includes Computer Supported Ubiquitous and Mobile Learning, CSCL, CSCW, CALL, and Learning Analytics. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers including SSCI Journals and international conferences. He has received APSCE Distinguished Researcher Award in 2014, and several Best Paper Awards such as WebNet1999, CollabTech2008, mLearn 2009, ICCE2010, ICCE 2014. and ICALT2015. Also he gave keynote lectures, e.g., at IEEE WMUTE2008 in Beijing, IETC2009 in Turkey, Mobile Learning 2009 in Spain, TeLearn2009 in Taiwan, ICCE2010 in Malaysia, NDT2012 in Dubai, KSET2012 at Seoul, IEEE CRTIT2013 in India, and ICHL2015 in China. He is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies (SSCI), RPTEL (Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning Journal) and IJMLO (International Journal of Mobile and Learning Organization).

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