#LAK17 - it's all about multimodality

Originally posted on lilab.eu

The 2017 edition of the Learning Analytics & Knowledge conference beat all the previous records with 344 submissions from 1000 authors and 415 participants, the acceptance rate of the full paper was 34%.

Multimodality is the main focus

The trending topic of #LAK17 is undoubtedly multimodality. Two keynotes out of three Sanna Jarvela and Sydney D'Mello focus on multimodal data for learning. The topic is also reflected in many studies presented during the parallel presentations. Continue reading

Visual Learning Pulse - Master Thesis

 

Project title
Visual Learning Pulse: Flow Prediction and Feedback in Self-regulated Learning

Abstract
Visual Learning Pulse is a Master thesis research project developed in cooperation with the Welten
Institute, the Research Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology at the Open University of the Netherlands, and partially financed by the European project Learning Analytics Community Exchange (LACE). Visual Learning Pulse explores whether physiological and physical data such as heart rate, step count and weather data if correlated with learning activity data can be used to predict learning success in self-regulated learning settings.

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#LAK16 in 10 tweets

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Last week 6th Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference 2016 (LAK16) took place in the beautiful city Edinburgh, Scotland.

The conference has seen a record-breaking number of attendees and submissions which are collected in the proceedings.

I took part in the pre-conference and the conference sessions with the delegation of the Open University in The Netherlands.

In this post  the highlights of my participation to the conference by selecting 10 tweets.

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