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IMS Global Learning Consortium Enabling Better Digital Credentialing

Competency-Based Education and Extended Transcripts IMS Global Learning Consortium Enabling Better Digital Credentialing | IMS Global Learning Consortium Traditional educational models have placed great emphasis on educational processes and inputs such as strong curriculum development, effective student selection and enrollment, and excellent facilities. Increasingly, however, educational models are focusing on outcomes, the results of educational…
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Creative Robot ??

This article claims that the robot was able to use the crook of its arm to cradle an object to be moved, even though it was never taught that move. How is it possible? One can set up all the necessary preconditions for cradling and the robot can randomly place an object there to see…
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Interview with Prof. Kumar

One of the research challenges we faced was about tackling the perception that instruction through online learning was subpar to the instruction at brick-and-mortar universities. Then, why top universities in the world are resorting to online instruction as supplemental to regular classroom instruction? Interview Part One We can think of this as flipped-research, research driven…
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Interview with Prof. Kinshuk by In-Sight

Dr. Kinshuk discusses: geographic, cultural and linguistic background; responsibilities with exposure; relation between informatics and educational technology; electronic exposure and its influence on interactions; stations from the past to the present; research interests and their motivations; instigation for area of teaching; power and responsibility that comes with the associate dean position; Canada Research Chair developments;…
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Dr. Vive Kumar has been promoted to Full Professor position!

Dr. Kumar joined Athabasca University in 2008. Over the years, he has emerged as international leader in learning analytics. Vive(k)’s research centers around Technology-Enhanced Teaching, Learning, and Research that extends to mixed-initiative human-computer interaction, causal modelling, model tracing, automated instructional design, lifelong learning, cognitive modelling of self-regulated and co-regulated learning, semantics of online learning interactions,…
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CyberSummit 2015

Held at the Banff Center from September 28 to 30, some of our researchers had the opportunity to attend as well as to present at the CyberSummit 2015. David Boulanger and Jeremie Seanosky gave a 3-hour workshop on Big Data Learning Analytics with OpenACRE. Their presentation has been extremely well received and the feedback was…
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AU Grad Conference 2015

Held from September 25 to 27, the AU Graduate Student Conference provided students with the opportunity to enjoy an enriching experience of sharing research ideas with fellow students as well as faculty. Many researchers within our Learning Analytics research group were able to attend and enjoyed some time together!

Data Sciences – The New Analytics Paradigm, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – October 12, 2015) – Access to data and key information for the purpose of Analytics has been a constant in the Pharmaceutical / Life Sciences / Health Care industries, and this has been true for a great deal of time. Recent industry challenges such as declining R&D productivity, increased levels of regulatory…
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Dr. Kinshuk’s Visit to Tianjin School Division

由和平区教育信息化管理中心创办的和平教育信息化微信公众号(微信号为:hpjyxxh),重点推送目前教育信息化相关政策法规、国际前沿的技术应用、各类教育信息化相关案例及区内信息化建设的宝贵经验分享等。 2015年9月8日,和平区教育局召开了智慧教育示范区国际交流研讨会。加拿大阿萨巴斯卡大学计算机和信息系统学院院长Kinshuk教授现场做了专题报告。   See more pictures and read full article!

Interview with Dr. Kinshuk at the Voice Magazine

The Associate Dean of AU’s Faculty of Science, Dr. Kinshuk, currently holds an NSERC/iCORE/Xerox/Markin Industrial Research Chair for Adaptivity and Personalization in Informatics, and has more than 300 research publications in referreed journals. With all this going on, The Voice Magazine is very happy that he was able to take the time to be interviewed…
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