We have just received funding from the Edinburgh Principal's Award Scheme to research Yik Yak for understanding teaching, learning and assessment at Edinburgh.
New features have been added to the LARC interface, including sentiment analysis and a summary of the data
Dissemination activities, including an open event in Edinburgh on 25 May 2016.
The Centre for Research in Digital Education at Edinburgh is hosting two major international conferences this April.
We are looking for a Research Associate to work with a multi-disciplinary team on a learning analytics policy and strategy framework for higher education.
Andrew Manches, Judy Robertson, Lydia Plowman and other colleagues and students will be running a drop-in workshop on Children and Technology as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival.
The new Digital Cultural Heritage Network launches next week, with networking, research conversations and Rebecca Sinker from the Tate discussing: Tomato Tomato (təˈmātō, təˈmätō): Fruitful conversations and cultural misunderstandings in digital research collaborations.
Jeremy Knox - lecturer in Digital Education in the Centre - has published a new book which is now available for order and inspection copies: Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course: Contaminating the Subject of Global Education.
Professor Shane Dawson and Professor George Siemens have been appointed as honorary professors and Dr. Ryan Baker as an honorary fellow with the Moray House School of Education. The pioneers in the field of learning analytics, Baker, Dawson, and Siemens bring world-class research expertise, extensive social networks, and commitment to innovation and promotion of digital education.
Paper submissions are invited for a special issue on Learning Analytics for the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies.