Professor Dragan Gašević

Professor of Learning Analytics

Dragan Gasevic is a Professor of Learning Analytics at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia).

Dragan Gašević is Professor of Learning Analytics in the Faculty of Education and Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. Previously, he was a Professor and the Sir Tim O’Shea Chair in Learning Analytics and Informatics in the Moray House School of Education and the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (2015-2018) and Professor and Canada Research Chair in Semantic and Learning Technologies in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University. He served as the immediate past president (2015-2017) of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) and holds several honorary appointments in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, and USA. A computer scientist by training and skills, Dragan considers himself a learning analyst who develops computational methods that can shape next-generation learning technologies and advance our understanding of self-regulated and social learning. Funded by granting agencies and industry in Canada, Australia, Europe, and USA, Dragan is a recipient of several best paper awards at the major international conferences in learning and software technology. Dragan had the pleasure to serve as a founding program co-chair of the International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK) in 2011 and 2012 and the Learning Analytics Summer Institute in 2013 and 2014, general chair of LAK’16, and a founding editor of the Journal of Learning Analytics (2012-2017). Dragan is a (co-)author of numerous research papers and books and a frequent keynote speaker.

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SHEILA project wins 2019 ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Award

5 Sep 2019
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The ALT (Association for Learning Technology) Learning Technologist of the Year Award, established in 2007, celebrates excellent research and practice in Learning Technology.  It is a national (UK) and competitive award and therefore the SHEILA project team, which includes Research Associate Dr Yi-Shan Tsai, are extremely proud to be recognised with this award.

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New project with the University of Sydney: Methodological Innovations for Assessing Learning in Digital Spaces.

17 Jul 2017
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A collaboration with the Centre for Research in Learning and Innovation at the University of Sydney, developing and researching innovative pedagogical and methodological approaches to designing and assessing student learning in digital spaces.

Grant award: learning analytics policy in Europe

3 Dec 2015
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Dragan Gasevic and Jeff Haywood have been awarded a European Erasmus+ grant to study and support policy development for learning analytics in European higher education.

Working with six European partners, the project will take a participatory approach to help develop learning analytics strategy and policy in universities. The project will run 2016-18.

For more information, check out the project page.

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