Sunday, November 20, 2011

UOW seminar: Learning Analytics, Simon Buckingham Shum

UOW Strategic Project e-Learning Review & Improvement Working Party present:

Learning Analytics: Just what you always wanted?

Thursday, 1st December 2011
Seminar at 12.30 – 1.30 pm
followed by an accompanying
Workshop at 2.00 – 3.30 pm

Simon Buckingham Shum’s work on sensemaking, collective intelligence and knowledge cartography inform his thinking about the role of technology in shaping the future of learning in higher education, and at school level. His background is in Psychology (B.Sc., York), Ergonomics (M.Sc., UCL) and Graphical Argumentation for Design Rationale (Ph.D., York). He is Senior Lecturer in Knowledge Media and Associate Director (Technology), at the Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute. Within the OU he served on the Steering Group for OpenLearn, and as Director of SocialLearn. He served on the Steering Group who organized LAK11: 1st International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, and is LAK12 Program Co-Chair. He is a founding member of the newly formed Society for Learning Analytics Research.

Please register for this seminar & workshop by contacting June Aspley on X4533 or email


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