Joshua Weidlich joins the team

Joshua Weidlich joins the team

April 6, 2021
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Starting April 2021, Joshua Weidlich joins the team as PostDoctoral researcher. He completed his PhD on social presence in online learning environments at the FernUniversität in Hagen in February 2021. He holds a Master's Degree in E-Learning and Media Education from Heidelberg University of Education as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Educational Science from Chemnitz University of Technology. See profile page for more information.
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PhD Defense on educational importance of a well-designed dashboard in the online learning environment

PhD Defense on educational importance of a well-designed dashboard in the online learning environment

March 24, 2021
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The impact of technology in improving educational opportunities has grown significantly in the last decade. Especially in 2020, when the corona crisis led to an unprecedented growth in online education for all ages. Online learning environments are equipped with all kinds of possibilities to generate feedback, based on educational data, the learning analytics. Ioana Jivet investigated how learning analytics can be used as a feedback tool in online learning environments. What are relevant aspects in the design of the online learning environment? And what information should the dashboard display in order to optimally support the learner in the learning process? Ioana Jivet defends her thesis 'The Dashboard That Loved Me: Designing adaptive learning analytics for self-regulated learning' at the Open University on Friday 26 March 2021 at 1.30 pm (online).…
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Nina Seidenberg joins the team

Nina Seidenberg joins the team

February 11, 2021
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Starting January 1st 2021 Nina Seidenberg joins the EduTech team. She has a part time position at the DIPF and is also working for studiumdigitale (Goethe University). She was one of the organizing chairs of the 10th international Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, one of the very first conferences that was moved to the virtual space in spring 2020.Her research focuses on the management and design of virtual conferences.
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Onur Karademir joins the team

Onur Karademir joins the team

February 8, 2021
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Starting February 1st 2021 Onur Karademir joins the EduTec team as a PhD candidate. During his studies in M.Sc. Computer Science at the Goethe University Frankfurt he worked at the studential think thank #DigitalChangeMaker of Hochschulreform Digitalisierung. After graduating he founded in 2020 the StartUp StudyCore which delivers EdTech Tools for Universities and Schools. In his research Onur will be working on various Learning Analytics algorithms to distinguish successful learning strategies and extract the acquired skills in a learning environment. Furthermore he will be working on didactical feedback to support the individual learning process.     
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Daniele Di Mitri joins the team

Daniele Di Mitri joins the team

November 4, 2020
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As of 1st November 2020, dr. Daniele Di Mitri joins the EduTec team as a research group leader and postdoctoral researcher. Daniele's research focuses on how to support multimodal learning activities, i.e. activities not mediated by a typical computer. While his primary research field is  Multimodal Learning Analytics (MMLA) Daniele's is also passionate about Artificial Intelligence in Education and interaction between Humans and AI. Daniele received his PhD at the Education Faculty of the Open University of The Netherlands and completed a one year of research in the Centre for Actional Research (CAROU). At EduTec @ DIPF Daniele will embark in different projects dealing with the use of Artificial Intelligence for supporting both general academic and school education activities, physical rehabilitation and sports. These techniques include the development of intelligent…
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Personalia

Personalia

January 31, 2020
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On 01.02.2020 Dana Kube started as European Project Coordinator at the EduTec group. Dana manages international scientific cooperation projects such as a strategic partnership in schools co-funded by the European Commission. She started her career as a social science researcher and project staff in 2016 working in several EU projects in the field of education in the Western Balkans and Northern Africa. She then supported the German Development cooperation agency in Frankfurt and joined the DIPF staff in 2019. More details about Dana can be found on her personal profile page.
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New team member

New team member

March 31, 2019
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Dr. Oliver Schneider joined us in the project Innovationsforum Trusted Learning Analytics funded by the DigLL project. Before he had a chair on Multimedia-Technologie, at the University of applied science in Darmstadt, Germany. His main subjects are: Multimediatechnics Web-Applikationen Social Media and Learning Management Systeme
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Best Demo Award at LAK19

Best Demo Award at LAK19

March 19, 2019
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Jan Schneider und Hendrik Drachsler wurden auf der neunten International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference in den USA (siehe „Neues aus den Abteilungen“) gemeinsam mit Daniele Di Mitri von der Open University of the Netherlands (links) mit dem „Best Demonstration Award ausgezeichnet“ – für ihre Präsentation „Multimodal Tutor Builder Kit“.
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Personalia

Personalia

November 7, 2018
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Zum 01. November 2018 begann Atezaz Ahmad als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter zur Promotion im Informationszentrum Bildung. Im BMBF-geförderten Verbundprojekt »Digitale Bildungsarchitekturen – EduArc« ist Herr Ahmad für Aufbau, Weiterentwicklung und Evaluierung eines Metadaten-Schemas für Bildungsressourcen zuständig.
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Personalia

Personalia

December 13, 2017
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Am 15. Oktober 2017 hat Sebastian Wollny als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter zur Promotion im Arbeitsbereich Informationsmanagement anfangen. Schwerpunkte seiner Arbeit sind Learning und Web-Analytics sowie Nutzungsanalyse. Zum 01. November 2017 fing Daniel Biedermann als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter zur Promotion im Bereich Datenwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Learning Analytics Dashboards an. Zum 15. November 2017 fing George-Petru Ciordas-Hertel, ebenfalls als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter zur Promotion im Bereich Datenwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Predictive Analytics und new Sensor Technologies an. Am 01. Dezember begann Jan Schneider, der als PostDoc im Bereich Datenwissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Multimodal Learning Analytics.
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