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CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN DIGITAL EDUCATION RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM THURSDAY 16th MAY 2019 9am – 3pm PROGRAMME 9am – Registration and refreshments 9:30-10:30 Keynote: Innovating Pedagogy, Dr Rebecca Ferguson, Open University 10:30-11:00 Facilitated group discussion 11:00 Refreshments 11:30 – 12:30 Research presentations from Leeds colleagues (staff and research students) 12:30 – 13:00 Facilitated group discussion 13:00…
This seminar draws on extensive fieldwork within the ESRC/NRF funded project The Unbundled University: Researching Emerging Models in an Unequal Landscape (2017-2018). The project explored the impact of the disaggregation of higher education provision into smaller units (short courses, MOOCs, and online postgraduate degrees) and partnering with private Online Program Management companies (OPMs) to offer online…
Personal Assistants for Life Long Learning: Learning with Conversational Agents that Launch Multiple Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Learning Resources Professor Art Graesser Psychology and the Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Memphis Abstract Intelligent adaptive learning environments are destined to become more prominent with advances in artificial intelligence, big data, and learning analytics. These sophisticated…
Alan Cliff and Rebecca Swartz, Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) University of Cape Town, South Africa  This seminar grapples in particular with the opportunities and challenges for curriculum (teaching, learning and assessment) presented by processes of unbundling in public higher education institutions in South Africa (and by implication in the U.K. and…
In this talk David Williamson Shaffer Vilas, Distinguished Achievement Professor of Learning Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will look at how immersive virtual worlds can be used to develop and assess professional ways of thinking.
Learning in the 21st century means thinking in complex and collaborative ways that are situated in a real world context. This workshop will introduce participants to Epistemic Network Analysis (ENA), a tool for modelling complex thinking. A central premise of ENA is that complex thinking is characterized by a network of connections in a domain….
This event is an opportunity to share highlights from a research project on “Digital Making” involving two schools in Leeds.
The main learning activity provided by Intelligent Tutoring Systems is problem solving, although several recent projects show the benefit of combining problem solving with worked examples. Previous research has shown that learning from examples is an effective learning strategy, especially for novice learners. A worked example provides step-by-step explanations of how a problem is solved….