May 29, 2020 - 09:00
May 29, 2020 - 10:00
AddressMain Hall View map
Abstract. Educational data analytics are currently a core trend in both Learning Technologies research and Online Education & Training innovations. As, nowadays, university teaching and learning, as well as, professional development is widely offered online and facilitated by digital technologies, Educational Data Literacy competencies are becoming essential to all stakeholders engaged in Online Education and Training, namely, instructional designers, educators and tutors, education leaders. This presentation will discuss this need and present the work of an international University-Industry Consortium (Learn2Analyse) that aims to promote professional development in Educational Data Literacy for Online Education & Training Professionals and Higher Education students, currently funded by the European Commission (Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliance Program).
About the speaker. Demetrios Sampson is engaged in teaching and research in the field of Learning Technologies and Digital Learning since 1996. He is the co-author of 350 articles in scientific books, journals, and conferences, and the editor of 17 books, 35 special issues in academic journals and 40 international conference proceedings, with more than 6070 citations. He has supervised 155 honors and postgraduate students to successful completion. He has developed and delivers the first Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on the use of Educational Data Analytics by School Teachers (Analytics for the Classroom Teacher), offered by the edX platform. Currently, he leads an international University-Industry Consortium (Learn2Analyse) that promotes professional development in Educational Data Literacy for Online Education & Training Professionals and Higher Education students, co-funded by the European Commission (Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliance Program). He is the recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Service Award (July 2012) and named a Golden Core Member of IEEE Computer Society in recognition of his contribution to the field of Learning Technologies. He is also the recipient of the Golden Nikola Tesla Chain Award of the International Society for Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP) for “International outstanding achievements in the field of Engineering Pedagogy” (September 2018).