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Complexity & Pedagogy: Shanghai workshop

I have just spent an extraordinary week in Shanghai in an intensive workshop designed by and for complex systems thinkers, to reimagine educational systems (research and practice) as complex adaptive systems. I was feeding into future scenarios a complex systems perspective on current developments in learning analytics and collective intelligence technologies. The event was hosted […]

Dispositional Learning Analytics @LASI-Stanford

The week-long LASI13, Stanford University has just ended, where Ruth Deakin Crick (Univ Bristol), Chris Goldspink (Incept Labs), Rebecca Ferguson (OU), Nelson Gonzalez (Declara), Dave Paunesku (Stanford PERTS Lab) and I ran a Dispositional Learning Analytics workshop. We’ve had very positive feedback on this, and awareness should grow of Learner Dispositions (or Mindset as Carol […]

Dispositional Learning Analytics wkshp

TODAY at LASI13, Stanford University… Full details including background papers and websites: GOALS This LASI workshop does not assume any prior knowledge of learning dispositions, although background papers and resources are provided in advance for those who wish. The goal is to forge new connections between people already working in the field, and spark […]

Opening: Dispositional Learning Analytics

In joint work with Ruth Deakin Crick and Shaofu Huang at University of Bristol, Rebecca Ferguson and I are developing an approach to modelling learning dispositions, based on the educational research underpinning the ELLI instrument for Learning Power: Buckingham Shum, S. and Deakin Crick, R., Learning Dispositions and Transferable Competencies: Pedagogy, Modelling and Learning Analytics. […]

Complexity Science, Learning Analytics & Collective Intelligence

The European FET Flagships competition has the following mission: FET Flagships are ambitious large-scale, science-driven, research initiatives that aim to achieve a visionary goal. The scientific advance should provide a strong and broad basis for future technological innovation and economic exploitation in a variety of areas, as well as novel benefits for society. As part […]

Learning Analytics training workshop v1

Last week I joined 90 PhD students and about a dozen other academic tutors in a converted monastery in the hills above Girona, for the ICO 2012 Fall School. This brings together students from across Europe primarily, to present and discuss their research into education, in some cases involving learning technologies. I piloted a new […]

PhD opening: Scaffolding Citizen Science with Learning Analytics

3yr PhD grant: Scaffolding Citizen Science with Learning Analytics A PhD funded by the UK Open University’s £1M Wolfson OpenScience Laboratory in collaboration with the Knowledge Media Institute (KMI) 3 year fully-funded PhD (Oct. 2012-Sept.2015) Stipend: £40,770 (£13,590/year tax free) Supervisors: Simon Buckingham Shum and Anna De Liddo DEADLINE: 3 AUGUST This PhD project is a […]