AFEL in the media – Interview for Checkpoint eLearning

Ahead of his upcoming talk on AFEL-related work at LearnTec2017, Stefan Dietze from the L3S Research Center for basic and applied Web Science of the Leibniz University in Hannover, Germany, gave an interview to CHECK.point eLearning, a popular Web platform for practitioners in the fields of technology-enhanced and online learning. The interview (currently only available in german) discusses some of the current… Read more »

12. December 2016

GNOSS awarded “Best digital project 2016”

The AFEL partner GNOSS has received an award for their project “The Prado on the Web“. During the ‘IX Premios de la Noche de las Telecomunicaciones’, it was awarded “Best digital project 2016” by the Association of Telecommunication Engineers of La Rioja (AITER). This award comes as yet another acknowledgement for their outstanding work, since… Read more »

11. November 2016

AFEL Paper at ISWC 2016

On behalf of the AFEL project, Besnik Fetahu from the L3S Research Center attended the 15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC’16) where the work carried out as part of the ongoing AFEL project activities was disseminated. The work focused on a survey of challenges which are faced when using Web data that are part of the… Read more »

Datasets for the Learning Analytics Community

Although learning analytics (LA) is applied increasingly in various learning and education settings, it still lacks publicly available and interoperable research datasets, that would allow the reproduction, experimental evaluation, and benchmarking of algorithms,  methods, and tools. While AFEL has recognised this gap and is currently in the process of gathering a significant amount of activity… Read more »

3. November 2016

Meet AFEL in Graz, 24 – 25 October 2016

The next AFEL plenary meeting will take place at Know-Center GmbH from October 24 to 25, 2016, in Graz. The Know-Center will be the host of the fourth AFEL meeting. As AFEL partner, the Know-Center contributes with its competencies in visual analytics, social network analytics, feature engineering and also human computer interaction. Additional contribution takes place in the exploitation and dissemination… Read more »

17. October 2016

AFEL project meeting in Tübingen

During the last week, several AFEL team members from the L3S Research Center in Hannover visited the IWM in Tübingen for a joint meeting to discuss ongoing collaborations in the AFEL context, particularly concerning  AFEL WP2 on “enrichment” of Web data and WP4 on detecting learning-related notions and cognitive models in Web data. The day kicked of with a… Read more »

22. July 2016