Tag Archives: Learning Analytics

AFEL presented at the French eLearning conference

June 29, 2017

AFEL coordinator, Mathieu d’Aquin, went to Strasbourg last month to present the research challenges and results of the AFEL project at the 2017 edition of EIAH, the french eLearning conference. In his invited presentation, Mathieu focused on the specific challenges associated with doing Learning Analytics in an environment where learning happens across multiple, online platforms… Read more »

First Release of the AFEL Learning Analytics Dataset

May 8, 2017

As a research discipline, learning analytics crucially relies on data. Obtaining such dats however is not straightforward, as if data is available locally with the appropriate permissions to be exploited for researcher, it is unlikely to be comparable with other datasets available through other systems. For this reason, the AFEL project is releasing public, stable… Read more »

Report from the EU participatory meeting on Digital Learning

March 29, 2017

In Monday 27 March 2017, AFEL coordinator Mathieu d’Aquin attended a participatory meeting at the European Commission in Luxembourg on “Digital Learning”. This workshop was a gathering of members of different units from the commission and numerous projects related to digital learning in general. Mathieu introduced AFEL to the other participants, including the members of… Read more »

Datasets for the Learning Analytics Community

November 3, 2016

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 »

LILE2016 Workshop – Learning and Education with the Web of Data

May 2, 2016

Last week saw the 6th edition of the LILE workshop focused on learning & education with the Web of data and strongly related to AFEL research. Following  previous editions, LILE2016 was collocated with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2016) in Montreal, Canada. The interactive nature of the event was underlined by engaging talks and keynotes,… Read more »

Meet AFEL in Hannover, 19-20 May 2016

April 12, 2016

The next AFEL plenary meeting will take place at the Leibniz University Hannover from May 19 to 20, 2016, in Hannover.   The Leibniz Universitaet Hannover will be the host of the second AFEL meeting. As AFEL partner the L3S Research Center is contributing its expertise and infrastructure in the areas of data analytics, semantic technologies and… Read more »