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The Data Visionaries Series: Dragan Gaŝević

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SFU's Big Data Hub

Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

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Data visionaries are the pioneers. They are on the leading-edge, discovering new ways to transform vast and complex data into stories, solutions, and knowledge that will shape and reshape our world. Join us this fall for a series of conversations with data visionaries from SFU and beyond as we explore and critically examine the possibilities and real world impact of data in our future.



Learning Analytics: Beyond Data Science of Learning

Speaker: Dragan Gaŝević

Professor in the Moray House School of Education and the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh


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Dragan Gaŝević is a Professor and the Sir Tim O’Shea Chair in Learning Analytics and Informatics in the Moray House School of Education and the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. He served as the president (2015-2017) of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) and holds several honorary appointments internationally. A computer scientist, Dragan considers himself a learning analyst who develops computational methods that can shape next-generation learning technologies and advance our understanding of self-regulated and social learning. He is a recipient of several best paper awards at the major international conferences in learning and software technology. Committed to the development of international research community, Dragan had the pleasure to serve as a founding program co-chair of the International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK) in 2011- 2012 and the Learning Analytics Summer Institute in 2013-2014, general chair of LAK’16, and a founding editor of the Journal of Learning Analytics (2012-2017).


There will be a networking reception following the talk.


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Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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