InterNational Symposium

supporting Learning in higher education through Learning Analytics

26 May, 2021


PROGRAM (All times are CET)
08:15 – 08:30
Welcome and brief intro: Mohammad Khalil & Barbara Wasson
Session 1: Learning Analytics supporting feedback to students (90 mins)
08:30 – 09:00
Designing Serviceable Learning Analytics
Phil Winne,  Professor, Simon Frasor University, Canada
09:00 – 09:30
Fostering Adoption of Personalised Feedback in Higher Education
Abelardo Pardo, Professor, University of South Australia, Australia
09:30 – 10:00
Panel discussion and further questions:
Phil Winne, Abelardo Pardo, and Mohammad Khalil (moderator)
10:00 – 10:15
Session 2: The future of data-driven applications in supporting learning in higher education (120 mins)
10:15 – 11:00
The futures of data-driven higher education... and what we might do about them
Neil Selwyn, Professor, Monash University, Australia
​11:00 – 11:45
Emerging education rentiership: digital platforms, digital data and rents
Janja Komljenovic, Director of Centre for Higher Education Research and Evaluation, Lancaster University
11:45 – 12:15
Panel discussion and further questions
Neil Selwyn, Janja Komljenovic, Barbara Wasson (moderator)
12:15 – 13:15
Lunch Break
Session 3: Does datafication of education inform learning? (135 mins)
13:15 – 14:00
The data imaginary in higher education: in the nexus of surveillance and care
Paul Prinsloo, Professor, University of South Africa
​14:00 – 14:45
Documentation and Performativity in Digitised Education
Lesley Gourlay,  Professor, University College London, United Kingdom
14:45 – 15:15
Panel discussion and further questions
Paul Prinsloo, Lesley Gourlay, Mohammad Khalil (moderator)
15:15 – 15:30
Wrap-up and Close
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‍Visiting Address:

Christiesgate 12, 2nd floor

Postal Address:

University of Bergen
PO Box 7807
N-5020 Bergen, Norway

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