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Best paper at the LAK-18 conference

Rachel Coignac-Smith, Monday 12 March 2018 | Annotate
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The paper entitled " Linking students’ timing of engagement to learning design and academic performance" authored by Quan Nguyen (IET), Michal Huptych (KMi) and Bart Rienties (IET) has been awarded the best full paper at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2018 (LAK-18), held in Sydney, Australia.

LAK is the most prestigious conference on Learning Analytics held annually.

Michal Huptych's contribution is a part of the research and development of the Personalised Study Recommender to be integrated with the OU Analyse predictive modelling system.


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