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I am a Visiting Research Fellow. Currenlty at Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences

(Fernfachhochschule Schweiz ā€“ FFHS) - The Institute for

Research in Open, Distance and eLearning (IFeL) I spent 7 years in KMi, most recently as technical lead and a data scientist of OU Analyse Project ( The project is focused on improving student retention at Open University using machine learning techniques. I am exploring how to best use OUAnalyse to teachers (Associate Lecturers) in order to better use data and analytics for improving student outcomes. Moreover, I was responsible for design and the development of the Curriculum Analytics Tool (CAT) - the tool has been deployed in 2017 to help in the curriculum review. It is expected to facilitate data-informed decisions on the curriculum and finance planning in the future.

Keys: OU Analyse Project, Machine Learning, CAT (Curriculum Analytics Tool)

Team: Vaclav Bayer, Stephane Carpenter, Miriam Fernandez, Zdenek Zdrahal


14 Jul 2023

17 Nov 2022

05 Jul 2021

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Herodotou, C., Maguire, C., Hlosta, M. and Mulholland, P. (2023) Predictive Learning Analytics and University Teachers: Usage and perceptions three years post implementation, 13th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (LAK 2023), Arlington, Texas

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Bonnin, G., Dessì, D., Fenu, G., Hlosta, M., Marras, M. and Sack, H. (2022) Guest Editorial of the FGCS Special Issue on Advances in Intelligent Systems for Online Education, 127, pp. 331-333

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Hlosta, M., Herodotou, C., Papathoma, T., Gillespie, A. and Bergamin, P. (2022) Predictive learning analytics in online education: A deeper understanding through explaining algorithmic errors, Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence, 3

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Bayer, V., Hlosta, M. and Fernandez, M. (2021) Learning Analytics and Fairness: Do Existing Algorithms Serve Everyone Equally?, AIED 2021; 22nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, ONLINE from Utrecht

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Hlosta, M., Herodotou, C., Fernandez, M. and Bayer, V. (2021) Impact of Predictive Learning Analytics on Course Awarding Gap of Disadvantaged students in STEM, Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2021, Online / Utrecht, NL

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