Category: PhD Study

WAIS Seminar with Seneka Fernando : Data Observatories

AsSalam and hi all, On 3th April 2019, I manage to attend (there are another program earlier at Hartley Library ) a great seminar title Data Observatory. organized by WAIS group at Building 32, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton and speaker from Imperial College (IC). The overview of the seminar as mention are; The Data

Review: Data Model

Definitions of Data Model A data model (or datamodel[1][2][3][4][5]) is an abstract model that organizes elements of data and standardizes how they relate to one another and to properties of the real world entities [6]. A database model shows the logical structure of a database, including the relationships and constraints that determine how data can

Seminar on Ethics and Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)

An interesting event addressing topic on ethics and AI took place at Nuffield Theatre Building, University of Southampton on 13.3.2019 . Details and description as below;   Description Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) increasingly affect our lives, from job selection where computer programs are used to automatically sift through applications, to our ability to get loans, credit cards, visas,

Review: Learning Analytics

Definitions of Learning Analytics Learning analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs [1][2]. Use of data and algorithms to improve student engagement, retention and overall by changing student and staff behavior [3].  

A Workshop @ WebSci19, Boston MA, Sunday June 30th 2019 – Call for papers

AsSalam and hi all, If you find this event is suitable for you, or your friends; Check the official site at https://generic.wordpress.soton.ac.uk/datatrustsworkshop/ .   Relevance, Motivation & Goals Open Data has been a goal pursued primarily by governments, to unlock previously inaccessible value and accelerate growth of digital businesses. This has been tremendously successful in

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Review: Data Analytic

Definitions of Data Analytic A process in which a computer examines information using mathematical methods in order to find useful patterns: a system for performing analytics on received data [1]. The information that results from this process: This technology provides detailed analytics about campaign reach [1]. Data analytics is the pursuit of extracting meaning from

Doctoral Researcher Welcome Reception

On 19.2.2019, I take part and attend the Doctoral Researcher Welcome Reception event organized by Doctoral College Team, University of Southampton. Details of the event as mailed to us; The Reception will be open from 17:00 with drinks and nibbles served throughout. Taking place at Turner Sims on Highfield Campus, this evening event is the perfect way

Review: Learning Style

Definitions of Learning Style The term “learning styles” speaks to the understanding that every student learns differently. Technically, an individual’s learning style refers to the preferential way in which the student absorbs, processes, comprehends and retains information [1]. – teach.com   Categories and types of Learning Style One of the most accepted understandings of learning

Review: Learning Engagement

Definitions of Learning Engagement Engaged students make a psychological investment in learning. They try hard to learn what school offers. They take pride not simply in earning the formal indicators of success (grades), but in understanding the material and incorporating or internalizing it in their lives [1]. In learning and teaching, student engagement is both

Review: Instructional Design

Definitions of Instructional Design The instructional design process consists of determining the needs of the learners, defining the end goals and objectives of instruction, designing and planning assessment tasks, and designing teaching and learning activities to ensure the quality of instruction [1]. Instructional design is a technology for the development of learning experiences and environments

Review: Online Learning

Definitions of Online Learning Online learning is distance education that is made available through an internet connection. Due to this mode of delivery, online learning can be made accessible worldwide [1]. Online learning is any form of learning conducted partly or wholly over the Internet [2]. Online learning means that your educational tool is based