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  • Questioning Learning Analytics – Cultivating critical engagement (LAK’22)
    Gist of LAK 22 paper
  • New publication: Untangling Critical Interaction with AI
    I’ve had a longstanding interest in exploring how students engage critically with automated feedback and develop their AI literacy. In our LAK22 paper, we argued why it is so important that we develop these skills in learners. There is a heightened necessity in today’s educational landscape for learners in the age of generative AI (Gen ...
  • Recognition for Teaching
    On Wednesday, I received the ‘2023 Learning and Teaching Citation’ from the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) for nurturing well-rounded data science professionals. UTS citations and awards recognise significant and sustained contributions to student learning, student engagement, and the student experience by individuals or teams. Earlier this week, I also ...
  • Tamil Co-Writer: Inclusive AI for writing support
    Next week, I’m presenting my work in the First workshop onGenerative AI for Learning Analytics (GenAI-LA) at the 14th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge LAK 2024: Antonette Shibani, Faerie Mattins, Srivarshan Selvaraj, Ratnavel Rajalakshmi & Gnana Bharathy (2024) Tamil Co-Writer: Towards inclusive use of generative AI for writing support. In Joint Proceedings of LAK ...
  • Understanding human-AI collaboration in writing (CoAuthorViz)
    Generative AI (GenAI) has captured global attention since ChatGPT was publicly released in November 2022. The remarkable capabilities of AI have sparked a myriad of discussions around its vast potential, ethical considerations, and transformative impact across diverse sectors, including education. In particular, how humans can learn to work with AI to augment their intelligence rather ...
  • Automated Writing Feedback in AcaWriter
    You might be familiar with my research in the field of Writing Analytics, particularly Automated Writing Feedback during my PhD and beyond. The work is based off an automated feedback tool called AcaWriter (previously called Automated Writing Analytics/ AWA) which we developed at the Connected Intelligence Centre, University of Technology Sydney. Recently we have come ...
  • Automated Revision Graphs – AIED 2020
    I’ve recently had my writing analytics work published at the 21st international conference on artificial intelligence in education (AIED 2020) where the theme was “Augmented Intelligence to Empower Education”. It is a short paper describing a text analysis and visualisation method to study revisions. It introduced ‘Automated Revision Graphs’ to study revisions in short texts ...
  • New Research Publications in Learning Analytics
    Three of my journal articles got published recently, two on learning analytics/ writing analytics implementations . that I worked on earlier (many years ago in fact, which just got published!). Article 1: Educator ...
  • 2019 Year in review
    Welcome 2020! A new year is the perfect time to reflect on the past year, so I wanted to take a step back and think about it. 2019 was one of the most successful years for me professionally (and personally) with a range of experiences and productive outcomes. Quite a few achievements I’m really ...
  • Notes: ‘Digital support for academic writing: A review of technologies and pedagogies’
    I came across this review article on writing tools published in 2019, and wanted to make some quick notes to come back to in this post. I’m following the usual format I use for article notes which summarizes the gist of a paper with short descriptions under respective headers. I had a few thoughts ...