2023 Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI23)

By Michele Teh | 30 March 2023

The 2023 Learning Analytics Summer Institute on 6-8 June 2023, will be co-hosted by the National University of Singapore’s Institute for Applied Learning Sciences and Educational Technology (NUS ALSET)  and SoLAR. The event will take place on the National University of Singapore’s University Town campus. This year LASI participants will be able to choose two …

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Early morning university classes are associated with impaired sleep and academic performance

By Michele Teh | 28 February 2023

Yeo et al. use digital data on student behaviour (Wi-Fi connections and Learning Management System logins) to examine associations between sleep and academic outcomes. Reference Sing Chen Yeo, Clin K. Y. Lai, Jacinda Tan, Samantha Lim, Yuvan Chandramoghan, Teck Kiang Tan & Joshua J. Gooley

The learning process matter: A sequence analysis perspective of examining procrastination using learning management system

By Michele Teh | 28 October 2022

Using a Learning Management System (LMS) via sequence analysis approach, Tan Teck Kiang and Lakshminarayanan Samavedham identify four types of online learners based on their activity patterns and quantify the association between procrastinating on academic performance. The study was carried out during the Covid-19 period when all students were restricted to studying online. Their systematic analysis of students in a completely online environment can serve as a baseline for planning future online courses. The study also highlights the importance of being able to passively and reliably identify types of learners based on their online behaviours.

ALSET webinar w/ YEONG Foong May (NUS YLLSOM)

By Michele Teh | 5 May 2022

FRIDAY 25 MAR 2022

Prof Foong May will present her ongoing project on social annotation in relation to student engagement analysed using the ICAP framework.

ALSET webinar w/ Steven PAN (NUS Psy)

By Alex Biotteau | 14 February 2022

FRIDAY 25 FEB 2022

Steven Pan will give a talk on the role pretest and their benefits for learning during online lectures.

NUS Education Grant Writing Course

By Alex Biotteau | 7 February 2022

(EOI by 14 February 2022)

A joint ALSET-CDTL workshop to help NUS faculty to prepare a formal grant proposal for educational research.

ALSET webinar w/ Xing XIA (Yale-NUS)

By Alex Biotteau | 24 September 2021


XIng Xia investigates whether students’ major choices are sensitive to their letter grades in introductory courses

ALSET webinar w/ Paul O’Keefe (Yale-NUS)

By Alex Biotteau | 8 September 2021


Through a controlled field study, Paul O’Keefe assessed the benefits for students to consider their interests as developed over time.

Why students should start school later

By Alex Biotteau | 21 July 2021

An op-ed by Joshua Gooley (ALSET Research Theme Lead), Mike Chee (ALSET affiliated faculty) and June Lo on the impact of sleep and school time on students.

ALSET webinar w/ Dana Alzoubi (Iowa State)

By Alex Biotteau | 20 May 2021

FRIDAY 28 MAY 2021

Dana Alzoubi presents the human-centered approach used for the TEACHActive Dashboard.