Teaching to Inspire (GAANN Report #5)

Photo by Morgan Sessions on Unsplash My teaching goals for the Fall 2021 semester included: Teach the ITCS 3162 class (Introduction to Data Mining)Continue developing my personal website and teaching portfolioAttend two CTL (Center for Teaching and Learning) Seminars In my previous report, I mentioned how explaining the course material to students helped increase my [...]

When One Teaches, Two Learn (GAANN Report #4)

Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash My plan for this Spring 2021 semester included: ♥ Co-teach the ITCS 3162 class (Introduction to Data Mining) in Spring ’21.♥ As a part of co-teaching: (1) develop activities for the students to get hands-on experience with the data mining process and related tools, (2) provide various lectures and [...]

Thoughts on Contextual Recommender Systems + Personalized Learning (Part 2): Affect on Learning

Photo by James Bold on Unsplash Continuing off of my previous post introducing contextual recommender systems for technology enhanced learning (TEL), I am interested in learning about various types of user contexts. Verbert et al. categorize these into the following: Basic personal information, which usually includes information such as a student's name, contact information, affiliations, [...]