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Laboratory for Advanced Technologies in Education

The Laboratory for Advanced Technologies in Education conducts the research in the field of development and application of advanced information technologies in e-learning and their impact on the overall education system.

Goals

  • Monitor the development and implementation of advanced technologies in e-learning focusing on the application of information systems in education
  • Explore the effects of information system implementation in the education system
  • Involve in the activities of European research projects with problems from the Laboratory's domain of work

Activities

  • Work on the development and implementation of a scalable system for acquiring and certifying student's digital competencies using advanced technologies such as learning analytics, intelligent student management systems, digital badges, etc. (CRISS platform)
  • Measuring the success of the implementation of the CRISS platform:
    • Development of an instrument for measuring the successful implementation and application of a scalable system for acquiring and certifying student's digital competencies
    • Gathering data using a developed instrument
    • Data processing and development of a measurement model
    • Detailed analysis of data and gained knowledge of new facts in the work of the CRISS platform
  • Analysis of large amounts of data obtained from CRISS platform:
    • Preparation of data for a model design
    • Identification of characteristics of datasets
    • Selecting appropriate data analysis methods
  • Model development and application of the cluster, classification and prediction of students 'and teachers' activities in the CRISS platform:
    • Grouping of students with similar characteristics
    • Predicting student behaviour
    • Exploring the possibility of using Baye's networks for analysing temporal data
    • Interpretation of the model and development of guidelines for improving student performance
  • Development of usability measurement model for the CRISS platform
  • Establishment of the Digital Competence Certification Authority within the CRISS project
  • Development of the ePortfolio maturity framework
  • Contribution to the development of the Digital Maturity Framework for schools in Croatia
  • Contribution to the development of the Instrument for measuring digital maturity of schools in Croatia
  • Development of an adaptive knowledge assessment system

Members

  • Assoc. Prof. Igor Balaban, Ph.D. (Head)
  • Danijel Filipović, M.Inf.
  • Aleksandra Sobodić, M.Inf.
  • Asst.Prof. Dijana Oreški, Ph.D.
  • Miran Zlatović, Ph.D.

Contact us

 

+385 42 390 832

 

igor.balaban@foi.hr