Did you ever use a language learning app and were annoyed that the exercises are either too easy or too hard? That are actually reasons people give up. Well, probably you would profit from adaptive learning systems, which adapt the difficulty of the exercises to your abilities! Providing Adaptive Learning Analytics Systems with data to do that, is one part of a project I am currently working on.
At the end of May I had the chance to attend the WebScience conference. A venue where computer scientists and social scientists meet! ACM Turing Lecture by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, adaptive learning analytics, roots of radicalisation on Twitter, internet regulation in Russia. These are only some of the very interesting topics. Continue reading for the full travel report.