Last week 3 groups of third year smart mobile students started a new project. They were challenged by Rens van der Vorst to create a RunKeeper App for studying, building on previous results. We will keep you posted here.
A student from Applied Psychology (Shawni) starts a year long research into the correlation or causality between movement, exercise and study succes. We are exploring the possibilities to connect her to students cyber security and to provide her target group with trackers. This way we bolster the research and we will find out new things… Read more
Students of the minor Data Driven Business did research in the best way to use data to help students succeed. You can download the report here. Most interesting was the insight in how fast students lose interest. In september we saw 105 students turning up. In november this number was down to 72. ResearchReportv1.2.7
Yesterday we organized the third quantified student conference. Two hundred passionate people listening to inspiring presentations and eating burgers. See, the Dutch report below: https://bron.fontys.nl/studenten-willen-geen-big-brother-maar-een-big-mother/
The Great People from Dartmouth used an Android App on smartphones to track students during a semester (10 weeks, 48 students). They tracked everything from sleep to location, to phone usage, to conversations, partying and so on. They also anonimized the dataset. Can you find new relations? The description of the dataset: http://studentlife.cs.dartmouth.edu/dataset.html The dataset: http://studentlife.cs.dartmouth.edu/dataset/dataset.tar.bz2… Read more
StudentLife is the first study that uses passive and automatic sensing data from the phones of a class of 48 Dartmouth students over a 10 week term to assess their mental health (e.g., depression, loneliness, stress), academic performance (grades across all their classes, term GPA and cumulative GPA) and behavioral trends (e.g., how stress, sleep,… Read more
10-11-17 Looking back at the Dutch Education days (dé Onderwijsdagen #owd17), november 7 and 8 2017 Rotterdam. Rens van der Vorst en Roel Smabers present the progress in the Quantifiedstudent.nl initiative.