February 2021

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Monday, February 8, 2021
6:30 – 8:00 pm: Business Meeting / Program



Data Analytics and Online Learning

This program will focus on:

  • Introducing the relationship between data analytics and online learning
  • Background – psychometric testing
  • Overview of a research project
  • Methodology
  • Results and analysis
  • Conclusions


This meeting will be available synchronously via Zoom.

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After 25-years at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Elspeth is moving back into her private consultancy, Cogniware (https://www.cogniware.com.au). Her PhD is in Computer Science and Information Systems, from Deakin University, Geelong, Australia. Elspeth also holds further qualifications in Instructional Design, Computer Education and Business Information Systems. She is passionate about designing practical eLearning resources for industry training/reskilling programmes and the education sector. Her project interests concern psychometric testing on the effectiveness of online learning environments. Her work involves developing specialist e-Learning tools that implement digital transformation precision. Dr McKay has published extensively in the research fields of HCI and educational technology, with more than 150 peer-reviewed research papers, several educational technology books and has been awarded numerous awards for funded projects.