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Athabasca University

Research Area Information:

Main Research Area: Special topics
Total Project 18
Total Funding 4,342,830
Total Number of Faculty Involved 0
Total Number of Research Assistants Involved 0
Source Name Total Funding
AU130,791
Foundation33,400
Industry802,000
NSERC1,280,000
Other1,086,639
Provincial1,010,000
Faculty Researcher(s)
Research Areas
adaptive learning systemartificial intelligence and educationbayesian belief networks
blogscausal modellingclustering
co-regulated learningcognitive modellingcommunity information management
computational models of learning analyticscomputer game interfacescomputer-supported collaborative learning
computer-supported cooperative workcomputing techniques for learning analyticsdata mining
data security and privacydata, skill, competency, and knowledgedesign (principles and guidelines, process, applications)
design of web systemsdigital librariese-education
e-instructional designe-learninge-portfolio
e-scienceentertainment computingevaluation issues (methods, usability, experience)
game-based learninghuman-based issues (perception, cognition, affect)immersive systems
impact (humans, work, organization, society, culture, international)information visualizationinteractive technologies (visual, information display)
knowledge representation and reasoningknowledge tracinglearning intervention, privacy, and ethics
location-aware computingmachine learningmixed initiatives
mobile and ubiquitous computingmobile learningmobile technologies
model tracingmodel-driven architecture and developmentmulti-modal user interaction
natural language understandingNLPontologies
organisational vs. individual learningpersonalisation and adaptivitypersonalization
realtime feedbackrequirementsself-regulated learning
semantic websemi- and unstructured dataservice-oriented architectures
social computingsocial impactsocial media
social networkssoftware architecturesoftware implementation
software product linestechnology-enhanced learningthe participants and their roles (end user, IS professional)
theories of learning analyticsusability engineeringuser adaptive interaction
user interface design and evaluationuser modellingverification
virtual realityvisualisation and interactionweb services
web services and business processeswikiswireless technologies
Project Name Start Date End Date Total Funding
NSERC/iCORE/Xerox/Markin Industrial Research Chair in Adaptivity and Personalization in Informatics2010-04-012015-03-312,280,000
A MAS Framework for Developing 3D Learning Environments2009-11-152014-11-1533,400
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Semantic Technologies2009-01-012013-12-31500,000
OsMoSyS2010-10-012012-12-01875,000
Social Spaces2009-10-012012-09-01460,000
Mixed-Initiative Writing2011-01-012012-08-3115,000
Mixed-Initiative Learning Environment2010-01-012011-08-3130,000
Educational Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game For Teaching Youth Finance2010-10-012011-03-315,816
Semantic Technologies for Integrating Environments used in Learning of Programming Languages2010-04-012011-02-286,000
Dynamic Learning Content Adaptation using a Software Product Line Approach2010-04-012010-09-306,000
iPhone Client Mobile Application Development of Mobile Virtual Campus System for Adaptive Mobile learning2010-03-012010-08-316,000
Computerized Method of Assessing Open-ended Questions2009-10-012010-03-315,823
Bringing Technology to Market - Lyryx Learning & Athabasca University Online Learning Project2009-07-012010-03-2067,000
An Interchange and Reasoning Framework for Policy Models2009-04-012009-09-017,000
Ontology-based Development of Ubiquitous Software Systems 2008-10-152009-03-316,990
Towards Ontology Development Tools for E-Learning Systems: A Survey2007-10-152009-03-156,810
Mobile Computing Architecture for Multiplatform Adaptation2008-11-012009-02-0125,000
Modeling policies in e-learning systems 2007-05-012007-08-316,991

Updated July 30 2015 by FST Technical Staff

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