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Ishari Amarasinghe, runner-up prize in the eMadrid Awards 2021



Ishari Amarasinghe from the TIDE research group received a runner-up prize in the eMadrid Awards 2021 under best-doctoral thesis category. The doctoral thesis titled "The Orchestration of computer-supported collaboration scripts with learning analytics" was co-supervised by Prof. Davinia Hernández-Leo and Dr. Anders Jonsson at UPF. The thesis focused on studying the orchestration challenges associated with scripted computer-supported collaborative learning situations on small scale (in the classroom) and large scales (in the distance learning contexts) to design and implement learning analytics interventions range from human-in-control to machine-in-control in nature given the feasibility and regulation needs of the learning contexts under investigation. Ishari defended her thesis in December 2020 and received Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technologies with a grade Excellent Summa Cum Laude with an International Mention. Ishari is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at TIDE UPF.



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