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Lecturer in Information Science, School of Information Systems

PhD (Queensland University of Technology), GradDipInfoTech (Queensland University of Technology), BEdSt (University of Queensland), DipT (Brisbane College of Adv. Ed.)

Andrew Gibson is a Lecturer in Information Science at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. Andrew’s primary research interest is in transdisciplinary understandings of fields where people and technology interact, in particular the fields of Human Information Interaction and Learning Analytics. He has developed this interest theoretically in Transepistemic Abduction, a specialised mode of reasoning, and practically in Reflective Writing Analytics. Andrew has initiated open source software projects to support his research work, notably GoingOK, and TAP (Text Analytics Pipeline). He has delivered workshops and talks locally and internationally on Text Analytics, and previously held a position of Research Fellow in Writing Analytics at the Connected Intelligence Centre, University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Andrew brings diverse industry experience to his academic work. Originally a secondary school music teacher, specialising in music technology, he has also held positions in IT management, creative production management, and management of a small tech hardware startup. Andrew holds a PhD from QUT in Information Science, a Bachelor degree in Educational Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology, and Diploma in Teaching. He is an active member of the Society of Learning Analytics Research.

Additional information

Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2018
Details
Australian Technology Network Teaching and Learning Grant. Technical Lead for Higher Education Text Analytics (HETA) research project ($100k).
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2018
Details
QUT Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant ($20k) Faster feedback: Improving feedback for postgraduate Education and Information Technology students using Reflective Writing Analytics. Project Leader and theorist, reflective writing analytics.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2017
Details
Lead Author, Best Full Paper Winner at Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, Vancouver 2017 (LAK17) for "Reflective Writing Analytics for Actionable Feedback"
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
QUT Vice Chancellor's Performance Award for outstanding performance in SEF - sessional teaching in the Masters unit Research Based Practice.
Title
Improving Outcomes through Accessible Assessment and Inclusive Practices
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP180100830
Start year
2019
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