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Dr Bart Rienties, Reader in Learning Analytics at the Open University and more speakers announced for Talis Insight Europe 2016

Natalie Naik

We’re pleased to announce more speakers for Talis Insight Europe 2016.


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Dr Bart Rienties
Reader in Learning Analytics at the Open University UK
Dr. Bart Rienties is programme director of Learning Analytics within IET and Chair of Student Experience Project Intervention and Evaluation group, which focusses on evidence-based research on intervention of 15 modules to enhance student experience. As an educational psychologist, he conducts multi-disciplinary research on work-based and collaborative learning environments and focusses on the role of social interaction in learning.

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Laura Ritchie
National Teaching Fellow & Teaching Fellow in Music at the University of Chichester
(Photo credit: Jonathan Worth) At the University of Chichester Laura is Coordinator of both the Instrumental / Vocal Teaching and the MA Performance programmes. Laura’s teaching is heavily influenced by her research into students’ beliefs about their learning and performing capabilities.

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Anna O’Neill
Director of Learning and Information Services at the University of Chichester
Anna is responsible for the strategic leadership and development of the library services, support and information services, corporate and e-learning systems, IT service delivery and operations, media  support, print and imaging services and the Otter Gallery. Anna has worked for the University since 2010 and has previously held senior roles in the health, legal, business, and museum sectors.

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Judith Keene
University Librarian at the University of Worcester
Judith has been at the University of Worcester for over 20 years, during which time it has developed from a small Higher Education College to one of the fastest growing universities in the country. She is now University Librarian, in charge of Library Services and the eLearning unit at the University.

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Dagmar Langeggen
Library Director at BI Norwegian Business School
The library is responsible for the production and sale of BI’s article collections and compendiums, the agreement with the Norwegian reproduction Rights Organisation Kopinor and distributing of copyright compliant digitised material. Dagmar is member of the library committee, The Norwegian Association of Higher Education and Board member of BIBSYS – a public administrative agency for the library system  for universities and colleges in Norway (2008).

Read their full bios here.


We will be announcing more speakers and sessions over the coming weeks, check this page or follow us on Twitter @talis for the latest information.

Join us at Talis Insight Europe 2016 – a free two day event in Birmingham on the 20th and 21st of April for an opportunity to hear from industry experts and network with your peers. You will also learn more about whatwe offer at Talis, and discover how you can get more from your investment in our products with stories from the community and updates from the Talis team.

Spaces are limited, so book your place now! To find out more and to register, click here.

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