University of Nairobi, School of Computing and Informatics
Dr. Robert Oboko, Expert Mentor at the ELICE 2016 Conference. Dr. Oboko holds a PhD in Computer Science, specialising in e-learning. Dr. Oboko’s research is specifically in personalisation using various techniques that involve cognitive science and machine learning. Dr. Oboko’s students have studied various topics related to personalisation and adaptive learning such as dynamic group formation in collaborative learning, ambient intelligent technologies in m-learning, swarm intelligence and use of concept maps in m-learning, and learning styles as a guide for adaptation. He also does tracking of learning upon various learning interventions such as using tablets for learning and using adaptive learning based on learner cognitive performance.
Dr. Oboko will speak on the subject of: “The Need for Personalisation in E- and M-Learning.”