Kinshuk

Kinshuk is NSERC/iCORE/Xerox/Markin Industrial Research Chair for Adaptivity and Personalization in Informatics, Associate Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology, and Full Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University, Canada. His work has been dedicated to advancing research on the innovative paradigms, architectures, and implementations of learning systems for individualized and adaptive learning in increasingly global environments. His main research interests lie in the areas of adaptive learning systems, cognitive profiling, and mobile learning technologies. He is the Founding Chair of IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology and the Editor of the SSCI indexed Journal of Educational Technology & Society. He has been involved in numerous large-scale research projects for exploration based adaptive educational environments and has published over 300 research papers in international refereed journals, conferences, and book chapters. Kinshuk has also organized and chaired numerous international conferences and workshops in the area of advanced learning technologies.

Publications

Analyzing Critical Functions of Recording Tools for Synchronous Cyber Classroom Instruction
Chun-Wang Wei, I-Chun Hung, Kinshuk, Nian-Shing Chen. © 2014. 14 pages.
Digital learning content is one of the crucial components for online courses. There are many ways for creating digital learning contents. Among them, recording of...
Dynamic Student Modelling of Learning Styles for Advanced Adaptivity in Learning Management Systems
Sabine Graf, Kinshuk. © 2013. 16 pages.
Learning management systems (LMSs) are commonly used in e-learning; however, they typically do not consider the individual differences of students, including their...
Intelligent and Adaptive Learning Systems: Technology Enhanced Support for Learners and Teachers
Sabine Graf, Fuhua Lin, Kinshuk, Rory McGreal. © 2012. 424 pages.
Technology enhanced learning takes place in many different forms and contexts, including formal and informal settings, individual and collaborative learning...
Boosting Semantic Relations for Example Population in Concept Learning
Ming-Chi Liu, Kinshuk, Yueh-Min Huang, Dunwei Wen. © 2012. 17 pages.
In this chapter, we discuss the advantages of expansion of learning objects through directed semantic relations (DSRs). We then propose an approach that can...
Analyzing Critical Functions of Recording Tools for Synchronous Cyber Classroom Instruction
Chun-Wang Wei, I-Chun Hung, Kinshuk, Nian-Shing Chen. © 2012. 14 pages.
Digital learning content is one of the crucial components for online courses. There are many ways for creating digital learning contents. Among them, recording of...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD)
Chia-Wen Tsai, Pei-Di Shen. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD) serves as a forum for the improvement of online education for schools and teachers planning...
A Case Study of Ontology-Driven Development of Intelligent Educational Systems
Gordon Deline, Fuhua Lin, Dunwei Wen, Dragan Gaševic, Kinshuk . © 2011. 16 pages.
This article presents a case study of ontology-driven development of intelligent educational systems. Following a review of literature related to ontology...
Foreword
Kinshuk . © 2010. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Cases on Collaboration in Virtual Learning Environments: Processes and Interactions.
Foreword
Kinshuk . © 2010. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Multiplatform E-Learning Systems and Technologies: Mobile Devices for Ubiquitous ICT-Based Education.
A Case Study of Ontology-Driven Development of Intelligent Educational Systems
Gordon Deline, Fuhua Lin, Dunwei Wen, Dragan Gaševic, Kinshuk. © 2009. 16 pages.
This article presents a case study of ontology-driven development of intelligent educational systems. Following a review of literature related to ontology...
Cognitive Profiling in Life-Long Learning
Taiyu Lin, Kinshuk, Kinshuk. © 2009. 11 pages.
Statistics indicate that the information stored in the world doubles every 2.8 years (Keegan, 2000). The problem every country faces now is not how to create more...
Distance Education in Small Island Nations
Ali Fawaz Shareef, Kinshuk. © 2009. 10 pages.
Small island nations, especially Maldives, encounter a number of limitations in providing services to their people due to their size. These services include...
E-Learning Systems Content Adaptation Frameworks and Techniques
Tiong T. Goh, Kinshuk, Kinshuk. © 2009. 9 pages.
Content adaptation is defined as the process of selection, generation, or modification of content which include text, images, audio, video, navigation...
Foreword
Kinshuk. © 2008. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Technology Enhanced Learning: Best Practices.
Distance Education in Small Island Nations
Ali Fawaz Shareef, Kinshuk. © 2008. 8 pages.
Small island nations, especially Maldives, encounter a number of limitations in providing services to their people due to their size. These services include...
Evaluating Learner Satisfaction in a Multiplatform E-Learning System
Tiong T. Goh, Kinshuk, Nian-Shing Chen. © 2008. 21 pages.
The main objective of this chapter is to present a comparative evaluation between two e-learning systems from the end user (learner) perspective. The evaluation...
Distance Education in Small Island Nations
Ali Fawaz Shareef, Kinshuk. © 2008. 12 pages.
Small island nations, especially Maldives, encounter a number of limitations in providing services to their people due to their size. These services include...
Assisting Cognitive Recall and Contextual Reuse by Creating a Self-Describing, Shareable Multimedia Object
Michael Verhaart, Kinshuk. © 2006. 24 pages.
Digital media elements, or digital assets, are used to illustrate things such as images, sounds, or events. As humans, we use many senses to assist our cognitive...
A Dynamic Personal Portfolio Using Web Technologies
Michael Verhaart, Kinshuk. © 2006. 5 pages.
With the ubiquitous availability of the Internet, the possibility of creating a centralized repository of an individual’s knowledge has become possible. Although...
Adaptive Support for Inductive Reasoning Ability
Kinshuk, Kinshuk, Taiyu Lin, Paul McNab. © 2006. 23 pages.
Inductive reasoning ability is one of most important mental abilities that give rise to human intelligence and is regarded as the best predictor for academic...
Cognitive Profiling in Life-Long Learning
Taiyu Lin, Kinshuk, Kinshuk. © 2005. 11 pages.
Statistics indicate that the information stored in the world doubles every 2.8 years (Keegan, 2000). The problem every country faces now is not how to create more...
Distance Education in Small Island Nations
Ali Fawaz Shareef, Kinshuk, Kinshuk. © 2005. 10 pages.
Small island nations, especially Maldives, encounter a number of limitations in providing services to their people due to their size. These services include...
Web Content Adaptation Frameworks and Techniques
Tiong-Thye Goh, Kinshuk. © 2005. 8 pages.
Most Web pages are designed with desktop platform access in mind, but with the proliferation of mobile devices such as Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and...