On 22 March 2019, the team from Ogata Lab at University of Kyoto hosted the International Symposium on Evidence-Based Education through Learning Analytics. The event was attended by more than 300 delegates from industry and educational institutions from Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The event included keynote presentations from representatives of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, RIKEN (largest research institution in Japan), and the Society for Learning Analytics Research. In addition, the event included a panel discussion on how to utilize and apply education data that featured presentations from various researchers in the area. The session finished with the presentation of several case studies of the use of data to collect evidence of learning and how it is being used in current institutions.
The event was followed on 23 March by a workshop on Reading Behaviour Analytics in which researchers from several institutions shared their work on exploring how students make use of digital textbooks.
More details about the event at http://eds.let.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp/?page_id=851