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Mrs Duygu Bektik

Professional biography

Duygu Bektik holds a Ph.D. in Learning Analytics from The Open University, UK. Her Ph.D. focuses on the use of writing analytics, particularly automated analysis of meta-discourse in student writing, to support tutors’ essay assessment practices. Besides her Ph.D., she holds B.A.&M.A. degrees in computer and instructional technologies, and MSc. in software engineering. She also holds a teaching certificate to practice teaching ICT in primary and secondary schools, with various experiences both in Turkey and in the UK. Duygu is a mixed-methods researcher with an experience of holding one-to-one interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, and carrying out quantitative studies (regression and Jaccard analyses).

Duygu is currently acting as a postdoctoral researcher at The Open University, UK. Her research interests currently lie primarily in the fields of learning analytics, data visualisation, and e-assessment.


Critical perspectives on writing analytics (2016-04-25)
Buckingham Shum, Simon; Knight, Simon; McNamara, Danielle; Allen, Laura; Bektik, Duygu and Crossley, Scott
In : Sixth International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK '16 ) (25-29 April 2016, Edinburgh) (pp. 481-483)
Correlations between automated rhetorical analysis and tutors’ grades on student essays (2015-03)
Simsek, Duygu; Sandor, Agnes; Buckingham Shum, Simon; Ferguson, Rebecca; De Liddo, Anna and Whitelock, Denise
In : 5th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (LAK15): Scaling Up: Big Data to Big Impact (16-20 March 2015, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA) (pp. 355-359)
Visual analytics of academic writing (2014)
Simsek, Duygu; Buckingham Shum, Simon; De Liddo, Anna; Ferguson, Rebecca and Sándor, Ágnes
In : 4th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (24-28 March 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana) (pp. 265-266)
Visualizing the LAK/EDM literature using combined concept and rhetorical sentence extraction (2013-04)
Taibi, Davide; Sandor, Agnes; Simsek, Duygu; Buckingham Shum, Simon; De Liddo, Anna and Ferguson, Rebecca
In : Proceedings of the LAK Data Challenge, 3rd Int. Conf. on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK '13) (8-12 April 2013, Leuven, Belgium)
XIP Dashboard: visual analytics from automated rhetorical parsing of scientific metadiscourse (2013)
Simsek, Duygu; Buckingham Shum, Simon; Sandor, Agnes; De Liddo, Anna and Ferguson, Rebecca
In : 1st International Workshop on Discourse-Centric Learning Analytics (8 Apr 2013, Leuven, Belgium)