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Dr Thomas Daniel Ullmann

Thomas Ullmann

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  • Lecturer
  • Institute of Educational Technology
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Professional biography

Dr. Thomas Ullmann is Lecturer at the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University, UK. He researches especially in the area of Technology Enhanced Learning, with his background in empirical educational science, and computer science. His current focus of research is text analytics for learning. He is especially interested in the automated detection of reflection in writings.

He is the Data Wrangler for the Faculty of Education and Language Studies (FELS) supporting both programmes ‘Childhood, Youth, and Education’, and ‘Languages’ with bespoke Learning Analytics.

His current teaching interests are H818 ‘The network practitioner’ and H817 ‘Openness and innovation in elearning’.

Previously he was working for several EU funded projects, such as the FP7 funded Catalyst project (http://catalyst-fp7.eu/), and the STELLAR Network of Excellence project (http://www.stellarnet.eu/), as well as the FP6 funded X-Media project (http://www.x-media-project.org/). For CATALYST he led the development and evaluation of the Collective Intelligence Dashboard. During STELLAR he focused on the development of the STELLAR Science 2.0 infrastructure for researchers in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning. He also developed the social networking platform for technology-enhanced learning TELeurope.eu (http://teleurope.eu). He developed Knowledge Lenses for the SemSearch Semantic Search Engine within the X-Media Project to support information exploration tasks of knowledge engineers. For the SocialLearn project he created the ELLIMent tool, supporting mentees in developing their life long learning skills within a mentor relationship. ELLIMent builds upon the Effective Life Long Learning Inventory.

Publications

Social network analysis for technology-enhanced learning: review and future directions (2012)
Sie, Rory L.L.; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Rajagopal, Kamakshi; Cela, Karina; Rijpkema, Marlies Bitter and Sloep, Peter B.
International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 4(3/4) (pp. 172-190)
Interdisciplinary cohesion of TEL – an account of multiple perspectives (2013)
Meyer, Philip; Kelle, Sebastian; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Scott, Peter and Wild, Fridolin
In: Hernández-Leo, Davinia ; Ley, Tobias ; Klamma, Ralf and Harrer, Andreas eds. Scaling up Learning for Sustained Impact. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (8095) (pp. 219-232)
Publisher : Springer
Editorial: Awareness and reflection in personal learning environments (2011)
Reinhardt, Wolfgang and Ullmann, Thomas
In: Reinhardt, Wolfgang and Ullmann, Thomas eds. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Personal Learning Environments. In Conjunction with the PLE Conference 2011. Southampton, United Kingdom, July 11, 2011 (pp. 2-9)
Publisher : Not known
Editorial: Awareness and reflection in learning networks (2011)
Reinhardt, Wolfgang ; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Scott, Peter; Pammer, Viktoria ; Conlan, Owen and Berlanga, Adriana
In: Reinhardt, Wolfgang ; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Scott, Peter; Pammer, Viktoria ; Conlan, Owen and Berlanga, Adriana eds. Proceedings of the 1st European Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Learning Networks. In conjunction with the 6th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Towards Ubiquitous Learning 2011. Palermo, Italy, September 21, 2011 (pp. 2-7)
Publisher : CEUR-WS
Editorial: Research 2.0 for TEL: four challenges (2010)
Duval, Erik; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Wild, Fridolin; Lindstaedt, Stefanie and Scott, Peter
In: Duval, Erik; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Wild, Fridolin; Lindstaedt, Stefanie and Scott, Peter eds. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Research 2.0. At the 5th European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning: Sustaining TEL, Barcelona, Spain, September 28, 2010 (pp. 2-4)
Publisher : Publisher not known
Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (2015-10-09)
Kravcik, Milos; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Pammer, Viktoria; Prilla, Michael and Ullmann, Thomas Daniel eds.
Publisher : CEUR Workshop Proceedings | Published : Aachen, Germany
Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. In conjunction with the 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities (2014)
Ullmann, Thomas
Kravcik, Milos; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Pammer, Viktoria; Prilla, Michael; Ullmann, Thomas Daniel and Wild, Fridolin eds.
Publisher : CEUR Workshop Proceedings
Proceedings of The 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning in conjunction with The 8th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Scaling up learning for sustained impact (ECTEL 2013) (2013)
Kravcik, Milos; Krogstie, Birgit ; Moore, Adam; Pammer, Viktoria ; Pannese, Lucia ; Prilla, Michael ; Reinhardt, Wolfgang and Ullmann, Thomas Daniel eds.
Publisher : CEUR-WS.org
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning (2012)
Moore, Adam; Pammer, Viktoria; Pannese, Lucia; Prilla, Michael; Rajagopal, Kamakshi; Reinhardt, Wolfgang; Ullmann, Thomas and Voigt, Christian eds.
Publisher : CEUR-WS
Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Personal Learning Environments. In conjunction with the PLE Conference 2011. Southampton, United Kingdom, July 11, 2011 (2011)
Reinhardt, Wolfgang and Ullmann, Thomas eds.
Publisher : The Web Science Trust
Proceedings of the 1st European Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Learning Networks. In conjunction with the 6th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Towards Ubiquitous Learning 2011. Palermo, Italy, September 21, 2011 (2011)
Reinhardt, Wolfgang ; Ullmann, Thomas; Scott, Peter; Pammer, Viktoria; Conlan, Owen and Berlanga, Adriana eds.
Publisher : CEUR-WS
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Research 2.0 (2010)
Duval, Erik ; Wild, Fridolin; Scott, Peter; Ullmann, Thomas and Lindstaedt, Stefanie eds.
Publisher : CEUR-WS
Keywords of written reflection - a comparison between reflective and descriptive datasets (2015-10-09)
Ullmann, Thomas Daniel
In : 5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL 2015) (15 September 2015, Toledo, Spain) (pp. 83-96)
Reflection - quantifying a rare good (2013)
Ullmann, Thomas; Wild, Fridolin and Scott, Peter
In : 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning (17 September 2013, Paphos, Cyprus) (pp. 29-40)
Comparing automatically detected reflective texts with human judgements (2012)
Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Wild, Fridolin and Scott, Peter
In : 2nd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning (18 Sept 2013, Saarbrucken, Germany) (pp. 101-116)
Applicability of the technology acceptance model for widget-based personal learning environments (2011)
Wild, Fridolin; Ullmann, Thomas; Scott, Peter; Rebedea, Traian and Hoisl, Bernhard
In : 1st Workshop on Exploring Fitness and Evolvability of Personal Learning Environments (EFEPLE'11) (30 - 31 March 2011, La Clusaz, France)
Designing an online mentoring system for self-awareness and reflection on lifelong learning skills (2011)
Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Ferguson, Rebecca; Buckingham Shum, Simon and Deakin Crick, Ruth
In : 1st Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Personal Learning Environments. In conjunction with the PLE Conference 2011. (11-13 July 2011, Southampton, UK)
An architecture for the automated detection of textual indicators of reflection (2011)
Ullmann, Thomas Daniel
In : 1st European Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Learning Networks held in conjunction with the 6th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Towards Ubiquitous Learning 2011 (21 September 2011, Palermo, Italy)
The STELLAR science 2.0 mash-up infrastructure (2010)
Wild, Fridolin; Ullmann, Thomas D. and Scott, Peter
In : 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT'10) (05-07 Jul 2010, Sousse, Tunisia) (pp. 621-623)
Components of a Research 2.0 infrastructure (2010)
Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Wild, Fridolin; Scott, Peter; Duval, Erik; Vandeputte, Bram; Parra, Gonzalo; Reinhardt, Wolfgang; Heinze, Nina; Kraker, Peter; Fessl, Angela; Lindstaedt, Stefanie; Nagel, Till and Gillet, Denis
In : 5th European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ECTEL'10) (28 Sep - 1 Oct 2010, Barcelona, Spain)
Engaging the community in multidisciplinary TEL research: a case-study from networking in Europe (2010)
Camilleri, Anthony Fisher ; Barak, Noaa; Burgos, Daniel and Ullmann, Thomas D.
In : EDEN 2010 Annual Conference: Media Inspirations for Learning. What Makes the Impact? (9-12 June 2010, Valencia, Spain)
The afterlife of 'living deliverables': angels or zombies? (2010)
Wild, Fridolin and Ullmann, Thomas
In : Proceedings of the research 2.0 workshop at The 5th European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning (ECTEL'10) (28 Sep - 01 Oct 2010, Barcelona, Spain)
The SemSearchXplorer - exploring semantic search results with semantic visualizations (2009)
Ullmann, Thomas Daniel; Uren, Victoria and Nikolov, Andriy
In : AST 2009 Applications of Semantic Technologies, located at the Informatik 2009 (2 October 2009, Lübeck, Germany)
Automated detection of reflection in texts. A machine learning based approach (2015-04)
Ullmann, Thomas Daniel
PhD thesis The Open University
Project Testbed: Argument Mapping and Deliberation Analytics (2015-11)
Parent, Marc-Antoine; De Liddo, Anna; Ullmann, Thomas and Klein, Marc
CATALYST Project
Collective Intelligence Analytics Dashboard Usability Evaluation (2014-12)
Ullmann, Thomas; De Liddo, Anna and Bachler, Michelle
CATALYST Project