Personal details

Name
Dr Andrew Gibson
Position(s)
Lecturer in Information Science
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Information Systems,
Information Science
Discipline *
Cognitive Sciences, Information Systems, Library and Information Studies
Phone
+61 7 3138 2590
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology), GradDipInfoTech (Queensland University of Technology), BEdSt (University of Queensland), DipT (Brisbane College of Adv. Ed.)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

human information interaction, transepistemic abduction, reflective writing analytics, abductive reasoning, text analytics, data analytics, learning analytics, pragmatic inquiry, transdisciplinary design, open source software

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Andrew Gibson is a Lecturer in Information Science at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. Andrew’s primary research interest is in transdisciplinary understandings of fields where people and technology interact, in particular the fields of Human Information Interaction and Learning Analytics. He has developed this interest theoretically in Transepistemic Abduction, a specialised mode of reasoning, and practically in Reflective Writing Analytics. Andrew has initiated open source software projects to support his research work, notably GoingOK, and TAP (Text Analytics Pipeline). He has delivered workshops and talks locally and internationally on Text Analytics, and previously held a position of Research Fellow in Writing Analytics at the Connected Intelligence Centre, University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Andrew brings diverse industry experience to his academic work. Originally a secondary school music teacher, specialising in music technology, he has also held positions in IT management, creative production management, and management of a small tech hardware startup. Andrew holds a PhD from QUT in Information Science, a Bachelor degree in Educational Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology, and Diploma in Teaching. He is an active member of the Society of Learning Analytics Research.

This information has been contributed by Dr Andrew Gibson.

Teaching

Current Teaching:

  • IAB303 – Data Analytics for Business Insight (Unit Coordinator)
  • IFN619 – Data Analytics for Information Professionals (Unit Coordinator)
  • IFN623 – Information Interaction and Retrieval

Recent Teaching:

  • IFN600 – Understanding Research
This information has been contributed by Dr Andrew Gibson.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2018
Details
Australian Technology Network Teaching and Learning Grant. Technical Lead for Higher Education Text Analytics (HETA) research project ($100k).
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2018
Details
QUT Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant ($20k) Faster feedback: Improving feedback for postgraduate Education and Information Technology students using Reflective Writing Analytics. Project Leader and theorist, reflective writing analytics.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2017
Details
Lead Author, Best Full Paper Winner at Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, Vancouver 2017 (LAK17) for "Reflective Writing Analytics for Actionable Feedback"
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
QUT Vice Chancellor's Performance Award for outstanding performance in SEF - sessional teaching in the Masters unit Research Based Practice.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Improving Outcomes through Accessible Assessment and Inclusive Practices
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP180100830
Start year
2019
Keywords

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Quantum contextually in System 1 processing: Applications for Humans, Animals and Artificial Intelligence
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Peter Bruza, Associate Professor Patrick Johnston
  • A Software Toolkit For Developing Probabilistic Models Of Quantum Cognition
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Peter Bruza
  • Digital Engagement in a Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment in Higher Education
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Vaughan Coffey