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Bo Yang

Doctoral Student

Dept. of Applied IT, Division of Learning, Communication &
Visiting address
Forskningsgången 6
41756 Göteborg
Postal address
41296 Göteborg

About Bo Yang

Bo YANG is currently a PhD student at the Division of Learning, Communication & IT, Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Previously, he got a bachelor's degree in English education from Southwest University, China and a master's degree of mass communication with the specialization in social media analytics from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

In the past, he first worked as a teacher in a high school in China and then as an assistant researcher in educational technology at Beijing Normal University, China.

Now, his research interest stands within the field of learning analytics, especially into the emerging technics, tools and platforms which potentially enhance the online learning interaction among learners. In the usual research, he relies primarily on quantitative methods including algorithms and models in web crawling, statistical analysis, natural language processing and social network analysis. He is a big fan of data analysis and data visualization using R.