Natasha Dmoshinskaia graduated as a teacher of English and physics and taught in various institutions for more than 10 years. Recently she decided to go back to academia and studied Educational Science and Technology (2016) at the University of Twente. Her master project investigated dropout in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), in particular the possibility to use sentiment analysis of learners’ comments to predict dropout. After graduation Natasha worked in SiWay project, which developed an online platform for teachers, students and parents to promote STEM education.
Natasha’s research is conducted in the framework of NextLab project, which is an international project promoting inquiry learning. NextLab is a continuation of the GoLab project and contains online labs, specially developed apps and ready inquiry learning spaces for different domain areas. Natasha’s project focuses on peer assessment and its role and contribution to learning.
- Inquiry learning
- Computer-Based Learning Environments
- Peer assessment
- Assessing and reflecting tools