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Olga Viberg

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About me

Olga Viberg has obtained her PhD in Informatics at Örebro University School of Business (Sweden) in December 2015. She has been a lecturer at the School of Languages and Media Studies and at the School of Technology and Business Studies at Dalarna University, Sweden between 2008-2016.

Currently she is associate professor (and docent) in Media Technology with specialization in Technology-Enhanced Learning at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at KTH.

Viberg's research includes a focus on the design and deployment of technology to increase the understanding and improve digital learning experiences and academic performance. More specifically, her work examines the areas of AI, learning analytics, and technology for student- and teacher support in educaton. In this work, she has been doing research in the areas of  self-regulated learning, digital assessment, cross-cultural research and responsible use of student data in education, focusing on the issues of privacy, values and trust.

Olga is currently supervising 4 PhD students. She supervised one PhD candidate (A. Agelii Genlott, finished in 2020), 3 postdoctoral researchers, several visiting researchers, >50 master thesis projects, and > 70 bacherlor degree projects during the last few years.

Viberg coordinates the Bachelor Degree course in Media Technology, Introduction to Technology Enahanced Learning, two PhD courses: Introduction to Learning Analytics and Reserach Methods in Technology Enhanced Learning and teaches several other courses at different educational levels.

Viberg is an active member of the Digital Futures group on Educational Transformation at KTH, and several international networks (SIG Responsible Learning Analytics, EATEL)

She has served as the keynote speaker at several prestigious international conferences (e.g. EDUCON, IMCL). Viberg has also contributed to the UNESCO policy work on quality of online education.

Viberg is the main organizer of the Nordic Learning Analytics Summer Institute (2021 & 2022) and a part of the organizing committee of the 12th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference.

She serverd as the PC chair for the two high ranked conference: Learning@Scale 2023 ( and ECTEL2023 (

She serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Learning Analytics from Fall 2022- present.

From Feb. 2024,  Viberg serves as the vice-president for the international Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR),

Topics for Bachelor/Master thesis supervision include but not limited to:

- Cultural and value-sensitive desing in learning analytics

- Faireness and Bias of AI in higher education

- Trust in AI in educational settings

- Large language models for learning and teaching

- The role of Generative AI in digital assessment practicies in higher educaiton

- Deep Knowledge Tracing in computer science education

- Self-regulated learning and learning analytics

- Academic writing and learning analytics

If you are interested in one of these topics OR have any related idea you want to develop, do not hesitate to contact me!


Degree Project in Computer Science and Engineering, specializing in Interactive Media Technology, Second Cycle (DA232X), teacher | Course web

Degree Project in Media Technology, First Cycle (DM128X), examiner, course responsible | Course web

Degree Project in Technology and Learning, Second Cycle (LT200X), teacher | Course web

Information Visualization (DH2321), assistant | Course web

Interaction Programming and the Dynamic Web (DH2642), assistant | Course web

Introduction to Learning Analytics (FDH3006), examiner, course responsible | Course web

Program Integrating Course in Interactive Media Technology (DM2679), teacher | Course web

Technology Enhanced Learning (DM2730), examiner, course responsible | Course web

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