Dr Carmel Kent



Dr Carmel Kent is a Lecturer, maternity covering for the Research Career Development academic lead, at the Institute of Educational Technology, the Open University, UK. Previously, Carmel was the Head of Data Science at EDUCATE Ventures Research and a Senior Research Fellow at UCL. Carmel's research focus is on Artificial Intelligence in Education, Online Learning Communities and Learning Analytics.



Kent, Carmel and du Boulay, B. (). AI for Learning. CRC Press, Routledge.


Rafaeli, S. and Kent, C.. (). Network-structured discussions for collaborative concept mapping and peer learning. IBM Journal of Research and Development.
Kent, Carmel and Cukurova, Mutlu. (). Investigating Collaboration as a Process with Theory-Driven Learning Analytics. Journal of Learning Analytics, 7 (1) pp. 59-71.


Cukurova, Mutlu; Luckin, Rosemary and Kent, Carmel. (). Impact of an Artificial Intelligence Research Frame on the Perceived Credibility of Educational Research Evidence. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 30 (2) pp. 205-235.
Kent, Carmel and Rechavi, Amit. (). Deconstructing online social learning: network analysis of the creation, consumption and organization types of interactions. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 43 (1) pp. 16-37.
Kent, Carmel and Cukurova, Mutlu. (). Investigating Collaboration as a Process with Theory-driven Learning Analytics. Journal of Learning Analytics, 7 (1) pp. 59-71.


Cukurova, Mutlu; Kent, Carmel and Luckin, Rosemary. (). Artificial intelligence and multimodal data in the service of human decision-making: A case study in debate tutoring. British Journal of Educational Technology, 50 (6) pp. 3032-3046.
Kent, Carmel; Rechavi, A. and Rafaeli, S. (). Networked Learning Analytics: A Theoretically Informed Methodology for Analytics of Collaborative Learning. In: Kali, Y.; Baram-Tsabary, A. and Schejter, A. eds. Learning In a Networked Society Cham: Springer, pp. 145-175.
Boulton, Chris A.; Hughes, Emily; Kent, Carmel; Smith, Joanne R. and Williams, Hywel T. P.. (). Student engagement and wellbeing over time at a higher education institution. PLoS ONE.
Kent, Carmel; Rechavi, Amit and Rafaeli, Sheizaf. (). The Relationship Between Offline Social Capital and Online Learning Interactions. International Journal of Communication, 13 pp. 1186-1211.


Boulton, Chris A.; Kent, Carmel and Williams, Hywel T. P.. (). Virtual learning environment engagement and learning outcomes at a 'bricks-and-mortar' university. Computers & Education, 126 pp. 129-142.


Kent, C.; Boulton, C.A. and Williams, H.. (). Towards measurement of the relationship between student engagement and learning outcomes at a bricks-and-mortar university. In: 2017 International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, International Workshop on Learning Analytics Across Spaces Workshop, 2017.


Kent, Carmel; Laslo, Esther and Rafaeli, Sheizaf. (). Interactivity in online discussions and learning outcomes. Computers & Education, 97 pp. 116-128.



Kent, Carmel; Lewenstein, M. and Sheinwald, D.. (). On demand string sorting over unbounded alphabets. Theoretical Computer Science, 426-427 pp. 66-74.


Kent, Carmel; Landau, Gad M. and Ziv-Ukelson, Michal. (). On the complexity of sparse exon assembly. Journal of Computational Biology.

Carmeli, Boaz; Casali, Paolo; Goldbraich, Anna; Goldsteen, Abigail; Kent, Carmel; Licitra, Lisa; Locatelli, Paolo; Restifo, Nicola; Rinott, Ruty; Sini, Elena; Torresani, Michele and Waks, Zeev Evicase: An evidence-based case structuring approach for personalized healthcare. In: Mantas, John; Andersen, Stig Kjær; Mazzoleni, Maria Christina; Blobel, Bernd; Quaglini, Silvana and Moen, Anne eds. Quality of Life through Quality of Information IOS Press, pp. 604-608.