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Orli Weiser

Orli Weiser
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The Open University of Israel The Dorothy de Rothschild Campus 1 University Road, P.O.B. 808 Ra'anana 43107, Israel
Mobile:972-52-8544852 Email:orli.weiser@gmail.com

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Areas of Interest
  • Data Analytics competencies
  • Digital Learning
  • Technological innovations in learning and teaching
  • Information Systems

2017-
Ph.D candidate
Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
2016
M.A (summa cum laude) 
Learning Technologies and Networks, Department of Education and Psychology, Open University of Israel 
Thesis: 
Knowledge acquisition, perceived learning and participation in synchronous face-to-face, one-way and two-way videoconferencing learning:
The influence of personality traits and media naturalness
2002
B.A
Political Science & Computer Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Bar-Ilan University
2020
Collaboration between academy and industry, The Ministry of science & Technology of Israel
2020
Scientific excellence and innovation, The President of Israel
2016
M.A. students' scholarship, Open University of Israel 
2014
University president's scholarship for excellence, Open University of Israel

since  2020      College of Law & Business, NoSQL Databases, undergraduate course

since  2021      Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Advanced Database Technologies – Not only SQL (NoSQL), undergraduate course

since  2020      Ronit Hurvitz memorial scholarship for mothers in the academy – Founder and facilitator.

since  2020      Co.Do - Group moderator. Co.Do Work alone togheter  community accompanies researchers by helping them to deal with postponement

since  2020      Coordinator of the “Employment Beyond Academia” seminars in the “Ma’avarim” project, with Prof. David Levi-Faur (founder and moderator), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The “Ma’avarim” project accompanies research-oriented students by creating support networks and transferring knowledge.

Weiser, O., Blau, I. & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2018). How do medium naturalness, teaching-learning interactions and Students' personality traits affect participation in synchronous E-learning?. The Internet and Higher Education, 37, 40-51.

Blau, I., Weiser, O. & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2017). How do medium naturalness and personality traits shape academic achievement and perceived learning? An experimental study of face-to-face and synchronous e-learning. Research in Learning Technology 2017, 25: 1974 -http://dx.doi.org/10.25304/rlt.v25.1974

Weiser, O., Blau, I., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2016). Synchronous Learning – Face-to-face, One-way, and Two-way Videoconferencing: The Role of Teaching-Learning Strategies, Personality Traits and Media Naturalness. In: Y. Eshet-Alkalai, I. Blau, A. Caspi, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, V. Silber-Varod (Eds.), Learning in the Technological era (pp. 91-100). Ra'anana, Israel: The Open University of Israel. [In Hebrew].

Weiser, O., Kalman, Y.M., Kent, C. & Ravid, G. (2019, June 24). Who is a data analyst? academia vs. industry. Paper presented at the 13th conference of the Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS), Tel Aviv, Israel

Weiser, O., Kalman, Y.M., Kent, C. & Ravid, G. (2019, May 22). What Competencies are Required for Data Analytics tasks? - A Delphi Study. Presented at the Research Symposia, The Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies. Ra'anana, Israel. The Open University of Israel. ​

Weiser, O., Kalman, Y.M., Kent, C. & Ravid, G. (2018, June 18). What Competencies are Needed for Data Analytics? - A Delphi Study. Paper presented at the 12th conference of the Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS), Ashdod, Israel

Weiser, O., Kalman, Y.M., Kent, C. & Ravid, G. (2018, April 6). A Delphi Study of Competencies and Skills for Data Analytics (WIP). Paper presented at Information Systems Education Conference (ISECON), San Antonio, Texas: Foundation for IT Education. http://proceedings.isecon.org/download/606hi6xdqptcesrnwvtw

Weiser, O., Blau, I., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2016). Dialogue and monologues in online classroom: How teaching-learning interactions affect student participation in synchronous lessons conducted through two-way videoconferencing using Zoom technology? In Proceedings of the 14th Annual MEITAL National Conference 2016: New Technologies and Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Bar-Ilan University, Israel. [in Hebrew]

Blau, I., Weiser, O., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2016). Face-to-face versus one-way and two-way videoconferencing: how medium naturalness and personality traits influence achievement and perceived learning? Paper presented at the 11the Iberian Conference of Information Systems and Technologies-CISTI'2016. Cran Canaria, Canarian Islands, Spain.

Weiser, O., Blau, I., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2016). A Zoom on encouraging students? Participation in learning thourgh two-way videoconferencing: The role of teaching-learning interactions. Presented at the Research Symposia, The Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies. Ra'anana, Israel. The Open University of Israel. 

Weiser, O., Blau, I., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2016). The role of pedagogy media and students' personality in synchronous learning: comparing face-to-face and videoconferencing participation. Presented at the 10th International Technology, Education and Development Conference - INTED2016. Valencia, Spain.

Weiser, O., Blau, I., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (2015). Knowledge acquisition and synchronous learning experience in bidirectional video conference: Remote but face to face? Presented at the Research Symposia, The Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies. Ra'anana, Israel: The Open University of Israel.

Weiser, O., Blau, I., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. (June, 2020). Online participation: Online lesson characteristics and their impact on students' participation​. Shemurat Teva - Journal for Biology and Environmental Science Teachers, 200, 35-40. [in Hebrew].

2015-2016
Distant but face-to-face: Two-way videoconferencing technology and its impact on perceived learning and knowledge acquisition in synchronous learning. MEITAL – IUCEL: Inter University Center for E-Learning. 12,000 NIS. co-PI, with Prof. Ina Blau & Prof. Yoram Eshet.