Dr.Ben Kei Daniel

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Ben Kei Daniel, PhD, Visiting Professor, East African School of Higher Education Studies and Development (EASHESD), Makerere University. Ben is Associate Professor in Higher Education, and the Head of Department of Higher Education Development Centre at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Prof Daniel is the convenor for Educational Technology strategic initiatives, and an academic member of the IT Governance Group for the University of Otago. He obtained his PhD Jointly in Educational Technology and Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED) from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada in 2007. His current research focuses on Big Data and Analytics in higher education. Also, he is actively researching into what constitutes “best practice teaching" in research methods. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed publications including five books in the areas of Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED): Big Data and Data Science, and research methodologies. His recent book:  Daniel, B. K., & Harland, T. (2017). Higher Education Research Methodology: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Research Process. London: Routledge provides early-career academics and postgraduate students with an overview of methods and strategies of researching into issues in the higher education discipline.