Show and TEL at the Open University

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The Open Technology Enhanced Learning (openTEL) is a priority research area, bringing together researchers from across the Open University. The group runs regular Show and TEL events to share expertise among its members. The latest such event took place on February 9th. Alexander Mikroyannidis from the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) joined the event and presented […]

SlideWiki meets in Genoa

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The third plenary meeting of the SlideWiki project took place on November 17th-18th in Genoa, Italy. The meeting was hosted by CNR- IEIIT/School of Robotics. Alexander Mikroyannidis and Allan Third represented the Open University team and joined more than 30 representatives from 17 partner organisations. SlideWiki is aiming at increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of education […]

Learning Analytics for Awareness and Reflection: Highlights of the 6th ARTEL Workshop

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The 6th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL) took place on September 13th in Lyon, France, in the context of the 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL). The workshop was chaired by Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University), Michael Prilla (University of Bochum) and Milos Kravcik (RWTH Aachen University). The theme of this […]

6th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL 2016)

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Call for papers 6th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL 2016) to be held in the context of the EC-TEL 2016, Lyon, France: 13 September 2016 (Tuesday). Workshop webpage: http://teleurope.eu/artel16 Twitter hashtag: #artel16 Rationale Awareness and reflection are viewed differently across the disciplines informing Technology-Enhanced Learning (CSCW, psychology, educational sciences, computer science and […]

FORGE at EDUCON 2016

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The 7th IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2016) took place last week in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I presented a methodology for the design, delivery and evaluation of learning resources for remote experimentation. This methodology has been developed in the context of the European project FORGE, which promotes online learning using Future Internet Research and Experimentation (FIRE) facilities. FORGE […]

The FORGE iBook is live on the Apple Store

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The FORGE iBook is now live on the Apple iBooks Store and available in 51 stores worldwide. This is a fully interactive eBook for iOS and MacOS. It introduces a range of Future Internet topics using FIRE facilities. Readers have the opportunity to study in depth various aspects of networking protocols and infrastructure, watch instructional movies and screencasts, as well as conduct experiments […]

Special Issue on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

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Awareness and reflection are viewed differently across the disciplines informing technology-enhanced learning (including CSCW, psychology, educational sciences and computer science). Considering the multitude of views on awareness and reflection distributed over a wide range of disciplines, we are aiming to present a special issue in which answers to the following questions can be found: • […]

Building Remote Labs for Online Scientific Experimentation

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The FORGE and Go-Lab projects have jointly organised the hands-on workshop “Building Remote Labs for Online Scientific Experimentation”, which was collocated with the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF), the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL) and the International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP). The workshop took place on 20 September in Florence, Italy. Me and other representatives from the FORGE […]