The 13th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning

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The 13th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning took place last week in the beautiful city of Aveiro in Portugal. This is an annual event, gathering PhD students from universities across Europe and providing them with opportunities to develop research skills, increase their knowledge base, collaborate with others in their own and complementary […]

Motivating and Supporting Self-Regulated Learning: Pedagogical and Technological Perspectives

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Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) is a term that can be used to describe an individual’s ability to develop a skill set allowing him/her to learn in a number of different ways. According to the well-established literature in this field, SRL is an active and constructive process where learners set themselves goals that enable them to monitor, […]

ICL2017: Teaching and Learning in a Digital World

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The 20th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL 2017) took place last week in Budapest, Hungary. This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the exchange of relevant trends and research results, as well as the presentation of practical experiences in the fields of Interactive Collaborative Learning and Engineering Pedagogy. Alexander Mikroyannidis was there to deliver a […]

Special Issue: Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning

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The latest issue of the International Journal of Technology-Enhanced Learning (IJTEL) is a special issue on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. This special issue has been edited by Alexander Mikroyannidis together with external collaborators Milos Kravcik (DFKI Germany), Viktoria Pammer (Graz University of Technology, Austria), Michael Prilla (Clausthal University of Technology, Germany) and […]

CFP: 7th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning

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CALL FOR PAPERS The 7th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL 2017) will be held in the context of the EC-TEL 2017, Tallinn, Estonia: 12 September 2017. Workshop webpage: http://teleurope.eu/artel17 Twitter hashtag: #artel17 RATIONALE Awareness and reflection are viewed differently across the disciplines informing Technology-Enhanced Learning (CSCW, psychology, educational sciences, computer […]

OER17 – The Politics of Open

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The Open Educational Resources conference (OER17) took place on April 5th and 6th in London. In two days fully packed with paper presentations and interactive sessions, OER17 presented an opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on ‘The Politics of Open’ and discuss the following questions: […]

The Open Education Global 2017 conference

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The Open Education Global 2017 conference took place last week in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) presented a paper on the European Data Science Academy (EDSA) project and delivered a workshop related to the SlideWiki project. Alexander’s paper on the EDSA project describes the project’s approach in using […]

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 […]