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Special Issue: Cloud Education Environments

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Alexander Mikroyannidis is a guest editor of the Special Issue on Cloud Education Environments published by the Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS). Together with Rocael Hernandez Rizzardini, Hans-Christian Schmitz, Carlos Delgado Kloos and Lee Chao, they have compiled a selection of publications, showcasing theoretical frameworks and practical applications in the emerging topic of education […]

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WWW 2014 Tutorial: Online Learning and Linked Data – Lessons Learned and Best Practices

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Alexander Mikroyannidis is organising a tutorial at the 23rd International World Wide Web Conference – WWW 2014 together with John Domingue and Stefan Dietze. The scope of this tutorial will be two-fold: New online learning methods will be taught for supporting the teaching of Linked Data. Additionally, the lessons learned and the best practices derived from designing and […]

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FORGE has kicked-off!

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Last week saw the kick-off meeting of the FORGE project (Forging Online Education through FIRE). FORGE is a 3-year FP7 project led by the Open University. The consortium consists of 7 partners highly experienced in eLearning and FIRE (Future Internet Research & Experimentation). The meeting was hosted by the University of Patras in Greece. John Domingue, […]

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Personal Learning Environments for Inquiry-Based Learning

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Alexander Mikroyannidis presented a paper on Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) for Inquiry-Based Learning last week at the PLE conference in Berlin. The event was well attended and was broadcasted live. The PLE conference is an annual international scientific conference delivering a space for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences and research around the development […]

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Online Learning and Linked Data at WWW 2013

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Alexander Mikroyannidis organised a tutorial about Online Learning and Linked Data on May 13 at the World Wide Web conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The tutorial was a joint event between the EUCLID and LinkedUp projects and was delivered by John Domingue and Alexander Mikroyannidis from the Open University, UK and Stefan Dietze from L3S Research Center, Germany […]

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The 2nd International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments

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The 2nd annual International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2013) took place on May 7 in Aachen, Germany. The event was organised and delivered by Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK), Hans-Christian Schmitz (Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Germany) and Rocael Hernandez (Galileo University, Guatemala). This year, WCLOUD was a shared event between the 5th […]

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The 2nd International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments

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Building on the success of the 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012) which took place in Antigua, Guatemala, WCLOUD 2013 will take place in Aachen, Germany on May 6-8. The workshop is a shared event between the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU) and the 3rd International Conference on Cloud Computing and […]

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Taking education to the cloud!

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Last month, Alexander Mikroyannidis co-organised the 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012) in Antigua, Guatemala. It was 2 very interesting days, with paper presentations and discussions around various aspects of Cloud Education Environments. Around 50 people participated, equally representing Europe and Latin America. The proceedings of the workshop have been published online […]