I delivered a seminar about Responsive Open Learning Environments on July 18 at the Open University. The seminar introduced the core concepts behind the ROLE project and gave a chance to participants to try out some of the technologies developed by the project. The podcast of this event is available at http://podcast.open.ac.uk/pod/iet-tcm. The online resources used […]
I am co-organising an international workshop on Cloud Education Environments, on November 15-16 in Antigua Guatemala. The workshop will focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results, as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing cloud education environments, both from a teaching and a learning perspective. Best papers will […]
Do you have a cool idea about a learning widget or app that you would like to build? Submit it to the 4th ROLE Widget Enchantment Contest and you may win an iPad! The first part of the contest is about submitting widget designs. In the second part, the best designs will be selected and the […]
Would you like to learn about widgets and how you can build your personalised learning environment with them? Would you like to design your own learning widgets? Join us at our interactive workshop in the PLE conference, on July 11 in Aveiro, Portugal. Participation is free if you register for the PLE conference. More details […]
ROLE project partners delivered a number of sessions in last week’s JTEL Summer School in Estoril, Portugal. Mine had to do with the use of ROLE tools for finding learning resources and building a Personal Learning Environment (PLE). Participants were introduced to the concepts of PLEs and Self-Regulated Learning and were enabled to understand how […]
If you’d like to learn more about Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) and how you can become a self-regulated learner, visit the new SRL course in OpenLearn. The course is free and enables you to use the tools developed by the ROLE project in order to apply the SRL principles to your own learning, as well as assess your SRL skills.
What is a widget? What is a Personal Learning Environment? How can I start building my own Personal Learning Environment? If you’d like to learn the answers to these questions, then visit our new course about Responsive Open Learning Environments. The course is free and also available for download, reuse and republishing.
The ROLE project (Responsive Open Learning Environments) is organising a Widget Enchantment Contest. Build a widget using ROLE technologies, make it available through the ROLE widget store and win a prize worth 500EUR 😉 The contest will run till July 15th and the winner will be announced on July 31st. UPDATE: The contest has been […]
The Open University and the Lucero project have recently launched data.open.ac.uk, an RDF repository of metadata from Open University datasets, such as podcasts, courses, and more. The metadata from these datasets are interlinked and accessible through SPARQL queries. Needless to say, this initiative provides excellent opportunities for harvesting previously disconnected datasets and providing new services […]