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Personal Learning Environments for Inquiry-Based Learning

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I 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 and […]

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Online Learning and Linked Data at WWW 2013

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I 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 me from the Open University, UK and Stefan Dietze from L3S Research Center, Germany on behalf of Mathieu […]

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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 me, Hans-Christian Schmitz (Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Germany) and Rocael Hernandez (Galileo University, Guatemala). This year, WCLOUD was a shared event between the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported […]

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A successful end for the ROLE project

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The final review of the ROLE project took place last month in Luxembourg, and my team from the Open University was given the award by the consortium for the whole project! The final review meeting was very successful, concluding a 4-year endeavour of 16 institutions into the world of Personal Learning Environments and Self Regulated Learning. The reviewers commended […]

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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, I 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 from CEUR […]

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International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments

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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 […]