FORGE at EDUCON 2016

Posted on Posted in Technology-Enhanced Learning

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

Posted on Posted in Technology-Enhanced Learning, Technology/Internet

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 […]

FORGE and Go-Lab organise joint workshop at ICL 2015

Posted on Posted in Technology-Enhanced Learning

The FORGE and Go-Lab projects are jointly organising the hands-on workshop “Building Remote Labs for Online Scientific Experimentation” in the 18th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL 2015). ICL 2015 will take place on 20-24 September in Florence, Italy. In this workshop, we will present the methodologies and tools we have developed in the FORGE and Go-Lab projects for building […]

The Open University and Cisco at the exp.at conference

Posted on Posted in Technology-Enhanced Learning

The 3rd Experiment@International Conference (exp.at’15) took place last week in the beautiful island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. This biannual conference is dedicated to online experimentation, providing a forum of discussion and collaboration between academics, researchers, web designers, K-12 teachers and industry, trying to bridge the gap between academic applications and results as well as real world needs […]

Exciting Packet Tracer widget developments

Posted on Posted in Technology-Enhanced Learning

This is what Nuno Guarda, Head of Corporate Affairs for Cisco in the UK and Ireland, tweeted yesterday after a very successful event held at the Open University. Alexander Mikroyannidis and Aitor Gomez-Goiri (Knowledge Media Institute – KMi, The Open University) presented their latest work on rich interactive learning materials, featuring the development of an HTML5 widget, […]

FORGE has kicked-off!

Posted on Posted in Semantic Web, Technology-Enhanced Learning

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, […]