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 […]

Exciting Packet Tracer widget developments

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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, […]

weSPOT in Dubai

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I represented the weSPOT project last week at the IEEE International Conference on Web & Open Access to Learning (ICWOAL), which was held in Dubai. The event was highly successful, featuring among others a keynote from Mike Sharples, Professor of Educational Technology at the Open University, UK. I presented a paper about the Inquiry-Based Learning platform developed in […]

Two Research Associate/Assistant Posts in KMi at The Open University

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We have two positions at our lab in two projects which will apply our work on Linked Data/Semantic Web and Web APIs in the domains of eHealth and eLearning. Duration of Posts: 31 Months and until end of September 2016. Salary Scale: 27,854 – 36,298 (British Pounds) Deadline for applications: October 10th More details and […]

Seminar: Introduction to Responsive Open Learning Environments

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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 The online resources used […]