Responsive Open Learning Environments: New open access book published by Springer

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A new book edited by Sylvana Kroop, Martin Wolpers and me has just been published by Springer. The book is entitled “Responsive Open Learning Environments” and presents the outcomes of 4 years of educational research in the EU-supported project called ROLE (Responsive Online Learning Environments). ROLE technology is centred around the concept of self-regulated learning […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 http://podcast.open.ac.uk/pod/iet-tcm. The online resources used […]

Build your Responsive Open Learning Environment – Workshop at the PLE conference

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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 […]

Build your Personal Learning Environment

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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 […]