The 13th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning

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The 13th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning took place last week in the beautiful city of Aveiro in Portugal. This is an annual event, gathering PhD students from universities across Europe and providing them with opportunities to develop research skills, increase their knowledge base, collaborate with others in their own and complementary […]

ICL2017: Teaching and Learning in a Digital World

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The 20th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL 2017) took place last week in Budapest, Hungary. This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the exchange of relevant trends and research results, as well as the presentation of practical experiences in the fields of Interactive Collaborative Learning and Engineering Pedagogy. Alexander Mikroyannidis was there to deliver a […]

OER17 – The Politics of Open

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The Open Educational Resources conference (OER17) took place on April 5th and 6th in London. In two days fully packed with paper presentations and interactive sessions, OER17 presented an opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on ‘The Politics of Open’ and discuss the following questions: […]

The Open Education Global 2017 conference

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The Open Education Global 2017 conference took place last week in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) presented a paper on the European Data Science Academy (EDSA) project and delivered a workshop related to the SlideWiki project. Alexander’s paper on the EDSA project describes the project’s approach in using […]

SlideWiki meets in Genoa

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The third plenary meeting of the SlideWiki project took place on November 17th-18th in Genoa, Italy. The meeting was hosted by CNR- IEIIT/School of Robotics. Alexander Mikroyannidis and Allan Third represented the Open University team and joined more than 30 representatives from 17 partner organisations. SlideWiki is aiming at increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of education […]