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WWW Gangnam style!

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I was in Seoul last week for the 23rd World Wide Web conference. This year, the WWW conference was hosted in the prestigious COEX hub in Seoul’s Gangnam district. It featured a panel of renowned web experts, including Tim Berners-Lee, discussing the challenges and opportunities of the previous 25 years and the next 25 years […]

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My new iBooks are in the Apple Store

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The Open University has published two new interactive iBooks, which are available to download for free from Apple’s iBook Store. The iBooks showcase the latest research outputs of the European projects EUCLID and ROLE, offering interactive learning materials for Linked Data and Self Regulated Learning respectively. In more detail, the topics covered by the two […]

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WWW 2014 Tutorial: Online Learning and Linked Data – Lessons Learned and Best Practices

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Alexander Mikroyannidis is organising a tutorial at the 23rd International World Wide Web Conference – WWW 2014 together with John Domingue and Stefan Dietze. The scope of this tutorial will be two-fold: New online learning methods will be taught for supporting the teaching of Linked Data. Additionally, the lessons learned and the best practices derived from designing and […]

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FORGE has kicked-off!

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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, […]

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Online Learning and Linked Data at WWW 2013

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Alexander Mikroyannidis 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 Alexander Mikroyannidis from the Open University, UK and Stefan Dietze from L3S Research Center, Germany […]

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UK Institute of Web Science announced

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Gordon Brown announced yesterday the establishment of a UK Institute of Web Science, aiming to promote “cutting edge” web technologies. Mr Brown outlined this vision: “This will help place the UK at the cutting edge of research on the semantic web and other emerging web and internet technologies, and ensure that government is taking the […]