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Webinar on SlideWiki’s Open Education Trials and the Semantic Blockchain

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On August 14th, the SlideWiki project organised a webinar, which was delivered by Alexandra Garatzogianni (L3S Research Center, LUH), Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) and Allan Third (The Open University, UK). In the first part of this webinar, Alexandra presented the H2020 SlideWiki project and its OpenCourseWare (OCW) competition. Alexander then presented SlideWiki’s open education trials, […]

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Blockchain research presented in EdMedia 2018

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Alexander Mikroyannidis presented the latest work on educational applications of the Blockchain at the World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (EdMedia). The event was held in Amsterdam on June 25-29. Alexander presented a paper outlining a learner-centred approach for lifelong learning powered by the Blockchain. The paper explores the different aspects of lifelong learning and describes an ecosystem […]

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The 10th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies

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The 10th anniversary of the annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN) took place on July 2-4 in the beautiful island of Mallorca. EDULEARN is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. After 10 years, it has become a reference event, where more than 800 experts […]

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The Open Education Global Conference 2018: Transforming Education Through Open Approaches

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The Open Education Global Conference (OE Global) is where the global open education community meets to discuss how opening education helps us achieve universal access, equity, innovation and opportunity in education. The OE Global conference is the most internationally diverse conference devoted exclusively to open education, attracting researchers, practitioners, policy makers, educators and students from […]

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Open Call: Collaborative OpenCourseWare Authoring Using SlideWiki

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Within the SlideWiki project we have launched an open call, looking for external partners that will produce educational content in the SlideWiki platform and will evaluate the platform with learners. Each external partner will receive funding in the region of £25-50k. The selected candidates will receive funding, guidance, technical support and mentoring from the SlideWiki Consortium […]

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OEB Global 2017 – Shaping the future of learning

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Alexander Mikroyannidis was in Berlin last week to present the SlideWiki project at the OEB Global 2017 conference. OEB (Online Educa Berlin) Global brings participants to the forefront of learning and technology developments, gives new insights on opportunities and challenges that are changing the world of learning, and shows the latest best practices from leading organisations. More than 2,000 particpants attended […]

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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 […]

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Motivating and Supporting Self-Regulated Learning: Pedagogical and Technological Perspectives

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Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) is a term that can be used to describe an individual’s ability to develop a skill set allowing him/her to learn in a number of different ways. According to the well-established literature in this field, SRL is an active and constructive process where learners set themselves goals that enable them to monitor, […]

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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 […]

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Special Issue: Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning

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The latest issue of the International Journal of Technology-Enhanced Learning (IJTEL) is a special issue on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. This special issue has been edited by Alexander Mikroyannidis together with external collaborators Milos Kravcik (DFKI Germany), Viktoria Pammer (Graz University of Technology, Austria), Michael Prilla (Clausthal University of Technology, Germany) and […]