The 15th EATEL Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning (JTELSS 2019) took place on June 1-8, 2019 in Bari, Italy. Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) represented the QualiChain project and delivered a workshop entitled “How the Blockchain can shape the future of education”. During this hands-on workshop, participants explored the different scenarios that place the […]
The new H2020 project QualiChain has had its kick-off meeting on January 22-23, hosted by the coordinator partner NTUA in Athens, Greece. QualiChain targets the creation, piloting and evaluation of a decentralised platform for storing, sharing and verifying education and employment qualifications. The project focuses on the assessment of the potential of blockchain technology for disrupting the […]
Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) is a term that describes an individual’s ability to learn how to learn. In other words, each of us can develop a wide ranging skill set that enables us to learn in a number of different ways. In some educational settings the term SRL is more commonly described as “independent learning” or […]
Alexander Mikroyannidis is a guest editor of the Special Issue on Cloud Education Environments published by the Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS). Together with Rocael Hernandez Rizzardini, Hans-Christian Schmitz, Carlos Delgado Kloos and Lee Chao, they have compiled a selection of publications, showcasing theoretical frameworks and practical applications in the emerging topic of education […]
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 […]
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, […]
If you’d like to learn more about Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) and how you can become a self-regulated learner, visit the new SRL course in OpenLearn. The course is free and enables you to use the tools developed by the ROLE project in order to apply the SRL principles to your own learning, as well as assess your SRL skills.
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