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SlideWiki concludes with a rich legacy

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The SlideWiki project has been formally concluded with its final review, which was held on February 27 in Hannover, Germany. The project has developed an open-source platform for collaborative authoring of educational content, where the effort of the creation, translation and evolution of highly-structured remixable content can be widely shared and crowdsourced. Similarly to Wikipedia for encyclopaedic […]

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SlideWiki info day in Greece

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The SlideWiki project delivered an info day about “Open and Collaborative Tools and Open Courses”, which took place on December 15th in Athens, Greece. The info day was organised by the National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government (EKDDA) and the Greek Ministry of Education. The event was attended by more than 100 trainers from higher, secondary and primary […]

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The 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation

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The 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) took place on November 12-14 in the beautiful city of Seville in Spain. This year, more than 700 participants from 75 different countries attended the conference. This was a unique occasion to meet new and old colleagues and share experiences on the conference motto: Meeting the challenges […]

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SlideWiki final plenary meeting and final platform release

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The final plenary meeting of the SlideWiki project took place on November 7-8 in Amsterdam, hosted by project partner Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The meeting saw the conclusion of the project’s activities, the preparations for the project’s final review, as well as the final release of the project’s OpenCourseWare (OCW) platform. The SlideWiki platform is fostering open education by supporting […]

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The 25th Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology

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The 25th annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) took place on 11-13 September in Manchester, UK. The conference brings together different critical perspectives in Learning Technology from across the community in order to examine the challenges ahead and question the shape of things to come. The event was very well attended, featuring lively discussions and […]

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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 […]