PhD studentships 2021

Every year, the Open University announces several opportunities to apply for PhD and EdD studentships. These grants typically cover any study fees, provide a monthly tax-free bursary, and on top of that a research training grant. If you are interested in Educational Technology, there are currently two good opportunities for you to apply for a… Continue reading PhD studentships 2021

A comparable reflective writing corpus of multiple languages

Wouldn’t it be great to have a large data set of annotated reflective writings written in various languages? We might get there but let’s start with a bit of brainstorming. At first sight, the task to create a multiple languages reflective writing corpus looks like a relatively straightforward task. For example, we could use a… Continue reading A comparable reflective writing corpus of multiple languages

Using Qualitative Data for Driving Decision-Making at Scale QAA Event

On behalf of the QAA in Scotland, the University of Edinburgh invited all Universities of Scotland to present and provide input to the ‘Using Qualitative Data for Driving Decision-Making at Scale’ event on the 28th of November 2018 (https://www.ed.ac.uk/academic-services/quality/enhancement-themes-overview/evidence-based-enhancement). Professor Tina Harrison, the Assistant Principal Academic Standards and Quality Assurance of the University of Edinburgh,… Continue reading Using Qualitative Data for Driving Decision-Making at Scale QAA Event

4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

Proceedings online at http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1238/ Please refer to the proceedings as Milos Kravcik, Alexander Mikroyannidis, Viktoria Pammer, Michael Prilla, Thomas Ullmann, Fridolin Wild (Eds.): Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. In conjunction with the 9th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities. Graz,… Continue reading 4th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

KMi runs MOOC Analytics Workshop for Future Learning Academic Network

Last week Simon Buckingham Shum ran the first MOOC Analytics workshop for the Future Learning Academic Network (FLAN), the research network around the OU’s FutureLearn MOOC platform. I also contributed to this workshop with several presentations. Participants from universities across the UK, plus remote participants from New Zealand and Australia, joined a very stimulating event,… Continue reading KMi runs MOOC Analytics Workshop for Future Learning Academic Network

Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

The proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced learning are now freely available at http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1103/ We had a good amount of submissions, but not all papers could be accepted. After the review eight papers  got accepted. They are: – “Linking reflective learning and knowledge maturing in organizations” written  by  Birgit R.… Continue reading Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

Proceedings Available online at http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1103/ Milos Kravcik, Birgit Krogstie, Adam Moore, Viktoria Pammer, Lucia Pannese, Michael Prilla, Wolfgang Reinhardt & Thomas Daniel Ullmann (Eds.): Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning. In conjunction with the 8th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Scaling up learning for sustained impact. Paphos,… Continue reading 3rd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning

Congratulation to Dr. Wolfgang

Today, the 5th of April 2012, is a memorable day for you. Congratulations Dr. Wolfgang Reinhardt for your successful defense of your thesis “Awareness – Supporting Knowledge Workers in Research Networks”. I am happy that I have known you now for a couple of years. For your big day today I saved some pictures from… Continue reading Congratulation to Dr. Wolfgang

Co-citation analysis of the topic Social Network Analysis

Social Network Analysis as a research tool has already a long tradition and many articles have been published. For a recent collaboration with Rory Sie, Kamakshi Rajagopal, Karina Cela, Marlies Bitter-Rijpkema, Peter Sloep, and myself on Social Network Analysis in the area of technology-enhanced learning,  I prepared a co-citation analysis, which gives an overview of… Continue reading Co-citation analysis of the topic Social Network Analysis

The words of Technology Enhanced Learning – a SNA view

Nicolas Balacheff and his team had a dataset about all the terms from the TEL Open Archive (https://telearn.archives-ouvertes.fr/), which is a high quality paper archive of articles in the area of TEL. One of their aims of this excercise has been to find keywords for their TEL thesaurus: http://www.tel-thesaurus.net/wiki/index.php/TEL_Dictionary_entries The dataset consists of a directed… Continue reading The words of Technology Enhanced Learning – a SNA view