Category: TEL research

  • 7th Joint European Summer School on Technology-Enhanced Learning

    The 7th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning took place in Chania, Crete from the 30th of May to the 3rd of June. 68 participants, young researchers and senior researcher, came together for one week to “adopt a critical stance in thinking about the role of technologies in providing opportunities for learners and […]

  • My top five Web 2.0 tools for Research

    During the summer school on Technology-Enhanced Learning Peter Kraker, who led the session on “Using Web 2.0 in your PhD”, asked the question, what are your five Web 2.0 tools you are using for your research? Here are mine: Google Scholar: Mostly I use it in combination with the Publish or Perish tool, which ranks […]

  • Whats new on TELeurope

    During my work for the FP7 Network of Excellence STELLAR, I have been working on the social networking platform TELeurope. TELeurope is based on the open source software Elgg. Some of the highlights of TELeurope are: Complete new landing page The landing page got a complete face lift. We added a FlashVlog, which will update […]

  • The afterlife of living deliverables: angels or zombies

    Within the STELLAR project, we provide the possibility to use living documents for the collaborative writing work on deliverables. Compared to ‘normal‘ deliverables, ‘living’ deliverables come into existence much earlier than their delivery deadline and are expected to ‘live on’ after their official delivery to the European Commission. They are expected to foster collaboration. Within […]

  • ELLIMent – Supporting Life Long Learning Skills Online

    Online mentoring tool for the ELLI framework for lifelong learning ( ELLIMent is an online tool which aims to support mentors and mentees with reflection on their dispositions for lifelong learning. It helps to organize the workflow between mentors and mentees through Keeping lifelong learning dispositions at the heart of the reflection process Enabling mentors […]