The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for two Research Assistants or Research Associates (depending on qualifications) interested in Blockchains and Technology-enhanced Learning to join us at the Open University.Blockchain is most commonly known as the technology underpinning the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. In recent years, the open source code of the Bitcoin blockchain has been taken and extended by many groups to expands its capabilities beyond financial systems to serve as a... Read full post
The EU published our report on 'Research Evidence on the Use of Learning Analytics: Implications for Education Policy': https:/
November 3, 2016 by Thomas Ullmann
As part of the current feature on "education policy in a digital age" e-teaching.org hosts a webinar, which discusses the digitisation of higher education on a European level. It will take place on 7th of November 2016 at 2 p.m. (CET). Join us and get in touch with the DACH expert community for technology-supported learning in higher education.
I believe that “Education should be FREE”. Actually it is, because thinking doesn't cost any money. Learning is a life time process. Schools these days has become business centers. They treat the students as ‘customers’.
Albert Einstein says that “I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
Education is not about learning facts from a textbook and writing an exam. It is the process of training... Read full post
The Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University (OU) welcomes interest from external researchers looking to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship and will fully support the fellow in developing their proposal.
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June 27, 2016 by Thomas Ullmann
Apply now for a PhD with the Open University. There will be 1 -2 extra PhD positions available in Openworld Learning funded by the Leverhulme Trust! Apply before 18 July http:/
December 14, 2015 by Ulrike Cress
The Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM) focuses on research on knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing and cooperation with digital media. The IWM is part of the Leibniz Associa-tion and is committed to international standards of excellent science.
The institute aims to establish a research group on “Cognitive Conflicts during Media Use”. The research will address cognitive conflicts between (a) several external sources of information, (b) an... Read full post
The Institute of Educational Technology is seeking to appoint a Research Associate in learning analytics for a high-profile project. The overall aim of the new project is to develop an evidence-based approach of learning gains that can be applied across Higher Education Institutions. You will work on a large-scale study to compare the relative performance of the students’ learning gains using secondary data analysis of pre-existing Affective, Behavioural and Cognitive data and follow-up... Read full post
The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology at the Open University has an international reputation for the quality of its research. Providing research students with a supportive environment and excellent research facilities ensures a future supply of first class researchers. We are recruiting PhD students in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) who study under guidance from world-class experts in the field. Open Technology Enhanced Learning (OpenTEL) brings together... Read full post
*Call for papers*5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL 2015) to be held in the context of the EC-TEL 2015, Toledo, Spain: 15 September 2015 (Tuesday).Workshop webpage: http:/