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16/06/2016 17:30

"Do Something Unusual: Creativity in Higher Engineering Education" - Tobias Haertel and Dominik May visiting University of Missouri

I am happy to announce two visitors from TU Dortmund university, Germany. They will join us for some days, here at our beautliful campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Tobias Haertel and Dominik May give two presentations. The title of the presentations are: Dr. Tobias Haertel, "Do...

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09/06/2016 17:24

Evaluating Socio-Technical Systems with Heuristics - A Feasible Approach?

Socio-Technical Perspective in IS Development (STPIS'16) (IS = Information Systems) In this paper, we illustrate a method to develop heuristics for socio-technical systems (STS) combining four differed areas of research: CSCW, job design, usability heuristic and principles of socio-technical...

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09/06/2016 17:05

Rethinking chemistry in higher education towards technology-enhanced problem-based learning

Madeleine Ramstedt and team startet to rethink teaching and learning for chemistry students in higher education. They faced the challenge to engage students and to turn them from consumers to more active producers of knowledge. They created a totally new course following the principles of...

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31/05/2016 17:23

Learning Expedition #LexMizzou - presentation at GLS 2016 "Games Learning Society" in August 2016, Madison/Wisconsin

Our short contributon has been accepted for a poster presentation at GLS - Games Learning Society, which is in its 12th year. We just started with the project this year. So, we are happy that we received very good feedback that helps us to continue with the project. “Beyond the Campus Walking Tour:...

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12/05/2016 17:00

Online Teaching - my first pure online course

I started teaching in 2001, 15 years ago and I am happy that I expanded my teaching skills this year to "pure online courses".  In Germany I did most of the time  synchronous face-to-face courses . I also taught in blended courses where two third of the time was asynchronous  but...

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06/03/2016 14:12

Join me at "Conversations about College Science Teaching" - CrossActionSpaces, mobile/wearable learning

Please join us for our next Abell Conversations about College Science Teaching  next week:   Date:         Wednesday, March 9th,  2016 Time:        11:30 am – 1 pm (Pizza at 11:30, Presentation and Discussion...

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04/03/2016 09:10

Presentation at TigerPlace 'Sociotechnical Design'

I got a nice invitation by Professor Marjorie Skubic http://bengal.missouri.edu/~skubicm/   to present our work of SocioTechnical Design at the Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering | University of Missouri. March 4, 2016 at 3.30pm Tiger Place...

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25/02/2016 11:55

Colloquium of Sociotechnical Design of Work Processes — Digitalization of Work and what is next?

Professor Dr Thomas Herrmann (photo left) visited Mizzou, the IELab and the iSchool (SISLT) last December 2015. Now, he celebrated his 60. birthday  with the Colloquium of Sociotechnical Design of Work Processes — Digitalization of Work?! The event took place at the Institute of Work Science,...

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19/02/2016 10:44

Gutenberg Teaching Council (GTC), University of Mainz, Germany

Dr. Isa Jahnke  is member of the scientific advisory board of the Gutenberg Teaching Council (GTC) at the University of Mainz in Germany. The annual meeting took place in February 2016. This was the third year, and a new board will be elected soon. The main purpose of GTC is to support...

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28/01/2016 09:42

Apply for the PhD program INFORMATION SCIENCE AND LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES @Mizzou

Applications for the University of Missouri’s PhD program in Information Science & Learning Technologies   The iSchool at the University of Missouri welcomes applications for Fall 2016 for admission to its interdisciplinary doctoral program housed in the School of Information Science &...

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