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28/09/2016 20:18

EDEN Research conference 2016 - Research on Open and Distance Learning

Join me at  EDEN Research conference 2016 ! My keynote presentation is announed for Thursday, October 6th, 2016, at Oldenburg University in Germany http://www.eden-online.org/2016_oldenburg/ TITLE Studying Learning Expeditions in CrossActionSpaces with Digital Didactical Designs ABSTRACT As...

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31/08/2016 14:28

LeXMizzou team celebrates 1 year

One year LeXMizzou team - Learning eXpedition at Mizzou. We celebrated our project LeXMizzou. We have built an augmented game-based Learning eXpedition for students on our Mizzou campus. We used the ARIS app. Thanks to the ARIS team Field Day for a great web based open source editor! Further...

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25/08/2016 14:23

I received a very nice book review #CrossActionSpaces

Many thanks  to James Wilson who wrote a very nice book review. The entire book review is ready to read online on http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/resources/article.aspx?id=29517 Here are two quotes: "Digital Didactical Design is neither a step-by-step guide for developing educational...

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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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