Purpose Pyramid of Multimodal Data - (cc) Daniele Di Mitri
Originally posted in Lilab.eu
Last week the European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (#ECTEL2017) took place in Tallinn University with an overarching theme: "data-driven approaches in education". This year's conference focused on the role of data and learning analytics as means for deciphering and improving learning and teaching practices.
In the beautiful hall of Tallinna Ülikool took place the annual conference of the Lifelong Learning Platform <Education in the Digital World> a flipped e-discussion taking place also on Twitter with the #LLLPAC17 hashtag.
The digital Fishbowl gathered Civil Society representatives of European NGOs active in the Lifelong learning field and was coordinated by the Lifelong Learning Platform.
The Fishbowl touched upon the most burning issues around Digital Technologies in Education like neutrality, handwriting vs keyboard, BYOD and GAFAM.
While sitting on my train back from Brussels after the European Education and Training & Youth Forum 2016 (ETYForum) I thought it would have been useful to debrief my general feeling of frustration and disillusion I realised I had after the event.
Knowledge exchange among researchers not necessarily should happen in formal scientific conferences but can also include less formal and more fun moments. It is in this spirit that the Joint Technology Enhanced Learning Summer School was ideated, to give a space to PhDs and young researchers for peer learning, to exchange views, practices and receive feedback. And of course also have a break from work and have fun. This is what JTEL was about, and I admit I really liked it as it foster cooperation and knowledge sharing for the researcher working in the technology enhanced learning field.
This year's JTEL took place in Estonia from the 19th to the 24th of June, close to the cold Baltic sea. As usual on dimstudio.org, this post wraps up the highlights of with 10 tweets. Continue reading