HANDSON workshop at the Sofia University
The 24th of September the HANDSON consortium participated in the research activity coinciding with MIE 2014 event: Doctoral conference in Mathematics, Informatics and Education. Dr. Peter Sloep and Dr. Slavi Stoyanove from the OUNL, a partner to the Hands-On project, both presented on the topics of MOOCs, their typical character as a learning environment (MOOCs, a revolution in education?) and their learning design aspects respectively.
- Overview of the HANDSON MOOC: syllabus and tools.
- The Marshmallow Challenge (http://marshmallowchallenge.com/Welcome.html. This challenge shows the importance of prototyping and empirical approaches, like the Learning Design Studio does.
- The Persona card activity. This is one of the most liked activities from the MOOC.
- Peer and expert feedback on the persona card.
The aim of the activiy was to simulate one of the MOOC activities in a face-to-face environment.
Gemma Aguado presented The Hands-On ICT project in the Final Conference of the eLene2Learn on 10th of October, participanting in the Introduction of Sister Initiatives, projects and practices relevant for eLene2learn stakeholders. The audience was about 30 people within partners, teachers and students. It was followed by questions and answers.
The eLene2learn, a Lifelong Learning Programme project, proposes a multi-stakeholder network, exploring and promoting the contribution of ICT and digital media in supporting the development of learning to learn competencies in lifelong learning transitions.