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HandsonICT meets the THESS project

The THESS project is a Leonardo Da Vinci Transfer of innovation focused on the hotel and tourism sector of vocational education and training. It involves partners in Slovenia, Netherlands, Turkey, Bulgaria, and Poland. Ian Lynch is a subcontractor to both

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Mentoring in a digital world: what are the issues?

Professor Christina Preston and Sarah Younie From the MirandaNet partners of Hands-On ICT have just had a paper accepted at the KEYCIT 2014 conference in Postdam, Germany. The paper is about  the first pilot of the Hands-On ICT e-mentoring unit.

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Comparative Study of Current Practices

With the aim to inform the design and development of the HOI environment, content and services a comparative study on twenty one (21) projects and case studies have been conducted with an aim to end up in a number of

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HOI@LINQ/EIF 2014

Hands-On ICT: Learn, practice, teach creativity and ICT will be presented at the Learning Innovations and Quality (LINQ) Conference that will take place in conjunction with the 9th EFQUEL Innovation Forum (EIF) 2014 (http://eif.efquel.org) “Changing the Trajectory – Quality for

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A little bit more about four MOOCs

Within the Hands-ON-ICT project context, we have carried out a small report about four of the main MOOC platforms: Coursera, EdX, Futurelearn and MiriadaX. How can these platforms benefit educational institutions and what are their pros and cons?  What criteria

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Building a MOOC SIG

Since the MOOC webinars and the MESH reception at BETT14 the Hands-On team have established a Google MOOC Research Special Interest Group that has thirty members so far who were inspired by the debates face to face that are now

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New partnerships for Hands-On ICT

  Since the  Power On: Hands-On ICT sustainability and dissemination meeting in London in May 2013, the Hands-On ICT team has been developing relationships with a range of potential partners who indicated their interest in using the Hands-On ICT environment

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HANDSON at the EACEA stand at Online Educa, 2013

Muriel with Francesc Santanach from FUOC Representing the  HandsOn  project, Muriel Garreta Domingo attended Online Educa in Berlin in December 2013.  The EACEA  (European Association of Communications Agencies)  was also  present. The agency facilitated full-day workshop for KA3 – ICT project coordinators, which was also

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HandsOn represented at EMOOCS conference in Lausanne

Our partner from the Netherlands,Dr Peter Sloep attended the EMOOCs conference in Lausanne,  Switzerland  in February 2014. Peter was able to refer to, and discuss to HandsOn during the proceedings, and has also written a blog post about his experiences

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10 principles for the CPD of our teachers

The HandsON consortium has been working in the identification of best practices for the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) of teachers. Almost 20 projects and European reports related to teacher training, ICT and creativity have been analyzed, and from them we

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