ECHOES 2 project graded outstanding by ESRC

The TEL ECHOES 2 project, led by Dr Kaska Porayska-Pomsta has been graded ‘outstanding’ by funders ESRC.

The project was concerned with developing an interactive learning environment for typically developing children and children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders to help them acquire, explore and practice social interaction skills.

The project involved eight partners from . . . → Read More: ECHOES 2 project graded outstanding by ESRC

New ‘Discover Haptics’ website

The TEL hapTEL project’s Dr Alastair Barrow has put together a new website ‘Discover Haptics’ which offers an introduction to the field of haptic technology and links to further resources:

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hapTEL art exhibition

‘Where haptics, drawing and dentistry meet.’

King’s College London Dental Institute Year 1 BDS Dental students’ work – created as part of a research project to investigate the link between drawing and clinical skills – will be exhibited at The Gallery at Foyles Bookstore 3rd Floor,
113 – 119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB

The exhibition will be . . . → Read More: hapTEL art exhibition

Laurillard talks MOOCs on BBC Today programme

25th July 2013 saw TEL Learning Designer project Principal Investigator Professor Diana Laurillard appear on BBC Radio 4′s Today Programme.

The discussion was around the University of San Jose’s MOOCs for disadvantaged students. Professor Laurillard noted that adapting the pedagogy to suit the students is essential for the effectiveness of MOOCs.

Listen to the broadcast here (from 45mins . . . → Read More: Laurillard talks MOOCs on BBC Today programme

The OpenScience Laboratory

TEL’s nQuire project featured at the launch of the Open University’s OpenScience Laboratory at the Royal Society on 24th July.

The nQuire project offered students the chance to carry out their own science field experiments with digital tools. Prof Mike Sharples – PI of the nQuire project – and Dr Eloy Villasclars-Fernandez presented nQuire to the Royal . . . → Read More: The OpenScience Laboratory


TEL Director Professor Richard Noss spoke of the work of the programme at the recent Naace Strategic Conference 2013 entitled Learning Without Limits. His keynote was delivered on Thursday 7th March at the conference in Leicester and can be . . . → Read More: NAACE

System Upgrade recommended on Coursera

The Edinburgh E-learning team are currently running a MOOC on ‘E-learning & Digital Cultures‘ at Coursera, which includes TEL’s ‘System Upgrade‘ report in its . . . → Read More: System Upgrade recommended on Coursera

Echoes in radio broadcast

TEL’s Echoes project was recently featured in a broadcast from Topcliffe School in Birmingham by Lars Bevanger of German radio station DW. Listen to the . . . → Read More: Echoes in radio broadcast

TEL at EC-TEL 2012

TEL Director Professor Richard Noss was among the keynote speakers at the Seventh European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2012).

The conference, subtitled ’21st century learning for 21st century skills’ was held in Saarbrucken, Germany from 18-21 September.

Professor Noss’s talk is available here and an interview is also available here

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hapTEL wins King’s Project of the Year Award

TEL’s hapTEL project, led by Professor Margaret Cox OBE, has been selected for the 2012 Research project of the year King’s Award at King’s College London (KCL).

The King’s Awards were established in 2007 to recognise the excellence and contributions of the KCL community.The award is the latest in a series the project has won for its . . . → Read More: hapTEL wins King’s Project of the Year Award