ANYBOARD goes to school

Learning Internet of Things (IoT) by designing interactive board games? ANYBOARD, a platform for the design of interactive board games has been recently used to create engaging and fun learning experiences. By joining forces with the UMI-Sci-Ed project, ANYBOARD researchers have been able to integrate the research platform into an educational scenario, defining  relevant learning objectives, related activities, and supporting Read more about ANYBOARD goes to school[…]

We are hiring

We are looking for a PhD to work on games to promote privacy awareness! This is a newly funded NFR project with an excellent consortium. Join us 🙂 The fellowship is connected to the IKTPLUSS project ALerT, Awareness Learning Tools for Data Sharing Everywhere. The project aims to develop tools for evoking awareness about personal Read more about We are hiring[…]

Special issue on smart cities

  The special issue of IxD&A on “Citizen, Territory and Technologies: Smart Learning Contexts and Practices”, edited by Monica Divitini, Óscar Mealha, University of Aveiro, Portugal, and Matthias Rehm, Aalborg University, Denmark, is finally out. Congratulations to Francesco Gianni with the publication of his paper describing the extension of the TILES toolkit for supporting the design of smart Read more about Special issue on smart cities[…]

Finally out!

Our paper on RapidIoT is out 🙂 You can find it here https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2018.02.030 RapIoT is a software toolkit that facilitates the prototyping of IoT systems. Our solution abstracts low-level details and communication protocols, allowing developers non-expert in IoT to focus on application logic, facilitating rapid prototyping. RapIoT supports the development of collaborative applications by enabling Read more about Finally out![…]

Anna Mavroudi attending ECTEL conference in Tallin

Anna is presenting the poster with our initial work on career consultancy in STEM education at ECTEL, the European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning. Career consultancy is an important but often downplayed aspect in technology-enhanced learning systems designed for students. In our work we started by identifying career consultancy services for STEM and co-designing services Read more about Anna Mavroudi attending ECTEL conference in Tallin[…]

ALerT, NFR, and youth involvement

NFR (the Norwegian Research Council) is recognizing the importance of involving the youth in shaping future ICT research and innovation. Last year an expert panel involving students from 6 upper secondary schools has given input to NFR in connection to the IKTPLUSS call “Data and services everywhere”. Today, NFR reports on a workshop that was Read more about ALerT, NFR, and youth involvement[…]