Sarah Serussi about girls and programming

Sarah Serussi is writing her specialization project about girls’ views on programming and technology. Through Kahoots, interviews and questionnaires she is hoping to find some reasons as to why programming as a subject is generally less appealing to girls versus boys.In 2008 the percentage of female applicants to the Computer Science master’s degree programme at NTNU Read more about Sarah Serussi about girls and programming[…]

William Tisdall on crowdsourcing and information sharing

 William is currently working on his  specialization project which addresses information needs among immigrants settling in Norway. The project explores possibilities of designing a mobile crowdsourced video learning platform for context specific information sharing. A system like this would allow people to share information, experiences and knowledge from specific contexts through user generated videos and video annotations. Read more about William Tisdall on crowdsourcing and information sharing[…]

Anders Riise Mæhlum on TILES and the Internet of Things

Anders Riise Mæhlum is currently working with the TILES project for his Master thesis. The Internet of Things, or IoT, is growing rapidly in popularity, and many toolkits for developing IoT applications are emerging. The TILES toolkit developed for the TILES project is one such toolkit, providing tools for rapid prototyping of IoT applications using Read more about Anders Riise Mæhlum on TILES and the Internet of Things[…]

Lisa R. Klecha on sustainable mobility

As part of her master, Lisa Rebekka Klecha is addressing challenges connected to sustainable mobility in smart cities. Urban mobility poses one of the pressing challenges in cities undergoing growing urbanisation. In order to cope with this issue, a shift in behaviour is necessary towards more sustainable means of transportation. Technology can mediate the process of behaviour change. Read more about Lisa R. Klecha on sustainable mobility[…]

Guest lecture on virtual and augmented reality

Another interesting guest lecture for TDT4245. Today Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland and Mikhail Fominykh presented us the latest news in the area of virtual and augmented reality for collaboration and learning. Ekaterina presented some of the projects she is involved in, from ski jumping to nurse training. Interesting to learn how collaborative 3D virtual  environments can be used to promote cooperation Read more about Guest lecture on virtual and augmented reality[…]

Guest lecture from Dr. Farshchian – SINTEF Digital

Today at the course on cooperation technology (TDT4245) we had a guest lecture from Dr. Farshchian on call centers for health care. Lectures notes are available in itslearning for the course students. You can also read a summary of the research presented by Dr. Farshchian here (in Norwegian) or read the related paper in the Read more about Guest lecture from Dr. Farshchian – SINTEF Digital[…]

Official opening of ExCITed

On February, 1st we joined the official opening of ExCITed, the Norwegian Center for excellence in IT education. The event was attended by circa 100 participants, including the Norwegian minister for Education, the Director for the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education, and NTNU rector. Read more about it in the university newspaper (in Read more about Official opening of ExCITed[…]

PaLX – Special session on learners and players

Have a look at IxD&A N. 29 for the focus section on Player and Learner eXperience co-edited by  Rosella Gennari and Gabriella Dodero from Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy together with Monica Divitini. The focus section aims at critically reflecting on how to design for a learner and player experience, how to evaluate it, and Read more about PaLX – Special session on learners and players[…]