Join as in Kyoto for UMIQUE2019

UMI technologies combine Ubiquitous computing, Mobile computing, Internet of Things. They are affecting our personal lives, our professional environments, our social activity, our citizenshipt. Are we ready to exploit the full potential and avoid the risks posed by UMI technologies? How can we prepare the knowledgeable, capable, and consequently, active citizens of tomorrow? What could Read more about Join as in Kyoto for UMIQUE2019[…]

Designing games for privacy

  Congratulation to Dag, Erlend, and Torjus! Their work during specialisation and master projects has been summarised into an article that has been accepted for publication at 21th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning. The paper will appear in the proceedings of the conference by Springer. Well done 🙂 ABSTRACT Supporting the co-design of games for Read more about Designing games for privacy[…]

Best paper award

Our paper Mavroudi, A., M. Divitini, Gianni, F., Mora, S., and  D. R. Kvittem (2018). Designing IoT applications in lower secondary schools. 2018 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), IEEE Press was presented at EDUCON2018 by Anna Mavroudi and won the BEST PAPER AWARD! Well done 🙂

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]