Dr. Mavrommati visiting NTNU

In the context of an Erasmus+ agreement with Open Hellenic University we had the pleasure to host Dr. Irene Mavrommati. While visiting NTNU she gave an interesting talk on IoT sensing for STEM Education & environmental awareness, something very relevant for the work we are doing in schools in the context of Excited. It was interesting Read more about Dr. Mavrommati visiting NTNU[…]

Happy to be joining ALL DIGITAL

Excited has recently joined ALL DIGITAL, a Pan-European association aiming at promoting digital skills. Prof. Divitini attended the ALL DIGITAL general assembly in May and presented Excited as a new member. This follows our involvement in the European project UMI-Sci-Ed and it will give us the possibility to bring forward this work also now that Read more about Happy to be joining ALL DIGITAL[…]

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[…]

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[…]