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KMi at LAK15 - Poughkeepsie

Friday 27 March 2015

A group of KMIers have just returned from the 5th ACM Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) conference, this year held in Poughkeepsie, New York.  Zdenek Zdrahal, Martin Hlosta, and Jakub Kuzilek were attending to present work on OU Analyse, which as well as attracting interest from participants was highlighted in OU PVC Belinda Tynan's keynote talk on Thursday. Duygu was...


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Exciting Packet Tracer widget developments

Thursday 26 March 2015
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This is what Nuno Guarda, Head of Corporate Affairs for Cisco in the UK and Ireland, tweeted yesterday after a very successful event held at the Open University. Alexander Mikroyannidis and Aitor Gomez-Goiri (Knowledge Media Institute - KMi, The Open...


KMi welcomes Director-designate John Domingue

Friday 13 March 2015
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We’re pleased to announce that Professor John Domingue has been appointed as KMi's 4th Director since its founding in 1995. John will be taking up his post in August this year, when the current Director steps down. Today KMiers welcomed this...

Volunteers rate the debate

Tuesday 10 March 2015
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Yesterday a user group had the opportunity to test out a prototype Election Debate audience feedback tool at KMi. A group of voters gathered in our Podium space to watch one of last year’s political debates and log our reactions to the...


The European Data Science Academy has kicked-off!

Tuesday 10 March 2015
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The kick-off meeting of the European Data Science Academy (EDSA) took place last week in Luxembourg. EDSA is a flagship project for the EC with regards to bridging the gap in the demands for data science skills in Europe. Apart from the project partners, the...

Breaking the rules is not a strategy to win

Evaluating learning technology and approaches regarding their impact is an extremely challenging task, with wrong choice in methodology...

Successful collaboration with Chinese university

This month we said farewell to Zhou Rui who came to visit KMi for several months from Anhui Radio and TV University, China. Zhou came over...

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