Starting a new online learning experience with the MOOC: “l’APP, une pédagogie active”

I’ve started to take another massive open online course, this time to update my competencies in the domain of “higher education pedagogy”. I’m really looking forward to this course, because it will serve me directly in my daily teaching activities and because I know some of the people who developed…

Acting as “expert on learning with new media” on national TV

I recently had the opportunity to help Mr Science to prepare his show on Memory and the Use of New Media, aired on national TV, RTL TeleLëtzebuerg on Sunday, 5th June 2016: http://www.science.lu/de/content/w%C3%A9i-verh%C3%A4lt-een-am-beschten-tippen-schreiwen-oder-just-nolauschteren

Serving on the Editorial Review Board of the AACE

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been accepted as a member of the Editorial Review Board of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) for two journals: the Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching (JCMST), the Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (JEMH). Looking forward to this new opportunity…

Reporting from the eTwinning 2014 conference in Rome/Italy

Dear Readers, I’m currently in Rome at the eTwinning 2014 conference and will be blogging here, facebooking and tweeting (#eTconf2014‬) about all the interesting things I’ll hear and see about the use of digital media & technologies in education. You may find further information about the event here: http://conference2014.etwinning.net. All…

New mooc-learning experience: Design & Development of Educational Technology

I’m happy and exited to start a new mooc-learning experience on Design & Development of Educational Technology at ‪#‎MITx‬ #11.132x. This course’s description and objectives sound like it’s THE course I had to take… To be effective, educational technologies must be designed based on what we know about how people learn. Through interviews…

New “public outreach” article on Applied Learning Sciences

I’ve just linked a recent “public outreach” article on Academia.edu containing an “expert interview” with me on the topic of applying learning sciences to everyday school-oriented learning practices. http://bit.ly/1rs0FZU Feel free to comment it, if you can read German and feel like you’ve got something valuable to say about this…