Project "Editathon": Escalation of social groups self-organising learning results in a) learning focused around concepts of interest to groups and b) social influence of individuals on the discourse. The ability to self-assemble and participate in online, informal learning events can be viewed as a basic human right. In a democracy everyone should have the ability /responsibility to set up informal, open learning events to learn and to and facilitate the learning of others.
We welcome Dr. Ahmed Saad Eldin Anwar Morsy from Egypt! He will stay in Germany for 12 months as a post-doctoral researcher with a national grant. After his dissertation on "Assessment of Post Graduates Distance Learners and its Impact on Developing Teacher's and Student's Performance" at Cairo University he is working as a E-Content Development Manager at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) in Cairo.
On April 9-10, 2015 two guest researchers from Learning Lab UDE presented at the international seminar “Intercultural Communications in a Global Age: Political, Media and Cultural Challenges and Tensions” at Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanzehogeschool Groningen).
On 11th of February 2015, Prof. Mamoru Koga, Dean at Seinan Gakuin University, has visited our university to talk about the oppurtunities for student exchange betwen the universities. Prof. Koga presented his university's strategy for international cooperations in teaching via videoconferencing.
At Dec 16th, 2014, Prof. Dr. Stefanie A. Hillen from Agder University, Norway, gave a lecture on "Integrative digital learning and teaching in higher ed and the relevance of formative assessement" at our Learning Lab. As part of the lab's research colloquium, this lecture was organized in cooperation with the University's Center for Empirical Research in Education. The liveley discussion centered around methods of assessment and how they support or impede learning on the internet.
Today, Dr. Katalin Morgan, Senior Lecturer from the School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa ("Wits") visited Duisburg Learning Lab to discuss current developments of digital media in higher education. She is preparing a comparative project in history learning with digital media in Germany and South Africa.
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We welcome Dr. Mikhail Bukhtoyarov, Associate Professor at the Department of Geopolitics and Global Studies of the Humanities Institute, Siberian Federal University, and Anna Bukhtoyarova, Lecturer at the Department of Foreign Languages for Engineering Science at the Institute of Philology and Language Communication, Siberian Federal University, at the Learning Lab!