On this site, we are continuing to develop resources for researchers as they seek future funding. Here is brief report from the recent Open Day for the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), which was held in Luxembourg. (read)
Kaleidoscope members Ana Paiva (INESC-ID, P) and Giuliana Dettori (ITD-CNR, IT) recently attended the 3rd International Conference on Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment (TIDSE 2006), held in Darmstadt, Germany. They report that the discussions from both the conference and pre-conference workshop contributed to the advancement of research in the field.
From conception to implementation, research in Technology Enhanced Learning can play a vital role to ensure that products and services offered by private enterprises can truly be of benefit to education. CNOTINFOR, a Kaleidoscope network member, announce the release of a comprehensive case study in Portuguese and English. The case was developed in close collaboration with members of the Kaleidoscope dissemination team (read)
As the Kaleidoscope network of excellence moves into its fourth year, we say au revoir (but not goodbye) to Nicolas Balacheff, previously Scientific Manager of the network, and welcome his replacement, Sten Ludvigsen, director of Intermedia, Oslo, Norway. We spoke to Sten regarding his thoughts about Kaleidoscope past, present and future (read)
Kaleidoscope member Claudio Dondi (Scienter, IT), leader of Kaleidoscope's User's Group, which seeks to align the agendas of researchers and end-users, recently chaired a HELIOS seminar focusing on innovation in educational and training systems, both in the classroom and in the work place.
In December, members of Kaleidoscope gathered in Amsterdam to survey the field of technology enhanced learning, and to discuss future trends and the notion of convergence between the fields of collaborative, inquiry and mobile learning. (read)