Joao Vagarinho's Friends' blogs

Building A Roadmap

October 14, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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When an organization is leading its field as EDEN does, it needs to break through uncharted ground. Building a roadmap becomes therefore a critical task. Our network should feel proud on how it is successfully finding its way through a rapidly changing landscape.

Rolex Learning Centre, EPFL, Lausanne | Source: Association des étudiants en génie mécanique AMAC

 

As referred in my previous posts, over the last months EDEN has been quite active and... Read full post

School Days Are Here Again - Guest post by Alan Bruce

September 29, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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As promised in my first post, the EDEN President's Blog is a collective voice of our network's leadership. Fulfilling that promise, I'm delighted to introduce you to our Blog's first guest writer my dear friend and EDEN Vice-President Alan Bruce. He wrote us an inspiring post sharing his vision on how innovation can contribute to shape the future of our schools. You can find more about Alan's background, interests and work here.

As you know, school innovation has... Read full post

Looking Back To The Future

September 22, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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For the European education community, the end of the summer break represents always a time of starting over and of a cyclic new beginning. We tend to look forward in anticipation for the new academic year that is just beginning trying to determine what will come. This is a time for imagining and planning the future, of looking beyond our horizon. But, for me personally, these special late summer days represent also an important moment of reflection. After all, in our field of practice looking... Read full post

EDEN Goes To Zagreb

September 22, 2014 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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EDEN's Annual Conference last June was once again one of the highlights of the year for the for the European open, distance and eLearning community. Coinciding with the first anniversary of Croatia's entering into the European Union, the EDEN community visited Zagreb for the very first time and what a happy occasion this was. The conference was once again a meeting point for the community, attracting over three hundred experts from all over the world.

 

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Happy 10th anniversary, eLene!

October 19, 2013 by Deborah Arnold   Comments (0)

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The EDEN Synergy workshop in Budapest (October 19th-21st) was the perfect opportunity to celebrate the 10th anniversary of eLene, a vibrant group of people and institutions who form a network and community of practice around e-learning related projects.

As one of the initiators of eLene, I had the honour and pleasure of telling the eLene story in the opening plenary earlier today.

Here is the text version of my speech:

"I'd like you to take your minds back to... Read full post

Conference in Lisbon - CAFVIR2013 Final Call for Papers

March 12, 2013 by Lina Morgado   Comments (0)

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CAFVIR 2013 April 17 - 19, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal
IV International Conference on Quality and Accessibility in eLearning

http://www.esvial.org/cafvir2013
Deadline for this 3rd CFP:

• Abstracts/Draft Papers Submissions: March 14th, 2013
• Congress: April 17,18,19th, 2013

The conference is organized by the University of Lisbon, Virtual Educa and Universities members and associates of the European project ESVI-AL.
Papers may be presented in person or virtual mode.... Read full post

From soldering components to policy issues...

June 21, 2010 by Deborah Arnold   Comments (0)

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Those of you who know me might be surprised to learn that this is my very first blog post! I'm surprised myself, but now the EDEN NAP area has put this opportunity in my hands, I have no excuse to be absent from the blogosphere any longer. I also read with interest Steve Wheeler's convincing arguments for blogging, and so here I am!

Last week I was asked to contribute to the exciting project Gender-IT with the story of how, as a woman, I came to be involved in ICT. And this... Read full post