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Open Universiteit Nederland
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 49, No. 6 (November 2018) pp. 1113–1130
Educators of all sectors are learning designers, often unwittingly. To succeed as designers, they need to adopt a design mindset and acquire the skills needed to address the design challenges they encounter in their everyday practice. Human-centred...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 2 (March 2017) pp. 385–406
People recommenders are a widespread feature of social networking sites and educational social learning platforms alike. However, when these systems are used to extend learners' Personal Learning Networks, they often fall short of providing...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 5 (2014) pp. 594–613
In this article, we describe the rationale, design and evaluation of a widget-based dashboard to support scholars' awareness of their Research Networks. We introduce the concept of a Research Network and discuss Personal Research Environments...
Rory L. L. Sie; Nino Pataraia; Eleni Boursinou; Kamakshi Rajagopal; Anoush Margaryan; Isobel Falconer; Marlies Bitter-Rijpkema; Allison Littlejohn; Peter B. Sloep
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 16, No. 3 (2013) pp. 59–75
Recent developments in the use of social media for learning have posed serious challenges for learners. The information overload that these online social tools create has changed the way learners learn and from whom they learn. An investigation of...
Effects of Peer-Tutor Competences on Learner Cognitive Load and Learning Performance during Knowledge Sharing
International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2012 (October 2012)
In Learning Networks, learners need to share knowledge with others to build knowledge. In particular, when working on complex tasks, they often need to acquire extra cognitive resources from others to process a high task load. However, without...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 245–261
This study examined the use of weblogs as a means to promote student teachers' reflective practice. The assumption was explored that weblogs are suitable tools to support and stimulate reflection on action in teacher training and consequently to...
Peter B. Sloep; Jan van Bruggen; Colin Tattersall; Hubert Vogten; Rob Koper; Francis Brouns; Peter van Rosmalen
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 43, No. 3 (August 2006) pp. 291–301
The intent of this study was to investigate how to maximize the chances of success of an educational innovation--specifically one based on the implementation of the educational modeling language called EML. This language is both technically and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1740–1741
The Internet is making inroads into almost all quarters of our society. Education is no exception to that, nor should it. Exciting new ways of building content, of delivering it, of interacting with our students, indeed of managing our educational ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1717–1719
Edubox® is a system, built at the Open University of The Netherlands, that supports educational innovation processes in higher education. The system allows maximal flexibility in that it enables educational designers to model an instructional system ...
Innovations in Education and Training International Vol. 37, No. 1 (2000) pp. 23–33
Describes the Virtual Company, a learning environment developed by the Open University (Netherlands) that is modeled after real companies to bridge the gap between learning and working by situating learning in a real-life business setting. Discusses ...