Monthly Archives: November 2012

Open University sponsors the 4th ROLE Widget Enchantment Contest

The winning team from Galileo University The ROLE Widget Enchantment Contests have been an open invitation to people (educators, learners, developers, etc) that are interested in developing and using widgets for learning purposes. The ROLE project has run 4 such … Continue reading

ROLE Keynote at Galileo University

Alexander and Hans-Christian delivering the keynote Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University) and Hans-Christian Schmitz (Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology) delivered a joint keynote talk on November 13 at Galileo University in Guatemala City. The talk initiated the 4th e-Learning … Continue reading

ROLE Workshop report: 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012)

The 1st International Workshop on Cloud Education Environments (WCLOUD 2012) took place in Antigua, Guatemala on November 15-16. The event was organised by Rocael Hernandez Rizzardini (Galileo University, Guatemala), Hans-Christian Schmitz (Fraunhofer FIT, Germany), and Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, … Continue reading

CfP: The fourth international conference on Personal Learning Environments (The PLE Conference 2013)

Date:  10-12 July 2013 Venue: Berlin, Germany & Melbourne, Australia Website: Hashtag: #pleconf Deadline for the submissions: 4 March 2013

ROLE Widget Enchantment: Final Winner Announcement!

After five rounds of the ROLE Widget Enchantment Competition have been conducted, we would like to thank all participants who contributed their Widget Specifications to the contest and to congratulate our winners! These are: Paul Libbrecht: Curriki Search Widget Israel … Continue reading

How can YOU benefit from the ROLE technology?

ROLE partners have recently produced a video explaining different different usages ROLE as a project has to offer to support personalised self-regulated learning for educational institutions, trainers and learners. Interested to know more?  

The 4th ROLE Widget Enchantment: Winner Announcement

The Widget Implementation round of the 4th Widget Enchantment Contest is now closed and we are glad to announce the winners! Three participants (teams) that contributed their widgets to the competition will each receive a prize in a value of … Continue reading

CfP: The third conference on learning analytics (LAK 2013)

Date:  8-12 April 2013 Venue: Leuven, Belgium Website: Preliminary programme: Deadline for the submissions: 8 November 2012 The International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference, now in its third year, is a venue for reporting and advancing research at … Continue reading


Date:  28-30 November 2012 Venue: Berlin, Germany Website: Preliminary programme:

Cfp: International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), Elsevier SPECIAL ISSUE

Topic: Interplay between User Experience Evaluation and Software Development Deadline for submission: 28th February 2013 (Thursday) GOAL While the gap between HCI and Software Engineering (SE) with regard to usability has somewhat been narrowed, it may be widened again due … Continue reading