The Digital Turn: How the Internet Transforms Our Existence

How can we survive in a world of smartphones, tablets, Facebook and Twitter? In about 20 years time a digital revolution has taken place. Almos without noticing it, we are causing major changes in our living environment. CELSTEC’s Wim Westera, professor Digital Media, describes in his book ‘The Digital Turn: How the Internet Transforms Our …

Test yourself to improve your grades

a miniconference on the testing effect takes place in Eindhoven. The title of the conference is ‘Test jezelf en haal een hoger cijfer: Over de rol van het geheugen bij effectief leren’ (Test yourself to improve your grades. On the role of the memory in effective learning).  The miniconference is organized by the MSc Learning …

Using Games for Education in Research Methods (CHERMUG)

Together with 4 university partners and of one of UK’s leading game companies the Open Universiteit (CELSTEC) participates in the CHERMUG project which aims to develop a game to support students developing an understanding of research methods and statistics. The target audience is bachelor students nursing and social sciences. The kick-off meeting took place on …

Online masterclass: Learning in networks

People do not only learn in the class room or at school. They also learn from the people around them, members of their social network who they ‘use’ when they have a specific learning need. From 7 till 14 March 2012 the theme of the online masterclass is learning in networks. The language of the …