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September 16, 2008

AWESOME at ALT-C

September 16, 2008

AWESOME Presentation to the Science and Innovations Minister (!) AWESOME was chosen amongst the few posters/demos to show to Ian Pearson, the Minister of Science and Innovation. Melissa did a great job showing the minister what an exciting project we have. He seemed to understand and asked interesting questions. Sirisha and I were also there to offer support ...

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AWESOME trials

September 16, 2008

We are now in the second phase of trialling the AWESOME-Dissertation Environment (ADE).  The first trial was in July with a small group of postgraduate students in the School of Education at Leeds.  This was mainly to test the usability but the students responded with enthusiasm despite some initial problems.  The second trial which is now in progress with ...

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April 21, 2008

Talking to our neighbours

April 21, 2008

Vania Dimitrova and Lydia Llau from Computer Science here at University of Leeds organised a lunchtime meeting on Friday 18th April with Janet Finlay and colleagues from Leeds Met to talk to each other about our respective projects and scope for linkage across them, and they also brought in colleagues from the CETL Active Learning In Computing and from ...

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February 18, 2008

Adverts out for Research Assistant Posts

February 18, 2008

We are currently advertising for 2 Research Assistant Posts, to support the Awesome Dissertation Environment project.  One post is dedicated to the technology, the other to the pedagogy.  If you know people who might be interested - if you ARE the people who might be interested... - please have a look and contact myself or Vania if you have questions. ...

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June 27, 2007

Google Docs

June 27, 2007

A short piece of feedback on how Norman Gray and I put together our proposal for the recent JISC capital call (the theme on semantic tools).I was also involved in helping two other groups submit proposals to the same call (different themes) - never again! But in those cases, I created a template in MS Word and sent it ...

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