• Moving teaching online – fast

    Last week our adventure began to move teaching online at breakneck speed. As a lecturer I am involved in a team that is tasked with research on educational and learning technology and promotion of blended learning. And this blog is my personal view on how we worked these past days. We are lucky to have a great network of like minded people in all universities of applied sciences, universities and companies in Europe, so we could collect the information needed fast. We were already collecting best practices and creating guides and tutorials, but our target group was ‘interested lecturers’. In projects we made sure to have tailor made guidance. But…

  • Bring your own technology to school

    Bring your own Beautiful colors outside. Mornings and evenings are getting chilly. Inside we are working hard. Different experts and bloggers are telling us to be online anywhere and always. Preferably with your own gear  (Bring Your Own Technology). This is no different at the university. Naturally it is great when lecturers and students can use the university network with their own gear (e.g. mobile phones, laptops, tablets) anywhere in and near the campus. Better from anywhere (e.g. dorms, home). I believe in this statement, but now I want to make good use of it for education. Beter classes What I am wondering: how is this going to aid to…