MINE Workshop in February 2018

In February 2018 many members of our project are going to meet in Lisbon, Portugal to participate in our intensive program. The goal is to put some of the scenarios we designed into practice. For more information about MINE in general and the program especially, see the following video:

MINE at a conference in Germany

Petra and Tim have presented a poster of MINE on a conference in Chemnitz, Germany (http://bildungsraeume2017.de/). The Topic was, roughly translated, ‘rooms for education’. Our room, following this topic, can be interpretated as online and not bound to a physical place. We had some nice talks and impressions which will be brought back to our project.

Mobile Learning discussions in Scotland

Petra Bauer from the University of Mainz, Germany visited the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, in April 2017.

She saw mobile learning in action during a class in which students presented the findings of personal research to others as a small group activity. On their laptops they used a range of technologies to support their activities including presentation, video and animation software, drawing and quiz tools. Examples included Kahoot (quiz software), Padlet (collaboration tool) and Playbuzz (for interactive storytelling). During the class the tutors took a very ‘hands-off’ role – mostly listening and watching! At the end of the class several learners commented that they had found it useful and one of the most enjoyable sessions in the course. Continue reading “Mobile Learning discussions in Scotland”

Let´s get started!

To start is often one of the most difficult steps in a project. But imagine you are together with some open and creative colleagues, having the same goal in mind and being able to talk about all your ideas. That was exactly the impression I had at the first MINE project meeting in mainz. Thanks to all colleagues, i think we had a great and very fruitful time and also a great start into our project. You know, sometimes you sit in a meeting and you feel that it´s just perfect, that everything somehow works very well, one topics smoothly comes to the next one and at the end of the day you look at your preparations and you see, that all topics you wanted to talk about were discussed. Continue reading “Let´s get started!”

First meeting in Mainz

From october 12th to 13th, the team met for the first time to discuss the outlines of the project and to define our goals more clearly. It was a very friendly, constructive and effective meeting in Mainz.

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Currently, we’re still looking for new partners to join us on our path.