Meet AFEL in Graz, 24 – 25 October 2016

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The next AFEL plenary meeting will take place at Know-Center GmbH from October 24 to 25, 2016, in Graz. The Know-Center will be the host of the fourth AFEL meeting. As AFEL partner, the Know-Center contributes with its competencies in visual analytics, social network analytics, feature engineering and also human computer interaction. Additional contribution takes place in the exploitation and dissemination… Read more »

Impressions of “The 8th International ACM Web Science Conference 2016”

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Web Science is the emergent study of the people and technologies, applications, processes and practices that shape and are shaped by the World Wide Web. Web Science aims to draw together theories, methods and findings from across academic disciplines, and to collaborate with industry, business, government and civil society, to develop our knowledge and understanding… Read more »

Museo del Prado wins Annual Webby Awards

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  The Prado Museum’s digital project, The Prado in the Web, developed with Gnoss.com technology, obtains two awards from the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences Gnoss.com has developed and established the technology behind The Prado Museum’s digital project. The new website was launched on December 10, 2015, being the first time that The… Read more »

LILE2016 Workshop – Learning and Education with the Web of Data

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Last week saw the 6th edition of the LILE workshop focused on learning & education with the Web of data and strongly related to AFEL research. Following  previous editions, LILE2016 was collocated with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2016) in Montreal, Canada. The interactive nature of the event was underlined by engaging talks and keynotes,… Read more »

Meet AFEL in Hannover, 19-20 May 2016

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The next AFEL plenary meeting will take place at the Leibniz University Hannover from May 19 to 20, 2016, in Hannover.   The Leibniz Universitaet Hannover will be the host of the second AFEL meeting. As AFEL partner the L3S Research Center is contributing its expertise and infrastructure in the areas of data analytics, semantic technologies and… Read more »

Illustration of “Everyday Learning” situations

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The AFEL project has assembled situations of everyday learning to make applications for the viewer vivid – free to share, copy and redistribute.   At the AFEL plenary meeting in London the AFEL project team has created a photo series to specifically illustrate situations of everyday learning. They are available under the “Creative Commons Attribution… Read more »

Open Data for Education book published

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A key distinction between AFEL and other Learning Analytics-related projects is that it focuses on ‘Everyday Learning’: Informal or incidental learning that happens outside of educational platforms and systems. For this reason, Open Data are critical to us as a way to collect information about the resources available not only in a specific system but… Read more »

AFEL supports the LILE “Learning & Education with the Web of Data” workshop

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The LILE workshop aims at addressing the technical and interdisciplinary challenges associated with using and publishing web data for learning and teaching by providing a forum for researchers and practitioners who make innovative use of Linked Data for educational purposes, and to discuss, exchange and disseminate their work. It will take place on the 11th… Read more »

Happy New Year from AFEL

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Happy new Year! 2016 promises to be a very exciting year, as January does not only mark the beginning of the new year, but also the second month (out of 36) of the AFEL project. In this first month, we have mostly focused on setting ourself up – creating this website, starting the online presence… Read more »