Experiences of the use of technology and digital pedagogy solutions in dance teacher education at Oulu University of Applied Sciences

New technology creates possibilities in learning performing arts, such as dance. In this article we will be focusing on some practical solutions on how technology has affected the training of dance teachers at Oulu University of Applied Sciences.

July 20 , 2021
Blended Learning EdTech Tools Innovation in practice

New learning opportunities, using virtual organ in music studies

Nowadays learning to play an instrument is possible in a virtual environment too. In this article we will be taking a look at what is a ‘virtual organ’ and exploring some possibilities on how it can be applied in music studies.

July 18 , 2021
Blended Learning EdTech Tools Innovation in practice

VR Learning Lab: Exploring the Possibilities of Virtual Reality for Teaching and Training

Virtual reality provides powerful new ways of learning and solving problems by means of immersive environments. In this case study, VR Learning Lab’s founder Robin De Lange explains the use of VR in education together with its advantages, challenges, promotion of VR in education and his vision on the future.

July 12 , 2021
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The EdTech sector in Flanders – report summary

Is it possible to map the EdTech sector of an entire country or region? This study delivers an attempt to map Flanders’ EdTech sector, along with the current state of EdTech in Flanders and a comparison with the rest of Europe and the world.

July 05 , 2021
EdTech Tools Digital Platforms Digital Literacy Research

Startup Strategies in Practice: Solving the Problems and Needs of EdTech Customers

Tech entrepreneurs that do not take the time to understand their customers in detail can face issues with product adoption later down the line. This article highlights practical strategies to uncover the problems and needs of EdTech customers, improving entrepreneurs’ chances of bringing a successful product to the market.

June 21 , 2021
EdTech Tools Innovation in practice Research

User-Centered Design applied in a Learning Environment - International EdTech Startups meet German Master Students

Technology enables us to bring together people from all around the world, who would have never had an opportunity to meet and work together in any other setting. This example from Kempten University of Applied Sciences shows how both – entrepreneurs and students – can benefit form this kind of collaboration.

June 14 , 2021
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Dynamic Resilience in Action: Liquid Learning at IE University

Many students around the world have not seen their traditional university campus since March 2020. The Liquid Learning methodology and model that IE University adopted has allowed the IE student experience to continue with a high caliber, across the global IE Campus (Segovia, Madrid centro, and the 5th Tower) and an online international student body in a multitude of time zones.

May 24 , 2021
Blended Learning Course & Learning Design Innovation in practice Methodologies Online learning

Thoughts on Distance Learning in Piano Studies

Teaching performing arts has its’ specific challenges when it comes to distance learning. How are instrument studies organized remotely? In this article Jouko Tötterström, Principle Lecturer at OUAS shares his experiences and tips on how to build a home studio that can be used teaching piano lessons online!

May 05 , 2021
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