School as an innovation platform - a unique model for co-creation. The Finnish Smart Learning Environments for the Future project
Co-creation allows products and services to be refined to better respond to the needs of the user. This article describes some of the results of the Smart Learning Environments for the Future-project showcasing examples of how schools and companies have been co-creating educational products in Finland.
Enhancing the Learning Experience through EdTech
Using technology as a tool to enhance the learning & teaching experience, developing interactive learning materials
Case Study: Master’s degree in Education Entrepreneurship (MEE) at the Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Professionals are looking for study programmes that give them a deeper view of the global Edtech industry and how they can enter this field. This case study outlines a unique Master’s degree programme from Finland that is filling this gap in Europe.
TECOL – Technology-Enhanced Collaborative Learning
EdTech and collaborative learning are two of the most discussed topics in Higher Education. This case study presents how the partnership between academia and business can foster in-classroom collaboration with the use of technology.
EdTech as a facilitator for engineering across cultures and nations
The ability to live and work in a contemporary global community is an important requirement for a modern engineering professional. Along with broad engineering skills they also need to be able to communicate, collaborate and interact in an international environment. KU Leuven (BE) and Pennsylvania State University (VS) try to tackle this challenge by organizing a joint course using the opportunities created by EdTech through virtual classrooms to facilitate actual learning across cultures and nations.
Online learning: ugly duckling or black swan?
For the past twenty years, online education has played second fiddle to its face-to-face equivalent; often reduced to a less prestigious marketing side-show within the industry. This article looks at how that perception is changing and how through utilizing new technologies in the right way, online education is rising from the understudy to the main event.
Smart Education @ Schools
Our society is changing rapidly and these changes have a direct impact on education all over the world. Implementation of technological innovations in education is one of the biggest challenges that education is facing at all levels and is still in a preliminary stage. At the same time, these new technologies are creating opportunities... The Smart Education @ Schools call is using these opportunities and turns innovative ideas into reality.