Latest News 13 May 14
HRH Princess Anne visits the London Knowledge Lab

HRH Princess Anne at the London Knowledge Lab On Thursday, 8th May, the Chancellor of the University of London, The Princess Royal, HRH Princess Anne, visited the London Knowledge Lab. She was accompanied by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Sir Adrian Smith, and the Director of the Institute of Education, University of London, Chris Husbands.

The Chancellor was introduced to the work of the ...

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Profile 08 May 14
Media Planet 2014 Autism Campaign
kaska.jpgKaska Porayska-Pomsta has contributed to the 2014 Autism Campaign by the Media Planet. The interview with Dr Porayska-Pomsta has been published as a supplement to The Independent newspaper on the 2nd of April 2014. Read on for details. 
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Latest News 17 Apr 14
DARE and Shoot Smart, the “Into Film” Project

DARE chop batik 2[1]Researchers from the DARE team, John Potter and Theo Bryer, have won a bid to research and evaluate "Shoot Smart", a film-making project using Tablet devices, during the summer term, 2014.

Shoot Smart is funded by Into Film, the film education charity and involves working alongside partners, Xube Ltd, a film-making company specialising in films in educational settings. ...

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Latest News 17 Apr 14
Job Vacancy: Postdoctoral Researcher

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Postdoctoral Researcher in ITS and ELE Evaluation (Grade 7, 1 FTE)

Evaluation of Intelligent Tutoring and Exploratory Systems for Mathematics 

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Postdoctoral Researcher (Grade 7, 1 FTE)  to join the London Knowledge Lab.

The position is in the area of Intelligent Tutoring and Exploratory Systems with an emphasis on evaluation in the context of school mathematics. The post holder's activities will mainly relate to the iTalk2Learn Project  funded by the European Commission under the FP7 but there is provision to extend to other related projects with similar evaluation ...

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Latest News 15 Apr 14
LKL Lunch Time Seminar: Playing Algorithms to Promote Algorithmic Thinking
thumb-events_02.pngPlaying Algorithms to Promote Algorithmic Thinking


When: 2nd May 2014
Where: LKL large Seminar Room
What Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm


Abstract

I will give a brief overview of cognitive research on algorithmic
thinking and we will try out and discuss a tangible algorithmic
activity. I will also describe the evaluation of a new year 12 course
'Algorithms, Computation and Intelligence' written and co-taught by my
colleagues Steven Bird (University of Melbourne) and Bernd Meyer
(Monash University). The ...

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OLDS MOOC Final Report
A report is now available on the Learning Design MOOC, run by LKL and several other universities, led by the OU. The 9-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on learning and curriculum ...

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Media Planet 2014 Autism Campaign
Kaska Porayska-Pomsta has contributed to the 2014 Autism Campaign by the Media Planet. The interview with Dr Porayska-Pomsta has been published as a supplement to The Independent newspaper on ...

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Wellcome Trust/Imperial PhD Studentship opportunity
This unusual PhD studentship (based at Imperial College London, funded by the Wellcome Trust) aims to theorise public engagement as an educational process. It builds on an extensive body of ...