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International workshop on "Knowledge and Skills related to Digital Tools for Teacher and Teacher Training".
How can teachers make effective use of digital technologies in their teaching? How can they use digital tools to enhance student learning? What do they need to know to be able to do so? And, what can research tell us about how to answer these questions in order to help teachers acquire the necessary professional knowledge and to develop the necessary professional skills? The international workshop "Knowledge and Skills related to Digital Tools for Teaching and Teacher Training - Cognitive Processes involved in Teachersâ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)" deals with these questions at October, 25th, at the Knwoledge Media Research Center. Guests come from the United States, Cyprus and Israel. [...]
First International Summer School „Making Sense of Social“ succeeded.
From August, 1st, till August, 4th, 2011, 31 international young researchers took part in the first international Summer School oft he ScienceCampus Tübingen and the Leibniz Graduate School for Knowledge Media Research at the Swabian Alb. Under the topic „Making Sense of Social Media“ they worked out and discussed new research questions and methods in three different workshops to knowledge building, knowledge exchange and social networks. Sonja Utz (VU University, Amsterdam), Dan Cosley (Cornell University, Ithaca) and Jan van Aalst (The University of Hong Kong) acted as workshop leaders. At the first afternoon Robert Kraut (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh) and Judith Donath (Harvard University, Cambridge) lectured as keynote speaker. [...]
First international Summer School "Making Sense of Social Media" starts.
Today the first Summer School of the ScienceCampus T端bingen starts at the Swabian Alb. During four days 31 international doctoral students work together in three workshop tracks research ideas under the topic "Making Sense of Social Media". The workshops will be conducted by Prof. Dr. Sonja Utz (VU Amsterdam), Prof. Dr. Dan Cosley (Cornell University, Ithaca) and Prof. Dr. Jan van Aalst (University of Hong Kong). At the beginning Prof. Dr. Robert Kraut (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh) and Prof. Dr. Judith Donath (Harvard University, Cambridge) talk as keynote speaker. [...]