iRead Exhibits at EU Parliament “Tech for Good” Expo

By Eleni Mentheniti (DFKI) and Manolis Mavrikis (UCL) Last month iRead researchers Manolis Mavrikis (UCL) and Eleni Mentheniti (DFKI) attended the “Tech for Good” expo held in the European Parliament from Monday the 19th to Thursday the 22nd of November 2018. The expo brings together researchers from universities and institutions around the European Union and offers them … Continue reading iRead Exhibits at EU Parliament “Tech for Good” Expo

iRead Researcher Roger Gilbert interviewed on Spanish TV

By Roger Gilabert (University of Barcelona)  Roger Gilabert was interviewed by the book show "Página Dos" in La 2 public TV channel. It appeared together with other technological projects promoting reading. You can watch the interview from 3:40. http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/pagina-dos/pagina-dos-nacho-carretero/4794244/ This will be followed by a longer interview that will take place in June/July after iRead … Continue reading iRead Researcher Roger Gilbert interviewed on Spanish TV

iRead @ European Literacy Network Meeting

By Nelly Joye and Elisabeth Herbert (UCL) From 1-3 November 2018, a joint iRead-CIE-LLNR&P attended the first European Literacy Network Summit in Porto. The summit marked the end of the European COST action 1401 “Strengthening Europeans’ Capabilities by Establishing the European Literacy Network (ELN)” and gathered a network of European researchers, practitioners and software developers … Continue reading iRead @ European Literacy Network Meeting

iRead @ CSCW 2018

This month iRead researchers Yvonne Vezzoli and Mina Vasalou (UCL) attended the 2018 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) in Jersey City to present a research paper on dyslexia and social network sites. CSCW is the premier venue for research exploring technical, material and theoretical challenges of designing and using technology supporting … Continue reading iRead @ CSCW 2018

iRead Project presented at Universidad de San Jorge

By Roger Gilabert (University of Barcelona)  On Monday Nov 6th 2018 Roger Gilabert gave a talk at the Department of Communication and Social Sciences at Universidad de San Jorge in Zaragoza (Spain). The audience included researchers and computer engineering students working on computer games for the development of orthography in Spanish. The iRead system was presented and potential … Continue reading iRead Project presented at Universidad de San Jorge

Research with Children: Good practices in seeking consent

By Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab) Here at the UCL Knowledge Lab many of us involve children in our research projects. As with all research participants it is important that they are informed about the research and the data that will be collected, as well as are given the opportunity to provide their consent to … Continue reading Research with Children: Good practices in seeking consent

iRead @ Language Disorders in Greek Conference

By Michaela Nerantzini (University of Ioannina) The team from University of Ioannina (UOI) recently presented some of their iRead research as the Language Disorders in Greek 7 Conference, which was held in Athens on 2-3 June 2018. The conference aims to bring together researchers working on development and acquired language disorders in Greek in order to inform … Continue reading iRead @ Language Disorders in Greek Conference

iRead Partners collaborate on Gamification Workshops for teachers

By Roger Gilabert Guerrero (University of Barcelona) Prof. Kay Berkling (DHBW) and her student Daria Seledtsova were recently hosted by Roger Gilabert Guerrero and his team at the University of Barcelona. During her visit she gave three workshops on gamification at the university and the Center for Pedagogic Resources in Valls (Tarragona). Attendees included primary and secondary school … Continue reading iRead Partners collaborate on Gamification Workshops for teachers

iRead and Linguistics: Introducing University of Ioannina

Introducing University of Ioannina The University of Ioannina (UOI) is located in Ioannina, Epirus, 438km north-west of Athens, Greece. The UOI School of Philosophy first operated in the academic year 1964-65, as a branch of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, admitting 200 students. In 1970 UOI was established as an independent institution. The University is located … Continue reading iRead and Linguistics: Introducing University of Ioannina