By Laura Benton (UCL) Last month Laura Benton and Mina Vasalou (UCL Knowledge Lab) attended the 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (known as ‘CHI’) in Montreal, Canada to present some of the latest iRead research – led by partners from UCL Knowledge Lab, DHBW and University of Gothenburg. CHI is the biggest … Continue reading iRead @ CHI 2018
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
On 4th July members of the iRead team Mina Vasalou and Laura Benton participated in a Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) professional learning network (PLN) event organised by the UCL Centre for Inclusive Education. These termly events are aimed at specialist teachers in literacy and dyslexia, and provide opportunities for developing and exchanging expertise as well … Continue reading iRead @ UCL Centre for Inclusive Education’s Practitioner-Led Network
Our team has been very busy in the past 6 months and we recently met in Universitat de Barcelona hosted by Roger Gilabert Guerrero and Sara Feijoo Antolin. Our interdisciplinary iRead team includes linguists, designers, game developers, assistive technology developers, e-book publishers, adaptive learning and AI experts. Joining the 35 members attending the two day meeting were … Continue reading iRead Consortium Meeting in Barcelona
Project members Wolmet Barendregt, Ylva Hård af Segerstad and Leona Bunting from the University of Gothenburg will be presenting the iRead Project at a conference on school digitisation for school leaders and teachers on 19th June 2017 in Gothenburg. Presentation slides will be made available on the iRead website. For more information see: http://ipkl.gu.se/samverkan/skolans-digitalisering
Professor Kay Berkling from the DHBW team is organising a workshop on Language Teaching, Learning and Technology on 26-30 August 2017.
The iRead kick-off meeting was held at the UCL Knowledge Lab in London, England on 25-27 January. Members from all 17 consortium partners attended the meeting, so it was a great opportunity for everybody to meet, find out about each others' previous experience, knowledge and skills as well as hear their ideas for the project.