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iRead workshop at the Göteborg Book Fair

By Leona Bunting, University of Gothenburg The Göteborg Book Fair is probably Scandinavia’s most important literary event where the trade meets the public. During four days, 26-29 September, about 90,000 publishers, authors, librarians, teachers and book lovers mix on the 11,000 square meters provided. iRead was invited to hold a workshop in a part of … Continue reading iRead workshop at the Göteborg Book Fair

Romanian team present iRead to students at the Sibiu Researcher’s Night

By Ioan Mihu - Lucian Blaga, University of Sibiu (ULBS), Romania The Sibiu Researcher's Night, held on 27th September 2019, is an institution wide public event that is designed to show case research that is being carried out at the University of Sibiu. At the event, Ioan Mihu from ULBS was supported by high school … Continue reading Romanian team present iRead to students at the Sibiu Researcher’s Night

Initial Game and Reader research studies now complete

By Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab) During the 2019 summer term the UCL team has been working with Year 1 pupils (aged 5-6 years) and struggling readers in Years 4-6 (aged 8-11 years) across four different London primary schools to evaluate the benefits of particular design features with our game and reader apps. The data … Continue reading Initial Game and Reader research studies now complete

“iRead Tablets at our School!” A Teacher’s Experience…

By Maria Skiadelli (11th Primary School of Chalandri) After receiving the 10 tablets for the iRead Greek Novice Reader Pilot that were kindly offered for this purpose to our school, some of our major concerns were how to achieve the optimal learning outcome and how students will gain full access to them. Below you may … Continue reading “iRead Tablets at our School!” A Teacher’s Experience…

iRead Researchers present work at GamiFIN conference

By Roger Gilabert (University of Barcelona) On April 10th Roger Gilabert from the University of Barcelona presented a paper co-authored with Kay Berkling from the University of DHBW Karlsruhe at the GamiFIN Conference in Levi, Finland. The title of the talk was: " Designing a comprehensive evaluation method for learning games: a general approach with … Continue reading iRead Researchers present work at GamiFIN conference

UCL Researchers give seminar on Adaptivity and Learning Analytics

By Manolis Mavrikis and Yvonne Vezzoli (UCL) Manolis Mavrikis and Yvonne Vezzoli (UCL) presented work on the iRead adaptivity and learning analytics components at the Birkbeck University of London Knowledge Lab seminar series. During the seminar, Manolis described the process used to invent, discuss and iterate with the help of experts a set of rules that … Continue reading UCL Researchers give seminar on Adaptivity and Learning Analytics

Reader workshop at Lextorpsskolan in Sweden

By Leona Bunting (University of Gothenburg) The past few weeks we have been out to schools holding workshops with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teachers on our Amigo Reader. Teachers have been asked to create teaching designs with various objectives and content including elements from the Reader. The last workshop was held on 5 … Continue reading Reader workshop at Lextorpsskolan in Sweden