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Challenge day 2018

Posted by Wytze Koopal in the category English

Yesterday I visited the Challenge Day that SURFnet organizes on a yearly basis. On this day we challenge software vendors to show what they can offer for us. The Challenge Day was held at the Muntgebouw in Utrecht (very nice location! see the picture). Read more

Canvas pilot projects

Posted by Wytze Koopal in the category English

Lately we’ve been busy with setting up pilot projects with our lecturers to really test out Canvas. Those pilot projects will start on 5 February 2018 (start of quartile 3). Canvas is our new LMS that will replace Blackboard from the beginning of the new… Read more

Blockchain in education

Posted by Wytze Koopal in the category E-assessment

On 5 september 2017 I have attended Blockchain in Education (hashtag #bcined2017), a conference that was held in the historic Academie Gebouw of the University of Groningen (see header picture). The morning session was packed with (short) plenary presentations. In the afternoon we could attend… Read more

Digital assessment is improving education!

Posted by karenslotman in the category CES

It is often thought that the aim of digital assessment, both summative and formative, is efficiency for teachers: grading is less time-consuming, more accurate, more reliable and there is less paper involved. This is absolutely true. Besides the potential offered by digital assessment for improving… Read more

What are excellent teachers?

Posted by karenslotman in the category Docentprofessionalisering

Not anyone can be, or wants to be, an excellent teacher. But some of the researchers at our university do. And they are continuously working on their own professional development, for example by implementing new working methods and assessment methods and reflecting on their own… Read more

BETT show 2017 part 3

Posted by Wytze Koopal in the category E-assessment

On the last day of our trip to London, 27 January 2017, we once again visited the BETT show. These are the most relevant finds from this last visit: WeVideo; interesting video tool, for creating screencasts, but also for management of video materials, as… Read more

Proud of the TELT team

Posted by Wytze Koopal in the category English

The TELT team has done quite a few things in the first official year of our existence. There’s so much that could be mentioned! But I think these are our main achievements from the year 2016 (in random order): We designed and produced several… Read more