ERUM: Newsletter

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Celebrating one year of ERUM project: As we are one year into the project, we decided it is about time to look back at the milestones and what has been achieved despite the current COVID-19 crisis and give a summary of what is yet to come in the forthcoming months. Have a look at our […]

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ERUM: Online conference on scientific vulgarisation in mainstream media

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The European Commission is currently working to implement a comprehensive set of actions to tackle the spread and impact of online mis- and disinformation in Europe. These initiatives have particularly increased in the framework of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to massive disinformation campaigns. This raises the broader question of disinformation and misinformation in […]

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FeSTEM Women: Next Door Mentors

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There are a lot of amazing women working in the field of STEM. To acknowledge their career and achievements, FeSTEM is preparing an annual list of “FeSTEM Women: Next Door Mentors”. The call for nominations is now open. This is your chance to nominate someone you respect and admire! Do you know great women in […]

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ERUM: The third transnational virtual project meeting

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On October 7th, the ERUM consortium met for the third time, but, due to the current public health crisis, the meeting was held on Zoom. It was chaired by Judith, Alessandra and Johanna from the University of Vienna.  During this productive day, the project partners discussed about already achieved milestones and about next important steps […]

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Erasmus+ projects at CIL participate in #ErasmusDays

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From the 15-17 October 2020 the #ErasmusDays initiative will be taking place across Europe and beyond, to celebrate the Erasmus+ programme. Cyprus Interaction Lab actively participates in the #erasmusdays and provides a sneak preview of the work produced in our Erasmus project #festem and #openlang.  FeSTEM The  Festem Erasmus+ project (https://festemproject.eu/) is celebrating the Erasmus Days 15-17 […]

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ENTER_EdTech: Entering the EdTech Entrepreneurship World

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We are looking for a competent candidate to work on our newly funded project via CYENS and an amazing consortium of partners. Attractive salary based on skills and experience. Skills desired: Business/Innovation, Learning Innovation Hubs, Educational Technology & Design, Strong Digital Skills Details:3 years projects starting 01/01/2020 This Knowledge Alliance project builds on the idea that education […]

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ASSESSMAKE21: Innovative digital solutions to assess 21st century skills in makerspaces: schools & non-formal

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Apply Here As the maker movement is increasingly adopted into K‐12 schools and nonformal makerspaces, students have more opportunities to generate unique, personalized projects and artifacts, such as computer programs, robots, DIY electronics and to develop new competencies and skills. Digital making technologies if coupled with proper learning methodologies such as suggested by Constructivism (Piaget, […]

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LEARNING AND COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGIES

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Jointly held under one management and one registration with HCI International 2021 http://2021.hci.international/lct Chairs Panayiotis Zaphiris (panayiotis.zaphiris@cut.ac.cy) Andri Ioannou (andri.i.ioannou@cut.ac.cy) 24-29 July 2021, Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington DC, USA The LCT conference, affiliated to HCI International conference, addresses theoretical foundations, design and implementation, as well as effectiveness and impact issues related to interactive technologies for […]

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ReCOVer20

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Στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος ReCOVer20 το οποίο επιχορηγείται από τον Οργανισμό Νεολαίας Κύπρου, πραγματοποιήθηκε η δράση «Δημιουργία ταινιών μικρού μήκους (animation videos) με παιδιά δημοτικού για τον διαμοιρασμό θετικών εμπειριών που απορρέουν από την περίοδο της καραντίνας».  Συντονίστρια της δράσης ήταν η κ. Νικολέττα Παντέλα, ερευνήτρια στο Cyprus Interaction Lab. Η δράση περιλάμβανε τρία βιωματικά […]

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ETR&D Special Issue Shifting to digital: Informing the rapid development, deployment, and future of teaching and learning

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Dr. Andri Ioannou is the Guest Editor for the upcoming Special Issue: Shifting to digital: Informing the rapid development, deployment and future of teaching and learning, in Educational Technology Research & Development.  This Special Issue is unique in that it will focus on multiple perspectives where respondent authors write about the implications of scholarship on […]

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Sugar: Innovative technologies can be a bridging tool between citizens and planning authorities

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A research project coordinated by the Cyprus University of Technology partnering with the University of Cyprus and Harvard University examined the potential of augmented reality in achieving sustainable urban governance. The project Sustainable Urban Governance through Augmented Reality (SUGAR – sugar.cyprusinteractionlab.com) has been successfully completed, responding to the key question: whether innovative technologies, and in […]

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Εικονική αναζήτηση (visual search) και με χρήση εργαλείων eye tracking

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Διεξάγουμε έρευνα για την λειτουργία εικονικής αναζήτησης (visual search) και με χρήση εργαλείων eye tracking (κάμερες καταγραφής οφθαλμικών κινήσεων) αναλύεται η ανταπόκριση του χρήστη σε αναζήτηση εικονικού τύπου πληροφορίας σε εικόνες. Έχει αναπτυχθεί μια πρωτότυπη ψηφιακή εφαρμογή η οποία θα χρησιμοποιήσει  ζεύγη εικόνων με έργα τέχνης προκειμένου μελετηθεί πώς ένας χρήστης παρατηρεί δύο συσχετιζόμενες εικόνες στην προσπάθειά […]

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FeSTEM: Ανοικτή πρόσκληση σε φοιτητές

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Το εργαστήριο Αλληλεπίδρασης και Τεχνολογίας και το ευρωπαϊκό έργο FeSTEM απευθύνουν ανοιχτή πρόσκληση προς φοιτητές για συμμετοχή σε ένα διήμερο διαδραστικό εργαστήριο την Τρίτη και Τετάρτη 28 και 29 Ιουλίου (17.00-18.30) με θέμα τη χρήση τεχνολογίας για δημιουργία απτών εκθεμάτων σε θέματα ισότητας φύλου.  Παρακαλώ όπως δηλώσετε συμμετοχή συμπληρώνοντας το παρακάτω σύνδεσμο: https://forms.gle/e6KKERUCP7MwEauQA  Συγκεκριμένα, οι […]

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Second partner meeting of the FeSTEM project

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Second partner meeting of the FeSTEM project once again united the partners from Cyprus University of Technology / Τεχνολογικό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου and ARIS from Cyprus, Ic Geoss from Slovenia, Magenta Consultoría Projects from Spain, CESIE from Italy and University of Macedonia from Greece – this time online. The participants have discussed the progress of the […]

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ERUM: Finalisation of IO1

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Despite the great challenges that Covid-19 brought, this milestone of our ERUM Project has now been achieved thanks to the great dedication and intensive cooperation of all project partners. We are all the more pleased to be able to announce the publication of a general report and five case studies on the subject of mis […]

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EIT Climate-KIC Young Innovators programme – Stage 1 (Teacher training)

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Stage 1 (Teacher training) of the EIT Climate-KIC Young Innovators programme was successfully completed on Tuesday 30th of June 2020.  The training sessions were designed and delivered by members of the teams of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) and the Cyprus Energy Agency (CEA) with the support of CYENS (Research Centre of Excellence in […]

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Participation at the ICLS 2020 conference

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Members of the EdMedia Multidisciplinary Research Group (MRG) and the Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL) participated at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2020), held between June 19th and 23rd, 2020 with the following paper presentations:  Ioannou, M, Ioannou, A., Georgiou, Y. & Retalis, S. (In press). Designing and orchestrating the classroom experience for […]

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Participation at the iLRN 2020 conference

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Members of the EdMedia Multidisciplinary Research Group (MRG) and the Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL) participated at the 6th International Immersive Learning Research Network conference (iLRN 2020), held between June 21st and 25th, 2020 with the following work-in-progress presentation:  -Georgiou, Y., Tsivitanidou, O., Eckhardt, C. & Ioannou, A. (In press). Work-in-progress: A learning experience design for […]

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Research Topic “Compelling COVID-19 Graphical Simulations” in Frontiers in Computer Science.

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The recent COVID-19 pandemic has led to various new ways of perceiving and understanding important public health data. Several exciting new methods for relaying complex information to the public have emerged using a variety of tools and platforms including visualizations (called sims), interactive augmented reality (AR) overlays, and interactive data platforms, among others.    This […]

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Makerspace: Second 3D Modeling Webinar for Beginners

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Tο Cyprus Interaction Lab σας προσκαλεί να συμμετάσχετε στο Second 3D Modeling Webinar for Beginners που θα πραγματοποιηθεί τo Σάββατο 27/06/2020 απο τις 10:00-13:00 μ.μ. μέσω της πλατφόρμας Zoom.   Το σεμινάριο αυτό απευθύνεται κυρίως σε φοιτητές αλλά και οποιοδήποτε άλλο άτομο ενδιαφέρεται να ασχοληθεί με το τρισδιάστατο σχεδιασμό. Στόχος μας είναι να γίνει επίδειξη του σχεδιαστικού λογισμικού […]

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