Software/Platforms


PLATFORMS and APPLICATIONS

IdeasMapping

A tabletop (multitouch) application that enables participants to develop a taxonomy of their ideas as they brainstorm. Free and open source at https://github.com/CyprusInteractionLab/ideasmapping.For a full description of the ideasmapping application please read Zaphiris, P., Ioannou, A., Loizides, F., & Vasiliou, C. (2013). User experience in using surface computing for collaborative decision making. Interactive Technology and Smart Education Journal, 10(4), 297-308. doi: 10.1108/ITSE-11-2012-0030.
IdeasSpace

A tabletop (multitouch) application designed to support collaborative design and storytelling. Free and open source at https://github.com/CyprusInteractionLab/ideaspace.For a full description of the ideaspace application please read the paper: Ioannou, A., Loizides, F., Vasiliou, C., Zaphiris, P., & Parmaxi, A. (2015). Tabletop support for collaborative design: an initial evaluation of IdeaSpace.Educational Media International, 1-12.

 

WoMEnpower (WE-ME)

WoMEnpower (WE-ME) at https://www.womenpowerproject.eu/ is a community platform completed in Spring 2015 that aims to link women mentors and mentees together. More specifically WE-ME is developed for helping young women receive support and advice in regards to self-improvement, aiming to increase their self-esteem, personal and social power, and solidarity.  This effort was supported by the Mahallae digital neighbourhood (under the aegis of UNDP and USAID) and received follow up funding for the ACM Women (https://women.acm.org/). The platform and initiative remain active due to the efforts of the principal investigators and community members.
Kypros-Net

Learn Greek Online at http://www.kypros.org/LearnGreek/ is a Moodle course provided by Kypros-Net in collaboration with the CyBC to teach the modern Greek language online. Learn Greek Online is currently composed of 105 real audio files (around 15 minutes each), online student notes, a collection of collaborative learning tools and an online Greek dictionary and a Greek spell checker. The text version of these lessons has been contributed by students of this course. The course is offered absolutely free of charge. All you need to do is register and enjoy !