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PROLEARN Summer School 2005





The PROLEARN Summer School will bring together PhD students with experienced researchers from PROLEARN or from top international institutions in or across the scope.
  • PROLEARN Summer School 2005 Mailing list: summerschool2005@i5.informatik.rwth-aachen.de
  • Lectures, talks, Flashmeeting replays, more Pictures and videos from the summer school are available at the Confolio system (e.g. The power dance: Munir, Selahattin and Ambjörn :-).
  • More Pictures from the summer school are available here. Pictures taken by: Onur Alexander Mathias Nikos Riina,Sebastian&Sandra;
  • Summer School slide show is available here
  • Summer School Pictures are available here
  • Pre-conference events
  • The Prolearn summer school will have some associated webcast media. We intend that some of this (eg. the intro pieces on Monday) will be live. Watch this space here.
  • Recording of the Flashmeeting session of Wednesday 31.08.05, 16:00 - 18:00 CET is available here.

Date:

September 5th – 9th, 2005

Venue:

Işık University Şile Campus, Turkey (see the website)

Objectives:

The annual ProLearn Summer School is a key integrating activity for the ProLearn Network. Its overriding goal is to contribute to the creation of an institutional culture, bonding distributed researchers across Europe into one community. It provides a framework for structuring a number of on going research, training, and scientific leadership activities. Three types of activities are scheduled:

Research Conferences:

To provide an overview of the current state of the art in research being conducted within the jointly executed research activities:

  • Personalised and Adaptive Learning; Learning Object, Metadata and Standards; Brokerage Systems and Learning Management.
    Conference topics to be provided by ProLearn WPs.
  • Interactive Media; Online Experiments.
    Conference topics to be provided by ProLearn WPs.
  • Knowledge Work Management.
    Conference topics to be provided by ProLearn WPs.

Conferences provided by ProLearn PhD students and researchers.

ProLearn Entrepreneurship Programme:

To provide seminars given by venture capitalists, business angels, entrepreneurs, lawyers and lecturers in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning.

Conferences provided by: Members of industry, the ProLearn Virtual Competence Centre, the ProLearn Industrial Advisory Board.

Organisation of ProLearn training activities and scientific leadership initiatives:


  • To establish and consolidate the co-ordination of scholarships, exchanges, research apprenticeship programmes and student competitions for the ProLearn doctoral programme.
  • To orchestrate career planning and mentoring for the ProLearn Junior faculty programme.
  • To plan and co-ordinate for the ProLearn Entrepreneurship programme, in collaboration with the ProLearn Virtual Competence Centre
  • To design, plan, and evaluate the ProLearn Master’s in Technology Enhanced Learning.
  • To structure an online course in Technology Enhanced Learning.
  • To plan and edit the ProLearn Journal.
  • To identify the steering committee and programme for ProLearn conferences in Technology Enhanced Learning.

Participation:

ProLearn WP Leaders and members and PhD students from associate partners.

Summer School Steering Committee:

ProLearn WP Leaders and members of the ProLearn Academy.

Summer School Organisation Committee:

Participating ProLearn institutions will take turns in organising the ProLearn Summer School. ProLearn will consider European coverage in selecting sites for the summer school.

Distribution:

Conferences will be distributed internationally via the ProLearn Academy Portal. Additionally, conferences will be recorded and made available as streamed videos via the ProLearn Academy Portal.