This is a post not so relevant to my research but I feel the need to express my view about what is currently happening in my country and communicate it to foreign people. This is my personal experience after spending the last week in Thessaloniki, Greece. Greece has become very popular these days because of its … Continue reading (G)Referendum – My personal experience after spending the last days in Greece
Hello all! Have you participated the past few weeks in the Mental Health Course of the University of Liverpool? Do you have some time for an online interview associated with your motivations towards the assessment exercises of this course? My PhD Project is focused on exploring the assessment process of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) … Continue reading Do you have some time to help a PhD student with her research?
I just had the chance to attend a webinar about European MOOCs Some information I grasped was about : -the challenge to design MOOCs in scale: it is an issue to involve learners at the moment. If learners become creators in the materials they will probably be more motivated to participate in MOOCs and be … Continue reading EU MOOCs:A challenge for Europe, a benefit for all – webinar
Yesterday I had a discussion over the phone with a guy that works in the industry but he would like to start a PhD. He was telling me his ideas and I realized that the previous year on my Master of Research was not futile. I could give him some tips on how to go … Continue reading Thinking of doing a PhD ?
This post is dedicated to all those people who love their work, are perfectionists.. It is also dedicated to all those that will make them rethink their priorities in life. It is a translation from a blog I read in Greek. I did my best to translate it as close as possible to English.. Listen to this … Continue reading The loneliness of the long distance runner
I attended a talk about Ipsative Assessment by Gwyneth Hughes which has to do with the comparison with the previous performance of a student. The term originates from sports (personal best in athletics is an ipsative assessment). Ipsative assessment is focusing on the journey of learning rather than on competition. In ipsative assessment a learner is not … Continue reading Ipsative Assessment