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Learning to learn together: A visual language for social orchestration of educational activities

Dal 2010-07-01 al 2013-08-31, progetto concluso | Metafora Sito web

Dettagli del progetto

Costo totale:

EUR 3 116 692

Contributo UE:

EUR 2 399 900

Coordinato in:

Israel

Invito a presentare proposte:

FP7-ICT-2009-5See other projects for this call

Meccanismo di finanziamento:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Description

Current pedagogy increasingly fails to engage young people with the study of Science and Math (S&M) in a way that threatens the future of Europe. Without basic S&M knowledge it is not possible to understand many of the important issues that confront us, such as global warming or genetic modification. A general lack of S&M literacy makes the ideal of Europe as a participatory democracy an unattainable goal, and means that the new products required for thriving in a global knowledge economy will not be developed. To address this problem, this project proposes to explore the potential of social learning for S&M by providing a visual language to support online groups in designing their own learning together. To gain deep knowledge of any specific domain learners need to integrate learning experiences with shared reflection through dialogue, in a way that builds conceptual understanding cumulatively. To this end, the objectives of the proposed project are: to further our understanding of meta-learning within collaborative communities engaged in S&M learning; to design a visual language to support students’ reflection on their individual and collaborative learning; to implement a platform integrating state-of-the-art argumentation tools with exploratory environments; to develop an adaptive diagnostic system utilizing AI techniques to support students and teachers during the collaboration and learning to learn process; to develop appropriate pedagogies to inform the design of the technical system; and to design new forms of assessment of the individual and collaborating learning exploiting the diagnostic system. Seven partners from 5 countries compose the consortium. Besides the technical development of the system, in its 3-year life the project will address the underlying pedagogical theory and extensive experimentation in classroom (ages 12-16) in the partners' countries. Extensive dissemination and exploitation-planning actions are foreseen as well.

Obiettivo

Current pedagogy increasingly fails to engage young people with the study of Science and Math (S&M) in a way that threatens the future of Europe. Without basic S&M knowledge it is not possible to understand many of the important issues that confront us, such as global warming or genetic modification. A general lack of S&M literacy makes the ideal of Europe as a participatory democracy an unattainable goal, and means that the new products required for thriving in a global knowledge economy will not be developed. To address this problem, this project proposes to explore the potential of social learning for S&M by providing a visual language to support online groups in designing their own learning together. To gain deep knowledge of any specific domain learners need to integrate learning experiences with shared reflection through dialogue, in a way that builds conceptual understanding cumulatively. To this end, the objectives of the proposed project are: to further our understanding of meta-learning within collaborative communities engaged in S&M learning; to design a visual language to support students' reflection on their individual and collaborative learning; to implement a platform integrating state-of-the-art argumentation tools with exploratory environments; to develop an adaptive diagnostic system utilizing AI techniques to support students and teachers during the collaboration and learning to learn process; to develop appropriate pedagogies to inform the design of the technical system; and to design new forms of assessment of the individual and collaborating learning exploiting the diagnostic system. Seven partners from 5 countries compose the consortium. Besides the technical development of the system, in its 3-year life the project will address the underlying pedagogical theory and extensive experimentation in classroom (ages 12-16) in the partners' countries. Extensive dissemination and exploitation-planning actions are foreseen as well.

Informazioni correlate

Documenti e pubblicazioni

Coordinatore

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Israel

Contributo UE: EUR 480 583


GIVAT RAM CAMPUS
91904 JERUSALEM
Israel
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo: Jane Turner
Tel.: +972 2 6586676
Fax: +972 7 22447007
E-mail

Partecipanti

UNIVERSITAT DES SAARLANDES
Germany

Contributo UE: EUR 351 137


CAMPUS
66123 SAARBRUCKEN
Germany
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo: Christoph Igel
Tel.: +49 681 302 4917
Fax: +49 681 302 3894
E-mail
DEUTSCHES FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM FUR KUNSTLICHE INTELLIGENZ GMBH
Partecipazione terminata
Germany

Contributo UE: EUR 0


TRIPPSTADTER STRASSE 122
67663 KAISERSLAUTERN
Germany
Activity type: Research Organisations
Contatto amministrativo: Bruce McLaren
Tel.: +496813025360
Fax: +496813025076
E-mail
KATHOLISCHE UNIVERSITAT EICHSTATT-INGOLSTADT
Germany

Contributo UE: EUR 360 600


Ostenstrasse 26-28
85072 Eichstätt
Germany
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo: Andreas Harrer
Tel.: +49 8421 931163
Fax: +49 8421 931767
E-mail
ETHNIKO KAI KAPODISTRIAKO PANEPISTIMIO ATHINON
Greece

Contributo UE: EUR 329 902


6 CHRISTOU LADA STR
10561 ATHINA
Greece
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo: Theodosis Pelegrinis
Tel.: +30 210 3689770
Fax: +30 210 3689717
E-mail
TESTALUNA SRL
Italy

Contributo UE: EUR 226 900


VIALE VITTORIO VENETO 14
20124 MILANO
Italy
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contatto amministrativo: Ivan Orvieto
Tel.: +390108595965
Fax: +390108597408
E-mail
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
United Kingdom

Contributo UE: EUR 340 578


20 BEDFORD WAY
WC1H 0AL LONDON
United Kingdom
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo: Pauline Muya
Tel.: +442076126252
Fax: +4420 7612 6560
E-mail
THE UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
United Kingdom

Contributo UE: EUR 310 200


THE QUEEN S DRIVE NORTHCOTE HOUSE
EX4 4QJ EXETER
United Kingdom
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contatto amministrativo: Enda Clarke
Tel.: +44 1392 263744
Fax: +44 1392 263686
E-mail