Tag Archives: prototypes

ReFlex design session

We are working on getting ReFlex ready for iTEC cycle 4. ReFlex is a new media tool for individual student reflection. Following the TeamUp design metaphor, students can record one-minute audio updates about what they learned. At the end of … Continue reading

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From Sessions to Tiny

The prototype tool to support international, ad-hoc and serendipitous classroom collaboration moving forward. We call the prototype Tiny, because students can send, search, read, favorite and comment “tiny status messages” about school projects. No additional log-in will be required, and everyone … Continue reading

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Sessions paper prototype

Sessions, is a concept of a tool to support international, ad-hoc and serendipitous classroom collaboration. Based on the Focus Group sessions with teachers and students in the U.K., Italy and Austria, the concept was re-designed to better complement and support … Continue reading

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TeamUp bugs & fixes

iTEC pilots are now commencing in schools around Europe. Our tool TeamUp is used in many of the pilots, and we have already received much valuable feedback in form of bug reports and feature requests. For a developer, the bug reports are the … Continue reading

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TeamUp, report, pilots and more

Update 30.9.2011: The Report on Design Prototypes and Design Challenged for Education is now available at the iTEC website’s Results and deliverables -page. The After the summer holiday, we have been working full speed on carefully developing the TeamUp tool … Continue reading

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Multitouch microscope

Researchers at University of Helsinki and at a finnish company MultiTouch have made a clever innovation of using large multitouch screens as an interface for microscopes. The innovation is proposed as a teaching tool, allowing teacher to show how to use … Continue reading

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The first teacher focus group session with the “TeamUp” prototype

We were today having the first focus group session looking the first prototype, named as TeamUp. The comments and discussion was lively, interesting and very useful for us. After the sessions we quickly wrapped-up the main points and raised some … Continue reading

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