New seminars for winter semester

Two new seminars have been announced for the winter semester (details in German). These seminars are open to all students starting from 3rd semester. »Data Transformation« Lecturers: Prof. Dipl.-Des. Oliver Wrede A seminar for information design interactive media in...

New seminars – summer semester ’08

The new seminars for summer term 2008 are fixed. It is always a very exciting moment to think about new topics for projects… or rather: to pick the best from the ideas floating around. And I always love to define topics with a leightweight appearance but at the...

Weblogs and learning

I was staying away from discussion about weblogs in education for a longer time. Partly because I had other things to do and partly because I wanted to refocus my thoughts (thus getting outside the loop was good). I found that a some articles have quoted the...
Learning & commerce

Learning & commerce

Nuvvo is a platform where teachers can add an online course and optionally sell enrollments. Nuvvo is free – but once the instructor charges money Nuvvo will keep an 8% commission of all enrollments sold. Besides of the fact that this is a really interesting...

Seminars in winter term 2005

This semester I am feeling like thinking about the next seminars quite early. If plans do not change one of the next seminars will be called »Continuity«. The seminar will research flow theories, the nature of immersion and pre-concious decision making....

Conflict in design education

I recently had to think about design education again. I sense some divide between approaches of design education. The devide is to some degree a difference between classical and novel ways. I try to identify the differences in these two conceptions: The classical way...

JCU Study Skills

Through Clark MacLeods blog I found this site about study skills from James Cook University in Australia. It containes some helpful links and it appears to be fine input for the course about “PIM strategies” I was contemplating about some days...

How children can learn cognition science

Through a posting on the simplicity weblog I came across Edward De Bonos site. He started to collect bedtime stories for children that incorporate his theories. The first (and only) one by Lorna Santín tells about De Bonos concept named “Six thinking...