Our second transnational project meeting in Helsinki (virtually)

Many thanks to our Helsinki team for hosting our second transnational project meeting virtually! Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we were unable to visit the beautiful city of Helsinki and meet, eat, and connect in person. Yet, despite all the challenges of remote working and increased workload, all our project consortium members joined our meetingsContinue reading “Our second transnational project meeting in Helsinki (virtually)”

Technologies ahead! (part 2)

Following the recent concerning and uncertain events happening in the world we may expect at least one sure thing: the needs and demands for the interactive technologies for education, work, communication and entertainment will only rise. Today we continue our story about the technologies we used during our workshops with the ones that our participantsContinue reading “Technologies ahead! (part 2)”

OUR PILOT WORKSHOP IN BARCELONA WAS HELD IN FEBRUARY!

After having 7 participants talk and share their own cultural activities and thoughts about creating content for the app, Barcelona is ready to analyse their data. Gathering around a typical Catalan winter activity called the “Calçotada”, participants had the opportunity to try new devices such as the Google Cardboard. They were also able to talkContinue reading “OUR PILOT WORKSHOP IN BARCELONA WAS HELD IN FEBRUARY!”

360 video of CALL class visit to iLab:learn

Our students at Newcastle University studying MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL visited the iLab: learn last Tuesday as part of their Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) module. They explored our technology-enhanced learning projects: VEO Europa, Linguacuisine, and of course ENACT 🙂 The visit coincided with Shrove Tuesday (aka Pancake Day). Our students used the LinguacuisineContinue reading “360 video of CALL class visit to iLab:learn”

Technologies ahead! (part 1)

During the needs analysis workshops in January-February, our participants introduced to a variety of different media tools: interactive image, interactive slide, interactive video, normal video, 360/VR video, and 360 picture. One of the workshops’ result will be assessment of those technologies to understand the requirements of our prospective ENACT app users. As many of theContinue reading “Technologies ahead! (part 1)”

Want to learn about our workshops in Turkey and the UK? Do read along..

We have completed two more workshops in order to understand the requirements of our prospective ENACT app users: one in Newcastle and one in Istanbul. The workshop in the UK took place on 25 January with 11 participants from N.E.S.T and Action Foundation. It was such a multilingual event with speakers of English, Arabic, andContinue reading “Want to learn about our workshops in Turkey and the UK? Do read along..”

Workshop in Helsinki on 9 January 2020

We are making more progress with our understanding requirements workshops! On January 9, 2020 the understanding requirements workshop took place in Helsinki, Finland. The workshop was organised by University of Helsinki and Cultura Foundation. The aim of the study was to find out the users’ cultural and digital needs to guide the app design. DuringContinue reading “Workshop in Helsinki on 9 January 2020”

Understanding requirements workshops

We are pleased to share that we are running our understanding requirements workshops in January in all partner countries: UK, Finland, Spain, and Turkey! We have already run a pilot study in the UK in December, which helped us finalise our procedures and materials.   We are all excited about the workshops and hope toContinue reading “Understanding requirements workshops”