As the traditional pen and paper exams have slowly been replaced by computers either on location or remotely, the need for tools to combat cheating has become a necessity to ensure the integrity of the exam results. Although one would hope moral values would discourage one from cheating when in an exam setting faced with […]
Quite a few people have asked me over the years why I, as an interaction designer, do not use some of all the sketching and prototyping software that is out there, and why I still draw by hand despite the availability of all of these really smart and practical tools. Here’s why: When I […]
Tablets inside the classroom For years now, PC/Desktops have been present in the classroom providing children and students digital learning environments. These learning environments are helping the teachers by providing interactive learning aids where children and students can independently work and learn. In primary schools, classrooms are filled with just a couple of PCs in […]
Congratulations to our client the University of Amsterdam who today launched their new website. With a new look & feel and a complete update of all the existing content it’s a showcase of how educational institutions can really provide relevant information to varied target audiences. The site built by us, Orange11, with the use of Hippo CMS now makes it […]
Performance and scalability are important topics for most enterprise applications that we build. Oftentimes we mostly consider connections to external systems (databases, message brokers, external web services) when we think about performance bottlenecks or performance and scalability optimization. This makes sense, as most enterprise applications spend a lot of their time performing (typically blocking) I/O. […]
For many of our customers in the Education domain we have spent a lot of time looking and exploring the impact of technology; in this particularly case especially with regards to digital assessments. Developing good digital assessment techniques is very important in order to measure and examine what students are actually learning. We are proud […]
Unieke examentrainer bereidt VMBO-leerlingen voor op digitaal examen De nieuwe online examentrainer Digi-Trainer van ThiemeMeulenhoff is genomineerd voor de NOT Innovatieprijs 2011. Deze prestigieuze prijs wordt eens in de twee jaar door de Stichting NOT uitgereikt aan innovatieve leermiddelen die het leer- en onderwijsproces zichtbaar verbeteren. Digi-Trainer doet dit door de slagingskansen van vmbo-leerlingen te […]
Vrijdag 22 oktober organiseerde SURF Foundation een bijeenkomst over de stand van zaken met betrekking tot IMS QTI 2.1 in Nederland. Namens JTeam heb ik in een presentatie uiteengezet hoe naar ons idee de toepassing van deze prachtige onderwijsstandaard vlot kan worden getrokken.