Projects

List of previous projects or activities connected to ExcITEd:

  • EU H2020 UMI-Sci-Ed, Exploiting Ubiquitous Computing, Mobile Computing and the Internet of Things to promote STEM Education, (2016-2019). UMI-Sci-Ed is a H2020-SEAC-2015-1 RIA and it is targeted to 14-16 aged youngsters in European countries under the objectives of the work programme “Innovative ways to make science education and scientific careers attractive to young people”. Emphasis is put on the creation of knowledge based societies and social networks by the introduction and actual use of state of the art technologies (Ubiquitous Learning, Mobile Learning, Internet of Things). The orientation of UMI-Sci–Ed is entrepreneurial and multidisciplinary in an effort to raise young boys’ and girls’ motivation in science education and to increase their prospects in choosing a career in pervasive, mobile computing and IoT.
  • The Girl Project Ada (established in the early 90’s) works to create a sense of well-being and strengthen motivation throughout the programme of study. Ada offers a career network that provides exciting opportunities when students graduate. NTNU would like to see more girls with degrees in Science and Technology. Ada offers a career network with partners such Schlumberger, ABB, CapGemini, as well as many Norwegian actors. http://www.ntnu.edu/girls
  • FUTURE LEARNING, Orchestrating 21st Century Learning Ecosystems using Analytics (2016-2019). FUTURE LEARNING is a Norwegian Research Council funded project under Research and Innovation in the Educational Sector program. FUTURE LEARNING aims at producing research that contributes towards the orchestration of multiple technologies to support better learning and teaching.
  • EU H2020 SOCRATIC, SOcial CReATive IntelligenCe Platform for achieving Global Sustainability Goals, (2016-2019). SOCRATIC is a ICT-10-2015 RIA. The project aims at developing, evaluating, and testing an ICT platform for social innovation. SOCRATIC will empower citizens and/or organizations in collaboratively identifying specific innovative solutions for achieving Global Sustainability Goals, as defined by the United Nations. More: www.socratic.eu
  • TELL GEMINI, Center on Technology Enhanced Life-Long Learning. A strategic cooperation between SINTEF and NTNU. Partners: IDI/NTNU, SINTEF ICT, SINTEF Technology and Society. More: www.tell-gemini.org
  • Kodeløypa is one of six established science frameworks at NTNU http://www.ntnu.no/skolelab/kodeloypa. Together with the other frameworks (Mathematics, Energy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology), the Computer Science Framework Kodeløypa is an offer to all 10th years grade classes in Trondheim region. It is sponsored by important Norwegian industry and public administration actors, such as Trondheim Municipality, the association of Norwegian Engineers (TEKNA) who also supports dissemination of the framework to their channels.
  • EU-FP7 MIRROR, Mirror-Reflective learning at work, (2011-2014). The focus of MIRROR was the creation of an easily used set of applications (MIRROR apps), that enable employees to learn lessons from their own and others experiences to perform better in the future. The project facilitates learning ‘on the job’, at the workplace, through collaboration and reflection technologies. More: http://www.mirror-project.eu/
  • EU LLP CoCreat, Enabling creative collaboration through supportive technologies (2010-2012). CoCreat resulted in new solutions for promoting creative collaboration in terms of new and innovative learning models based on social media and mobile technology. More: http://www.cocreat.eu/
  • EU LLP SIMOLA, Situated mobile language learning (2010-2012). The SIMOLA project develops a crowd-sourced information system for situated language learning. The system allows language learners in a target country to collect, annotate and share language- and culture-related content using their mobile phones and suitable web interfaces. http://itrg.brighton.ac.uk/simola.org/