Making optimal use of the growing potential
of educational technology
for collaborative face-to-face education

The TECOL (Technology-Enhanced COllaborative Learning) project aims at the design, implementation and evaluation of recent features of educational technology that devote a more central role to interactive and collaborative learning, in both lectures and practicals.

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Need for Educational Technology for

  • Collaborative and interactive learning
  • During all kinds of face-to-face education
  • As supportive solution for both student and teacher
  • Interactive lectures
  • Collaborative learning spaces
  • Multilocation learning
  • Asynchronous online platform
  • Open Learning Center
  • Multipartner research project 2016-2017
  • Representative living labs on the KU Leuven campus KULAK Kortrijk
  • Iterative instructional design and co-development
  • Explorative efficiency studies
At KU Leuven Campus Kulak Kortrijk, more specific in

  • Largest lecture room KULAK
  • Practice labs for multiple disciplines
  • Living Lab “Edulab” on the campus (new)

Living labs and Platform

  • Wireless connectivity with own device (BYOD)
  • Manageable interactivity through silent questions/polls

  • Bidirectional communication with extra classrooms through room overflow

  • Instant annotation to weblectures and all kinds of learning materials

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All features of the interactive lecture and additionally:
  • Flexible work stations with shared display
  • Bidirectional screen sharing between students and teachers
  • Interactive creation and evaluation of content
  • Instant connectivity with external experts

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All features of the interactive lecture and collaborative learning spaces and additionally:
  • Secure connectivity with learners on other locations
  • Immersive learning experience for and with other locations
  • Multidirectional interaction through voice and camera capture
  • Maximum variation in the number and types of distant learners
  • Exhaustive tracing of all learning activities during the face-to-face education
  • Targeted selection and sharing of relevant notes in the learning materials

  • Efficient preparation and follow-up of the contact moments, including exercises and tests

  • Easily integratable into existing platforms

Rooms for teamwork

  • Flexible learning spaces with shared display
  • Interactive creation of content

Presentation room

  • Informal learning and presentation zone with platforms
  • Wireless connectivity with own device (BYOD)

News

Results student survey – 5 May 2017

Opening of Edulab and launch imec smart education – 18 April

TEA-CALL – Afternoon High Tea
21 December 2016
Mid-term evaluation faculty PPW
7 Nov. 2016
Debate ‘M-Decree’
18 October 2016
Use case Summer Course Academic Dutch
5-8 Sept. 2016
Press conference
7 June 2016
First use case interactive lecture
18 May 2016

Our partners

Team

Project management

Ine Windey

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 51 – bus 7800
8500 Kortrijk

Tel +32 56 24 64 19

Leon ten Brundel

Barco
Beneluxpark 21
8500 Kortrijk

Mob. +31 620 57 34 46

Stijn De Vleeschhouwer

Televic Education
Leo Bekaertlaan 1
8870 Izegem

Tel. +32 51 30 30 45
Mob. +32 495 58 48 54

Research Team

Piet Desmet

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 51 – bus 7800
8500 Kortrijk

Tel +32 56 24 61 85

Fien Depaepe

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 51 – bus 7800
8500 Kortrijk

Tel +32 56 24 60 75

Ine Windey

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 51 – bus 7800
8500 Kortrijk

Tel +32 56 24 64 91

Annelies Raes

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 51 – bus 7800
8500 Kortrijk

tel. +32 56 24 62 11

Tine Beernaert 

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 53 – bus 7656
8500 Kortrijk

Tel +32 56 24 60 71

Petra Huyst

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 53 – bus 7646
8500 Kortrijk

+32 56 24 62 46

Piet Bonte

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 53 – bus 7656
8500 Kortrijk

Tel +32 56 24 62 13

Gino Vanherweghe

Campus Kulak Kortrijk
Etienne Sabbelaan 53 – bus 7656
8500 Kortrijk

Mob  +32 496 33 55 34