Welcome to the website of the EdL@b!
Put e-assessment to the test!1 January 2015 · 0 Comments
Are you convinced your exam needs open essay questions but do you struggle with reviewing students’ hand writing? Or are your students out of sight but online assessment seems risky? What should you take care of before, during and after offering digital tests?
Do these questions make you interested? Don’t miss the UM e-Assessment Event on February 4!
Impression of the event on Alternative learning environments1 October 2014 · 0 Comments
On September 24 we hosted the EdLab workshop on Alternative Learning Environments.
The workshop started with a short presentation on several tools which are “in pilot” or already implemented, followed by the ProjectCampus session including a demo, hands-on introduction, and discussion on facilities for teaching and learning.
EdLab inspiration session on an alternative learning environment5 September 2014 · 1 Comments
If you ever come across ideas to have your education facilitated and feel that EleUM does not meet your expectations, find out more about the inspiration session on September 24.
Interaction tool GoSoapBox now available for all teachers!26 August 2014 · 0 Comments
Supported by the university board we arranged an institution wide license for GoSoapBox, the award-winning audience response tool used by educators around the world to keep students engaged and gain real-time insight into student comprehension. You’re one click away from signing up for a GoSoapBox Teacher Account and start creating events. Check out our manual
Looking smart!26 June 2014 · 0 Comments
The EdLab received a grant to start up experiments with smart glasses. We are curious about what didactic possibilities lie ahead and are now preparing to get to learn the tool our selves to offer support when implementing the glasses in your classes. Soon the call for participants will be announced!
Workshop Apple for higher education on 21 May (in Dutch)5 May 2014 · 0 Comments
ivizi and Edlab gladly invite you to an event on 21 May at Vaeshartelt in which they will show you how Apple devices can change your education, both for teachers and students, increasing engagement and study results.
Edlab moving out & forward!20 April 2014 · 0 Comments
Edlab will merge into a full-scale institute! Harm Hospers, dean of both the Faculty of Humanities and University College Maastricht has been tasked with establishing an institute focusing on educational innovation at UM, which will be named the Maastricht University Edlab.
Edl@b finalist for the 10th Enterprise Video Award!14 April 2014 · 0 Comments
Last week Sonic Foundry, Inc. announced the finalists for the company’s 10th Enterprise Video Award. We -together with other finalists- are nominated for having achieved measurable improvements in information accessibility, cost-savings, efficiency and productivity through Mediasite.
Rerun of the workshop on iBooks for education6 April 2014 · 0 Comments
In response to many requests we offer the workshop on iBooks for education again!
During this interactive workshop you will get an insight in making iBooks that you can use during your course.
workshop on iBooks for education18 March 2014 · 0 Comments
On March 26th we offer a workshop on the making of iBooks for teachers, educators and others interested in iBooks for education hosted by IVIZI in collaboration with Ed Lab.
Goodbye and good luck!6 February 2014 · 0 Comments
Saying a big THANK YOU to our two amazing interns: Tom and Jean who have both done an amazing job at the Edlab!
Do you want to take the risk of being sucked in by an enormous amount of beautiful images?31 January 2014 · 0 Comments
In this year’s curation elective course for the Master of Arts and Heritage (Management, Policy & Education) ‘building a virtual exhibition’ is one of the student’s assignments.
Course Instructors Emilie Sitzia and Vivian van Saaze want students to create an online exhibition on a topic of their own choice using social media tool Pinterest.
We keep you posted about our experiences!
Improve your passing rates and course evaluations using video in education: the EdL@b can help15 January 2014 · 0 Comments
Video classes have proven to boost student results, passing rates and course evaluations. The EdL@b now offers teachers the chance to implement video in their courses as well. We facilitate video projects as an EdL@b experiment: by offering the software tool MyMediasite along with educational and technical support for teachers wanting to innovate.
Project Ed, have you got what it takes to make them turn?26 November 2013 · 0 Comments
On December 12th Edlab is organizing Project Ed: a UM competition for teachers wanting to innovate!
4 coaches are assigned to educational themes: Video, Reflection, Skydrive & Voting.
Teachers can sign up for on of these theme’s: auditioning for a project in cooperation with Edlab!
Our latest feature: Inspect-our-Gadget hour22 November 2013 · 0 Comments
We love gadgets! And Ed wants to share his experiences with you. The first Inspectour Gadget hour will take place on 10 December, from 13.00-14.30 hours.
Come to our first Appy hour!18 November 2013 · 0 Comments
On December 10th from 11.00-12.30 you can join our “@ppy Hour” on iOS7: Tips & Tricks Workshop in collaboration with IVIZI. The EdL@b can be found on the ground floor (room 19) of the Inner City Maastricht University Library.
Get to know Ed!10 October 2013 · 0 Comments
This summer we hired Ed. He has been working now for few weeks at the EdL@b and we are proud to introduce him to you! He will be our anchor man in announcing news, hosting events and show up at presentations. Please become Ed’s friend on Facebook and follow the EdL@b!
Open doors for library staff4 July 2013 · 0 Comments
Just before summer holidays we organized an open door event for all our colleagues in the University Library. The EdL@b proved to be visitor proof and ready to invite you too!
EdLab experiments on Voting for interaction in class10 May 2013 · 0 Comments
Sign up for a GoSoapBox Teacher Account and improve your student interaction straight away!
Looking back at the Inspiration Session24 April 2013 · 0 Comments
We really enjoyed our last week’s EdL@b Inspiration Session! We hope you heard new insights, got inspired in one of the pressure cooker sessions or are thinking about making use of the desktop lecture recording tool. Or in short: that it tasted well!
Programme now online: EdL@B Inspiration Session 17 april.10 April 2013 · 0 Comments
It’s getting hot in here: Edl@b’s Pressure Cooker: choose a table and prepare a wonderfull dish! Every table prepares a unique dish evolving around one theme: an expert will guide the discussion and help you develop and shape your ideas.
EdL@b present at the Document Services Valley: the next step!2 April 2013 · 0 Comments
Thursday 28 March -while the sun ultimately promised to bring spring to the Netherlands- the EdL@b was present at a market place where PADSI projects showcased their products.
First announcement: EdL@b Inspiration Session 17 April18 March 2013 · 0 Comments
Spring is in the air! And so it’s time for a new edition of an EdL@b Inspiration Session.
Flashback: Workshop Mediasite Desktop – Edl@b15 March 2013 · 0 Comments
On Wednesday March 13 the Edl@b organized two workshops around the use of Mediasite Desktop in education. Since the start of the year 2013 Edl@b has acquired “Mediasite desktop”: a recording tool to create web lectures/knowledge clips and all kinds of other video material from the comfort of your own pc: At work or at
Workshop: Desktop lecture recording (Mediasite Desktop Version)1 March 2013 · 0 Comments
You might be familiar with the Mediasite recording facilities in one of the large lecture rooms at the School of Business and Economics or the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences. Or you probably have seen some online lectures recorded at these facilities. But since the start of the year 2013 you can choose
Information session: Facebook for education1 March 2013 · 0 Comments
In need for something on top of Blackboard and thinking of Facebook? Do you want to engage students by meeting their world? Can I limit access for only my students? And is a professor a Facebook Friend? Need answers to these questions? Then sign up for the Facebook in education workshop and find out how
Impression of the edl@b Inspiration Session on January 24th by Daniel Speek7 February 2013 · 0 Comments
Daniel Speek is a Management of Learning Master student at the SBE, with a bachelor of Infonomics. His interest is in educational technologies and is currently researching technology supported learning communities. He has some experience with iPads in education and looks forward to the day when technology can get out of the way of learning.
Do you want to be inspired ?7 January 2013 · 0 Comments
EdL@B Inspiration Session organized by Maastricht University Library 24 January 2013, 15.30-17.30 Want to learn about apps and tools students are using to interact and learn? Do you feel you could easily enhance your course if you only knew about new or emerging technologies? Then find out which projects are currently evolving and join
Welcome to our crib3 January 2013 · 0 Comments
As from Feb. 1st Edl@b will be opening its doors at an inspirational room located in the heart of the University Library, (Grote Looierstraat 17). Find us at the ground floor, next to the information desk. Students, Staff and companies are always welcome to walk week-days during office hours to discuss new (project) ideas or
New Edl@b website online!20 September 2012 · 0 Comments
EdL@B and the Service Science Factory welcome you to the new website of the Educational Lab, in short EdL@B, and for exciting Service Science workshops. Get to know all kinds of possibilities around the EdL@B and meet its founders. Teachers, educators, students and entrepreneurs: Find out how you can start an experiment in a Maastricht