SUNDAY, 30 September 2012 – 12pm SLT | 7pm GMT | 4am TYO

Recording (45min):


There is a widening gap between the expected and actual performance of our educational institutions. Demands and requirements are rising, budget and organizational structures lag behind. We are facing the consequences in the declining ranks of European educational institutions in almost all metrics.
The NEXT-TELL project aims to improve individual learning, the performance of educators and organizations by providing formative feedback derived from metadata which becomes available if online learning tools and methods are implemented in class.
In this paper we want to discuss how to gain and generate such metadata and feedback in a concrete learning scenario. We will focus at the practical aspects of implementation and how the data collected for feedback generation is related to the measurements defined in national and international curricula.

Bio Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart [Yvonne Handrick]
Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart is a free-lancer in the field of educational technology and co-founder of, a not-for-profit organisation, that engages in using and creating virtual environments for learning purposes. services universities, companies and individuals with learning events using Second Life and is a frequent partner in European projects (Avalon, Talk-with-me, NEXT-TELL, euroversity).
Before starting, Gerhilde gathered about 10 years of professional experience in software engineering, project management, quality management and training.
She holds a degree in computer science from the Technical University of Vienna, is a Certified Quality Manager of TÜV Akademie Österreich and received a Montessori diploma from the Institut für aktives Lernen, Vienna.
Gerhilde lives with her family in a small village near Vienna, Austria.

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