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ITAG in conjunction with Edurob

Edurob Results to be Released at ITAG  – the Final Edurob Project Conference (Oct 2016) There will be a full morning dedicated to the work undertaken in and the results coming out of the Edurob (Educational Robotics for Students with Disabilities) … Continue reading

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ITAG 2016 Call for Papers

Call For Papers (Apr 2016) Interactive Technologies and Games Conference – Education, Health and Disability Nottingham Trent University, UK  (26 – 27 October 2016) The aim of ITAG is to bring together academics, developers, beneficiaries and practitioners to explore interactive technologies … Continue reading

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MaTHiSiS Kicks Off

MaTHiSiS – Managing Affective-learning THrough Intelligent atoms and Smart InteractionS project Kicks Off (Mar 2016) MaTHiSiS is a 36-month project funded by the European Union under the H2020 work programme that will assist the educational process for learners and their … Continue reading

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ITAG abstract submission deadline extended

ITAG abstract submission deadline extended The deadline for submissions of abstracts for the ITAG conference 2015 has been extended to Tuesday 19th May. For full details visit the ITAG conference website.

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No One Left Behind project kicks off

No One Left Behind project kicks off (Feb 2015) School pupils will soon be creating their own video games in the classroom, as part of a new project to link gaming to the wider curriculum. The ISRG at NTU is a … Continue reading

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RISE final resources released (December 2014)

RISE final resources released (December 2014) The RISE project assists refugees in improving their employment skills. The four serious computer games and curriculum material can help to prepare jobseekers in five important areas: IT Skills, Vocational Skills, Intercultural Communication, Services, … Continue reading

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BBC Radio Nottingham Interview (Oct 2014)

BBC Radio Nottingham Interview (Oct 2014) On Sunday 26th October, Professor David Brown was interviewed on BBC Radio Nottingham about our ongoing project to build a game to increase awareness of prostate cancer among African Caribbean men in Nottingham. The … Continue reading

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ITAG 2014 (October 2014)

ITAG 2014 (October 2014) The seventh annual ITAG conference was held on the 16 – 17 October 2014 in the Council Building, Old Market Square, Nottingham. The conference focused on the use of interactive technology and games in the fields of health, education and disability. … Continue reading

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ViPi “Yes I Can ICT” Symposium Event (December 4th , 2013)

ViPi “Yes I Can ICT” Symposium Event (December 4th , 2013) Two European lifelong learning projects (the VIPI and ATLEC project) end in December, and the final Symposium presented their outcomes within a wider framework of learning, employment and independent … Continue reading

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ISRG project featured on the BBC (November 2013)

ISRG project featured on the BBC (November 2013) The BBC came to ITAG to film an article which featured on BBC East Midlands Today about how humanoid robots could help to improve the education of children with learning difficulties. Professor David Brown … Continue reading

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ITAG 2013 (October 2013)

ITAG 2013 (October 2013) The sixth annual ITAG conference was held on the 17th-18th October 2013  in the Council Building, Old Market Square, Nottingham. For full details visit the ITAG conference website. There were several presentations from the ISRG team including presentations on ViPi … Continue reading

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ViPi Games Released (August 2013)

ViPi Games Released (August 2013) The ViPi project has released its multilingual basic ICT skills games for people with disabilities. There are multiple games including Memobile for Android devices, Rob the Mob ICT, Escapology ICT, True False Quiz, Yes No … Continue reading

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Keynote at SENNET Working Group

Keynote at SENNET Working Group Professor David Brown of the ISRG recently presented a keynote lecture for the Special Educational Needs Network at the Special Needs Education Working Group at European Schoolnet in Brussels. See the interview with him below and the report from … Continue reading

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SGSCC – Questionnaires released (April 2013)

SGSCC – Questionnaires released (April 2013) The LLP EU Project “SGSCC” aims to develop educational computer games for adolescents/young adults with mild learning difficulties in order to increase their employability. Related to this goal we are interested in the assessments by … Continue reading

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ViPi – Yes I can ICT! Final symposium announced (March 2013)

ViPi – Yes I can ICT! Final symposium announced (March 2013) The ViPi Project (Virtual Portal for Interaction and ICT Training for People with Disabilities) has announced it’s final symposium called Yes, I can! ICT. It will take place on 4th December 2013 … Continue reading

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ViPi Multimedia Roadshow

ViPi Multimedia Roadshow Explore the ViPi multimedia roadhow now to find out all about the project, and the great free ICT training resources that came out of it. The roadshow contains links to the games developed, links to the ViPi curriculum … Continue reading

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RECALL finalised and RouteMate website released

RECALL project finalised and Interactive Systems RouteMate User Site created The RECALL project has been finalised including the release of all project reports and software. You can now download RouteMate – the route training software for Android devices and the … Continue reading

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PAUSE video released (January 2013)

PAUSE video released (January 2013) The PAUSE project was finalised and submitted at the end of November, and as part of this the documents and software produced have been made available from the project website here. This contains links to … Continue reading

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GOET Video Released

Game On Extra Time (GOET) Project The GOET project is now completed and the following video details the importance of the project.  

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