Jun 6

Secondary School Education through the use of video games

Posted by Laurent Auneau

In a country like France, over 140 000 secondary school students drop out every year with no qualifications whatsoever. The annual cost of this academic failure is estimated at about 24 billion Euros. The main reason behind this dropout is the passage from primary school, where the children tend to be closely accompanied to…

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Jun 2

BEACONING Pilot Scenarios

Posted by Francois Mohier

First BEACONING pilot scenarios described using the BEACONING taxonomy proposed to model the scenario then been able to use them with the authoring tool. The two samples proposed scenario by ORT are related to digital skills and Mathematics for helping in particular students passing the gap between high school and first year of university/technical and…

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Jun 2

BEACONING Requirements – Questionnaires for pilots end-users

Posted by Francois Mohier

As regards the gathering of information concerning Schools, Teachers, Students and Parents,  questionnaires were designed with pre-defined answers and some open questions by the WP3 team coordinated by BIBA depending on the different profiles. Those questionnaires have been translated into local languages (French, Greek, ...) to be sent to the local representatives of…

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Eurographics 2016
May 26

BEACONING @ Eurographics 2016

Posted by Antonio Fernando Coelho

BEACONING was represented at the Eurographics 2016, from the 9th to the 13th of May in Lisbon, Portugal. This conference continues a series of conferences organized by the Eurographics Association covering the wide field of computer graphics, from applied geometry techniques of meshing and surface reconstruction to photorealistic techniques (e.g., path tracing), as well…

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May 10

BEACONING requirements

Posted by Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge

BEACONING is aiming at developing a platform that provides access to lessons plans, games, moocs, mobile application etc. in an easy way. The main target groups are students in the age of 16-24 with and without disabilities and teachers. BEACONING will support individual learning by providing personalized user interface and lessons plans. It…

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