Latest News: New Method to test Medical Students real world competence

eLearningworld News from Canada Queen’s University professor Adam Szulewski, has developed a new assessment method for medical students that is based on more realworld results than traditional testing. The students are using eye-tracking glasses, while they are faced with tasks that requires immediate decisions. Professor Szulewski explains that this:  “…increases …

Latest News: Competition to outline the best research-concept for an Internet Institute

eLearningworld News from Germany Digitalization and the Internet are transforming our lives in a profound way. As the society is getting digital science, research and development is facing new challenges. With this background the German Government is now launching a competition to find the best concept for a new Internet …

Latest News: How information technology boosts brain capacity

eLearningworld News from the UK The Telegraph reports that research shows that the brains of middle-aged people are getting sharper and younger. The reason for this development is that people is struggling to keep up with the demands of modern technology. Cognitive test-results shows that people over 50 scores much …

Latest News: Roadmap for Research to boost “Made in Germany”

eLearningworld News from Germany The German Federal Research Minister Johanna Wanka has announced the launch of the national Roadmap process for research infrastructures. The aim of the process is to prepare research policy decisions on long-term investments in research in Germany. As part of this process the German scientific community …

Latest News: Research on why big Governmental ICT-projects too often fails

eLearningworld News from the Netherlands and Norway Exceeding the budget, not meeting the deadlines, not achieving the desired results or a combination is very common headaches of ICT-projects especially in the public sector, according to new research from Maastricht University.  According to PhD candidate Niels Groen, “these situations are the …

Latest News: Public Opinion on Future Cities: More influence demanded

eLearningworld News from Germany Germans want more influence in their local communities according to a survey financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education. Federal Research Minister Johanna Wanka commented the result in the following way: “The city of the future can only function as a community project. The task …

Latest News: German Government launching new platform for digitization of the economy

eLearningworld News from Germany On the Hannover Messe the German government is launching the Joint Industry 4.0 platform that is a collaborative space for politics, industry, associations, academia and trade unions to embrace digitization of the economy. Industry 4.0 was launched 2011 and today the concept is the standard for …