some talks

Invited Talks and Keynotes

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Specht, M. (2017, 28 February). Search as learning or learning by search. Invited Talk given at the Dagstuhl Seminar on Search as Learning. Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany.

Specht, M. (2017, March). Data Enhanced Learning. Presentation given at the Delft Data Science Seminar. Delft, the Netherlands: Technische Universiteit Delft.

Specht, M. (2017, April). Enhancing Learning with ICT ? Presentation given at the Children and Youth on the Net Conference. Luxembourg, Luxembourg: Université du Luxembourg.

Specht, M. (2017, October). From (LISP) to Robots for Computational Thinking. Presentation given at the Workshop on Computational Thinking. Linneaus University. Sweden.

Specht, M., & Drachsler, H. (2017, November). Learning Analytics for Data Enhanced Education. Presentation given at the visit of VSNU at the Open University, Heerlen, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2016, 26 January). Sensor-based Learning and Internet of Things for Learning. Invited presentation given at the 24. Internationale Fachmesse und Kongress für das Lernen met IT, Learntec 16, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Specht, M. (2016, 28 April). Technology Enhanced Learning Spaces. Invited presentation given at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich. Switzerland.

Specht, M. (2016, 19 May). Welten Institute, Research Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. Presentation given at Welten Institute in cooperation meeting with Shanghai Open University, Heerlen, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2016, 27 July). Welten Institute. Presentation given at Learn Lunch, MIT, STEP LAB. Boston, MA. USA.

Specht, M. (2015, 5 March). Gamification of Learning. Keynote at Research & Innovation Week, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa.

Specht, M. (2015, 6 March). Game Design Patterns for Instructional Design and Research. Invited guest lecture at seamless learning and mobile serious games workshop, Northwestern University, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.

Specht, M. (2015, 10 June). Seamless Learning Support. Presentation at 5. DINI Zukunftswerkstatt zu “Seamless Learning – Ansätze in Hochschulen”, Wuppertal, Germany.

Specht, M. (2015, 10 September). Social, Local, Mobile for Learning Management. Keynote given at the ILIAS yearly conference, Dortmund, Germany. Specht, M. (2015, 2 October). Disruptive TEL. Keynote given at the Workshop Learning, Brain and Technology, Helsinki, Finland.

Specht, M. (2015, 13 October). Mobile Collaboration. Keynote given at the Symposium on Mobile Applications and Collaborative Learning, Sundsvall, Sweden.

Specht, M. (2014, 22nd march). How can tablet technology change teaching and learning. Keynote given at 1st International Conference on iPads in Higher Education. Paphos, Cyprus.

Specht, M. (2014, 30 October). Designing of Seamless Learning Spaces. Keynote given at the 10th Anniversary of e-learning coordination at University of Zuerich, Zürich, Switzerland.

Specht, M. (2013, 21st November). We need Mindful and Seamless Learning Technologies. Keynote given at the 21st International Conference on Computers in Education. ICCE201. Bali. Indonesia.

Specht, M. (2015, 16 April). Seamless Learning Technology. Invited presentation given Sint Jans College, Heerlen, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2015, 16 april). Seamless Learning Technology. Keynote given at ACEWild meets OPEDUCA Conference. Sint Jans College, Heerlen, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2015, 20 May). Chaos and Structure. Keynote given at the 20th Anniversary Celebration of Knowledge Media Institute, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

Specht, M. (2015, 11 December). Innovatieve benaderingen van leerprocessen en leerpraktijken. Invited Masterclass, inHolland hogeschool, Den Haag, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2012, 13 April). Mobile, ubiquitous, and context-aware learning. Presentation given at the Advanced SIKS course on Technology-enhanced learning, Vught, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2012, 3 April). Mobile augmented reality 4 learning. Presentation at the eLearning congress 2012, ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2012, 26 March). Learning in Context 2012. Presentation given at the Workshop on Learning in Context LIC12, Brussels, Belgium.

Specht, M. (2010). Mobile Media in Context. Keynote given at the Symposium e-ducatio on Media and Learning. 16th of April. Universiteit Twente. Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2009). Learning in a technology enhanced world. Invited talk given at the World Conference on E-learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education. Tuesday October 27th 2009, Vancouver. Canada.

Specht, M. (2009). From Personal to Contextual Learning Support. Keynote given at the Tagung Lernen, Wissen, Adaptivität of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Informatik. September, 21, 2009, Darmstadt, Germany.

Specht, M. (2009). Mobile Learning in the CELSTEC Medialab. Keynote given at the Mobile Learning Spring School. May, 14, 2009, Heerlen, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2009). Personalisation and Contextualisation in TEL. Keynote given at the Conference Interdisciplinary approaches to technology-enhanced learning (IATEL). June, 19, 2009, Darmstadt, Germany.

Specht, M. (2009). Personalisation and Contextualisation in TEL. Keynote given at the Conference Interdisciplinary approaches to technology-enhanced learning (IATEL). June, 19, 2009, Darmstadt, Germany.

Specht, M. (2008). Chancen und Verwirrungen des Social Net. Keynote given at the 3rd e-learning Workshop Universität Leizip. November, 6, 2008, Leipzig, Germany.

Specht, M. (2008). Contextualized Learning. Invited Presentation at LearnTec 2008 Fair, Karlsruhe, 30th January 2008.

Specht, M. (2008). New Technology = New Learning !? Keynote given at the 4th EduMedia Conference 2008. June, 2, 2008, Salzburg, Austria.

Specht, M. (2007). New Technologies = Neue Lernkultur? Invited Presentation given at Weiterbildung: Gute angebote, schlechte Nachfrage? Impulse und Strategien zur Teilnehmergewinnung. December 6, 2007, Cologne, Germany.

Specht, M. (2007). Web 2.0 und Social Software: Informationen gestalten, selbstgesteuert lernen, kompetenzbasiert arbeiten. Keynote given at the 5th BIBB Fackkongress. 13.9.2007. Düsseldorf. Germany.

Specht, M. (2010). Ambient Information Channels for Learning in Context. Workshop at the Joint Technology Enhanced Learning Winterschool. February, 2, 2010, Innsbruck, Austria.

Specht, M. (2009). Context and Mobile Learning Support. Presentation for the taskforce e-learning of Maastricht University. November, 3, 2009, Heerlen, The Netherlands.

Specht, M. (2008). Contextualised Learning with Mobile Devices. Remote Lecture given for University of Twente. November, 25, 2008, Heerlen.

Specht, M. (2007). New Technologies for Competence Development. Invited Presentation at the Professional Training Facts 2007. November, 13-14, 2007, Stuttgart, Germany.