Interactive Video in FeedbackFruits available


FeedbackFruits has been available to all teachers at VU since last August. From 8 October, the Interactive Video feature has also become available. With this function you, as a teacher, can load a video where you have the same functions as with Interactive documents. The teacher can also insert questions…


Discover Your VUture


How can we help students to make conscious choices in their study career? With that question in mind, the new online study reflection game of the VU Education Lab, Discover Your VUture, went live on 14 September. Through questions such as ‘Which magazine do you pick up at the dentist?’,…


Being a Community University


The new Director of Student and Educational Affairs, ir. Wilma van Wezenbeek, shares some thoughts about the direction in which the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam should be headed: could we be a Community University instead of a Campus University! Being a community university A special day to write some reflections. Firstly…


SURF webinar: From idea to project submission for the stimulation programme, 8 October 13:00-14:30


Are you planning to submit a proposal for the Open and Online Education Stimulation Programme? Then join this workshop. You will get tools to make your proposal just that little bit sharper. During the workshop, the speaker will discuss all relevant issues that you will have to deal with when…


EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network) 2020 Research Workshop Online: Enhancing the Human Experience of Learning with Technology, 21 – 23 October 2020


On 21 – 23 October 2020 EDEN organizes the Research Workshop “Enhancing the Human Experience of Learning: new challenges for Research in Digital, Open, Distance & Networked Education”. Workshop themes Online personal learningOnline education for non-adult populationsTeachers’ and learners’ changing roles in a technology-mediated environmentOpen education ecologies: OERs, OEPs &…


SURF Step-by-step plan to develop a workshop ‘Redesign your education with other people’s learning materials’.


SURF is the ICT co-operation for education and research Would you like to speed up the adoption of open learning resources within your institution? Would you like to help lecturers to really get started with them? With this step-by-step plan, you can set up an online workshop to inspire lecturers…


Applications for Comenius grants 2021 at the Nationale Regieorgaan Onderwijsonderzoek (NRO)


Comenius programmeThe Comenius programme enables teachers, in the style of the name giver of the programme, to bring their vision of education into practice. In the coming years, the Comenius programme will continue to grow into a programme that enables a wide range of educational innovations each year. By showing…


Website Online Education live!


It’s quite a while ago since we were all together on the Campus. Who would have thought that the coronavirus and the measures taken would drastically change our doings in such a short period of time? But, we haven’t stood still, and this hasn’t been unnoticed. At the request of…


Chris van Klaveren awarded 500,000 euros for Comenius Leadership Fellowship for successful study plan for students with study delays


The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Comenius Leadership Fellowship of €500.000 to Chris van Klaveren. The grant is to be used for research into successful study planning for Bachelor students who encounter delays in their second year of study. ComeniusThe Ministry of Education, Culture and Science provides this…


Webinar Internationalisation at Home – Nuffic and HU University of Applied Sciences, 25 June 13:30 – 16:00


Nuffic De Nederlandse organisatie voor internationalisering in onderwijs. Webinar about Virtual Exchange (VE). During this webinar terminology and forms of VE such as COIL, EVE and Telecollaboration will be discussed. You will learn how to find suitable partners and how to collaborate in terms of content in the preparation and…