HFDcon 2019 – SIDDATA is represented with with two poster contributions

On 21 October 2019, the annual event of the Network for Higher Education Teaching of the Hochschulforum Digitalisierung (University Forum on Digitalization) (HFD) took place at the World Conference Center in Bonn. Participants had the opportunity to exchange ideas with like-minded people at this network meeting for university teaching.

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Digital study assistance systems are the topic of discussion at the 20th DINI Annual Conference

On 8 and 9 October, representatives of media centres, university libraries, centres for communication and information processing as well as interested researchers met in Osnabrück for the 20th DINI Annual Conference (Deutsche Initiative für Netzwerkinformation e. V.). The motto was: “1999-2019-2039: Innovative projects in research, teaching and infrastructure”. Among other things, the SIDDATA project was represented with a poster. A student contribution on the topic “digital companion” also dealt with digital assistants and was one of the winners of the student competition.

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Workshop on digital tools in higher education for individualization of studies and personalized competence development

A working meeting on digital tools in higher education took place as part of the 27th annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Medien in der Wissenschaft e. V. (Society for Media in Science). The aim was the exchange and discourse on research questions in the two BMBF-funded projects “tech4comp” and “SIDDATA”.

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Presentation at the X5GON Workshop on Sustainability of Open Educational Resources

During the X5GON “Workshop on Sustainability of Open Educational Resources” Sebastian Osada and Felix Weber of the SIDDATA team presented the research questions of the interdisciplinary joint project for “Individualization of Studies through Digital, Data-Driven Assistants – SIDDATA”.

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Smart helper for studies: students contribute to the development of a digital assistant

As part of the funding programme “Innovation Potentials of Digital Higher Education”, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research has been funding the joint project “Study Individualization through Digital, Data-Driven Assistants” (SIDDATA) since 1 November. The HIS-Institut für Hochschulentwicklung e. V. (HIS-HE) will evaluate the model application of the digital study assistant, which is being developed at three universities under the leadership of Osnabrück University, as part of the joint project.

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Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds new research project

Study more independently and efficiently with the digital study assistant

In the new joint project “Study individualisation through digital, data-supported assistants (SIDDATA)”, Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) is working on the development of a digital assistant (“Robo-Software”), which will help students to better design their personal study path. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding the project within the framework of the research programme “Innovation Potentials of Digital Higher Education” with a total of 3.9 million euros, of which LUH will receive around one million euros. Other project partners are the Osnabrück University, which has taken on the lead role, the University of Bremen and the HIS Institute for Higher Education Development (HIS-HE) in Hannover. The project duration is initially 3.5 years. If successful, the project can be extended for another 2.5 years.

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Achieve study goals better with digital assistants? BMBF funds Higher Education Research at Osnabrück University with almost two million euros

As part of the “Innovation potentials of digital higher education” funding programme, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the joint project “Individualization of Study through Digital, Data-Driven Assistants” (SIDDATA) starting November 1, in which Osnabrück University is involved in a leading role with three institutions from the disciplines of Business Information Systems, Cognitive Science and E-Learning/University Didactics.

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