Excellence and/in Singapore

Last October SOWISO was on its first roadshow in South-East Asia. Apart from Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Jakarta, the focus of this trip was Singapore, for a variety of reasons. The most obvious oneis that Singapore is very developed and Western, …

UvA coach kick-off

Today the kick-off meeting of the Learning Analytics project COACH took place at the Science Park in Amsterdam. The goal of the project, co-funded by SURF in their Learning Analytics program, is to find out how student results can be positively influenced by …

Extra blog post on newspaper article

Last saturday the leading Dutch Financial Newspaper (Het Financieel Dagblad) published a featured article on SOWISO. The main theme was innovation, which of course suits a company like SOWISO. The complete article can be read here and here (Dutch only. 2 pdf documents)

MOOC 2.0

I’m actually not a big fan of terms like ‘2.0’ or ‘3.0’ that are used to label internet and related products. Not only haven’t we ever see a ‘web 2.1’, these terms are used and misused in marketing or placement …