“All’eterno dal tempo. La Commedia di Dante”: enrolment for the 2nd USI MOOC is open


The enrolment for the second pilot MOOC of USI, developed by eLab in collaboration with the Istituto di studi italiani (ISI), is now open.

The MOOC, titled “All‚Äôeterno dal tempo.¬†La¬†Commedia di Dante”¬†is in Italian, and¬†boasts of the participation of some of the¬†most important¬†contemporary experts in Italian literature: Stefano Prandi, scientific responsible of the project,¬†Carlo Ossola, director of ISI, Piero Boitani, Corrado Bologna, Mira Mocan,¬†and¬†Lino Pertile.

The MOOC will be hosted on the iversity platform from end of March, and will remain available online for one year.

More info and free enrolment at this URL: https://iversity.org/en/courses/all-eterno-dal-tempo-la-commedia-di-dante.
Watch the trailer on Youtube!

Information and Communication Technologies in Education: Opportunities and Challenges



The Swiss Network for International Studies¬†(SNIS) proposes a debate on the¬†education for tomorrow: “Information and Communication Technologies in Education: Opportunities and Challenges”.

“How do new technologies open¬†new opportunities¬†for education at a global level? How do they help us face the challenges of migrations and globalization? What are the main features of digital natives and what is their relationship with current school systems?” Dr. Francesc Pedr√≥, chief¬†of Education Policy at¬†UNESCO, and an expert from the¬†UNHCR Learn Lab¬†will discuss these issues during the debate, which will take place on Monday, February 15, at 17.30 in Locarno,¬†in the¬†Aula Magna of ¬†SUPSI¬†Dipartimento formazione e apprendimento.

Registration is free and can be done from the event’s page on the SNIS website.

Merry Christmas and happy 2016!


PrintThe eLab team (Stefano, Anna, Christian, Elisabetta, Goran, Mattia, Riccardo, Shondel and Yann),

together with the colleagues of webatelier.net, NewMine Lab and the UNESCO Chair of USI,

wishes you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Call for a junior instructional designer


eLab has published a call for a junior instructional designer.

The new collaborator will be working on the projet “Competence Center in Digital Law” and on other projects and activities at eLab, like the production of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Dante and the Commedia and the usability analysis of the Repubblica e Cantone Ticino website with the eye-tracking tool.

Deadline: applications must be submitted by email to dr. Stefano Tardini (stefano.tardini@usi.ch) by January 20th, 2016, enclosing your CV and a cover letter.

For all details, look at the call.
We are looking forward to receiving your applications!

Seminar on Copyright in Education and research: slides published


The seminar on “Copyright in Education and Research” took place on December, Monday 14th, 2015 at USI Lugano.

About 30 participants attended the seminar, mainly from USI and SUPSI, but also from other educational institutions of Ticino.

The slides presented by Marcello Baggi and Anna Picco-Schwendener are now available on the Events page of the DICE website.