I am just back from the European conference on game-based learning which was located in Graz, Austria from 5th to 6th of October 2017. Graz is a lovely city in Austria and it is where I studied my Ph.D. for 3 years. The weather was superb, warm with sunshine. I had a great dinner with my colleagues. … More In brief, European Conference on Game Based Learning 2017 (ECGBL2017)
Our paper: How Inverse Blended Learning can Turn Up Learning with MOOCs? was accepted for the MOOC-Maker conference in Guatemala. Authors are Martin Ebner, Mohammad Khalil, Christian Gütl, Birgit Aschemann, Wilfried Frei, and David Röthler.
Edraak first regional conference took place in Amman, Jordan (my home country). The conference and let’s say as a first conference in the region of the Middle East and North Africa (as claimed) of MOOCs, was fine. There were two main keynote speakers: Dr. Omar Razzaz and Robert Lue. The venue was at Hyatt Amman … More Edraak First Conference Review
Conference Link It is great to give a talk at Edraak Conference. Edraak is a valuable initiative in the Middle East. Being supported by Queen Rania, Edraak first conference has widen its scope to cover educational technology in the Middle East and North Africa. In my part, I will talk about Learning Analytics research in general … More Invited as a panelist to Edraak Conference
Google Scholar recorded a number of 100 citations!
I am heading to the EMOOCs2017 conference in Madrid, Spain. We have 1 paper accepted in the experience track as well as a short paper in the HybridED workshop. The cool concept of emoocs2017 is that both the experience and the research tracks are published by Springer. This definitely means that emoocs2017 papers will be … More Heading to the EMOOCs2017
The defense day is on 8th of May. With this in mind, I am holding my breath, practicing and reading my thesis again. Wish everything will be ok.
The printed copies of my thesis are here!
Woke up in the morning to find an unread email. Opened that email and it was from the second examiner (Prof. Carlos). He asked me submit the thesis! great news indeed. Next step is to proofread it again, apply his annotations and send it back. Hopefully it will be a smooth process. My heart is hardly beating till the … More Last steps before the defense day!
Since 31.October 2016..i was recording how many words I was writing every day. around 2 months and 2 weeks fully dedicated to writing my PhD Thesis. In the image below, you can find my progress.. in total, 68,000 words were written.