Designing a Sandpit- and Co-Design-informed Innovation Process for Scaling TEL Research in Higher Education

Sebastian Dennerlein, Viktoria Pammer-Schindler, Markus Ebner, Günter Getzinger & Martin Ebner

Graz University of Technology, Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science, Graz University of Technology, Educational Technology, Austria, Graz University of Technology, Science and Technology Studies, Austria

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Sustainably digitalizing higher education requires a human-centred approach. To address actual problems in teaching as well as learning and increase acceptance, the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) solution(s) must be co-designed with affected researchers, teachers, students and administrative staff. We present research-in-progress about a sandpit-informed innovation process with a f2f-marketplace of TEL research and problemmapping as well team formation alongside a competitive call phase, which is followed by a cooperative phase of funded interdisciplinary pilot teams codesigning and implementing TEL innovations. Pilot teams are supported by a University Innovation Canvas to document and reflect on their TEL innovation from multiple viewpoints.

Keywords: higher education, sandpit, co-design, innovation, TEL

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