My name is Jonathan and I'm involved in the ChatGPT and Student Community project.
It's the constant longing for progress, because we can always do better.
Born and raised in Rotterdam, but parents are from Spain Coffee lover I like playing video games
Play games, watch football and basketball, and go to Feyenoord games.
Technology will probably play an increasingly prominent role.
A chat about anything, while enjoying a good cup of coffee.
I’m Macarena Lara and I’m the Research Manager of the team. I work on the Ace Yourself and MyESL projects.
Innovation is applying creativity to come up with original alternatives or ideas that could help solve relevant issues for society.
I lived through a strong earthquake. I have been paragliding. I love milk chocolate (but not with sea salt).
I love Ted Lasso, it’s not futuristic but somehow it is innovative because it combines light comedy with deep life messages to highlight how empathy is key in our society.
I love music, dance, yoga, biking, and art in general.
Education will be more accessible, flexible, diverse, and dynamic around the world by taking advantage of new technologies, curiosity and unpredictable scenarios.
A conversation to brainstorm about research ideas, field work challenges and methods to help you answer your research questions.
Through interviews and quantitative surveys, we uncovered that students prefer having centralized information. The Erasmus School of Law (ESL) independently got this feedback from their students as well. This is why the MyESL App came to be.
Research was a vital component throughout the entire project, and our findings deemed the pilot successful. In fact, students who used the app were significantly more satisfied with communication at ESL than those who did not. The result? Over 70% of all ESL students downloaded the app!
To understand whether centralizing all communication channels in one place would positively affect students’ experiences with finding and receiving faculty-related information.
After the pilot, the app was adopted faculty-wide by the Erasmus School of Law, which contributed to over 70% of its students downloading it. Read more here.
Inspired by the positive results of the pilot, the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) also adopted the app.
Macarena Lara, in collaboration with Sanne van der Meer, led a workshop about the MyESL app at the Learning and Innovation bEURs 2022
Macarena Lara presented the results of student satisfaction before using the MyESL app at the ICERI 2022 Conference
Macarena Lara presented the results of student satisfaction after using the MyESL app at the EDULEARN23 Conference