The COMENIUS infoserver is being provided by DeTeBerkom
In an educationally supervised form COMENIUS introduces students to the use of new media. Therefore it
was necessary to develope a user interface that can be understood intuitively, leave creative
possiblilities and visualises the multimedia communication in a teaching and learning environment.
The design of the COMENIUS user interface as a learning environment in networks provides for tools
to allow students, teachers and parents to develope an awareness towards an electronic world.
COMENIUS allows for communication, exchange and learning in a visually stimulating and ergonomically
designed user interface.
Ponton's task in the joint project was to develope the user
interface, and develope and program the software . Under FWU's pedagogical-didactic supervision
Ponton created the concept how to use the COMENIUS communication
Ponton European Media Art Lab is located in Podbipark in Hannover,
Germany. It is a private research institute. Artists, scientists and technicians are working together
on socio-cultural projects for tomorrows interactive world. The lab is being supported by Ministry of
Science and Culture in Lower Sachsony. Since 1986 Ponton is working in the field of new media ranging
from interactive TV to networked 3D user interfaces. Our main focus is on people to people communication.
Ponton's innovative approach in the field of interactive TV and
communication technology is being widely recognised. The lab is internationally well known by large
scale media experiments like "Piazza virtuale" on
Within the framework of COMENIUS the
Ponton European Media Art Lab is a project partner together
the FWU and the Condat DV-Beratung.
COMENIUS as an educational research project shows how multimedia communication and technology can improve teaching. COMENIUS is a project within the framework of DeTeBerkom's R&D programm. The other partners are:
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