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Recognitions

EDEN is promoting and inspiring professionals by Recognising Excellence.

EDEN FELLOW & SENIOR FELLOW AWARDS | BEST RESEARCH PAPER AWARD |
BEST PRACTICE AWARD
| POSTER PRIZE | YOUNG SCHOLAR AWARD

EDEN Fellow and Senior Fellow Awards

Ceremony was held at the Welcome Reception

The purpose of the EDEN Fellow scheme is to provide validation and support to professionals in Europe in the field of open, distance and e-learning, and to enhance their mobility within Europe through a respected scheme of recognition. Read more...

The EDEN Executive Committee awarded the title of EDEN Senior Fellow to

Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland
Terry Anderson, Athabasca University, Canada
Albert Sangra, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Roberto Carneiro, Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal

The EDEN Executive Committee awarded the title of EDEN Fellow to

Helga Dorner, Central European University, Hungary
Timothy Read, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
Ene Koitla, Estonian e-Learning Development Centre, Information Technology Foundation for Education, Estonia
Yaacov Katz, Bar-Ilan University and Michlala - Jerusalem Academic College, Israel
Irina Smirnova, Moscow State University of Economics Statistics and Informatics, Russia
Margarida Carmo, Head of International Relations, Universidade Aberta, Portugal

Best Research Paper Award

Ceremony was held at the Conference Dinner

Since 2008, EDEN has bestowed the Best Research Paper Award at its Annual Conferences and the bi-annual Research Workshops.

A robust selection process guarantees the high-standing of these awards for contributions to the field of open, distance and e-learning. The selection process takes place in collaboration with the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning, with the support of a distinguished Jury. Read more...

The EDEN 2015 Best Research Paper Award was granted to

Hanne Voldborg Andersen and Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark for the paper on Technology as a Vehicle for Inclusion of Learners with Attention Deficits in Mainstream Schools.

The Jury nominated the following FINALISTS (listed along the programme schedule):

Student Vulnerability and Agency in Networked Digital Learning (A1)
by Paul Prinsloo, University of South Africa, South Africa, Sharon Slade, The Open University, United Kingdom

Technology as a Vehicle for Inclusion of Learners with Attention Deficits in Mainstream Schools (A2)
by Hanne Voldborg Andersen, Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark

The 'Boomerang Effect': How Outsourcing Impacts on the Workload of Academics (C1)
by Thomas Huelsmann, Britta Zawada, University of South Africa - UNISA, South Africa

Video-Based Learning in Higher Education: The Flipped or the Hands-On Classroom? (D1)
by Laia Albo, Davinia Hernandez-Leo, Jaume Barcelo, Luis Sanabria-Russo, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Learners' Behaviours and Autonomy in Livemocha and Busuu Online Communities (E2)
by Maria Luisa Malerba, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya - UOC, Spain

Added Values and Challenges Social Media Represent in the Hybridisation of Teacher Training (F1)
by Anders Grov Nilsen, Aslaug Grov Almaas, Stord/Haugesund University College, Norway

 

Best Practice Award

Ceremony was held at the Conference Dinner

This newly introduced award highlights and promotes best practices and encourages educational stakeholders to participate, share and collaborate.

The EDEN 2015 Best Practice Award was granted to

Hanne Voldborg Andersen and Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark for the paper on Technology as a Vehicle for Inclusion of Learners with Attention Deficits in Mainstream Schools.

The Jury nominated the following FINALISTS (listed along the programme schedule):

Stemming the Flow: Improving Retention for Distance Learning Students (A1)
by Sharon Slade, The Open University, United Kingdom, Paul Prinsloo, University of South Africa, South Africa

Technology as a Vehicle for Inclusion of Learners with Attention Deficits in Mainstream Schools (A2)
by Hanne Voldborg Andersen, Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark

Telepresence with IPads: Learning and Collaboration in Lower Secondary Schools (E1)
by Bente Meyer, Aalborg University, Denmark

Added Values and Challenges Social Media Represent in the Hybridisation of Teacher Training (F1)
by Anders Grov Nilsen, Aslaug Grov Almaas, Stord/Haugesund University College, Norway

Open Source Learning Streams in Social Media in Year 11 Math Teaching (F1)
by Thomas Kjaergaard, Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark

What Do Students Say About ePortfolios: Utilizing Social Media to Expand Learning Scenarios (F1)
by Lori Hager, University of Oregon, United States of America

OER, Open Access and Scholarship in Portuguese Higher Education (G1)
by Paula Alexandra Cardoso, Lina Morgado, Antonio Moreira Teixeira, Universidade Aberta, Portugal

Poster Prize

Ceremony was held at the Closing Plenary

Delegates could vote for their favourite posters during the conference by sticking a gold star on the posters. All delegates received three stickers at the registration desk upon arrival.

Based on the votes received from the conference delegates the Best Poster Prize is awarded to:

Ignatius Gous, University of South Africa, South Africa for the poster on
Effective Learning Strategies: Making Sense of and with Learning by Means of B2R2SDL3 and S2S

 

Young Scholar Award

Ceremony was held at the Opening Plenary Session

EDEN's support scheme to young scholars is offered at the 2015 Annual Conference, following up the Young Researchers' Scheme introduced in 2014 in Oxford thanks to the Ulrich Bernath Foundation and the Oldenburg University.

The EDEN Young Researchers Task Force appointed the following two applicants:

    Daniel Puntis, Newcastle University, United Kingdom for the paper on
    Making It Mobile: Changing Approaches to Clinical Learning Environments

    Lina Xue, KU Leuven, Belgium for the paper on
    Applying Biggs Constructive Alignment to Online Interdisciplinary Education

The Best Practice Award and the Young Scholar Award are initiatives of EDEN supported by the ERASMUS+ Programme of the European Union. The downloadable publications reflect the authors' views, the EACEA and the European Commission are not responsible for any use that may be made of the information they contain.