13 June 2013 – Thursday Morning

  • Plenary Session 1
  • Coffee Break
  • Parallel Sessions A
  • Lunch

09:00 – 11:00 Plenary Session 1

Conference Welcome Addresses:

Inga Bostad, Pro-Rector, University of Oslo, Norway
Morten Flate Paulsen, EDEN President
Kristin Halvorsen, Minister of Education and Research, Norway

Address by the Executive Director of HETL

Patrick Blessinger, The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association – HETL, United States of America

Keynote Speech:
Meaning Mining: Towards a People-centered Approach to Learning

Anna Kirah, Making Waves, Norway

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Sessions A

Session A1
Enhancing Learning Experience: Student Motivations and Attitudes

Chair: Wim Van Petegem, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Stories of Joy and Despair in the Virtual Classroom

Mark Brown, Helen Hughes, Massey University, New Zealand, Mike Keppell, Natasha Hard, University of Southern Queensland, Liz Smith, Charles Sturt University, Australia

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Learner

Bill McNeill, The College of Estate Management, United Kingdom

Motivation, Collaboration and Quality Management of Modules of a German Career Service

Anja Graube, Christian-Andreas Schumann, Cindy Jaenisch, Helge Gerischer, Markus Haubold, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Germany

The University Students’ Uses of ICT: Their Perspective

Anna Escofet Roig, Marta Lopez, University of Barcelona, Spain

Session A2
Online Learning with Serious Games

Chair: Lisa Marie Blaschke, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Playing Games: Do Game Consoles have a Positive Impact on Girls’ Learning and Motivation?

Lucy Kitching, Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom

Adaptive and Adaptable Gameplay: An Instructional Design Approach for Individual Differences

Marie Maertens, Frederik Cornillie, Piet Desmet, Mieke Vandewaetere, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

New Tools for New Students – Game about Decision Making Adapted to Various Learning Contexts (GADEMAVO)

Anne-Dominique Salamin, David Russo, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland – HES-SO, Switzerland

Seeking for the Added Value of Videogames and Simulations

Sergio Vasquez Bronfman, École Superieure de Commerce de Paris, France

Session A3
Contemporary e-Learning Theory

Chair: Michael G. Moore, Academic Advisor, Studiesenteret.no, Norway

Interaction Equivalency in the OER and Informal Learning Era

Terumi Miyazoe, Tokyo Denki University, Japan, Terry Anderson, Athabasca University, Canada

Navigating the Risk Society – How the Educational Enterprise Gets Stuck and Why it Needs Poetry

Joe Cullen, Arcola Research LLP and The Tavistock Institute, London, United Kingdom

Joy and Creativity in Three Dimensional Virtual Learning Environments (The Case of Second Life)

Costas Tsolakidis, Angeliki Nikolaou, University of the Aegean, Greece

Up to a 5 Star Learning Environment! A Short Reflection about Educational Challenges for 2013

Filip Vervenne, Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Demonstration Session A4

Chair: Sonia Hetzner, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Algo-Bot – Serious Game: The Game about Coding a Game

Herve Docq, Delphine Rousseau, Technobel, Belgium

Response in 1-2-3 with Student Response System

Knut Bjorkli, John Birger Stav, Sor-Trondelag University College – HiST, Norway

A New Learning Narrative for Open Educational Resources. The Open University Experience of the iTunesU App

Mark Wade, The Open University, United Kingdom

Workshop Session A5

Owning the Place of Learning: Principles for Designing Personal Learning Spaces for Learners and Teachers

Grainne Conole, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Personal learning spaces constitute the formal and informal spaces and technologies customised by the learner or teacher. However, insufficient attention has been given to providing assistance to learners and teachers to design their own personal learning spaces. This workshop provides a framework for personal learning spaces that includes: distributed learning spaces, seamless learning and principles of learning space design that assist learners and teachers to design their own personal learning spaces. Seven principles of learning space design include: comfort, aesthetics, flow, equity, blending, affordances and repurposing By taking account of distributed learning spaces, seamless learning and principles of learning space design both learners and teachers will be empowered to construct their own personal learning spaces.

Workshop Session A6

OportUnidad: Faculty as Game Changers into OER-OEP Enhanced Learning Experiences

Marcelo Fabian Maina, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – UOC, Spain, Antonio Moreira Teixeira, Universidade Aberta, Portugal, Cristobal Cobo, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, Cristina Stefanelli, Consorzio FOR.COM, Ilaria Mascitti, Universita Telematica Guglielmo Marconi, Italy

OportUnidad is an action-research project financed by the European Union under the ALFA III programme aimed at promoting Open Educational Practices (OEP) and Open Educational Resources (OER). The project is lead by 4 European and 8 Latin America Universities and includes a network of over 60 EU and Latin American higher education institutions. The workshop aims to share and discuss insights and examples on how institutions challenged the adoption of institutional strategies around Open Educational Practices.

Reflexology Session A7

The Medium is the Massage – Solving Challenges in the Use of Social Media

Ari-Matti Auvinen, HCI Productions Ltd., Finland

This session provides unique combination of an intensive one-to-one consultancy in the use of social media with a relaxing foot reflexology massage. The objective is to create a trustful and relaxed atmosphere to solve the key issues in the use of social media in education and training.

Few places only are available which can be booked in beforehand in timeslots of 45 minutes. The key issue(s) the delegate would like to tackle during the session should be mentioned at the booking. The issues tackled with some key notions and proposals will be posted to social media and also in the workshop room (anonymously).

Booking will be open for delegates with completed registration process, including payment.

The presenter, Mr Ari-Matti Auvinen (HCI Productions Oy, Helsinki, Finland) is Chair of the EDEN NAP (Network of Academics and Professionals), a well-known expert in the use of social media in education. Since 2009 Mr Auvinen has studied reflexology and also practices reflexology and lomi lomi massages in his wellness studio in Helsinki.

Places for these sessions are limited and bookings will be confirmed on first come first served basis. Sessions are really one-to-one and cannot be attended by observers.

Please, only book if it is certain that you will show up in the indicated timeslot. We thank for your understanding and reliable co-operation.

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

Lunch Served in the Cafeteria of “Frederikke” building