15 June 2013 – Saturday

  • Parallel Sessions G
  • Coffee Break
  • Parallel Sessions H
  • Plenary Session 4
  • Farewell Coffee

09:15 – 10:45 Parallel Sessions G

Session G1
Faculty Development and Training of Teachers

Chair: Airina Volungeviciene, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Online Teaching Faculty Development in Spain: Challenges and Future Perspectives

Albert Sangra, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – UOC, Mercedes Gonzalez Sanmamed, Universidad de a Coruna, Teresa Romeu, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – UOC, Spain

Teachers’ Use of Technology and their Ideas about Learning

Tim Seifert, Bruce Sheppard, Marg Wakeham, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Human Capital Strategy in a Modern University: Meeting Student and Society Needs

Natalia Tikhomirova, Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics Informatics – MESI, Russian Federation

Open Learning Approach with Remote Experiments

Olga Dziabenko, University of Deusto, Spain, Airina Volungeviciene, Marius Sadauskas, Egidijus Jaras, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Session G2
Assessment of Digital Learning Solutions

Chair: Peter Mozelius, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Sweden

Automatised Examination of Programming Courses – Design, Development and Evaluation of the AutoExam Online System

Stefan Goransson, Fredrik Skold, Stockholm University, Peter Mozelius, Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden

Competences and Rubric Assessment

Margarita Pino Juste, Universidad de Vigo, Beatriz Rodriguez Lopez, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia – UNED, Spain

Early Testing of e-Exams in Calculus at University Level

Morten Brekke, University of Agder, Norway

The Measurability of Excellence – The Budapest Business School Model for the Achievement Evaluation of Practice-Oriented Training

Sandor-Kriszt Eva, Oroszne Csesznak Anita, Budapest Business School, Hungary

Session G3
International e-Learning Development Cases

Chair: Torhild Slaatto, Norwegian Association for Distance and Flexible Education – NADE, Norway

Steering a Safe Path Through the Social Media Minefield – Training and Support for European Project Managers

Sally Reynolds, Audiovisual Technologies Informatics & Telecom. – ATiT, Belgium

Transforming Conflict, Transformed Learning: Collaborative Peace Studies and Engagement in Innovative Best Practice

Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland, Maria Antonia Guardiola, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – UOC, Spain

“Can School Actually More Difficult than This?” Perceptions of Nigerian Students on How to Succeed in Online International Postgraduate Programmes

Annamaria Szilagyi, Laureate Online Education B.V., The Netherlands

Workshop Session G4

Transitions into Higher Education: Can the Use of Digital Media, Serious Games and Virtual Worlds Support Learning to Learn Competencies?

Alessandra Tomassini, Politecnico di Milano – Servizio METID, Italy, Ildiko Mazar, EDEN Secretariat, United Kingdom, Gerard Casanova, Université de Lorraine, France, Paivi Virtanen, University of Helsinki, Finland, Anna Zoakou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Greece, Magdalena Jasinska, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland

Transition from secondary school to university and moving back into training or education to reskill or upgrade competencies represent a challenge for any learner. Approaches using social media, social networks, digital media, serious games, virtual worlds, ePortfolio and blogs have potential to support the development of learning to learn competencies. The eLene2learn network has been identifying and exploring the use of such existing practices, tools and methodologies. The approach and the results of the project will be presented, including national pilot implementations with direct contributions of teachers, enhanced by an online webinar. The workshop/webinar will conclude in an invitation to participants to become associate partners of the network.

Workshop Session G5

Nordic panorama NVL

Hrobjartur Arnason, University of Iceland, Karin Berkö, Learning Centre in Jämtland, Sweden, Taru Kekkonen, Otava Folk High School, Finland, Torhild Slåtto, Norwegian Association for Distance Education, Norway

The DISTANS Network, which is part of the Nordic Network for Adult Learning – NVL, will hold the session with the theme ´Nordic Panorama´. In the session members of the network will present themes which all evolve around the use of ICT in education in remote areas, including real life examples from the Nordic countries. These include the University of Iceland on how ICT has been used to bridge distances enabling people to persue studies and enrich their lives, the Learning Centre in Jämtland, Sweden about how local learning centres have supported students who want to stay at home during their studies and attract new students to remote areas through cooperation between companies, learning institutions and municipalities. Otava Folk High School in Finland, will present how to offer citizens, who have not been able to complete upper secondary school, the opportunity to do so through distance education. The Norwegian Association for Distance Education will discuss about how online learning can be a part of a busy professional life. The presentations build on the results of a two year series of symposia held in six remote areas in the Nordic area

Poster Session G6

Chair: Christine Gardner, The Open University, United Kingdom

Staff Development in Early Childhood Education and Care – The NEST Project

Elvira Sanchez Igual, World Association of Early Childhood Educators, Spain, Eva Szalma, EDEN, United Kingdom, Renata Hahner, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, Svenja Pokorny, Amitie srl, Italy, Kyriakos Lingas, Militos Emerging Technologies and Services, Greece, Begona Arenas Romero, SCIENTER, Spain

Planning and Implementing in-Service ICT-Training to Support Development of Higher Education Teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

Jorgen Holmberg, Mats Brenner, University of Gavle, Maivor Hallen, University of Gävle, Sweden

The Web of Learning – A Systems View

Astrid Hogmo, Studiesenteret.no, Norway

A Case Study of Poles from North, South and Northeast in Open University System of Brazil: The Necessity of Innovation

Maria Renata da Cruz Duran, Celso Jose da Costa, Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF, Deys Santana, Universidade Estadual do Maranhao, Graciete Pantoja, Universidade Federal do Para, Brazil

Promoting the Use of Social Media in Finnish General Education

Minna Koskinen, Jyvaskyla Educational Consortium, Ville Venalainen, Otava Folk High School / Otavan Opisto, Finland

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30 Parallel Sessions H

Session H1
Institutional Innovation Cases

Chair: Marci Powell, Polycom Inc., United States of America

Energizing the Classroom: Reconceptualising Learning Spaces for Higher Education in the 21st Century

Kate Reader, Morris Pamplin, Annemarie Cancienne, Laurence Solkin, City University London, United Kingdom

Institution’s Role in Sustainability of the e-Learning Application

Sandra Kucina Softic, Zoran Bekic, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Experiences on Blended Learning as an Approach in Higher Education

Mats Barthelson, Brittmarie Myringer, J. Ola Lindberg, Mid Sweden University, Sweden

Monitoring ICT Integration – How to Include Early Childhood Education

Stephanie Kerckaert, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Ruben Vanderlinde, Ghent University, Katie Goeman, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Bram Pynoo, Ghent University, Jan Elen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Johan van Braak, Ghent University, Belgium

Session H2
Assessment of Digital Learning Solutions

Chair: Albert Sangra, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya – UOC, Spain

Learning by Remixing: Assessing Students Design of Meaning in their Digital Responses to Academic Problems

Ole Christian Brudvik, NKS Online Studies, Norway

Towards a Scientific Evaluation of Learning Effectiveness

Geoff Woolcott, Southern Cross University, Australia

Evaluating Learning Activities: A Design Perspective

Michelle Harrison, Melissa Jakubec, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

Descartes and Asterix? Heterogeneity, a Key to Increase the Joy of Learning? Two Case Studies in France

Claudine Muhlstein-Joliette, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Katherine Maillet, Institut Mines-Télécom – Ecole de Management, France

Session H3
International e-Learning Development Cases

Chair: Thomas Kretschmer, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

The Motivated, the Encouraged, and the Wilful Ignorant

Thomas Richter, Heimo H. Adelsberger, University of Duisburg-Essen – UDE, Germany

An Analysis of Assignment for Improvement Teachers Training by Distance Education in Korea

Yong Kim, Korea National Open University, Ki Tae Nahm, Korea Education and Research Information Service, Korea (Republic of South Korea)

Workshop Session H5

How to Power-up Communities behind OER Initiatives

Bieke Schreurs, Open Universiteit Nederland, The Netherlands, Ildiko Mazar, EDEN, Paul Bacsich, Sero Consulting Ltd., Grainne Conole, Ming Nie, Gabi Witthaus, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

This workshop will begin with the development of a shared consensus on the concept of OER and the concept of OER Communities, along with an exchange of participants’ own experiences of OER and the role of their own learning ties within (online) communities. OER will be approached in the broadest sense. The workshop will provide a short overview of examples of existing OER Communities within Europe and Canada, examples from all areas of education, including OER research groups, drawing in particular on a series of case-studies developed by the POERUP project. The Social Network Analysis Methodology will be used to give insights into the dynamics of OER Communities. Participants may visualise their own learning ties and reflect on the influence these learning ties have for their own use. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on how we can stimulate the dynamics of OER Communities and what is needed to strengthen the impact of the communities on the uptake of OER in the world of education.

Poster Session H6

Chair: Conna Condon, University of Liverpool, United States of America

The Center of Job Knowledge Research

Gabor Kismihok, Stefan Mol, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Awareness of Business Models at Five Universities, Five Research Groups and Five Enterprises

Ulf Olsson, Stockholm University, Sweden

Towards E-learning Requirements in VET

Dragana Kupres, Croatian Academic and Research Network – CARNet, Croatia, Agnieszka Chrzaszcz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland

www.kunnskapsbasertpraksis.no – Online Resource for Health Care Professionals Working Evidence-based

Kamilla Hedvig Halvorsen Myklebust, Katrine Aasekjaer, Grete Oline Hole, Bergen University College, Lillebeth Larun, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway

The Bologna Process and Student Mobility – First Results of the SAGE Project

Eline Leen, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Analysis of Teaching-Learning Potential of the BME Alfa e-Learning Surface

Gyorgy Molnar, David Sik, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Challenges of Open Educational Resources (OER) Reuse in the Brazilian Higher Education Context: What Authors Think?

Sandra Mariano, Celso Jose da Costa, Joysinett Moraes, Valeria Castro, Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF, Brazil

iRead versus Paper Read: Their Implications in the Classroom

Kamla Suleiman Salim AlAamri, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman

12:30 – 14:00 Plenary Session 4

Education and Ecstasy Not Education and Agony

Bernard Luskin, President for the Media Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, United States of America

Innovation and Challenge – Pedagogical Development in Norwegian Distance Education Institutions 1995-2015

Torunn Gjelsvik, Norwegian Association for Distance and Flexible Education – NADE, Norway

Invitation: The EDEN 2014 Annual Conference in Zagreb

Sandra Kucina Softic, University of Zagreb, University Computing Centre – Srce, Croatia

14:00 – 15:30 Farewell Coffee