Since 2008, EDEN is continuously granting the Best Research Paper Award at EDEN’s Annual Conferences as well as at EDEN’s bi-annual Research Workshops. A high quality standard selection process shall guarantee the branding of a distinguished and reputable award for scholarly conference papers in 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 and is supported by a Jury. Members of the Jury for the 2020 EDEN Best Research Paper Award to be granted at the 11th EDEN Research Workshop in Lisbon are Dianne Conrad (Chair), Ph.D., Athabasca University (retired), Canada; Member of the Editorial Advisory Board EURODL; Inés Gil Jaurena, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain; Member of the Editorial Advisory Board EURODL; Lina Morgado, Associate Professor, Researcher at LE@D- Distance Education and Elearning Laboratory, Universidade Aberta (UAb), Portugal; Aras Bozkurt, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Distance Education, Anadolu University, Turkey; Ulrich Bernath and Thomas Hülsmann, Directors and Trustees of the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning, Oldenburg, Germany.
conference papers submitted and completed by the extended deadline for
submissions on September 29th,2020, 10
conference papers were short-listed for the competition and evaluated against
the following criteria:
(i) contributes convincingly to the theme(s) of the conference;
(ii) deals with a research question of relevance for conference participants;
(iii) rigorous examination/research methods are applied;
(iv) findings, results and outcomes are convincingly presented and critically examined;
(v) conclusions are thoroughly discussed (including aspects like applicability, transferability, and/or further research);
(vi) literature is reviewed against the state of art.
In addition, authors needed to confirm that at least 30% of their paper has been originated for and at least one author has registered for participation at the 11th EDEN Research Workshop in Lisbon Oct 21 – 23, 2020.
The Jury nominated the following FINALISTS:
- Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Alan Tait and Linda Amrane-Cooper, Centre for Distance Education, University of London Worldwide, United Kingdom
Towards a Post Covid-19 Digital Authentic Assessment Practice: When Radical Changes Enhance the Student Experience
- Laura Eigbrecht and Ulf Ehlers, Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University Karlsruhe, Germany
Students’ Perspectives and Strategies on Studying at Home in Times of Covid-19: Learnings from Podcast Conversations and an Online Survey
- Maria de Jesus C. Relvas, Maria do Carmo Teixeira Pinto, Isolina Oliveira and Alda Pereira, Universidade Aberta/ Distance Education and Elearning Laboratory (LE@D), Portugal
Online Peer Assessment in a First Cycle University Degree – Which Challenges?
- Sophia Roppertz, University of Bremen, Germany
Artificial Intelligence and Vocational Education and Training – Perspective of German VET Teachers
- Irène Charbonneau, Stockholm University, Sweden
Social Presence and Educational Technologies in an Online Distance Course in Finnish Higher Education: A Social Constructivist Perspective
- Rocío Jiménez Cortés, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Contributions of the Research Line on Literacy and Digital Inclusion of Women Overcoming Digital Divides and Obtaining Real Benefits in their Daily Lives
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.