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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 25, 2018


Theo Bastiaens; Johan Van Braak; Mark Brown; Lorenzo Cantoni; Manuel Castro; Rhonda Christensen; Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers; Koen DePryck; Martin Ebner; Mikhail Fominykh; Catherine Fulford; Stylianos Hatzipanagos; Gerald Knezek; Karel Kreijns; Gary Marks; Erkko Sointu; Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen; Jarmo Viteli; Joke Voogt; Peter Weber; Edgar Weippl; Olaf Zawacki-Richter

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Number of papers: 14

  1. Best of Austria: OER-Certification for Higher Education

    Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    Open Education Resources (OER) will play an important role in the future of higher education institutions at least in German-speaking countries. Due to the very strict copyright law OER seems to be... More

    pp. 1-6

  2. Best of Germany: A Cooperative Approach to the Challenges of Implementing e-Assessments

    Dorothe Meister, Gudrun Oevel & Marcel Graf-Schlattmann, Paderborn University, Germany

    The paper and the corresponding talk present a project conducted by five universities to implement e-assesments in the state North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW, Germany) and its corresponding findings. We... More

    pp. 7-15

  3. Developing e-learning system for English conversation practice using speech recognition and artificial intelligence

    Makoto Shishido, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

    It has been emphasized to comprehensively improve the four skills of English; reading, writing, listening, and speaking in the university English education in Japan. However, the teaching of... More

    pp. 226-231

  4. Learning Experience Technology Usability Design framework

    Veera Kenttälä, Rebekah Rousi & Marja Kankaanranta, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

    Using information and communication technology (ICT) for learning purposes has become more ingrained in curriculums and students’ lives over the past decades. Commonly, the lack of understanding... More

    pp. 414-423

  5. Best of Germany: Developing Strategies for Digital Transformation in Higher Education: Not a Trivial Pursuit

    Michael Kerres & Barbara Getto, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

    The paper presents an organizational view on educational technology in higher education. Many institutions are eagerly implementing various digital technologies and tools for learning, they seem to... More

    pp. 524-530

  6. Best of Finland: Perspectives for the Pre-service Teachers’ Readiness to Take Advantage of ICT in Education

    Teemu Valtonen, Erkko Sointu & Jari Kukkonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Kati Makitalo, Oulu University, Finland

    This paper focuses on first-year pre-service teachers’ readiness to use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. Readiness to use ICT in education is studied as part of 21st... More

    pp. 667-674

  7. Supporting Cultural Connections, Collections, and Reflections through Technology in Short-Term Study Abroad

    Kevin Oliver & Angela Wiseman, North Carolina State University, United States; Michael Cook, Auburn University, United States

    A short-term study abroad program funded by a local foundation provides teachers with a professional development opportunity in an international context. The goal of the grant is to train teachers ... More

    pp. 769-776

  8. Best of Austria: Austria’s Higher Education e-Learning Landscape - Summary of the Status Quo

    Hans-Peter Steinbacher, University of Applied Sciences Kufstein, Austria

    An empirical study was conducted to assess the status quo of the Austrian e-learning landscape in tertiary education. The study examined strategies, resources, organization and experience relating ... More

    pp. 802-806

  9. Water Cycle in Nature: Small-Scale STEM Education Pilot

    Diana Bogusevschi, Dublin City University, Ireland; Irina Tal, National College of Ireland, Ireland; Marilena Bratu, University of Bucharest, Romania; Bogdan Gornea & Dorothea Caraman, Siveco, Romania; Ioana Ghergulescu, Adaptemy, Ireland; Cristina Hava Muntean, National College of Ireland, Ireland; Gabriel-Miro Muntean, Dublin City University, Ireland

    A digitised educational application focused on the water cycle in nature was employed in a small-scale pilot carried out in a secondary school in Ireland, as part of the European Horizon 2020... More

    pp. 1496-1505

  10. Evaluative Research on Virtual and Augmented Reality for Children

    Seonghye Yoon, LET’s Lab, Korea (South); JeeEun Jang, Envisible, inc., Korea (South); JiYoung Lim, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    Recently, VR and AR technologies have attracted much attention in the field of education. The purpose of this study was to investigate the quantitative and qualitative aspects of learning... More

    pp. 1603-1613

  11. Best of The Netherlands: How children use computational thinking skills when they solve a problem using the Ozobot

    Diane van der Linde & Nicole van der Aar, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Joke Voogt, University of Amsterdam/ Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    An observation study has been conducted to find out which computational thinking skills children use when solving a programming task. The main question was “What are the thinking processes of young... More

    pp. 2151-2157

  12. Best of Germany: Beyond the Buzzwords: A Strategy to Connect Curricula with the Digital World

    Thilo Harth & Frank Dellmann, Muenster University of Applied Sciences, Germany, Germany

    Disruption, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Industry 4.0 and Rapid Prototyping are just a selection of the buzzwords that come up in connection with the rapid changes in... More

    pp. 2219-2226

  13. Best of Ireland: The Learning Portfolio in Higher Education: An Integrative Review

    Darina Scully, Michael O'Leary & Mark Brown, Dublin City University, Ireland

    The learning portfolio is often lauded as a powerful pedagogical tool, and consequently, is rapidly becoming a central feature of contemporary education. This paper synthesizes and critically... More

    pp. 2237-2246

  14. Best of Finland: Adult Playfulness in Simulation-based Healthcare Education

    Tuulikki Keskitalo, Marjaana Kangas & Heli Ruokamo, University of Lapland, Finland

    Abstract: In many studies, simulation-based healthcare education has been observed to be enjoyable and meaningful. The objectives of simulation-based learning can be multifaceted, such as learning ... More

    pp. 2316-2324