Search results for author:"Renate Motschnig Pitrik"
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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3976–3981
The recent technology flow into learning has significantly enriched the repertoire of teaching and learning processes. Presence and distance can be intertwined for mutual complementation. From our own experience in an academic environment we are...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2379–2382
Blending humanistic, Person-Centered principles with the potentials of modern educational technology, in particular the Internet, is a new stream in e-learning research. As it is often hard for instructors – partly lacking respective experience,...
Topics: Educational Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2737–2746
In order to be able to offer a computer science curriculum that is capable of meeting the ever changing needs of society and economy we have conducted a number of studies among curriculum stakeholders. This paper focuses on the students’ perceptions ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1798–1806
This paper presents a quantitative study on a number of approaches to enhancing team competencies of Computer Science students. Five different technology enhanced courses and their effects were examined: Web Engineering, Soft Skills, Person Centered ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1343–1352
Studying abroad has become an important asset in learning languages and acquiring intercultural competences. This results in a growing need for transparency of curricula. But not only international students need to get a fast overview of study...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1690–1697
Current learning theories tend to exploit the potentials of web-based technologies to support the learners in constructing pragmatic and persistent knowledge. To reduce the effort of introducing Person-Centered e-Learning in courses, we investigate...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (2005) pp. 111–130
Recently, much e-learning research has been devoted to producing e-content, describing it with metadata, and to constructing e-learning systems. Considerably less attention has been paid to integrating technology to improve the learning process in...
Effects of Person-Centered Attitudes on Professional and Social Competence in a Blended Learning Paradigm
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 4 (2004) pp. 176–192
Web-based technology increases the hours we spend sitting in front of the screens of our computers. But can it also be used in a way to improve our social skills? The blended learning paradigm of Person-Centered e-Learning (PCeL) precisely aims to...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 783–793
This paper addresses the demand for reusable solutions addressing reoccurring challenges of curriculum (re)design in the higher education sector. The presented patterns respond to the tasks of considering generic competences in curricula, specifying ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2343–2351
Worldwide, the assessment of students at all levels of education is required. In this article we approach assessment form a humanistic, person-centered value base. This is done by first proposing a set of tentative principles on person-centered...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2829–2837
Students’ lacking interest in courses, non-attendance in lectures, and consequent high drop-out rates are much too common phenomena in higher education. From a psychological perspective this is not too surprising, as long as the transfer of strictly ...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 429–458
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2008 ** This paper addresses the challenges resulting from the design and implementation of a modular, flexible curriculum of computer science. It is intended to share the processes and structures that are being...