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The programme for the conference is given below. Registered participants should have received full joining instructions by email. You can also download them here.

You can download a .pdf file of the entire programme here, download the presenting author pictures here, download the abstracts booklet here and purchase the full proceedings here.

Wednesday 3 October 2007

18:30-19:30 - pre-conference reception and registration at the CAB-Inn Hotel

 

Thursday 4 October 2007

09:00

Registration and coffee

10:00

Welcome from the conference chair: Rikke Orngreen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

10:15

Keynote address: Challenges in Implementing e-Learning at Universities
Pernille Rattleff, Danish University of Technology, Copenhagen and Lars Birch Andreasen, Danish School of Education, University of Aarhus, Copenhagen, Denmark

11:10

Conference splits into streams

 

Room SP202
Stream A -
Blended learning
Chair -
Helen Tracy

Room Room SPs03
Stream B - 
Methodologies
Chair -
Steve Godwin

Room SPs07
Stream C -
Podcasts and Podcasting
Chair -
Joel Schmidt

Room SPs08
Stream D - 
e-Learning and higher education
Chair -
Florin Salajan

Room SPs13
Stream E -
Blogs,  wikis and discussion forums
Chair -
Andy Pulman

Room SP107
Stream F - 
Needs Analysis
Chair -

 

11:15

From Pen and Paper to IT Based Business - Tracing Employees Learning Progress in an e-Learning Program
Soelberg Bent and Janni Nielsen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Expanding the Impact of Learn-by-Doing Simulations in Corporate Training
Guralnick David, Kaleidoscope Learning, New York, NY, USA

Podcasting in an Advanced Computer Science Module: Supporting Constructive Learning
Barker Trevor, University of Hertfordshire,  UK

A Longitudinal Study of Student Satisfaction with Online Courses at an Urban University
Glanz Susan, St. John's University,  New York, NY, USA

Groups, Networks and Collectives in Social Software for e-Learning
Anderson Terry and Jon Dron,  Athabasca University, Canada

e-Learning and the Training Needs Analysis: What About the SMEs?,
Roy Andrée, Université de Moncton, Canada

11:45

Acting Against All Odds,
Orngreen Rikke, Copenhagen Business School,  Karin Levinsen, Danish University of Education, Denmark

A Methodology for e-Learning Scenario Development: The UNITE Approach,
Zoakou Anna, Sofoklis Sotiriou, Research and Development Department, Pallini Attikis, Greece, Aimilia Tzanavari and George A. Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus

Using Podcasting in a Hybrid Course: A Case Study,
Robinson Sherry, Penn State University, Hazleton, PA, USA

Web-Assisted Learning: A Case Study in Academic Staff Engagement
Marek Stan, Alieen Sibbald and Mammed Bagher, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK

Engaging with blogs to Develop an Online Staff and Student Learning Community,
Jefferies Amanda, Val Warren, Peter Bullen and Sally Graham, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Who Needs a Need Analysis?,
Allen Stephanie, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA

12:15

Is a Blended Learning Approach Suitable for Part Time Mature Finance Students?
Burgess Julia, The University of Winchester, UK

DIAMOND - Didactical Approach for Media Competence Development in a Blended Learning Environment
Hierl Sonja, Lydia Bauer, Nadja Boeller and Josef Herget, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Net gen or not gen?  Student and Staff Evaluations of the use of Podcasts/audio Files and an Electronic Voting System (EVS) in a Blended Learning Module,
Lorimer, Jenny and Alan Hilliard, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK

e-Learning use in Higher Education- The Impact of Environmental Factors ,
Lindh Jörgen, Christina Keller and Stefan Hrastinski, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

Making It Stick: The Use of Online Discussion to Support Continuing Professional Development in Higher Education Communities of Practice
White Ian and Rosane Pagano, University of Hull, UK

Assessing the e-Learner: Normal  Practice or Rare Occurrence,
O'Neill Sinead and TJ Mc Donald, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

12:45

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

Room SP202
Stream A -
Blended learning
Chair:
Keith Smyth

Room SPs203
Stream B -
Challenges
Chair:
Trevor Barker

Room SPs207
Stream E - 
Platforms
Chair -
T.J. McDonald

Room SPs208
Stream D - 
e-Learning and higher education
Chair:
Alan Hilliard

Room SPs213
Stream C -
Blogs and wikis
Chair:
Amanda Jefferies

Room SP107
Stream F - 
Collaborative learning
Chair -
Ian White

14:00

A Novel 360 Degree Evaluation,
Shankar Jyothi, Infogix, IL, USA

Learning and Teaching Mathematics On-line: Which are the Main Difficulties?,
Bartalini Tania and Maria Cecilia Verri University of Florence, Italy

A Learning Platform for the Introduction of Remote Sensing Principles and Applications: A Pilot Phase
Adaktilou Nektaria and Costas Cartalis, University of Athens, Greece

The Impact of Phased On-Line Summative Assessment on Students’ Learning on a First Year Undergraduate Accounting Module – A Case Study
Marriot Pru and Alice Lau University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK 

Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Engage With and Support the net Generation of Learners
Doolan Martina , Univeristy of Hertfordshire, UK

Creativity Through e-Learning: Engendering Collaborative Creativity Through Folksonomy
Lapham Andy, Thames Valley University, London, UK

14:30

Blended Methods to Enhance Learning: An Empirical Study of Factors Affecting Student Participation in the use of e-Tools to Complement F2F Teaching of Algorithms
Rossiou Eleni and Angelo Sifaleras, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

Behind the Scenes with Openlearn: The Challenges of Researching the Provision of Open Educational Resources,
Godwin Stephen, Patrick McAndrew and Andreia Santos, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

e-Learning Plaform Implementation - Learning Object and Learning Design Management Through Metadata Standards,
Rego Hugo, Tiago Moreira and Francisco Garcia, University of Salamanca, Spain

Exploring the e-Learning State of Art
Kahiigi Kigozi Evelyn, Love Ekenberg, Mats Danielson and Henrik Hansson, Stockholm University, Kista, Sweden

Acceptance, Usage, and Communication Patters of a Blogging Exercise for Students
Schrader Ulrich, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Visualizing Interaction Traces to Improve Reflexivity in Synchronous Collaborative e-Learning Activitie
Cram Damien, Denis Jouvin and Alain Mille, University of Lyon, France

15:00

Learning Chinese Language and Culture: A Program Evaluation of “Applied Language Instruction” Using Blended Learning,
Schmidt Joel, Renate Lichtenstern and Christian Werner, University of Applied Management, Erding, Germany

The Rise of the European Information Society: Can the e-Learning Programme(s) Help?
Salajan Florin, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Applying Object-Oriented Priciples to the Analysis and Design of Learning Objects
Chrysostomou Chrysostomos and George Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

The Enhancement of Student Engagement by Utilising a “Minimal Tracking” Technique
Bodger Eric, Mike Hart and David Rush, The University of Winchester, UK

News at first Sight: Weblog Technology for News Services in Higher Education
Haug Simone and Christian Kohls, Knowledge Media Research Center, Tübingen, Germany

From Socio-Technical Proposals To Open Education: MIS and ICT For New Educational Paradigms
Cartelli Antonio, University of Cassino, Italy

15:30

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

16:00

Knowledge Cafe
Facilitated by Chris Turner, University of Winchester, UK

18:00

Close of Conference Day

19:00

Conference Dinner in the Aula of the Pedagogical University

 

Friday 5 October 2007

09:30

Keynote address: Joyce Malyn-Smith, Director Strategic Initiatives Workforce & Human Development Education, Employment and Community Programs, MA, USA

10:30

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

 

Room SP202
Stream A - 
Design issues
Chair -
Sherry Robinson

Room SPs03
Stream B - 
Applications of e-Learning
Chair -
Eric Bodger

Room SPs07
Mini track -
e-Health
Chair -
Pam Moule

Room SPs08
Stream D -
Cultural issues
Chair -
Jorgen Lindh

Room SPs13
Stream E -
Multimedia
Chair -
David Guralnick

Room SP107
Mini track -
Online and virtual communities
Chair -
Paul Peachey

11:00

An AI Planning-Based Approach for Automated Design of Learning Routes,
Onaindia Eva, Oscar Sapena and Antonio Garrido, Universidad Politecnica Valencia, Spain

A Case Study of the European SME Audio-Video Information Base Solution
Stav John, Roger Bergh, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway and Hariklia Tsalapatas, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

Creating a Reusable Learning Object for Healthcare Students: 'Boxplots Explored',
Gilchrist Mollie and Paul Summers, Coventry University, UK

Insights from a Pilot Project on Developing and Piloting an e-Learning Module
Ong Vincent Koon, John Beaumont-Kerridge and Yanqing Duan, University of Bedfordshire, UK

Enhancing the Attainment of Higher Order Cognitive Skills Through Multimedia Learning
Bagarukayo Emily, Jude Lubega, Makerere University and Victor Mbarika, Southern University, Baton Rouge, USA

A Virtual Learning Environment for Pregraduate Mathematical Students
Sancho Teresa and Ramon Masià, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

11:30

SCORM from the Perspective of a Course Designer – A Critical Review 
Hatakka Mathias, Anders Avdic and Annika Andersson, Örebro University, Sweden

VETlife – Continuing Veterinary Education Arranged by e-Learning
Ehlers Jan, University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover, Birgit Wittenberg, Centre of eLearning-Excellence in Lower Saxony, Klaus Fehlage, Association for eLearning Business in Northern Germany and Stephan Neumann, Veterinary Association Lower Saxony, Germany

On The Road To Virtual Europe,
Pulman Andy, Bournemouth University,  UK

Online Learning and its Cultural Issues ,
Wang Ruolan, Penni Tearle and Patrick Dillon, University of Exeter, UK

Reusability of 2D and 3D Course Content for Replicated Experiments in Virtual 3D Environments
Biella Daniel and Wolfram Luther, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

GISELE: A System Supporting the On-line Creation, Deployment and Learning of GIS Tools,
Francese Rita, Ignazio Passero, Monica Sebillo and Genoveffa Tortora, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Italy

12:00

A strategic Approach to Distance Learning Course Design,
Tracy Helen, University of East London, Stratford, UK

The Use of e-Learning in Training in the UK Hospitality Industry: An Exploratory Study
 Li Li, Dimitrios Buhalis, Andrew Lockwood , University of Surrey, Guildford and Kathryn Benzine, HCIMA, Sutton, UK

Web-Based Learning in Practice Settings: Nurses’ Experiences and Perceptions of Impact on Patient Care,
Lockyer Lesley, Pam Moule and Deirdre McGuigan, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Cultural Impact on Online Education Quality Perception,
Milani Manuela, Université Louis Pasteur, France

Using Learning Styles to Enhance an e-Learning System,
Franzoni Ana Lidia, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and Saiid Assar, Institut National des Télécommunications, Evry, France

Teachers’ Conceptions of and Approaches to Online Teaching
Smyth Keith, Christina Mainka and Norrie Brown, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK

12:30

Ontology-Based Learning in Project Management,
Constanta Nicoleta Bodea, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania

Collaborative Online Training Methods in Global Production Flow
Engh Erik, Quality Management Software, Oslo, John Stav, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway and Hariklia Tsalapatas, University of Thessaly, Greece

A Nurse Prescribing Programme Incorporating e-Learning
Burgess Joan, University of Winchester,  UK

“Campus Numériques”, “Notebook-Universitäten” and the Like: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of French and German National e-Learning Strategies
Haberer Monika, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany

High Quality Video as a Just-in-Time Teaching and Learning Tool
Engh Erik, Quality Management Software, Oslo, John B Stav and Roger Bergh, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway

The Effectiveness of a Discussion Forum as a Learning Tool in Initial Teacher Training in Post-Compulsory Education and Training,
Tainsh Yana, University of Greenwich, London, UK

13:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

Room SP202
Stream A -
Approaches to e-Learning
Chair -
Stephanie Allen

Room SPs03
Stream B - 
Applications of e-Learning
Chair -
Andre Roy

Room SPs07
Stream C -
Benchmarking
Chair -
Aileen Sibbald

Room SPs08
Stream D -
Frameworks and Models
Chair -
Rikke Orngreen

Room SPs13
Stream E -
Computer assisted e-Learning
Chair -
David Rush

Room SP107
Mini track -
Online and virtual communities
Chair -
Paul Peachey

14:00

The Web-Based Learning Process: Facilitators for Developing Strategies for Self-Directed Web-Learning,
Wiklund-Engblom Annika, Åbo Akademi University, Vaasa, Finland

The Use of Modern Technology in the Delivery of Mathematics: A Case Study
Harrison Martin, Joe Ward, Aruna Palipana and Sergi Sellers, Loughborough University, UK

Measuring Success in e-Learning – A Multi-Dimensional Approach
Bell Malcolm and Stephen Farrier, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

A Framework to Support Teaching and Learning Online
Pyper Andrew, Jonathan Meere and Mariana Lilley, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK

Computer-Assisted Language Teaching for Students with Learning Disabilities,
Trugman Helen, Holon Institute of Technology & Netanya Academic College and Edith Gotesman, Ashkelon Academic College & Levinsky Teacher Training College, Israel

Application of an Open Source e-Learning Platform - Experiences and Suggestions,
Nedyalkova Anna, Teodora Bakardjieva and Nickola Lyutov, Varna Free University, Bulgaria

14:30

Sustainable Implementation of e-learning Innovations into Large German Universities – An Organisational Approach
Kolbe Harald and Alexander Nikolopoulos, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Training Methods Utilizing Web-based Generation of Learning Objects in Mathematics,
Stav John B and Trond Thorseth, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway

How to Score with e-learning,
Bowman Stephen and Barbara Howell, Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, Chislehurst, UK

Using a Quality Framework to Evaluate e-Learning Based Experiences
Ejarque Elena, Félix Buendía and Antonio Hervás, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

The IT-Folder. IT Supported Inclusion of Children with Reading Disabilities in Normal Classes
Levinsen Karin, Danish University of Education, Denmark

Exploring Virtual Opportunities to Enhance and Promote an Emergent Community of Practice,
Courtney Kathy, Coventry University, UK

15:00

Clustering e-Students in Marketing Context: A two-stage Clustering Approach,
Geyik A. Kadir,  Manchester Business School, UK

SISINE: Teaching Negotiation Through a Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game
Miglino Orazio and Angelo Rega, University of Naples “Federico II”,  Andrea Di Ferdinando, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, Rome Barbara Benincasa, XiWrite, Italy

e–Motional Learning In Primary Schools: FearNot! An Anti-Bullying Intervention Based on Virtual Role-Play With Intelligent Synthetic Characters
Enz Sibylle, Carsten Zoll, Otto-Friedrich Universität, Bamberg, Natalie Vannini and Wolfgang Schneider, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany

A Model Driven Architecture and Toolset for Building Immersive Software Engineering Teaching Tools,
Cooper Richard, Lin Zhao and Can Wang, University of Glasgow, UK

Engaging the Youtube Google-Eyed Generation: Strategies for Using Web 2.0 in Teaching and Learning,
Duffy Peter, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Visual Learning Through Guided Iconography in Wireless Scenarios
Magal-Royo Teresa, Jesus Garcia Laborda, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Guillermo Peris-Fajarnes, Higher Polytechnic School of Gandia and Phillipp Spachtholz, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

15:30

Room SP202

Summary of issues raised during the conference

Led by Karin Twedell Levinsen

16:00

Close of conference

 

Last updated 5 October 2007


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