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Preliminary Programme

 

The preliminary streamed programme for the conference is given below. To protect the integrity of the peer review, author details only appear where papers have completed the review process.



From early June, the titles of abstracts selected for submission as full papers will be listed on the Abstracts Selected Page. We hope that this will help you see how valuable the conference will be for you to attend.

 


Section 1 – Thursday 6 November 2008, Streams A-D

Section 2 -  Thursday 6 November 2008, Streams E-G

Section 3 – Friday 7 November 2008, Streams A-D

Section 4 – Friday 7 November 2008, Streams E-G

 



 

You can download a .pdf copy of the programme here.  

 



 

Wednesday 5th November 2008

 

 

 

18:30

Pre-Conference registration and welcome drink in the Lobby Bar of Grecian Palace Hotel

 

 

 

 

Thursday 6th November 2008

 

 

 

8:00

Registration and coffee

 

 

 

9:00

Room:
Welcome from the conference chair:
George Papadopolous, University of Cyprus

 

 

 

9:15

Room:
Keynote address:
Thanasis Hadzilacos, Open University of Cyprus
What do educators care about e-learning environment architecture?
(The dialectic relationship between software architecture and pedagogical utilization of e-learning environments)

 

 

 

10:00

Conference splits into streams

 

 

 

 

Room -
Stream A -
Blended Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream B – 
e-Learning and Education
Chair -

Room -
Stream C -
Learning Objects
Chair -

Room -
Stream D -
Regional Applications
Chair -

10:15

Information Literate Through Blended Learning
Reubzaet Inge and Frans Van Hoek, Cinop, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Evaluating the Impact of Video-Based Versus Traditional Lectures on Student Learning
Nikopoulou-Smyrni Panagiota and Christoph Nikopoulos, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK

Learning Objects and Virtual Learning Environments Technical Evaluation Tools
Kurilovas Eugenijus and Valentina Dagiene, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius, Lithuania

e-Accounting at the University of Vienna – Developing Applicable e-Learning Tools for Large-Scale Accounting Classes
Schaffhauser-Linzatti, Silvia Pernsteiner, Regina Michalski-Karl and Isabella Hinterleitner, University of Vienna, Austria

10:45

e-Learning Strategies in Technical Part-Time Studies – Constructivist and Collaborative Approaches to Learning and Teaching
Kelz Andrea, University of Applied Sciences Burgenland, Pinkafeld, Austria

How Reproducible Research Leads to Non-Rote Learning within a Socially Constructivist
e-Learning Environment
Wessa Patrick, K.U Leuven Association,  Belgium

Integration of e-Learning Systems with Repositories of Learning Objects
Leal José Paulo, University of Porto and Ricardo Queiros, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

e–Learning in Greece: Application in the Area of e-Marketing
Malama Eleonora Ioulia, Fotini Patsioura, Vicky Manthou and Maro Vlachopoulou, University of Macedonia, Greece

11:15

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

 

Room -
Stream A -
Blended Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream B – 
e-Learning and Education
Chair -

Room -
Stream C -
Learning Objects
Chair -

Room -
Stream D -
Applications
Chair -

11:45

What is your Response? It’s Time to get Personal
Lorimer Jenny and Alan Hilliard, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Teaching Buddy: Speech and Language Technologies for Assisting and Assessing Instructional Practice
Huerta Juan, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York and Despina Stylinou, City College of the City University of New York, USA

Smart Assistant for Adaptive Course Preparation and Delivery in e-Learning Environments
Gamalel-Din Shehab and Reem Al-Otaibi, King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

Cooperation Models for National e-Learning Development in Estonia (Example of the Estonian e-Learning Development Centre)
Tammeoru Ene, Juri Lossenko, Kerli Kusnets and Marit Dremljuga, Estonian e-Learning Development Centre, Tallinn, Estonia

12:15

Blended Learning in Action
Sommaruga Lorenzo, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, Manno and Kylene De Angelis,Training 2000, Mondavio, Italy

Content and Intense Co-Operation, not Technology, are Essential for Quality Outcomes in e-Learning
Verhaaren Henri, Ghent University, Belgium

Developing a Screen-Capture Reusable Learning Object for Undergraduates
Robinson Julian, University College Birmingham, UK

Prediction of Reading Performance using the MAPS (Mental Attributes Profiling System) Multi-Model Interactive ICT Applications
Aristodemou Elena, Tatjana Taraszow, Yiannis Laouris, Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology Institute, Cyprus, Timotheos Papadopoulos, Unviersity of Cyprus and Pantelis Makris, Ministry of Education, Nicosia

12:45

Enhancing Blended Learning – Developing a Community Based Methopedia
Ryberg Thomas, Lone Dirckinck-Holnfeld, Aalborg University, Denmark, Elke Brenstein, Christian Niemczik, Unviersity of Applied Sciences, Wildau, Germany, Lehti Pilt, University of Tartu, Estonia, Rafal Moczadlo, Maria Curie - Sklow Dowska University, Lublin, Poland

Patterns of ICT use in Australian schools by Beginning Teachers: The Three “Rs”
Bate Frank and Dorit Maor, Murdoch University, Australia

Learner Profile Supports Interaction Between Objects in e-Learning System
Le Duc-Long, University of Pedagogy, An-Te Nguyen, Dinh-Thuc Nguyen, University of Natural Sciences, Ho-Chi Min City, Vietnam and Axel Hunger, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

e-Learning in a Course on Animal Welfare
Villarroel Morris, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

13:15

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

Room -
Stream A -
Blended Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream B – 
e-Learning and Education
Chair -

Room -
Stream C -
Tools and Methods
Chair -

Room -
Stream D -
Applications
Chair -

14:30

Integrating the In-Classroom use of Mobile Technologies Within a Blended Learning Model
Linsey Tim, Andreas Panayiotidis and Ann Ooms, Kingston University, UK

Game Inspired Tool Support for e-learning Processes
Charles Marie Therese, David Bustard and Michaela Black, University of Ulster, Colerane, N.Ireland, UK

A User Interface for Simultaneous Moderation of e-Discussions
Krauss Matthias, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems, Germany

e-Learning Network for Language Training
Savu Tom, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania and Judit Vitai, Supra Vita Language School, Eger, Hungary

15:00

Making Technology Work for You: Why Might Academic Staff Want to Engage with and Promote e-Learning? A Case Study
Clarke June and Mark Wells, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Learning English Through Game-Based Design: Reflections on Performance and Teacher/Learner Roles
Meyer Bente, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Artificial Intelligence Tools for Student Learning Assessment in Professional Schools
Almeida Paulo and Eduardo Costa, Centro de Formação Profissional da Indústria de Calçado, Paulo Novais, Jose Neves, Universidad do Minho, Braga and Manuel Rodrigues, Escola Secundaria Martins, Sarmento, Portugal

Mobile City and Language Guides: New Links between Formal and Informal Learning Environments
Bo-Kristensen Mads, Niels Ole Ankerstjerne, Resource Center for Integration, Vejle, Chresteria Neutzsky-Wulff and Herluf Schelde, Laerdansk Aarhus, Denmark

15:30

Using a Blended-Learning Approach to Support Parent Education in Math and Science
Meletiou-Mavrotheris Maria, Elfi Paparistodemou, European University, Efstathios Mavrotheris, Open University, Cyprus

Two-Fold Learning: Learning by Developing and Learning by Playing
Bralia Cristina, ICT Tosi, Busto Arsizio and Nadia Catenazzi, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Varese, Italy

 DZEMUj, A Tool for Mining in e-Learning Tests: Description and Experience
Popelinsky Lubos, Maria Briatkova and Zdenek Kedaj,  Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Conversion and Delivery of Courses via a  Course Management System
Mugisa Ezra and Carl Beckford, University of the West Indies (Mona) Jamaica

16:00

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

 

Room -
Stream A -
Blended Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream B – 
e-Learning and Education
Chair -

Room -
Stream C -
Evaluation
Chair -

Room -
Stream D -
m-Learning, Podcasting
Chair -

16:30

Blended Learning as a Means to Differentiate and Optimize Corporate Training
Tureckiova Michaela, Alena Valisova, Charles University in Prague and Jaroslav Veteska, Jan Amos Komensky University, Prague, Czech Republic

Identity Crisis: Who is Teaching Whom Online?
Greener Susan, University of Brighton Business School, UK

Humanistic Approach to Technology Domination in Technology Enhanced Learning
Ivanišin Marko, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Youngsters and Industrial Literacy: Why the m-Learning Approach?
Fernandes Cláudia and Luis Rocha, CATIM - Technological Center for the Metal Working Industry, Portugal

17:00

Understanding the Experience of Non-Contributory Online Participants (Readers) in NCSL Communities
Seddon Kathy, Geoff Lee, NCSL Nottingham and Keith Postlethwaite, University of Exeter, UK

Evolution of the Roles of the Actors in the Context of the Implementation of an "Environnement Numérique de Travail" in a University
Billouard Delphine and Laid Bouzidi, Université Lyon 3 - IAE - Centre de recherche, Magellan, France

Automatic Student Coaching and Monitoring Thanks to AUTOMATION. The Case of Writing a Compiler
Linden Isabelle, Hubert Toussaint, Andreas Clarssen and Pierre-Yves Schobbens, University of Namur, Belgium

To Podcast or not to Podcast? Students' Feedback on a Different Learning Experience in Histology
Geyer Hendrik Jacobus, Andrea Beylefeld and Alwyn Hugo, University of the Free State,  South Africa

17:30

A Learning Metronome! - An Experience in Vodcasting
Jones Richard, Buckinghamshire New University, High Wychombe, UK

Supporting Teachers' Pedagogical and Content Knowledge of Statistics Through Distance Learning
Paparistodemou Efi, Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris, European University and Efstathios Mavrotheris, Open Unviersity, Cyprus

Practically Oriented e-Learning Quality Assurance Empircal Findings and Making use of These for the Promotion of e-Learning Quality in Everyday University Teaching
Reinhardt Jeelka and Marc Heinitz, Freie Universiaet Berlin, Germany

The Development of Formal and Informal Learning Through Online Communities of Practice and Social Networking
Johnson Jean and Jonny Dyer, Inclusion Trust, Bishops Stortford, UK

18:00

Close of the Conference day

Close of the Conference day

Close of the Conference day

Close of the Conference day

19:30

Buses leave for the Conference Dinner at Ploumin Restaurant - A traditional Cypriot Tavernna

22:00

Buses return from the conference dinner to Grecian Palace Hotel

 

 

Wednesday 5th November 2008

 

 

18:30

Pre-Conference registration and welcome drink in the Lobby Bar of Grecian Palace Hotel

 

 

 

Thursday 6th November 2008

 

 

8:00

Registration and coffee

 

 

9:00

Room:
Welcome from the conference chair:
George Papadopolous, University of Cyprus

 

 

9:15

Room:
Keynote address:
Thanasis Hadzilacos, Open University of Cyprus
What do educators care about e-learning environment architecture?
(The dialectic relationship between software architecture and pedagogical utilization of e-learning environments)

 

 

10:00

Conference splits into streams

 

 

 

Room -
Stream E -
Mini Track on e-Learning Support for Work-Based Learning
Chair:
Joan Burgess

Room -
Stream F -
Mini Track on e-Learning in Developing Countries
Chair: 
Anders Avdic

Room -
Stream G -
Case Studies
Chair -

10:15

Blended Learning in Teaching Operating Systems
Pyzik Lucyna, University of Information Technology and Managment in Rzeszow, Poland

Letters From the Field: e-Learning Students Change of Learning Behaviour in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
Andersson Annika, Örebro University, Sweden

Tagging Electronic Resources for Modules – A case study in Web 2.0 People and Technology
Saward Guy, University of Hertfordshire UK

10:45

The Implications of SCORM Conformance for Workplace e-Learning
Witthaus Gabrielle, New Leaf Training Network, Paphos, Cyprus

e-Academy for International Development of Transfusion Medicine - A Unique Institution
Smit Sibinga Cees, Academic Institute IDTM, and Ron de Gunst, Exencia Ltd, Gouda, The Netherlands

Case Study Using a Wiki to Teach Information Decision Science
Olson Timothy, Information Decision Science Dept,University of Minnesota USA

11:15

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

 

Room -
Stream E -
Mini Track on e-Learning Support for Work-Based Learning
Chair:
Joan Burgess

Room -
Stream F -
Mini Track on e-Learning in Developing Countries
Chair: 
Anders Avdic

Room -
Stream G -
Virtual Mobility
Chair -

11:45

IT Competence Perfection Applying Distance Teaching System
Radvilaviciute Janina, Vilnius Gedimino Technical University, Lithuania

Use of Internet Resources to Improve Education Delivery: A Case Study in Bangladesh
Hatakka Mathias, Örebro University, Sweden

e-Learning as an Opportunity for Virtual Mobility and Competence Development within European Universities
Dlouha Jana and Laura Machackova, Charles University Environment Centre, Czech Republic

12:15

Smart e-NoteBook: An Adaptive Hypermedia Learning Material Management Environment
Gamalel-Din Shehab and Fadia Al-Saad, King Abdul-Aziz Unversity, Saudi Arabia,

Developing the Capacities of Public Servants Through e-Learning: Profile and Interactive Experiences of Public Management Students
Gervacio Juvy Lizette, Open University, The Philippines

Providing for Autonomous Hands-on Learning and Learner Mobility using Virtual Computer Technologies
Duignan Sean, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and Tony Hall, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

12:45

Improving the Matching Process of e-Mentoring in Luxury Hotels
Simmonds David, University of Westminster, London and Anne Marie Zammit Lupi, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, London, UK

Student Vision Regarding an Ideal e-Tutor in Romania
Goga Maria and Nicolae Goga, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

The Art of Learning in a Virtual World: Sculpting Zeros and Ones
Stanescu Ioana Andreea and Antoniu Stefan, Advanced Technology Systems, Romania

13:15

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

Room -
Stream E -
Mini Track on e-Learning support for work-based learning
Chair:
Joan Burgess

Room -
Stream F -
Workshop on Promoting Best Practice in e-Learning and Virtual Campuses
Chair -
Mark Stansfield

Room -
Stream G -
Web 2.0
Chair -

14:30

Distance Reflective Learning in Lithuanian Young Programmer School
Dagiene Valentina, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Vilnius, Lithuania

Introduction to the Promoting Best Practice in Virtual Campuses Project

e-Learning and Web 2.0 in the Humanities – Development, Testing and Evaluation of Didactic Models Beyond the Distribution of Online-Material
 Grote Brigitte, Harriet Hoffmann and Jeelka Reinhardt, Center for Digital Systems, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

15:00

 

The Development of Models for Identifying and Promoting Best Practice in e-Learning and Virtual Campuses
Stansfield Mark, Thomas Connolly, University of West of Scotland, Paisley, UK, Antonio Cartelli, University of Cassino, Italy, Athanassios Jimoyiannis, University of Peloponnese, Greece, Hugo Magalhaes, Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovacao, Portugal and Katherine Maillet, Institut National des Telecommunications, France

WELL: Web-Based Learner’s Library for e-Learning 2.0
Weinberger Hadas, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel

15:30

 

Roundtable discussion on Best Practices in E-Learning and Virtual Campuses

Learning-by-Doing Gender
Schirmer Dominique, Matthias Holthaus, Bernd Remmele, Britta Schinzel, Center for Applied Further Education Research, Lahr, Peter Bruestle and Dominik Haubner, Unviersity Freiburg, Germany

16:00

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

 

Room -
Stream E -
Design issues
Chair -

Room -
Stream F -
Chair -

Room -
Stream G -
Tools
Chair -

16:30

Design of an e-Learning System for Accreditation of Non-Formal Learning
Kovatcheva Eugenia and Roumen Nikolov, Sofia University, Bulgaria

The Enhancement of Reusability of Course Content and Scenarios in Unified e-Learning Environment for Schools
Limanauskiene Virginija and Vytautas Stuikys, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Feedback Services for Exercise Assistants
Gerdes Alex, Baastiaan Heeren and Johan Jeuring, Open Universiteit Nederland, The Netherlands and Slyvia Stuurman, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands

17:00

Redesigning the Moodle Interface for Use in Primary Schools with a Ratio of 1 Computer per Student
Kofteros Alexandros, Apoplous Learning Ltd, Cyprus,  Avraam Triantafillidis, Antonis Skellas, Kalyvia Primary School, Athens and Anna Krassa, University of Macedonia, Τhessaloniki, Greece

Structural Steel Design e-Learning Portal
Serrano Miguel, Carlos López-Colina, University of Oviedo, Spain, Sue Armstrong, University of Sheffield, UK Jörg Lange and Fernando González, Fachgebiet Stahlbau T. U. Darmstadt, Germany

Handling Large Classes using Computer Aided Assessment in Blackboard
Laws Elizabeth and Gordon Laws, Univesity of Salford UK

17:30

An Ontological Model for Learning Content Design
Adorni Giovanni, Mario Coccoli, Gianni Vercelli and Giuliano Vivanet, University of Genoa, Italy

Experts on e-Learning: Insights Gained from Listening to the Student Voice
Ryan Malcolm, Wendy Cealey Harrison and Rita Headington, University of Greenwich, UK

A new Open Source web Statistical Tool
Houssemand Claude, Pierre Valois, Belkacem Adbous and Stephane Germain, Université du Luxembourg - Educational Measurement and Applied Cognitive Science, Luxembourg

18:00

Close of the Conference day

Close of the Conference day

Close of the Conference day

19:30

Buses leave for the Conference Dinner at Ploumin Restaurant - A traditional Cypriot Tavernna

22:00

Buses return from the conference dinner to Grecian Palace Hotel

 

 

Friday 7th September 2008

 

 

 

 

Room -
Stream A -
Collaborative Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream B – 
e-Learning and Education
Chair -

Room -
Stream C -
Models and Design
Chair -

Room -
Stream D -
Mini Track on The use of Social Networking Tools in Health and Social Care
Chair: Pam Moule

9:00

How much Personal and Sensitive Information do Cypriot Teenagers Reveal in Facebook?
Taraszow Tatjana, Aysu Arsoy, Georgina Shitta and Yiannis Laouris, Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology Institute, Cyprus

The challenges in the Secondary School e-Learning Process
Nikolova Nikolina, Atanas Georgiva, George Gachev, Sofia University, Bulgaria

The Skillsoft Learning Growth Model
Ataliani Lelia, Infotrend Innovations Co. Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus

Web 2.0; Engaging Those with Learning Disabilities
Fanou Sotiris, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

9:30

e-Learning and Digital Dialogue – From Speech Acts to Collaborative Knowledge Building
Sorensen Elsebeth Korsgaard and Bo Fibiger, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Strategies for Embedding e-Learning in Traditional Universities: Drivers and Barriers
MacKeogh Kay and Seamus Fox, Dublin City University, Ireland

ELDO: An Ontology for the Cataloguing of e-Learning Design
Giacomantonio Marcello, CERTE Omniacom, Argenta, Italy

Web Based Discussion as Supervision Method in Nursing Students´ Clinical Training
Mettiäinen Sari and Kristiina Vahamaa, Pirkanmaa University of Applied Sciences, Finland

10:00

e-Learning: Strengths and Weaknesses, Pros and Cons in a Global Education and Training Methodology
Mouzakitis George, e-Deka, Greece

Enhancing English Language Learning Through ICT
Psaroudaki Stella and Anne McKay, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Unified Course Design for European Production Engineers
Chatti Sami and Erman Tekkaya, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, Bayard Ove and Nicolescu Michai, Royal Institute of technology, KTH,Stockholm, Sweden

Adoption of Web 2.0 Technologies in Education for Health Professionals in the UK: Where are we and why?
Ward Rod, Pam Moule and Lesley Lockyer, University of the West of England, UK

10:30

e-Pioneering: A Mentoring Approach to Institutional Technology Adoption
Arici Elaine, University of Nottingham, UK

A Research Study about “e-Learning Training Needs” of Vocational High School Teachers in North Cyprus
Tuncay Nazime and Huseyin Uzunboylu, Near East University, North Cyprus

some Factors to Consider when Designing Semi-Autonomous Learning Environments
Bouchard Paul, Concordia University, Canada

Use of International Internet Discussion Boards to Promote Health and Technology Knowledge and Skills in Nursing Education
Haycock-Stuart Elaine, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Ann Gray Bobbe and Donna Curry , Wright State University College of Nursing and Health, Dayton, Ohio, USA

11:00

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Fri
5
Sept

Room -
Stream A -
KM and e-Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream B – 
e-Learning and Education
Chair -

Room -
Stream C – 
e-Learning and the workplace
Chair -

Room -
Stream D -
Mini Track on e-Portfolios in Education
Chair:
Eva Heinrich

11:30

Knowledge-Ticket-System – A Knowledge Broker for Universities
Laemmle Steffi, Stefan Klink, Florian Bernstein, Sabine Rathmayer and Max Walter, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany

The Teaching and Learning of Pronunciation in the Language Classroom and the use of Modern Technology
Kyprianou Marianna, University of Cyprus

Demand-led e-Learning to Support Small Businesses
Nooruddin Shamima and John Heap, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, UK

From Hype to Reality: e-Portfolios in Nursing
Carson Maggie and Anne Robertson, Edinburgh University, Scotland

12:00

Developing Information Literacy Skills by Using e-Learning Environments in Higher Education
Heinze Nina and Jan-Mathis Schurr, Institute for Media and Educational Technology, University of Augsburg Germany

The COSMOS Approach for Teaching Science
Doulamis Nikolaos, Christodoulos Psaltis, and Andreas Georgopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Menelaos Sotiriou and Ioannis Doxaras, I-Know-How, Athens and Sofoklis Sotiriou, Research and Development Department, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Greece

Web-Based Learning Using a `Library of Activities’ to Assist and Support Students and Mentors
Clark Carol and Christine Stevens, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

e-Portfolios in Primary School
Spinsanti Laura,ISTA CNR, Pisam Italy and Elisabetta Bertini, University of Pisa, Italy

12:30

Feedback in the Concept Map Based Knowledge Assessment System
Anohina Alla, Riga Technical University Latvia and  Erik van der Spek, Department of Information and Computing Sciences, The Netherlands

The Use and Misuse of e-Learning in Life-Long Learning for Adult Students in Tertiary Education. The case of Cyprus in Relation to other European Countries Papadopoulou Yiola, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus, Elena Aristodemou and Yiannis Laouris, Cyprus neuroscience and Technology Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus

Implementing Nationwide e-Learning Projects: A Guarantee of a Better Future
Jugureanu Radu, Olimpius Istrate and Georgescu Ilinca, AeL eContent Dept, SIVECO, Bucharest, Romania,

Promises, Challenges, and Realities of a Design-based Approach to e-Portfolios
Kyza Eleni, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

13:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Fri
7
Nov

Room -
Stream A -
KM and e-Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream B – 
e-Learning and Education
Chair -

Room -
Stream C -
Web-Based Learning
Chair -

Room -
Stream D -
e-Learning Solutions
Chair -

14:00

e-Learning and e-Citizenship Between PKM and PST
Cartelli Antonio, University of Cassino, Italy

Observations and Reflections on Teachers Performance in Content Development
Tzanavari Aimilia, Elena Papanastasiou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, and George Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus

Automatic Verbalization of Mathematical Formulae for web-based Learning Resources
Sancho-Vinuesa Teresa, Cesar Corcoles, Antonia Huertas and Antoni Perez-Navarro, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain, Daniel Marques and Joana Villalonga, Maths for More, Barcelona, Spain

Information Seeking for Lifelong Learning: One Size doesn’t fit all
Eaglestone Barry, Nigel Ford, Andrew Madden and Martin Whittle, The University of Sheffield, UK 

14:30

Exploring a Professional Social Network Environment for Learning and Development
Coyne Paul, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK, Anthony Basiel and Pauline Armsby, Middlesex University, London, UK

School Transfer from Primary to Secondary Education
Psaltis Iacovos, Middlesex Institute of Work Based Learning, Cyprus

Applying Internet-Based Tele-Operation Technologies to Remote Engineering Experimentation in Solar Energy Engineering
Michaelides Ioannis and Polyvios Elefheriou, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

Ontology Based Cross-Sectional and Socio-Cultural Transfer of Proven e-Learning Solutions
Stokic Dragan, Institute for Applied System Technology, ATB-Bremen, Germany

15:00

Reflections on Developing Knowledge Together: Involving People with Disabilities in Education
Epstein Laraine, Gill Ward and Darren Awang, Coventry University, UK

Introducing Adaptivity to e-Lessons to Enhance Student Learning
Zivana Komlenov, Zoran Budimac and Mirjana Ivanovic , University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Teaching Internet Search Skills: Some Evidence-Based Lessons
Madden Andrew, Barry Eaglestone. Nigel Ford. Genevieve Gorrell and Martin Whittle, University of Sheffield, UK

Specifying and Analyzing strategies using Petri Nets
Passier Harrie, Open Universiteit Nederland, The Netherlands

 

 

Bringing Digital Multimedia into Mathematics Education
Deliyiannis Ioannis, Andreas Floros, Panayiotis Vlamos, Tsiridou Tania, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece and Michael Arvanitis, Euroscience Greek Regional Section, Athens Greece

Web Based Interactive Models for Science Education and Collaboration
Daniunas Valentas, Vygintas Gontis, Arturas Acus, Vytautas Fokas and Gintaras Valiauga, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy of Vilnius University, Lithuania

i-learn – Complete Online Delivery for Arts and Crafts– A Case Study
Carr Maggie, Gorseinon College, UK

15:30

Summary of the issues raised durng the conference
Led by
George Papadopolous

16:00

Close of conference

Close of conference

Close of conference

Close of conference

 

 

Friday 7th September 2008

 

 

 

Room -
Stream E -
Mini Track on Web 2.0 Tools & Assessment
Chair:  Richard Hall

Room -
Stream F -
Mini Track on Student Reflections on Using e-Learning Technologies
Chair:
Amanda Jefferies

Room -
Stream G -
User Experience
Chair -

9:00

A terminology for Web 2.0
Dalsgaard Christian and Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Effects of Individual Differences on Students' Preferences and Experiences with a Visual Support Learning System
Ruttun Rishi, Brunel University UK, and Sabah Khalid, Queens Mary School of Medicine, UK

Enhancing e-Learning Environments with Users’ Cognitive Factors: The case of EKPAIDEION
Tsianos Nikos, Panagiotis Germanakos, Zacharias Lekkas, Constantinos Mourlas, Eleni Christodoulou,  George Spanoudis, George Samaras, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and Mario Belk,  University of Cyprus

9:30

“But Surley it’s Harmless? “ Developing a multimedia Ethical misadventure for web delivery
Stewart Mark and Mark Brown, Massey University, NewZealand

“Here Comes Trouble”; A Positive Architecture of Disruptive Education
Bowman Stephen, Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, Chislehurst, UK

An Empirical Investigation of User Experience in e-Learning Environments
Andriani Piki, Mirja Lievonen and Duska Rosenberg, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK Guido Kuehn, Electronic Arts GmbH, Cologne, Germany and Ralf Doerner, Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences, Germany

10:00

Employing Web 2 Tools to Enhance Active Learning in Courses Requiring Group Projects
Stylianou Vasso and Angelika Kokkinaki, University of Nicosia Cyprus

Business Students' Perceptions of Computer-Assisted Learning and Simulations
Fry Nadine and Nia Love, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England

Learning to hit the Ground Running - The Online Way
Beylefeld Adriana and Alwyn Hugo, University of the Free State, South Africa

10:30

Assessment of the Growth of Knowledge in Collaborative Learning Networks
Benedek Andras, Information Technology Learning Center for Culture of Application of Microelectronics, Hungary, (Presentation only)

Motivations and Perceived Usefulness of Technologies in Higher Education
Simatele Munacinga, University of Hertfordshire, UK

A Best Practices Approach to the Enhancement of a Learning Experience
Cukusik Maja, Andrina Granic, University of Split, Croatia, Charles Mifsud and Marjes Zammit, University of Malta

11:00

Refreshments

Refreshments

Refreshments

Fri
5
Sept

Room -
Stream E -
Mini Track on Web 2.0 Tools & Assessment
Chair:  Richard Hall

Room -
Stream F -
Mini Track on Student Reflections on Using e-Learning Technologies
Chair:
Amanda Jefferies

Room -
Stream G -
e-Accessibility
Chair -

11:30

Sowing the Seeds of Learner Autonomy: Moving from VLE to Information Ground Through the use of Web 2.0 Tools
Carroll Fiona,  Rita Kop and Clare Woodward, Swansea University UK

Using e-Learning Tools to Build a Community of Distance Learners
Belgrove Martin, Julia Griffin and Brian Makepeace, University of East London, UK

Who Supports the Support Workers? e-Learning for Support Workers of Students with Disabilities
Power Christopher, Helen Petrie, David Swallow and Monia Sannia, University of York, UK

12:00

Education In Your Face(book)!
Odell Annette, Peter Nevin and Hedley Roberts, University of East London, UK

Listening to the Learners’ Voices in HE- How do Students Reflect on their use of Technology for Learning?
Hyde Ruth and Amanda Jefferies, University of Hertfordsire, UK

How can a Blind Engineer Access the Curriculum?
Walmsley Sue and Jennifer Bottom, University of Reading UK

12:30

Enhancing the Student Experience using Web 2.0 Technologies (Wikis, Blogs & Webcam Recordings) to Encourage Student Engagement and to Develop Collaborative Learning. A Case Study 
Clarke June, Jayne Hunter and Marc Wells,  Sheffield Hallam University,

The Role of Meta-Cognition in Web Searching to Support Inquiry-Based Learning
Gorrell Genevieve, Andrew Madden, Peter Holdridge, Nigel Ford and Barry Eaglestone, Sheffield University, UK

e-Accessibility of Higher Education Websites
Ali Liaqat, University of East London, UK, Hamid Jahankani ad Hossein Jahankani, Middlesex Univeristy, UK

13:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Fri
7
Nov

Room -
Stream E -
Mini Track on Web 2.0 Tools & Assessment
Chair:  Richard Hall

Room -
Stream F -
Mini Track on Student Reflections on Using e-Learning Technologies
Chair:
Amanda Jefferies

Room -
Stream G -
e-Learning Course Issues
Chair -

14:00

Integrating Web 2.0 Features into a Learning Management System
Boulakfouf Salim and Denis Zampunieris, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Narratives of Student Experience
Williams Roy, University of Portsmouth, UK

Syllabuses Flexibility and Adaptation to the Bologna Process Through e-Learning
Casalprim Montserrat, Virginia Larraz Rada, Miquel Nicolau Vila, Betlem Sabria Bernado and Alexandra Saz Periamaria Universitat d'Andorra, Principality of Andorra

14:30

The “Living Museums” Project
Pina Alfredo, Lore Huizi, Jon Legarrea, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Jose Miguel Correa, Lorea Fernandez, Alex Obanez, Estibaliz Jimenez de Aberasturi, Margari Leon, Elia Fernandez and Luis Gutierrez, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Sandra Baldassarri, Eva Cerezo and Pablo Orensanz, Univeristy of Zaragoza, Spain

E-mbedding E-nhancing E-valuating: Students' Perspective on the use of e-Learning to Develop Study/Information Literacy Skills
Graves Susan, Julie Bostock and Ruth Wilson, Edge Hill University, UK

PebblePAD: Big Splashes or mini Ripples? Reflections on Electronic Portfolio Usage on a Blended Learning Course
Awang  Darren,  Coventry University, UK

15:00

Web 2.0-Mediated Competence - Implicit Educational Demands onLearners
Dohn Nina Bonderup, University of Southern Denmark

Computer vs. Book: Effects on Motivation and Gain in Knowledge
Conradty Cathérine and Franz Bogner, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Teaching the Content  “Globalization” Evaluation of an Established e-Learning course
Stehr Christopher, University Ulm, Germany

 

The Net Generation's Engagement with and Expectations of Web 2.0 Technologies During HE Studies - Case Studies at Undergraduate Level in the Faculty of Organisation & Management, Sheffield Hallam University
Clarke June an Mark Wells, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

 

Introducing a Model for Creative e-Learning Pedagogy - Case Craftopolis
Oraviita Tanja, University of Art and Design, Western Finland Design Centre Muova, Finland and Satu Lautamaki, University of Applied Sciences, Vaasa, Finland

15:30

Summary of the issues raised during the conference
Led by
George Papadopolous

16:00

Close of conference

Close of conference

Close of conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

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