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18th European Conference on eLearning

Aalborg Universitet København
A.C. Meyers Vænge 15
2450 Copenhagen SV

7 -8 November 2019

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The Winners at ECEL 2019 Copenhagen, Denmark

Poster Winner

Blended Learning Sessions to Improve Job Interview Skills
Michiko Toyama and Yoshitaka Yamazaki

Poster Winner

e-Learning Awards at ECEL 2019


1st place

Transforming Professional Learning with Mobile Technologies
Kevin Burden, Matthew Kearney and Sandy Schuck 

2nd Place

Team Up!: The use of Student Teams in Online or Large Hybrid  Classes Improves Course Outcomes
Melody Neumann

3rd place

YoTeach! A Backchannel Chat App with Machine Learning for Symbol and Math Handwriting Recognition for use in STEM and non-STEM Subjects
Fridolin Sze Thou Ting, Ronnie H. Shroff, Wai Hung Lam and Lok Won

Executive Committee

Conference Co-Chairs:     Mie Buhl, Bente Meyer and Rikke Ørngreen, Aalborg University Copenhagen.

Key Note Speakers:

Dr Anthony 'Skip' Basiel
An Interactive Exploration of Higher Education (HE) Pedagogy Using Game Design Features and Technologies: Towards Next Generation Webinar Learning.

Mie Buhl, Bente Meyer and Rikke Ørngreen, Aalborg University Copenhagen.
Does IT work? Investigating factors at play in e-learning research.

A Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the co-hosts: Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark along with assistance provided by the Conference and Programme Chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference. Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.

We trust that the overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback.

17th European Conference on eLearning, Athens, Greece

ECEL 2018

Hosted by:
University of West Attica
Athens, Greece

1 - 2 November 2018

The Winners at ECEL 2018

PhD Winner
Computational Thinking and Online Learning: A Systematic Literature Review
Colette Kirwan, Eamon Costello and Enda Donlon, Dublin City University, Ireland

Poster Winner
Digital Badges: Achievement-based recognition beyond assessment
Zian Ser, Tan and Nurhanim Hassan, Taylor's University, Malaysia

e-Learning Awards

1st place
Fashion Students Choose how to Learn
Michaella Cavanagh, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

2nd place
Presentation inControl (iControl)
Lew Sook Ling, et al., Multimedia University, Malaysia

3rd place
Live-Teaching and Live-Learning with alfaview®: Creating  an Economical, Ecological and Social Shift with Live e-Learning
Nico  Fostirpoulos, Vaia Rapti and Armin Schweinfurth, alfatraining, Germany 

Executive Committee

Conference Chair/Co-Chairs:     Prof. Klimis Ntalianis, Athens University of Applied Sciences

Programme Co-ChairsProf. Antonios Andreatos, Hellenic Air Force Academy and Prof (Mrs) Cleo Sgouropoulou, Athens University of Applied Sciences

Key Note Speakers:

Prof. Michalis Xenos, University of Patras
Everything is blended learning

Dr. Anastassios (Tassos) Mikropoulos, University of Ioannina
Learning Affordances of Virtual Reality

Prof. Dr. Carlos Delgado Kloos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Education is too Important as to Still Teach like in the Middle Ages

16th European Conference on eLearning

Porto Accounting and Business School (ISCAP)
Porto, Portugal

26 - 27 October 2017


The Winners at ECEL 2017 Porto, Portugal

Best PhD Paper
Engagement Driven Massive Online Learning Environment: A Heutagogy-Based MOOC (hMOOC)
Nikoletta Agonács and João Filipe Matos, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Best Poster
Videos & Learning Strategies – Screencasts as Participatory Tools in Study
Jacob Christensen , Miloud Yousfi, Michael Jensen and Henriette Vognsgaard, University College Lillebaelt, Denmark and Bente Meyer, Aalborg University, Denmark

e-Learning Awards at ECEL 2017

1st Place: Online Experiential Learning: Bringing the Complexities of the Courtroom to the Classroom
Karen Miner-Romanoff

2nd Place The Global Teenager Project: from Learner to Leader.
Bob Hofman, Manon van Herwijnen, Anita Townsend, Lisa-Marie Colllimore, Dwayne Pare and Steve Joordens

3rd Place: Supporting Student Projects Through Feedback from Transnational Peers and Industry Experts in a Mixed-Reality Immersive Environment
Sasha Nikolic, Christian H.Ritz and Peter J. Vial

Executive Committee

Conference Chair: Dr Paula Peres, Polytechnic of Porto (P.PORTO), Porto, Portugal

Programme Chair: Professor Anabela Mesquita, ISCAP, Porto, Portugal

Key Note Speakers:

Dr. Rita Cadima, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
Online learning: enhancing teachers and students skills in higher education

Dr. Neuza Pedro, University of Lisbon, Portugal
E-learning in Higher Education: analyzing two critical factors: organizational strategy and teachers professional development


ECEL 2016

Hosted by: Charles University,
Prague, Czech Republic.
27-28 October 2016



The Winners at ECEL 2016 Prague, Czech Republic

PhD Winners
1st Place - 
A New Model for E-Government in Local Level Administration in Libya
Yousef Forti and Martin Wynn, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK

2nd Place - Success Factors for Public Sector Information System Projects: Qualitative Literature Review
Iwona Kolasa, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland

Best Poster
E-Government Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Developing Countries - The Case of Ghana
Millicent Agangiba and Salah Kabanda, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Competition Joint Winners
Virtual Learning
Mansoor Alrazooqi

Terravis: Process-oriented Land Register Transactions
Werner Möckli and Daniel Lübke

A Digital Crisis Management Platform Balancing Lives and the Economy
Rob Peters, Frank Wilson, Gerke Spaling, Bart van Leeuwen and Peter de Bruijn, Governmental Research and Training Centre for Physical Safety, The Netherlands


e-Learning Awards at ECEL 2016

1st Place - GetSmart - Tailor Made Apps for Higher Education Orientation
Nevan Bermingham, Mary O'Rawe, Trevor Boland and Mark Prendergast
Dublin Institute of Technology and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

2nd Place - DEGITal Drawing: An innovative challenge for drawing skill development in art education
Takashi Nagai, Takayuki Sakimoto and Mizue Kayama, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan

3rd Place - Augmented Reality in Vocational Education and Training: The Paint-cAR application
Jorge Bacca, Silvia Baldiris, Ramon Fabregat, Kinshuk and Joan Clopés
University of Girona, Spain, Athabasca University, Canada University of North Texas, USA and Institute Montilivi, Girona, Spain

ECEL 2015

Best PhD Paper
Motivational Profiles of Adult Learners in Online and Blended Learning Environments
Silke Vanslambrouck, Chang Zhu, Koen Lombaerts, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Jo Tondeur, Universiteit Gent, Belgium

Best Posters

Enhancing the Dialogue in Simultaneous Class-based and Live Video Streamed Teaching
Vibe Jelsbak,  Thomas Bendsen, Jonas Thorsen, VIA University College and Rikke Oerngreen, Aalborg University, Denmark

Runner Up
Using TPACK to Examine Teacher Professional Development for Online and Blended Learning.
Brent Philipsen,  Chang Zhu, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, and Jo Tondeur, Ghent University, Belgium