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Global Learn Berlin 2015: Global Conference on Learning and Technology

April 2015

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Number of papers: 103

  1. Self-Assessment and Formative Assessment using Rubrics in an ePortfolio Environment

    Susan Oaks & Betty Hurley, Empire State College, State University of New York, United States

    Self-assessment and reflection techniques are now common in many online college courses, whether it be assessment of how well a particular learning activity was performed or reflection on one’s... More

    pp. 452-456

  2. The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side – or is it? Action research in the Web 2.0 classroom

    Natalie B. Sarrasin & Zarina Charlesworth, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Switzerland

    This paper presents the results of an action research project carried out in a first-year year marketing course over an entire semester. The planning stage during which a traditional course was... More

    pp. 457-461

  3. A Model for the Integration of Digital Culture in Learning Environments and Lifestyle in a Teachers College

    Hanan Yaniv & Rivka Wadmany, Seminar Hakibbutzim College of Education, Israel

    This article stresses the importance of each student's awareness that he/she is a learner everywhere and at every time as well as the importance of digital technology which enables and enhances... More

    pp. 462-473

  4. A framework to support the introduction of teaching by competence

    Giovanna Chiozzi, Telecomitalia S.p.A., Italy; Silvio Giaffredo, Università di Trento, Italy; Marco Ronchetti, University of Trento, Italy

    Schools are undergoing important transformations. Much emphasis has been put on one of them: the introduction of ICT. Another one – the move towards competence based education – is getting less... More

    pp. 474-480

  5. Theories to Support You: Purposeful Use of Learning Management System Features

    Charles Hodges, Georgia Southern University, United States; Michael Grant, University of South Carolina, United States

    Learning management systems (LMSs) are comprised of many tools and features. Promotional literature from LMS vendors frequently describes their latest innovations, additions, or revisions but is... More

    pp. 481-486

  6. Preservice English Teachers Use Technology to Flip the Classroom

    Amy Piotrowski & Shelbie Witte, Florida State University, United States

    This study examines how preservice English teachers learned to use a variety of technology tools to create flipped lessons. The participants saw the potential benefits and potential drawbacks of... More

    pp. 487-491

  7. The Potential of Educational Games in Telemedicine: What do Usability Evaluation Results Say?

    Iolie Nicolaidou, Department of Communication and Internet Studies, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus; Athos Antoniades, Stremble Ventures, Ltd, Cyprus; Riana Constantinou, Cyprus Εmergency and Pre-hospital care Association, KSEPA, Cyprus; Charis Marangos, Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Cyprus; Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Frederick University, Cyprus; Panagiotis Bamidis, Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Constantinos Pattichis, Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

    This study reports on the results of the first usability evaluation of Virtual Emergency Telemedicine (VETM), a simulation game for responding to medical emergency situations. Forty-six... More

    pp. 492-501

  8. High-Fidelity Simulation: Using Constructivism to Move Beyond the Books in Nursing Education

    Janice Qualls-Harris, University of Phoenix, United States

    The healthcare environment is dynamic and requires nurses equipped to deliver quality care. New nurses are entering a health care environment that demands competent, skilled nurses ready to deliver... More

    pp. 502-506

  9. Realization and Evaluation of an Information Morals Education System by Experience of an assailant and a victim by Virtual reality

    Abdusalam Dawut, Xinjiang University, China; Hiroshi Nakayama & Rintarou Iwasaki, Tokyo Denki University, Japan; Toshiki Matsuda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    As a method of instruction of information morals education, Tamada and others proposes the method of instruction by three sorts of knowledge, and also supposes that the method called “feedback... More

    pp. 507-515

  10. Assessing Learner-Generated Designs: Creative Productions and Playful Learning

    Reneta Lansiquot & Candido Cabo, New York City College of Technology, United States

    Intentional interdisciplinary pedagogies allow students to connect and integrate knowledge purposefully. We will explore the innovative approaches to learning and learning environments, the concept... More

    pp. 516-519

  11. An excessive screen time of High School Students in their free time promotes our young people’s risk of obesity

    Susana Aldaba, Miguel Catalan Health Technical College, Spain

    The eating habits, a lack of physical activity and an excessive screen time are causes of 26,75% of obese or overweight young people. First of all, many of them have got a diet enriched in... More

    pp. 520-526

  12. Evaluation of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): A Case Study

    Brenda Cecilia Padilla Rodríguez, University of Leicester, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico; Terese Bird, University of Leicester, United Kingdom; Gráinne Conole, University of Bath Spa, United Kingdom

    In November 2013 and March 2014 the University of Leicester launched two 6-week Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on the FutureLearn virtual learning environment: “England in the time of Richard ... More

    pp. 527-535

  13. Communicative Spaces in MOOCs and Swedish Study Circles

    Sirkku Männikkö-Barbutiu, Shuting GAO, Annika Käck & Ulf Olsson, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV), Stockholm University, Sweden

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become a common feature in higher education. The idea of opening up education for a wider population has been welcomed by many. How these new learning... More

    pp. 536-540

  14. Teaching role in distance education at the UNAM

    Francisco Ramas, UNAM, Mexico

    Abstract: The Mexican National Autonomous University (UNAM) constitutes the most relevant educational, scientific and cultural Project of Mexico and it is one of the most influential ones in... More

    pp. 541-546

  15. Women in technology:An underrepresented population

    Laurie O. Campbell, University of Central Florida, United States; Michelle Kepple, The University of Central Florida, United States; Christine Herlihy, University of Central Florida, United States

    Abstract: The number of women in the field of technology continues to decrease. The past ratio of women to men in the computer technology workforce was 1:3, the proportions have changed but they... More

    pp. 547-552

  16. Guaranteed, something to do

    Helena Tirronen & Fanny Niemi-Junkola, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    The objective of the Youth Guarantee is to help young people gain access to education and employment. Its successful execution requires co-operation amongst national and municipal authorities, the ... More

    pp. 553-558

  17. Puppet Show System for Children With Hearing Disability: Evaluation of Story Participation Function With Physical Movement

    Ryohei Egusa, Kobe University, Japan; Tomohiro Nakayama & Takahiro Nakadai, Tokyo University of Science, Japan; Fusako Kusunoki, Tama Art University, Japan; Miki Namatame, Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan; Hiroshi Mizoguchi, Tokyo University of Science, Japan; Shigenori Inagaki, Kobe University, Japan

    In this research, we evaluated Puppet Theater, a puppet show that uses a system based on inclusive design to allow children with and without hearing disabilities to enjoy watching together. Two... More

    pp. 559-564

  18. Can Libraries Counteract the Behaviorist Impulse Latent in Big Data?

    Gabriel Gomez, The Department of Information Studies The College of Education Chicago State University, United States

    Big data is changing how we understand human behavior and human interaction with the physical world, a process that will inevitably change understandings of information seeking behavior, a subset... More

    pp. 565-571

  19. Intergenerational Learning of IT Literacy

    Kohta Tabata & Yoshio Yamagishi, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

    Information technology (IT) literacy seems to be necessary for all age people nowadays. Mainly IT literacy has two aspects: ethics and skills. The young people tend to be skilled in the use of IT... More

    pp. 572-578

  20. One to One Technology and its Effect on Student Academic Achievement and Motivation

    Jennifer Harris & Adel Al-Bataineh, Illinois State University, United States

    This research was a quantitative study using 4th grade participants from a Title 1 elementary school in Central Illinois. This study set out to determine whether one to one technology (1:1 will be... More

    pp. 579-584