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EDEN 2013 Annual Conference

Date

11 Jun 2013 22:00 to 14 Jun 2013 22:00

Address

  Oslo
Norway

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations

Section

InfoSociety

Event Location

Norway

Event Description

With over 200 contributions submitted for the Call, and renowned keynote speakers presenting during the EDEN 2013 Annual Conference, we look forward to a great event where a wide range of e-learning stakeholders (researchers, practitioners and decision makers) gather to share progressive concepts, inventive solutions, and promote joint-thinking and collaboration. The conference, entitled "The Joy of Learning - Enhancing Learning Experience Improving Learning Quality", held in Oslo on 12-15 June, is providing great visibility to ODS project by giving space to both a regular paper presentation and a 90 minute workshop in the frame of the its programme.

ODS workshop on the (13th) Thursday afternoon from 14:30 to 16:00 CET in Session B6:

Fostering the Joy of Teaching and Learning through Open Educational Practices
Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland, Elina Megalou, Computer Technology Institute & Press Diophantus, Nektarios Moumoutzis, Technical University of Crete, Sofoklis Sotiriou Ellinogermaniki Agogi Scholi Panagea Savva, Greece, Thomas Richter, Christian M. Stracke, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Open Discovery Space (ODS) is the largest e-Learning project which ever has been funded by the European Commission with a budget of 15.3 Mio € and involving 51 partners from 20 European countries. It focuses on the school sector and aims to design and develop innovative learning methodologies and instruments by promoting and realizing Open Education, opening up content by centralizing the access to European learning content repositories, and extending their functionalities through an own toolset. The workshop participants (face-to-face and virtual participants as well) will be encouraged in an action research setting to 1) exchange their experiences about their use of Open Educational Resources (OER), to 2) discuss barriers against the use of OERs and 3) jointly develop problem solutions.

 

ODS paper on the (14th) Friday afternoon (3rd of 4 presentations in Session E3 held from 12:45 to 14:00 CET:

Open Discovery Space

Sofoklis Sotiriou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Nikolaos Athanasiadis, Antonis Ramfos, INTRASOFT International SA, Greece, Christian M. Stracke, Thomas Richter, University of Duisburg-Essen - UDE, Germany, Henri Pirkkalainen, Jan M. Pawlowski, Kati Clements, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, Lampros Stergioulas, Brunel University, United Kingdom, Nikos Manouselis, Agro-Know Technologies, Nektarios Moumoutzis, Technical University of Crete, Greece

 

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