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Parallel Session 4

Tuesday 6th May: 08.45 - 10.30




Embedding Networked Learning in Greek Higher Education Institutions: Policy and Practice
Symposium Organisers: Demosthenes Stamatis and Theodoros Kargidis, Institute of Thessaloniki.
Exploiting Distance Learning Methods and Multimedia-enhanced instructional content to support IT Curricula in Greek Technological Educational Institutes
P. Belsis, C. Sgouropoulou, K. Sfikas, G. Pantziou, C. Skourlas, J. Varnas, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, T. Alevizos, V. Tsoukalas, Technological Educational Institute of Kavala.
Asynchronous learning service evaluation: a case study at TEI of Crete
Kostas Vassilakis, Nikos Psaroudakis and Michail Kalogiannakis
Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Crete
An Assessment of ICT-based Education for Mechanical Engineering in TEI Patras, Greece
Georgios Kabouridis, TEI Patras.

Aristotle 1



When CoPs and researchers collaborate to invent life long learning practices: PALETTE project stories
Symposium Organisers: Bernadette Charlier, University of Fribourg,
Lilliane Esnault, EM LYON.
Participatory design in PALETTE project: Building a collective methodological approach
Bernadette Charlier, Amaury Daele, University of Fribourg,
Lilliane Esnault, EM LYON, France Henri, Université du Québec à Montréal, Murray Saunders, University of Lancaster,
Design in use – the case of two CoPs: ePreP and Did@cTIC
Nathalie VAN DE WIELE, ePrep (France), Annick Rossier, Bernadette Charlier, University of Fribourg.
Bridging the Gap between Technical and Pedagogical Project-Partners' Perspectives on the Modelling of Communities of Practice
Adil El Ghali, Alain Giboin, INRIA Méditérranée – Sophia Antipolis, Christine Vanoirbeek, EPFL – Lausanne.
Participatory Design for Awareness Features: Enhancing Interaction in Communities of Practice
Sandy El Helou, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Manolis Tzagarakis, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Denis Gillet, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne,
Nikos Karacapilidis, University of Patras and Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Chiu Man Yu
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.

Aristotle 2


Research Papers

Online Learning Groups Development: A Grounded International Comparison
Lucilla Crosta, David McConnell, University of Lancaster
Virtual Groups in Learning Environments: Collaboration, Cooperation or (Self) Centred Individualism?
Sally Ann Bradley, David McConnell, Lancaster University.
Reciprocity, generativity and transformation in communications using multiple digital tools
Sue Timmis, Marie Joubert Gibbs, Anne Manuel, Sally Barnes
University of Bristol.
The role of context as an antecedent for divisiveness in online MBA groups

Janice M. Picard, Lancaster University.

Pela Room


Research Papers

Students' Experiences of Tutor Support in an Online MBA Programme
Philip Watland, Athabasca University.
Exploring Patterns of Student Learning Technology Use in their Relationship to Self-Regulation and Perceptions of Learning Community
Ruslan Ramanau, Rhona Sharpe, Greg Benfield, Oxford Brookes University.
Networked Learning in a Flexible Fully Internet-based International Masters´ Course - Possibilities and Limitations
Lotty Larson, Lund University, Lotta Antman, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Petter Pilesjö, Lund University.
Conceptions of Teaching and Learning using Virtual Learning Environments: Preliminary Findings From a Phenomenographic Inquiry
Petros Lameras, Iraklis Paraskakis, South East European Research Centre, Research Centre of the University of Sheffield and CITY Liberal Studies, Philippa Levy, University of Sheffield.

Alexandros Reception


Research Papers

Analyzing Networked Learning Texts
Caroline Haythornthwaite, Anatoliy Gruzd, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The implementation of a Web-based Learning Environment concerning teachers’ collaboration in the area of Fluids.
Paraskevas. A., Psillos. D, University of Thessaloniki.
A Descriptive Model of Teacher Communities
Ditte Lockhorst, Jakko van der Pol, Utrecht University, Wilfried Admiraal, University of Amsterdam.
Facilitating Communities of Practice in Teacher Professional Development
Mayela Coto, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica; Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld, Aalborg University.

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