EDULEARN15 – When education innovation becomes standard: a process-oriented approach towards an educational standard for technical students

Autor / Paper Innovation is the driving force of human improvement. This is also true when it comes to education. Novel practices, tools, technologies as well as innovative ideas and materials trigger a constant improvement of teaching and learning having or not significant long-term effects in mind. The knowledge about innovation has changed the educational … Weiterlesen

INTED15 – using games and tools to motivate part-time students in blended learning environments and increase their overall performance

Co-Autor / Paper The use of games and edutainment in order to increase the motivation of students is nowadays very common. It has been done for some years in high schools, undergraduate programs and even in programs for graduates. When it comes to part-time studies with a blended learning rate with more than fifty percent, … Weiterlesen

EDULEARN14 – the human body in the virtual world – a missing part of a perfect online learning communication

Autor / Paper The body and the behavior/movement of the partners within a communication are important in all kinds of communication. Body language is vital for lecturers to gather information about the current level of attentiveness of the audience. Voice and text communication are the main techniques used in online learning environments. Webcams or other … Weiterlesen