Best Research Paper Award

Since 2008, EDEN has bestowed the Best Research Paper Award at its Annual Conferences and the bi-annual Research Workshops.

A robust selection process guarantees the high-standing of these awards for contributions to the field of open, distance and e-learning. The selection process takes place in collaboration with the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning, with the support of a distinguished Jury.

2020

Iréne Charbonneau, Stockholm University, Sweden

SOCIAL PRESENCE AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES IN AN ONLINE DISTANCE COURSE IN FINNISH HIGHER EDUCATION: A SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVIST PERSPECTIVE
11th EDEN Research Workshop

 

Cecilia Fissore, Marina Marchisio and Sergio Rabellino, Università di Torino, Italy

SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER SUPPORT AND TRAINING FOR ONLINE TEACHING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Virtual Annual Conference, Timisoara – #eden20

2019

Tharindu R. Liyanagunawardena, University College of Estate Management, United Kingdom

Automatic Transcription Software: Good Enough for Accessibility? A Case Study from Built Environment Education

2018

Elaine Beirne, Conchúr Mac Lochlainn and Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl, Dublin City University, Ireland

Moody MOOCS: An Exploration of Emotion in an LMOOC
Research Workshop, Barcelona #edenrw10

 

Paul Prinsloo, University of South Africa, South Africa, Sharon Slade, The Open University, United Kingdom, & Mohammad Khalil, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Stuck in the Middle? Making Sense of the Impact of Micro, Meso and Macro Institutional, Structural and Organisational Factors on Implementing Learning Analytics
Annual Conference, Genova – #eden18

2017

Gokcen Aydin, Mithat Cicek, Mustafa Gulec, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Effects of Multimedia Feedback on Pre-Service Teachers’ Perceptions, Self-Assessment, and Academic Achievement
Annual Conference, Jönköping – #eden17

2016

Antonia Bralić, Blaženka Divjak, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Use of MOOCs in Traditional Classroom: Blended Learning Approach
Research Workshop, Oldenburg – #EDENRW9

 

Jieun Lim and Jennifer Richardson, Purdue University, United States of America

How Social Networking Experience relates to Social Presence and attitude of Using SNS in education
Annual Conference, Budapest – #eden16

2015

Hanne Voldborg Andersen, Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark

Technology as a Vehicle for Inclusion of Learners with Attention Deficits in Mainstream Schools
Annual Conference, Barcelona – #EDEN15

2014

Corrado Petrucco, University of Padua, Italy

Digital Storytelling as a Reflective Practice Tool in a Community of Professionals
Annual Conference, Zagreb

 

Sharon Slade, The Open University, United Kingdom, Paul Prinsloo, University of South Africa, South Africa

Student Perspectives on the Use of Their Data: Between Intrusion, Surveillance and Care
Research Workshop, Oxford – EDENRW8

 

Denise Whitelock, Alison Twiner, John T. E. Richardson, The Open University, Debora Field, Stephen Pulman, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Feedback on Academic Essay Writing through Pre-Emptive Hints – Moving Towards ‘Advice for Action
Research Workshop, Oxford – EDENRW8

2013

Maria Fernandez-Toro, Concha Furnborough, The Open University, United Kingdom

Eliciting Students’ Voices through Screencast-assisted ‘Feedback on Feedback’
Annual Conference, Oslo

2012

Emanuele Rapetti, Lorenzo Cantoni, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland

Reconsidering “Gen Y” & Co: From Minding the Gap to Overcoming it
Annual Conference, Porto

Iolanda Garcia Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Anna Escofet Roig, Begonea Gros, University of Barcelona – DOE, Spain

Students’ Attitude towards ICT Learning Uses: A Comparison between Digital Learners in Blended and Virtual Universities
Research Workshop, Leuven

2011

Torstein Rekkedal, NKI Distance Education and Norwegian School of Information Technology, Norway

Local Support for Online Learners with Possible Learning Disabilities
Annual Conference, Dublin

 

Dale Kirby, Dennis B. Sharpe, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada & Michael K. Barbour, Wayne State University, United States of America

Student Perceptions and Preferences for Tertiary Online Courses: Does Prior High School Distance Learning Make a Difference?
Annual Conference, Dublin

2010

Oana Radu and Tim Seifert, Memorial University, Canada

Mathematical Intimacy within Blended and Face-to-Face Learning Environments
Annual Conference, Valencia

 

Lisa Maria Blaschke & Jane Brindley, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Establishing a Foundational Framework for Development of Reflective Thinking: Learning Journals in the MDE
Research Workshop, Budapest

2009

Alda Pereira, Isolina Oliveira, Luis Tinoca, ucia Amante, Maria de Jesus Relvas, Maria do Carmo Teixeira Pinto, Darlinda Moreira, Universidade Aberta, Portugal

Evaluating Continuous Assessment Quality in Competence-Based Education Online: The Case of the e-Folio
Annual Conference, Gdansk

2008

Tim Seifert, Bruce Sheppard and Ann Marie Vaughn, all from Memorial University, Canada

Examinig the Effectiveness of Distance Education: Results from Multi-Level Modelling
Annual Conference, Lisbon

 

Kay MacKeogh and Seamus Fox, Dublin City University

Opening Access to Higher Education to All? What Motivates Academic Staff in Traditional Universities to Adopt E-Learning?
Research Workshop, Paris

 

Fanny Salane, Universite Paris-Descartes

L’enseignement a Distance en Milieu Carcéral: Droit a l’Éducation ou Privilege?
Research Workshop, Paris

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