Stakeholder Attitudes Towards Digitalization in Higher Education Institutions 

Stakeholder Attitudes Towards Digitalization in Higher Education Institutions 

Conference, Publication
Abstract: We report the results of a group concept mapping study on the topic of digital transformation in German higher education. Students, teachers and administrative employees participated in the study where they first gathered statements which were then clustered and ranked according to importance and feasibility. The results show agreement between all groups that matters of culture and mentality remain the biggest factors for a successful digitalization of higher education. While we found agreement between groups on the importance of topics, those working at the institution are more pessimistic of cultural changes than students. The unification of service platforms and the development of validated didactical concepts for digital learning offerings are also seen as open challenges. Full Reference: Biedermann, D., Kalbfell, L., Schneider, J. & Drachsler, H., (2019). Stakeholder attitudes towards digitalization…
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EC-TEL 2019

EC-TEL 2019

Conference, Publication, Workshop
Also at the 14th "European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning" from 16th to 19th September in Delft, Netherlands, the team from Educational Technologies and the Information Centre Education was involved with several contributions on the topic: "Transforming Learning with Meaningful Technologies". Two articles were presented: Scheffel, M., Tsai, Y., Gaševic, D., Drachsler, H. (2019). Policy matters: Expert recommendations for learning analytics policy«. 14th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2019, Delft, 16-19 September 2019, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Cham: Springer. Scheffel, M., van Limbeek, E., Joppe, D., van Hooijdonk, J., Kockelkoren, C., Schmitz, M., Ebus, P., Sloep, P. & Drachsler, H. (2019). The means to a blend: A practical model for the redesign of face-to-face education to blended learning. 14th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL…
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DeLFI & GMW 2019

DeLFI & GMW 2019

Conference, Publication
This year's joint conference of the Gesellschaft für Medien in den Wissenschaft e.V. and the Fachgruppe Bildungstechnologien der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. from 16 to 19 September in Berlin was held under the motto "Participation in Education and Science". Hendrik Drachsler and Daniel Schiffner acted as members of the Organizing and Program Committee, the Information Center Education was represented with various other activities: In the context of the workshop "Learning Analytics" Oliver Schneider (Goethe-Univ. Frankfurt) and Hendrik Drachsler as well as Christoph Rensing, Tim Steuer and Jan Hansen from the TU Darmstadt introduced the approach "Trusted Learning Analytics" and presented the innovation forum with the same name in the context of the Hesse-wide project "Digitally supported teaching and learning in Hesse". Daniel Biedermann presented the article: Biedermann, D.,Kalbfell, L.,Schneider, J.…
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The means to a blend: A practical model for the redesign of face-to-face education to blended learning

The means to a blend: A practical model for the redesign of face-to-face education to blended learning

Project, Publication
Learning design models provide guidelines and guidance for educators and course designers in the production and delivery of educational products. It is seen as beneficial to base learning designs on general learning theories, but these must be operationalised into concrete learning design solutions. We, therefore, present one such educational design model: the Design Cycle for Education (DC4E). The model has primarily been created to support the shift from traditional face-to-face education to blended learning scenarios. The cycle describes eight steps that can be used iteratively in the (re)design of educational products and provides educators and course designers with a flexible but clearly structured design model that enables them to reinvent traditional course content for blended learning with appropriate learning design tools. Scheffel, M., van Limbeek, E., Joppe, D., van Hooijdonk,…
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Policy matters: Expert recommendations for learning analytics policy

Policy matters: Expert recommendations for learning analytics policy

Conference, open access, Publication
Interest in learning analytics (LA) has grown rapidly among higher education institutions (HEIs). However, the maturity levels of HEIs in terms of being ‘student data-informed’ are only at early stages. There often are barriers that prevent data from being used systematically and effectively. To assist higher education institutions to become more mature users and custodians of digital data collected from students during their online learning activities, the SHEILA framework, a policy development framework that supports systematic, sustainable and responsible adoption of LA at an institutional level, was recently built. This paper presents a mix-method study using a group concept mapping (GCM) approach that was conducted with LA experts to explore essential features of LA policy in HEI in contribution the development of the framework. The study identified six clusters of…
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Dancing salsa with machines– filling the gap of dancing learning solutions

Dancing salsa with machines– filling the gap of dancing learning solutions

open access, Publication
Dancing is an activity that positively enhances the mood of people that consists of feeling the music and expressing it in rhythmic movements with the body. Learning how to dance can be challenging because it requires proper coordination and understanding of rhythm and beat. In this paper, we present the first implementation of the Dancing Coach (DC), a generic system designed to support the practice of dancing steps, which in its current state supports the practice of basic salsa dancing steps. However, the DC has been designed to allow the addition of more dance styles. We also present the first user evaluation of the DC, which consists of user tests with 25 participants. Results from the user test show that participants stated they had learned the basic salsa dancing steps,…
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Publication

Publication
Schneider, J., Romano, G. & Drachsler, H. (2019). Beyond reality – extending a presentation trainer with an immersive VR module. Sensors, 19 (16), 3457. Retrieved from: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/19/16/3457. doi: 10.3390/s19163457 [Titel anhand dieser DOI in Citavi-Projekt übernehmen].
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Publication

Publication
Di Mitri, D., Schneider, J., Specht, M. & Drachsler, H. (2019). Detecting mistakes in CPR training with multimodal data and neural networks. Sensors, 19 (14), 3099. Retrieved from: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/19/14/3099. doi: 10.3390/s19143099 [Titel anhand dieser DOI in Citavi-Projekt übernehmen].
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Publication

Publication
Pijeira-Díaz, H.J., Drachsler, H., Järvelä, S. & Kirschner, P.A. (2019). Sympathetic arousal commonalities and arousal contagion during collaborative learning: How attuned are triad members? Computers in Human Behavior, 92, 188-197. Retrieved from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563218305442. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2018.11.008 [Titel anhand dieser DOI in Citavi-Projekt übernehmen].
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