Terje's musings on educational research

2014

Bringing a new culture of learning into higher education
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
ICWL2014 – 13th International Conference on Web-based Learning, August 2014
Tallinn, Estonia

Re-conceptualising e- textbooks: in search for a descriptive framework
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
ICWL2014 – 13th International Conference on Web-based Learning, August 2014
Tallinn, Estonia

Learnmix: the future of e-textbooks
eVent, May 2014
Tallinn, Estonia

Radical re-conceptualisation of the future e-textbook in the context of Learnmix project
HITSA Innovation Centre conference “Turning point in education”, April 2014
Tallinn, Estonia

2013

Going digital: reconceptualising textbooks
Math textbook research seminar, December 2013
Tallinn, Estonia

From technology to changes in pedagogy
PSST! – Personal & Shared Strategies for Teachers in Web2.0, July 2013
Linz, Austria

Networked narrative accounts of personal learning projects: an instrument for systemic intervention research in higher education
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
WCCE2013 – 10th World Conference on Computers in Education, July 2013
Torun, Poland

Personal learning environments: a conceptual landscape revisited
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
PLE 2013 – The PLE Conference 2013, July 2013
Berlin, Germany

2012

Creative collaboration on a media handbook for educators: Design of a joint European course
together with Mikhail Fominykh, Monica Divitini, Venla Vallivaara
EC-TEL 2012 – The Seventh European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, September 2012
Saarbrücken, Germany

Creative re-instrumentation of collective learning activity
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
ICWL 2012 – The 11th International Conference on Web-based Learning, September 2012
Sinaia, Romania

Personal learning environments
together with Thomas Peterseil
PSST! – Personal & Shared Strategies for Teachers in Web 2.0, August 2012
Linz, Austria

Technology in our society and education
PSST! – Personal & Shared Strategies for Teachers in Web 2.0, August 2012
Linz, Austria

Challenging learning myths through intervention studies in formal higher education
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
OST 2012 – Open and Social Technologies for Networked Learning, July 2012
Tallinn, Estonia

Exploring the personal and self-directed use of weblogs
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
ICALT 2012 – 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 2012
Rome, Italy

2011

Enhancing community gravity in open online courses
together with Hans Põldoja
ECER 2011 – The European Conference on Educational Research, September 2011
Berlin, Germany

Personal Learning Contracts for modeling one’s personal learning environment
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
ECER 2011 – The European Conference on Educational Research, September 2011
Berlin, Germany

Expanding the concept of learner control in higher education: Consequences for intervention design
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
ICALT 2011 – 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 2011
Athens, Georgia

Competence development of pre-service teachers with the support of LeContract
together with Kairit Tammets and Hans Põldoja
ICALT 2011 – 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 2011
Athens, Georgia

Interventions in higher education: Re-interpreting the concept of learner control
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
NBE 2011 – Social Media in the Middle of Nowhere, June 2011
Salla, Finland

Self-directed learner: a challenge for instructional design
FINEST OPEN – Finnish-Estonian Open University Seminar, June 2011
Tallinn, Estonia

2010

Personal Learning Contracts as a modeling device for one’s activities and instrumentation
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
Workshop on Self-regulated Learning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments: Challenges and Promises, October 2010
Barcelona, Spain

Externalisation of a PLE: conceptual design of LeContract
together with Hans Põldoja
PLE 2010 – Personal Learning Environments conference, July 2010
Barcelona, Spain

2009

Reconfiguring existing teaching practices: sustained impact or unexpected failures?
Symposium: Cascading change: The role of social software and social media in educational intervention and transformation
together with Sebastian Fiedler, Rob Fitzgerald, George Siemens
ASCILITE 2009 – Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education: same places, different spaces, December 2009
Auckland, New Zealand

If a student takes control: a facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities
ICWL 2009 – The 8th International Conference on Web-based Learning, August 2009
Aachen, Germany

Selecting tools and services: an expression of self-direction in higher education
and
Interventions for second-order change in higher education: challenges and barriers
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
ECEL 2009 – The 8th European Conference on e-Learning, October 2009
Bari, Italy

2008

Stories of success and failure in distributed learning environments
ICEL 2008 – Experiential learning conference, December 2008
Sydney, Australia

Supporting distributed learning environments with loosely-coupled tools and services
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
Free knowledge, free technology conference, July 2008
Barcelona, Spain

Self-directing at social spaces: conceptual framework for course design
together with Kairit Tammets and Kai Pata
ED-Media 2008 – World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, July 2008
Vienna, Austria

Inquiry in distributed learning environments
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
EDEN 2008 – European Distance and E-Learning Network conference: New learning cultures, June 2008
Lisbon, Portugal

Competence advancement supported by social media
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
4th Edumedia conference: Self-organized learning in the interactive Web – A change in learning culture? June 2008
Salzburg, Austria

Tegevusmustrid ja õpimaastikud e-õppes
together with Kai Pata
E-university conference: „e-õpe on siin, kus oled sina? April 2008
Tallinn, Eesti

Fostering self-direction in higher education with social media
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
1st Designs for learning conference, March 2008
Stockholm, Sweden

Supporting self-directed activities with social media
together with Sebastian H.D. Fiedler
EATIS 2008 – Euro American Association on Telematics and Information Systems conference, September 2008
Aracaju, Brasil

Inquiry in distributed learning environments
8th International School on Educational Research, January 2008
Jyväskylä, Finland

2007

Theoretical framework of the iCampFolio – new approach to comparison and selection of systems and tools for learning purposes
together with Kai Pata
EC-TEL 2007 – The Second European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, September 2007
Crete, Greece

Personaalne õpikeskkond õppejõu seisukohalt
together with Kai Pata
E-university conference: E-õppe jäljed infoajastu kiirteel, November 2007
Võru, Estonia

Uus trend e-õppes: personaalsed õpikeskkonnad
E-university conference: E-õpe e-riigis: strateegiad ja tehnoloogiad, April 2007
Tartu, Estonia

2005

Õpiobjektid ja pedagoogiline kontseptsioon
E-university conference: e-õpe versus administratiivsed takistused, April 2005
Tartu, Estonia

Progressive inquiry learning object templates (PILOT)
together with Hans Põldoja
Workshop: Learning objects in context, March 2005
Leuven, Belgium