Terje's musings on educational research

Journal publications

Fiedler, S.H.D. & Väljataga, T. (2013). Personal Learning Environments: A conceptual landscape revisited. eLearning Papers, 35, 1-16

Põldoja, H., Väljataga, T., Laanpere, M. & Tammets, K. (2012). Web-based self- and peer-assessment of teachers’ digital competencies. World Wide Web Journal. DOI: 10.1007/s11280-012-0176-2

Fiedler, S. & Väljataga, T. (2011). Personal learning environments: concept or technology? International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2(4), 1-11.

Väljataga, T. & Laanpere, M. (2010). Learner control and personal learning environment: a challenge for instructional design. Interactive Learning Environments, 18(3), 277-291.

Fiedler, S., & Väljataga, T. (2010). Interventions for second-order change in higher education: challenges and barriers. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 8(2), 85-92.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S. (2009). Supporting students to self-direct intentional learning projects with social media. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 12(3), 58 – 69.

Pata, K., Väljataga, T. & Laanpere, M. (2006). Pedagoogiline mustrikeel ja järgmise põlvkonna e-õppe lahendused. A & A: Arvutid ja Andmetöötlus, 24.

Põldoja, H., Leinonen, T., Väljataga, T., Ellonen, A. & Priha, M. (2006). Progressive inquiry learning object templates (PILOT). International Journal on E-Learning, 5(1), 103 – 111.

Book chapters

Cao, Y., Väljataga, T., Tang, J.K.T., Leung, H. & Laanpere, M. (Eds.) (2014). New Horizons in Web-based learning. ICWL 2014 International Workshops, SPeL, PRASAE, IWMPL, OBIE, and KMEL, FET, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14-17, 2014, Revised Selected Papers Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8699. Subseries: Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2013). Commentary on learning processes. In A. Littlejohn & A. Margaryan (Eds.), Technology-Enhanced Professional Learning: Processes, Practices, and Tools (pp. 109 – 114). Routledge.

Väljataga, T., Pata, K., Tammets, K. (2010). Considering learners’ perspectives to personal learning environments in course design. In J.W. Lee; C. McLoughlin (Eds.). Web 2.0 Based E-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for Tertiary Teaching (pp. 85-108). IGI Global.

Väljataga, T., Pata, K. & Priidik, E. (2009). Õpikeskkonna kujundamine haridustehnoloogiliste vahenditega. K. Pata, M. Laanpere (Toim.). Tiigrihüpe: haridustehnoloogia käsiraamat, 11 – 28. TLÜ Informaatika Instituut: Iloprint.

Põldoja, H., Leinonen, T., Väljataga, T., Ellonen, A. & Priha, M. (2009). Progressive inquiry learning object templates (PILOT). In E. Duval, S. Ternier, F. Van Assche (Eds.). Learning objects in context (pp. 103 – 112). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Pata, K. & Väljataga, T. (2008). iCamp: assumptions and requirements. In K. Grodecka, F. Wild, B. Kieslinger (Eds.). How to use social software in higher education (pp. 104 – 113). Kraków, Poland: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Akapit.

Grodecka, K., Pata, K., Väljataga, T. (2008). Web 2.0 and education. In K. Grodecka, F. Wild, B. Kieslinger (Eds.). How to use social software in higher education (pp. 10 – 13). Poland, Krakow: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Akapit.

Conference proceedings

Pata, K. & Väljataga, T. (2016). A framework for mapping e-textbooks as a socio-technical regime. In K.W Dickson, I. Chiu, I. Marenzi, U. Nanni, M. Spaniol, M. Temperini (Eds.). Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2016 (pp. 215−224). Springer International Publishing.

Väljataga, T., Jesmin, T., & Ruiz Calleja, Kesa, L., Juuse-Tumak, Ü. (2016). Bring your own device to a classroom: Challenges for teachers and students. EDULEARN’16 Proceedings: 8th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies. Barcelona, Spain: IATED, 2566−2571.

Ruiz Calleja, A., Jeladze, E., Jesmin, T., & Väljataga, T. (2016). Numisdata: A game for a community of interest to access archaeological expert knowledge. Edulearn 2016. (forthcoming). EDULEARN’16 Proceedings: 8th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies. Barcelona, Spain: IATED, 3469−3474.

Väljataga, T., Fiedler, H.D.S., Laanpere, M. (2015). Rethinking digital textbooks: Students as co-authors. In F.W.B. Li, R. Klamma, M. Laanpere, J. Zhang, B.F. Manjon, R.W.H. Lau (Eds.), Advances in Web-based Learning – ICWL2015. LNCS proceedings 9412 (pp. 143-151). Springer International Publishing.

Kurvits, M., Laanpere, M., Väljataga, T. (2015). Analysis of tools and methods for describing and sharing reusable pedagogical scenarios. In F.W.B. Li, R. Klamma, M.Laanpere, J. Zhang, B.F. Manjon, R.W.H. Lau (Eds.), Advances in Web-based Learning – ICWL2015. LNCS proceedings 9412 (pp. 251-257). Springer.

Väljataga, T. (2015). Students’ learning environments for distance international collaboration. In Y. Li, M. Chang, M. Kravcik, E. Popescu, R. Huang, Kinshuk, N.-S. Chen (Eds.), State-of-the-Art and Future Directions of Smart Learning – Lecture Notes in Educational Technology, ICSLE2015 Conference (pp. 211-220). Singapor: Springer.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Bringing a new culture of learning into higher education. In  E. Popescu, R.W. H. Lau, K. Pata, H. Leung, M. Laanpere (Eds.), Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2014, 13th International Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14-17, 2014 Proceedings (pp. 229-238). Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Reconceptualising e-textbooks: in search for a descriptive framework. In Y. Cao, T. Väljataga, J. Tang, H. Leung & M. Laanpere (Eds.), New Horizons in Web-Based Learning. ICWL 2014 International Workshops, SPeL, PRASAE, IWMPL, OBIE, and KMEL. Tallinn, Estonia, August 14 -17, 2014  ICWL2014.Revised Selected Papers Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8699. Tallinn: Springer.

Eradze, M., Väljataga, T. & Laanpere, M. (2014). Observing the use of e-textbooks in the classroom: towards “offline” learning analytics. In Y. Cao, T. Väljataga, J. Tang, H. Leung & M. Laanpere (Eds.), New Horizons in Web-Based Learning. ICWL 2014 International Workshops, SPeL, PRASAE, IWMPL, OBIE, and KMEL Tallinn, Estonia, August 14 -17, 2014. Tallinn: Springer.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2014). Going digital: literature review on e-textbooks. In P. Zaphiris (Ed.), Human-Computer Interaction, Part I, HCII 2014, LNCS 8523 (pp. 138-148). Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

Fiedler, S.H.D. & Väljataga, T. (2013). Challenging learning myths through intervention studies in formal higher education. In T. Ley, M. Ruohonen, M. Laanpere & A. Tatnall (Eds.), Open and Social Technologies for Networked Learning (pp. 141 – 146). Tallinn: Springer.

Lamas, D., Väljataga, T. & Laanpere, M. Rogalevich, V., Arakelyan, A., Sousa, S. & Shmorgun, I. (2013). Foundations for the re-conceptualization of the e-textbook. In E. Ivala (Ed.), Proceedings of 8th International Conference on e-Learning (pp. 510 – 514). Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited Reading.

Fiedler, S.H.D. & Väljataga, T. (2013). Networked narrative accounts of personal learning projects: an instrument for systemic intervention research in higher education. In N. Reynolds & M. Webb (Eds.), Proceeding of 10th World Conference on Computers in Education. Learning while we are connected (pp. 29 – 37). Torun: Nicoloaus Copernicus University Press.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2012). Creative re-instrumentation of collective learning activity. In D.K.W. Chiu, M. Wang, E. Popescu, Q. Li, R. Lau (Eds.), New Horizons in Web-Based Learning. ICWL2011 International Workshops, KMEL, ELSM, and SPeL Hong Kong, China, December 8-10, 2011 and ICWL2012 International Workshops, KMEL, SciLearn and CCSTED Sinaia, Romania, September 2-4, 2012 Revised Selected Papers (pp. 300-309). Springer-Verlag Berlin.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S.H.D. (2012). Exploring the personal and self-directed use of weblogs. In I. Aedo, R.-M. Bottino, N.-S. Chen, C. Giovannella, D.G. Sampson, Kinshuk (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (pp. 698 – 699). Rome: IEEE Computer Society.

Fominykh, M., Väljataga, T., Vallivaara, V. & Divitini, M. (2012). Creative collaboration on a media handbook for educators: design of a joint European course. EC-TEL 2012.

Põldoja, H., Väljataga, T., Tammets, K. & Laanpere, M. (2011). Web-based self- and peer-assessment of teachers’ educational technology competencies. In H. Leung, E. Popescu, Y. Cao, R. Lau, & W. Nejdl (Eds.), Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2011: 10th International Conference, Hong Kong, China, December 2011 (pp. 122–131). Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer.

Väljataga, T., Põldoja, H. & Laanpere, M. (2011). Open Online Courses: Responding to Design Challenges. In H. Ruokamo, M. Eriksson, L. Pekkala, H. Vuojärvi (Eds.), Social Media in the Middle of Nowhere (pp. 68-75). Rovaniemi: University of Lapland.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S. (2011). Interventions in higher education: re-interpreting the concept of learner control. In H. Ruokamo, M. Eriksson, L. Pekkala, H. Vuojärvi (Eds.), Social Media in the Middle of Nowhere (pp. 97-105). Rovaniemi: University of Lapland.

Sillaots, M. & Väljataga, T. (2011). Using bookmarks and tags for creating students’ personal learning and knowledge space. In H. Ruokamo, M. Eriksson, L. Pekkala, H. Vuojärvi (Eds.), Social Media in the Middle of Nowhere (pp. 154-161). Rovaniemi: University of Lapland.

Väljataga, T., Tammets, K. & Põldoja, H. (2011). Competence development of pre-service teachers with the support of LeContract. In I. Aedo, N.-S. Chen, D.G. Sampson, J.M. Spector, Kinshuk (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2011 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (pp. 611 – 612). Athens: IEEE Computer Society.

Fiedler, S. & Väljataga, T. (2011). Expanding the concept of learner control in higher education: consequences for intervention design. In I. Aedo, N.-S. Chen, D.G. Sampson, J.M. Spector, Kinshuk (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2011 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (pp. 262 – 264). Athens: IEEE Computer Society.

Sousa, S., Väljataga, T. & Laanpere, M. (2010). Cultural awareness in vocational e-learning. In P. Escudeiro (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on e-Learning (pp. 578-587). UK: Academic Publishing Limited.

Väljataga, T. (2009). If a student takes control: a facilitator’s tasks and responsibilities. In: M. Spaniol, Q. Li, R. Klamma, R.W.H. Lau (Eds.). Advances in Web Based Learning – ICWL 2009: 8th International Conference. Aachen, Germany, August 2009. Springer Heidelberg, (LNCS 5686), 390 – 399.

Fiedler, S. & Väljataga, T. (2009). Interventions for second-order change in higher education: challenges and barriers. In D. Remenyi  (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on e-Learning: 8th European Conference on e-Learning, Bari, Italy, 29-30. October, 2009. UK: Academic Publishers, 196 – 203.

Väljataga, T. (2009). Selecting tools and services: an expression of self-direction in higher education. In D. Remenyi  (Ed.). The Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on e-Learning: 8th European Conference on e-Learning, Bari, Italy, 29-30. October, 2009. UK: Academic Publishers, 665 – 671.

Fiedler, S. & Väljataga, T. (2008). Supporting self-directed activities with social media. In: Proceedings of the 2008 Euro American Conference on Telematics and Information Systems. Brasil, Aracaju, 10-12. September. 2008. Association for Computing Machinery.

Väljataga, T., & Fiedler, S. (2008). Competence advancement supported by social media. In M. Kalz, R. Koper, V. Hornung-Prähauser & M. Luckmann (Eds.), Proceedings of the TEN Competence Special Technology Track on Technology Support for Self-Organised Learners (Vol. 349, pp. 54-66).

Tammets, K., Väljataga, T. & Pata, K. (2008). Self-directing at social spaces: conceptual framework for course design. Ed-Media, Vienna, 30 June – 4 July, 2008. AACE, 2030 – 2038.

Väljataga, T., Laanpere, M. & Kaipainen, M. (2007). iCamp portfolio of integrated open source e-Learning tools and systems. In A. Szücs, I. Bo (Eds.). Proceedings of EDEN annual conference 2007: New Learning 2.0? Naples, Italy.

Pata, K. & Väljataga, T. (2007). Collaborating across national and institutional boundaries in higher education – the decentralized iCamp approach. In C. Montgomerie, J. Seale (Eds.). Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007, 353-362. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Väljataga, T., Pata, K., Laanpere, M. & Kaipainen, M. (2007). Theoretical framework of the iCampFolio – new approach to evaluation and comparison of systems and tools for learning purposes. In E. Duval, R. Klamma, M. Wolpers (Eds.). Creating New Learning Experiences on a Global Scale, 349 – 363. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer.

Others

Väljataga, T., Normak, P. & Niglas, K. (2012). Learning becomes social and virtual. Public Service Review: European Union (pp. 51 – 53). publicservice.co.uk Ltd.

Väljataga, T. & Põldoja, H. (2011). Enhancing community gravity in open online courses. ECER 2011.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S. (2011). Personal Learning Contracts for modeling one’s personal learning environment. ECER 2011.

Väljataga, T. (2010). Learner control and responsibility: expanding the concept of self-direction in higher education (doctoral dissertation). Tampere University of Technology, 946.

Põldoja, H. & Väljataga, T. (2010). Externalisation of a PLE: conceptual design of LeContract. Available at: http://pleconference.citilab.eu/cas/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/
ple2010_submission_68.pdf

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S. (2008). Inquiry in distributed learning environments. EDEN, Lisbon, 11-14 June, 2008.

Väljataga, T. & Fiedler, S. (2008). Fostering self-direction in higher education with social media. Designs for learning, 1.

Põldoja, H., Leinonen, T., Väljataga, T., Ellonen, A. & Priha, M. (2005). Designing learning objects for social constructivist learning. e-Learning in Higher Education: presentations from the EUDORA Intensive program ELHE. Summer school in Viljandi, Estonia 2004, 196 – 213. Linz, Austria: Trauner Verlag.

Väljataga, T. (2005). Design and evaluation of problem-based learning objects for environmental education in Estonian secondary school. e-Learning in Higher Education: presentations from the EUDORA Intensive program ELHE. Summer school in Viljandi, Estonia 2004, 214 – 231. Linz, Austria: Trauner Verlag.

Reports

Sousa, S. & Väljataga, T. (2010). Report on didactical and practical recommendations for the development of CATEL training course. CATEL report.

Väljataga, T. (2007). iCamp building blocks, version 2. iCamp report.

Laanpere, M., Kikkas, K., Väljataga, T., Fiedler, S. & Wild, F. (2006). iCamp space specification. iCamp report.

Laanpere, M., Kikkas, K. & Väljataga, T. (2006). iCamp building blocks, version 1. iCamp report.