• Publications
  • Influence
Microblogs in Higher Education - A chance to facilitate informal and process-oriented learning?
It can be concluded that microblogging should be seen as a completely new form of communication that can support informal learning beyond classrooms. Expand
E-Learning 2.0 = e-Learning 1.0 + Web 2.0?
  • Martin Ebner
  • Computer Science
  • The Second International Conference on…
  • 10 April 2007
It is pointed out that there is considerably more than using new applications and bring them together with the experiences of e-Learning 1.0 that a lot of more research work must be done in future. Expand
Successful implementation of user-centered game based learning in higher education: An example from civil engineering
The experimental findings support the efficacy of game playing and show that permanent repetition will lead to a more in-depth learning. Expand
Utilizing Wiki-Systems in higher education classes: a chance for universal access?
It is concluded that the use of Wiki-Systems in educational settings is much more complicated, and it needs more time to develop a kind of “give-and-take” generation. Expand
MOOCs Completion Rates and Possible Methods to Improve Retention - A Literature Review
Many MOOCs initiatives continue to report high attrition rates among distance education students. This study investigates why students dropped out or failed their MOOCs. It also provides strategiesExpand
Microblogging - more than fun?
In this article, advantages and disadvantages from microblogging from the point of view are discussed, both locally in offices and mobile from the authors' mobile devices. Expand
Web 2.0 Technology: Future Interfaces for Technology Enhanced Learning?
The experimental research demonstrated that exactly this ease of use aspect is an absolute necessity for successful Web 2.0 learning applications. Expand
How people are using Twitter during conferences
The popularity of microblogging, with special emphasis on twitter, the most famous application of the kind, is growing rapidly. This kind of tools for micro-exchange of information and communicationExpand
Clustering patterns of engagement in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): the use of learning analytics to reveal student categories
The final results of this study show that extrinsic factors are not enough to make students highly committed to the MOOC, yet, adding intrinsic factors are recommended to improve future MOOCs. Expand
Introducing Live Microblogging: How Single Presentations Can Be Enhanced by the Mass
The study described in this paper took place at a large international conference on e-learning, where a Twitter channel was established for discussion among the participants of the conference and those from outside, and this stream was also used to “tweet” statements during the keynote presentations. Expand