EDEN's Best Research Paper Award !

EDEN's Best Research Paper Award is granted yearly during the Annual Conference Dinner, the Award is presented in collaboration with the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning, with the support of a distinguished Jury. This year, former President of EDEN - European Distance and E-Learning Network Ingeborg Bø chaired the jury and presented the Best Paper Award at the conference dinner on June 8th.
This year's winners were Emanuele Rapetti and Lorenzo Cantoni from Università della Svizzera Italiana (Lugano, Switzerland). Our paper is titled Reconsidering "Gen Y" & Co: From Minding the Gap to Overcoming it.

Other finalists were:
  • Do Men Learn in Order to Earn? Motives for Lifelong Learners to Choose Web-Based Courses and the Relationship with Age, Gender, Parenthood and Rate of Studies
    Ron Mahieu, Simon Wolming, Department of Education, Umea University, Sweden
  • Generational Distinctiveness in the Time Use of Working Distance Learners
    Bill McNeill, The College of Estate Management, United Kingdom
  • Personalisation in e-Learning – The Key for Success in Learning in Later Life
    Sonia Hetzner, Eline Leen, Innovation in Learning Institute - ILI, Germany