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A Four-Dimensional Maxwell Equation for Social Processes in Web-Based Learning and Teaching: Windrose Dynamics as GIS (Games’ Intrinsic Spaces)
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 1–19
This paper describes how the principal structure of a system of equations fundamental to science, namely the Maxwell equations governing electromagnetism, could be analogously applied to social procedures among humans who start to create emerging...
International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing Vol. 5, No. 2 (July 2015) pp. 68–92
The social and didactic dynamics produced in implementations of the negotiation-oriented and partly web-based game “Surfing Global Change” (SGC) was analyzed by independent experts after their observations in advanced interdisciplinary university...
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 8, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 19–57
This paper provides a concept and a notation for optimizing the design of social processes in gaming and learning for individuals, groups of individuals and society as a whole. Traditional approaches to the mapping and designing of the emerging...
International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing Vol. 5, No. 2 (July 2015) pp. 46–67
The negotiation-oriented and partly web-based game “Surfing Global Change” (SGC) produces characteristic collaborative behavior in student groups. Its social dynamics were statistically analyzed with sets of university students in Austria. The...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 2, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 60–85
The negotiation oriented and partly web-based game “Surfing Global Change” (SGC, © Gilbert Ahamer) was originally invented and implemented by the author and copyright holder for use in advanced interdisciplinary university courses in the spirit of ...
Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 6, No. 3 (2012) pp. 177–210
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to first define the "jet principle" of (e-)learning as providing dynamically suitable framework conditions for enhanced learning procedures that combine views from multiple cultures of science. Second it applies ...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 21, No. 1 (2004) pp. 35–58
An original concept for a Web-based role play "SurfingGlobalChange" is proposed on the basis of multi-year interdisciplinary teaching experience and constructivist pedagogy. Underlying didactic orientation is towards self-guided learning, acquiring...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 29, No. 1 (2012) pp. 21–44
Purpose: This paper seeks to argue that global change calls for training in intercultural, interdisciplinary and interparadigmatic professional behaviour. Thus a concrete web-based five-level training procedure "Surfing global change" (SGC) is to be ...
International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing Vol. 5, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 1–14
This article provides a technology-based quantitative tool for the sharing of hypotheses, scenarios, political applications, and didactic strategies related to planning, developing, managing, using and evaluating technological targets towards...
Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 6, No. 4 (2012) pp. 312–333
Purpose: Education for equity in global development and cultural diversity calls for professional capacity building to perceive diverse perspectives on complex procedures of globalisation. The discipline of human geography is such a "provider of...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 22, No. 5 (2005) pp. 298–319
Purpose: Aims to examine a negotiation-oriented and partly web-based game "Surfing Global Change" (SGC) invented by the author based on didactics of self-managed learning and successfully implemented in WebCT. Design/methodology/approach: Along...
How Technologies Can Localize Learners in Multicultural Space: A Newly Developed “Global Studies” Curriculum
International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing Vol. 1, No. 2 (July 2011) pp. 1–24
Technological innovations can be used in many ways to enhance the suitability of global learning. A newly developed online-supported curriculum “Global Studies” takes account of the necessities of interdisciplinary, intercultural and...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 28, No. 1 (2011) pp. 16–40
Purpose: The aim of this article is to present the development-oriented Master's curriculum "Global Studies" (GS) at the University of Graz, Austria, as an example of interdisciplinary academic training with the purpose of fostering inter-"cultural" ...
Technologies and Collaborative Education Strengthen Conviviality in Rural Communities in the Alps and in Senegal
Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013) pp. 207–227
Purpose: The purpose of this publication is to present a didactic concept with the targeted impact of a positive future vision. This paper reflects the effect of local educational action on the development of regionally optimised visions in rural...
Emina Durakovic; Britta Marion Feigl; Bettina Marion Fischer; Christopher Fleck; Lisa-Maria Galler; Johannes Heinrich; Karin Kulmer; Birgitta Kurzweil; Markus Scholze; Raphael Stefan Sperl; Rene Unterkofler; Kurt Remele; Julian Matzenberger; Gilbert Ahamer
Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 6, No. 4 (2012) pp. 261–286
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to show a practical case of dialogic web-based learning that has provided a set of questions analysing two complex technological projects in "southern" countries with effects on multicultural equity. Design...