Nominations for the Best Paper Award of HEAd’17

We would like to announce the list of papers that have been nominated as candidates for the Best Paper Award. The nominated papers were selected based on their review scores.

The final decision will be made during the conference by the best paper committee based on the presentation and Q&A. The award will be announced and conferred during the closing session (Friday, 23rd June 2017 at 13:15).

Best Paper nominees

Education as absorptive capacity and its role for economic growth
Estefanía Mourelle, Laura Márquez-Ramos

Teachers’ perceptions about their practices and needs for improvement: A qualitative research project at the University of Padova
Debora Aquario, Renata Clerici, Lorenza Da Re, Ettore Felisatti, Cristina Mazzucco, Omar Paccagnella, Anna Serbati

Use of emerging technologies in flipped classes
Carme Huguet, Jillian Pearse, Leslie F. Noè, Nataly Castillo Ruiz, Diego Valencia, Alexa Jimenez Heredia, Mónica Andrea Patiño Avedaño

Student Auditing of University Social Responsibility – Reform through Reflective, Experiential Learning?
Isabel Menezes, Márcia Coelho, Fernanda Rodrigues, Peter Evans, Brian Martin

Attitudes and attitude change of students towards the relationship between theory and practice
Thomas Fischer, Andreas Bach, Kathrin Rheinländer

Best Student Paper nominees

The Role of Coherent Research-Based Curricular Unit in Mediating Students’ Integrated Vision of Human Impact on the Environment
Narmin Shahin Ghalichi, Gillian Roehrig

Personal development, resilience theory and transition to university for 1st year students
Luke Pickard, James Mckenna, Julie A Brunton, Andrea Utley

How about equality and equity in higher music education? A theoretical framework for researching quality of music teaching and learning
Tuula Jääskeläinen, Guadalupe López-Íñiguez