Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category

10 must-know takeaways from EDUCAUSE 2016

If you’re at all interested in higher education innovation and technology, the annual EDUCAUSE conference is a must-attend. And EDUCAUSE 2016 didn’t disappoint its over 7,000 attendees and 1,800 institutions from 46 countries thanks to a relevant focus on student success and campus-wide collaboration. eCampus News

Special Issue: Best Papers Presented at the OLC 21st International Conference on Online Learning and Innovate 2016

Special Issue: Best Papers Presented at the OLC 21st International Conference on Online Learning and Innovate 2016 In April, 2016, the Online Learning Consortium initiated a new conference, OLC Innovate: Innovations in Blended and Online Learning. Table of Contents SECTION I: 2016 OLC CONFERENCE INVITED PAPERS Introduction to the Special Issue: Best Papers Presented at […]

Online technology will open up global engagement in HE

Online learning as a phenomenon must evolve into an accepted form, entrenched as a culture rather than a separate entity within institutions, as there is little point in denying the increasingly significant role it will play in delivering higher education. University World News

Research Without Borders: the 2016 Grad Student Conference

The 2016 Athabasca University Graduate Student Conference will kick off Friday, September 16, in Edmonton. The fourth annual event provides an opportunity for AU graduate students to present their innovative research to their peers and professors. Scholarly support Showcasing the theme of Research Without Borders, more than 120 graduate students, both masters and doctoral, will […]

27th ICDE World Conference, 17-19 October, 2017, Toronto, Canada

Join faculty members/instructors from colleges and universities, practitioners, experts, policy-makers, academic decision-makers and technology providers involved in the field of online and distance education from around the world for this bi-annual summit dedicated to online learning and distance education. International Council for Open and Distance Education  

Teaching from a distance

Education is going through radical changes. Chalkboards have evolved into SMART Boards, and massive open online courses (MOOCs) have replaced some classes. Teachers and professors can lecture from across town or around the world. ISTHMUS   

Open and distance learning – Access and success

As the world conference of the International Council for Open and Distance Education approaches, ICDE President Tian Belawati – rector of Indonesia’s enormous open institution Universitas Terbuka – says that the twin messages of open, distance and flexible learning are “access and success”. University World News

Watch The Conference Sessions: The Education in the Digital Era

The Education in the Digital Era conferece took place on December 11th, 2014, in Brussels, Belgium. Ministers, leaders of educational institutions, and educational innovators convened to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adapting education to a faster changing, digital society and economy, shaping education’s place and priority in the EU’s sustainable growth agenda. You can […]

Unisa and ICDE discuss expectations for 26th ICDE world conference

Unisa will host the 26th World Conference of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), to be held for the first time in Africa. “This is an extraordinary and out-of-the-box opportunity,” said ICDE Secretary General, Gard Titlestad. Speaking following a successful two-day workshop at Unisa, where the conference details were deliberated, he described Unisa […]

UPCEA 99th Annual Conference 2014 – Miami Own The Moment!

Make sure to mark your calendars for the 2014 UPCEA 99th Annual Conference held in Miami, FL – March 26 – 28, 2014! Competency-based education, MOOCs, internationalization, new business models, and emerging markets. For professional, continuing, and online educators, the “new normal” is anything but new. We have always operated in a dynamic environment marked […]