EDEN 2015 Annual Conference
9-12 June 2015, Barcelona, Spain
Join the EDEN Community (video invitation) in the inspiring city of Barcelona to share your research, projects and practice at the 2015 EDEN Annual Conference - #EDEN15. Networking and interactivity, sharing and discussion will be core aspects of the conference experience, focusing on what you can learn from and with your peers.
|In collaboration with:
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Call for Contributions
How can the progressive and innovative academic and professional international community contribute to the better understanding of the expansion of the educational landscape? We need renowned reflections of practice that support paradigm-changing transformations based on systematic knowledge. The responsibility of the scholarly community includes widening the concept of learning and its role in society and exploiting transformative knowledge to drive social change.
The Conference Committee will double peer review all submissions. Accepted contributions will be published in the electronic Conference Proceedings and their summary in the Book of Abstracts.
The Persistence of (Distance) Learning
Antonio Teixeira, EDEN President invited one of the most influential education bloggers in the world, Steve Wheeler, Chair of EDEN's NAP Steering Committee, to share with us a short reflection on the latest topic of discussion in the #EDENChat initiative. Read the full posts as well as his previous and the former presidents's, Executive Committee members' blog posts at the President's blog.Details > >
Read new articles on EURODL
The European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning – EURODL is an open-access peer-reviewed learned journal on distance and e-learning distributed on the Internet and indexed by ERIC, DOAJ, Cabells, EBSCO. The newly published full articles are:Details > >
Click here for more information on EURODL
4th Lifelong Learning Week
EUCIS-LLL is organising its 4th Lifelong Learning Week in the European Parliament in Brussels from 2 to 11 December 2014. This year the Week will focus on: ensuring accessible and quality learning for all, investing in the social dimension of lifelong learning and bringing the EU closer to its citizens. Read about the events and register here.Details > >
/// 2-5 December
/// Tuesday 2 December
/// Tuesday 9 December
- EUCIS-LLL round table on ‘Efficient and equitable funding of education: A target beyond reach?‘, hosted by Jill Evans (Greens/EFA, UK).
- Lifelong Learning reception, hosted by Julie Ward (S&D, UK).
/// Wednesday 10 December
- EUCIS-LLL Seminar – Launch of Flagship Initiative on ’Inclusive Education. Fighting Inequalities in Education and Training‘, hosted by Julie Ward (S&D, UK).
/// Thursday 11 December
- EUCIS-LLL Policy Debate ‘Validation of non-formal and informal learning: All aboard! How to reach the targeted public?‘, hosted by Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP, FI).
- We are all lifelong learners!‘ closing reception at Mundo J.
#EDENChat on Critical Thinking
The previous #EDENChat on 17 November changed its topic to "Critical Thinking". If you missed it, we storified it for you: -> 9th #EDENChatDetails > >
#EDENChat is an online discussion event on Twitter initiated by the Steering Committee of the EDEN Network of Academics and Professionals (NAP). It is mediated by members of the NAP community and runs for approximately 1 hour. Anyone can join in and contribute to the discussion which is presented in a Question and Answer format, and focuses on current issues in distance, open and e-learning.
Follow the #edenchat hashtag to find the chats on Twitter.
New online and offline events: latest results of research and practice projects
E-SOLVE Final Conference, EMPORT Seminar: Portuguese Language and Business, and many more news: read about latest research findings, newsletters and valuable events related to e-learning practices and applied ICT supported learning here.Details > >
Oxford Research Workshop
Keynotes | Programme | Best Paper Award | Best Poster Award
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The Stories of Day 1 and Day 2 | Shared Resources | Photoblog
EDEN's Eighth Research Workshop (EDENRW8) was held in Oxford on 27-28 October 2014In collaboration with:
founding member of EDEN
The theme and scope of EDENRW8 reflected the current challenges facing researchers and the intersection of their work with ‘doing better things’ for key stakeholders. EDENRW8 was very focussed on you the researcher and what you can learn from and with your peers. It took place in an intimate setting where researchers including postgraduate students could share research, connect with peers and have adequate time to discuss the challenges of their work. EDENRW8 was suitable for researchers and postgraduate students and particularly those wishing to actively connect with peers and debate Challenges for research into Open & Distance Learning: Doing Things Better: Doing Better Things.
Easy joining to EDEN Network of Academics and Professionals
It was never easier for individuals to join the NAP - Network of Academics and Professionals if your institution is member. The EDEN NAP is FREE for individual applicants from EDEN member institutions. Requests are processed in consultation with the parent institution. There are currently over 200 EDEN Institutional members, including universities, national associations, professional bodies, international networks, research institutions and companies. How to find out if your institution is EDEN member? Click on the Details below.Details > >
Check the EDEN Member's institution list.
- If your institution is listed, you are entitled to be a NAP Member.
- If your institution is not listed, and you are interested in becoming member, please consult the online application form or write to the EDEN Secretariat.
Upon joining, your institution's contact might have already listed you. If it is so, you received an e-mail from EDEN with login and password to the NAP Members Area.
If this is NOT the case, please fill in this online form.
Grab your login and password, click on the NAP Members Area and start networking!
The NAP – Network of Academics and Professionals is the EDEN community of individuals either nominated by their member institutions or individual members. The NAP is electing its Steering Committee every 3 year and has its own dedicated online community with all NAP members signed on. The Network of Academics and Professionals numbers over 1200 individuals and has its own online community, the NAP Members Area.