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2018 Distance Education: Past, Present and Future – Overview and Foresight EDLW 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018, 15:00-16:30 CET

Moderator: Sandra Kučina, University of Zagreb University Computing Centre, EDEN Vice-President

Format: Panel debate

Description: If we reflect today on Distance Education what can we say, does it satisfy learners needs today? How distance education has evolved through decades? It can be said that technology have been core to  the nature and organization of learning and teaching for millenia. What tools are used today for distance education? What are the trends? How open universities are adapting to new times and technologies? When we look into the future what can we foresee, what are the challenges?  What is position of open education in relation to distance education?

Join us in discussion with distinguished experts on some recent developments of Open and Distance Learning in Europe and globally from different perspectives: personal professional perspective, public – private establishment, different regional developments’ overview, open and blended education, etc

Panel members:

  • Airina  Volungevičienė, Vytautas Magnus University, EDEN President
  • Morten Flate Paulsen, Acting Secretary General ICDE, EDEN Senior Fellow
  • Claudio Dondi, Senior Expert in Education and Training, EDEN Senior Fellow
  • Steffi Widera, Managing Director at Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern
  • Pat Cassela, USDLA President
  • Dean Hoke, USDLA