2019 European Distance Learning Week Virtual Events

Organised by EDEN - European Distance and E-Learning Network

11-15 November 2019

Participation is open and free

This year EDEN will be proudly hosting the fourth year of the European Distance Learning Week (EDLW) in cooperation with the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)  – and our Special Partner for 2019: the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA).

During the European Distance Learning Week, you will have access to daily online webinars and panel sessions of expert scholars and practitioners presenting a variety of cutting edge open and online learning topics, from innovations in design to open educational research.

EDEN issues digital open badges as a recognition of EDLW participation and contribution.  Receiving and collecting badges provides the opportunity to showcase skills and accomplishments to a wide audience in social web communities.

For events during USDLA’s National Distance Learning Week on 4-8 November, please see the NDLW website.

EDEN’s webinars during the week:

2019 The journey to social justice and openness in ODL

Friday, November 15, 2019, 13:00-14:30 CET

Moderator: Lisa Marie Blaschke, Programme Director, Center of Lifelong Learning (C3L), Oldenburg, Germany; Senior Fellow and Chair of the Board of EDEN Council of Fellows

2019 Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Higher Education

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 17:00-18:30 CET

Moderator: Josep M. Duart, OUC, EDEN Vice-President & Diana Andone, Politehnica University of Timisoara, EDEN Vice President 

2019 Future perspective in open routes: the quality and assessment dimension

Wednesday, November 13 2019, 15:30-16:30 CET

Moderator: Antonella Poce, University Rome Tre, Italy, EDEN NAP SC Chair

2019 What might the future hold for distance education universities?

Tuesday, November 12, 2019: 18:00-19:30 CET

Moderator: Timothy Read, UNED, Spain, EDEN Executive Committee Member

2019 Distance Education: Challenges on the European and the Global Level

Monday, November 11 2019, 15:00-16:30 CET

Moderator: Sandra Kucina Softic, University of Zagreb University Computing Centre, EDEN President

2019 Why is digital learning relevant for curriculum transformation in Higher Education?

Monday, November 11 2019, 11:00-12:30 CET

Moderator: Airina Volungevičienė, Vytautas Magnus University, EDEN Senior Fellow, LieDM association

Other contributions from education organisations to the European Distance Learning Week organised by EDEN Community members and partners:

Organiser  LieDM EADTU EADTU ODLAA ODLAA
Language Lithuanian English English English English
More info Link to the events Looking deeper into Quality Assurance: ICDE report Good practices in Quality Assurance Trends in the Distance Learning Literature The History of ODLAA: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future
Type National initiative – webinar series Webinar Webinar Webinar Webinar
Date(s) 11-15 November 12 November, 13:30 – 14:30 CET 13 November, 13:30 – 14:30 CET 12 November, 13:00 AEDT (03:00 CET) 14 November, 16:00 AEDT (06:00 CET)

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