PhD Student Symposium

The EDEN PhD Student Symposium has been designed to foster the exchange of experiences and knowledge among doctoral students doing research in the area of technology enhanced online, digital, open and distance learning, while providing a discussion forum for the advancement of doctoral research.

The Symposium is led by a panel of international experts.

The aims of the PhD Student Symposium are to:

  • Create a community for intellectual exchange and support among e-learning doctoral students researching in the area of.
  • Give and receive practical feedback on research topics or specific problems or concerns about their research with their peers.
  • Receive feedback on their research topics, problems and concerns from international experts in e-learning research who are experienced supervisors.

Call for presentations

Doctoral students in the field of e-learning and educational technology are encouraged to submit short abstracts to present an overview of their research at the PhD Student Symposium. Proposals should be related to the research topics of the actual Symposium.

PhD students must currently be studying, i.e. have had their research proposals approved but have not yet defended their theses. Preference will be given to students who have collected data to analyse. The abstract should be in English, and contain a 300-350 word description of the state of their research and a problem they would like to address in the symposium. It should include the research title, research objectives/questions and methodology.

Intended participants

The PhD Student Symposium is an open-invitation event for all PhD students and their supervisors working in the field of e-learning or educational technology. It is aimed at current doctoral students enrolled in any university, both full-time and part-time. We encourage you to take this opportunity to network with fellow researchers, discuss your research, and receive feedback from international experts and your peers.

EDEN PhD Symposia 2018 – 2021:

2021 Madrid

Part of the EDEN Annual Conferece

21 June 2021

2020 Lisbon

Part of the EDEN Research Workshop

21 October 2020

2020 Varaždin

Part of the Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems

8 October 2020

2020 Timisoara

Part of the EDEN Annual Conferece

23 June 2020

2019 Dublin

Part of the 28th ICDE World Conference on Online Learning

3 November 2019

2019 Bruges

Part of the EDEN Annual Conference

16 June 2019

2018 Barcelona

Part of the EDEN Research Workshop

24 October 2018