EDEN 2015 Annual Conference
9-12 June 2015, Barcelona, Spain
- The First Summit of Electronic Journals on ICT-enhanced Learning - International Editors Workshop In Educational Technology Journals
- Introduction to EDEN - To Old Friends and Newcomers, 9 June
- HOME - How Europe seizes the opportunities offered by MOOCs 9 June, by EADTU
The EDEN Community (video) meets again in the inspiring city of Barcelona at the 2015 EDEN Annual Conference - #EDEN15! Networking and interactivity are core aspects of the conference experience, focusing on what you can learn from and with your peers.
|In collaboration with:
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
2015 ePortfolio & Identity Conference (ePIC), 8-10 June, Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel, with a joint day with the EDEN Conference to share experience and networking. Discounted fee applies to delegates registering to both conferences!
Pre-Conference Session: Introduction to EDEN - To Old Friends and Newcomers, 9 June: Short presentations followed by informal discussion about the activities, services, developments of EDEN with NAP Steering Committee and Secretariat members.
Join the meeting of editors from all around the World! Learn about the different approaches and practices, ask your questions at the
International Editors Workshop In Educational Technology Journals, 9 June (afternoon), pre-Conference workshop co-hosted with UOC. Attendance is open to all interested EDEN 2015 Conference participants, although registration is necessary due to space limitations.
HOME - How Europe seizes the opportunities offered by MOOCs, 9 June,
Contact North and EDEN Summit
Maxim Jean-Louis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Contact North visited EDEN President Antonio Teixeira
The visit took place at the EDEN Secretariat office in Budapest on 13 April. The Presidents discussed the development of strategic co-operation of Contact North and EDEN and agreed about the first steps of implementation of a work plan. The meeting was attended by Deborah Arnold, EDEN Vice-President, Andras Szucs, Secretary General and Ildiko Mazar, Deputy-Secretary General.
News from the Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of EDEN is happy to announce that Prof. Belinda Tynan, Pro-Vice Chancellor of The Open University, UK has been co-opted as Executive Committee member of the Association. We are also pleased to announce, that the Executive Committee elected Deborah Arnold, Deputy Director, La Passerelle at the University of Burgundy as Vice-President of the Association.Details > >
Following one of the most successful Research Workshops in the history of EDEN, Prof Tynan is highly committed to the open culture in education and learning. Her vast experience in learning and teaching strategy and governance as well as her learning research background will greatly contribute to the work of the EDEN Executive Committe.
Deborah will lead the Task Force for Communication to ensure a seamless and efficient guidance in the new communication strategy for EDEN.
EDEN selected for EU co-funding under the Erasmus+
Photo courtesy of Deborah Arnold
We are happy to announce that EDEN has been selected for EU co-funding under the Erasmus+ Operational Grants for Civil Society Cooperation, KA3 - Support for Policy Reform.Details > >
Think Together, Enable Dialogue and Get Feedback: Jim Groom in Interview
" You can learn just about anything thanks to YouTube and Wikipedia. But rather than running away from this fact, or imagining it as a cost saver---universities need to be augmenting the culture of the web, by framing how we learn as part and parcel of this wonder-filled medium."
#EDENChat on How effective is mobile learning? (22 April)
The EDEN NAP Steering Committee continues the dialogue and develop #EDENChat. In the run up to the EDEN summer conference Expanding Learning Scenarios,we will discuss some of the themes of the event, culminating in several live chats direct from the conference itself. Here's the preliminary schedule:Details > >
|May 6||MOOCs and online learning: How will they shape the future of education?||20.00 CET|
|May 20||What are your experiences of personal learning?||20.00 CET|
|June 10||Live from the EDEN Barcelona Conference||to be announced|
|June 11||Live from the EDEN Barcelona Conference||to be announced|
|June 17||What next for EDEN? (Post conference discussion)||20.00 CET|
All times are in Central European time (one hour ahead of British Summer Time BST).
Previous #EDENChats are listed in the NAP Community page of the EDEN website according to topics.
Reflecting On Today’s Mobile Learning - Grainne Conole's Guest Post
Current technological developments are pushing us in the direction of ever more flexible, hybrid, personalised and mobile communication and work environments.Details > >
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EURODL New Articles
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 > >
- Distance Education for People with Visual Impairments
Maria Liakou, Evaggelia Manousou
- A Systematic Review of the Socio-Ethical Aspects of Massive Online Open Courses
- The Role of Open and Distance Higher Education in Detainees in Greek Detention Facilities
Charitini Linardatou, Evangelia Manousou
- Aesthetic Literacy: Observable Phenomena and Pedagogical Applications for Mobile Lifelong Learning (mLLL)
Michael Sean Gallagher, Pekka Ihanainen
- Peer Observation for Online Distance Learning Tutors: Creating the Conditions for Effective Peer Exchange
- Perceived Effectiveness of Weekly Announcements in Provision of Learning Support to Sociology Students
Click here for more information on EURODL
New online and offline events: latest results of research and practice projects
Digiskills Teachers' Good Practice Videos, TALOE Webinars, CARER+ Final Conference, Open Discovery Space Summer School, LACE Learn Live events, many more news: read about latest research findings, newsletters and valuable events related to e-learning practices and applied ICT supported learning here. Currently running projects here.