June 2015

Welcome to the Next 25 Years: EDEN Celebrates its Past, Present and Future - Guest post by Alan Tait

June 16, 2015 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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I'm sure most of us are still recovering after such an intense and truly memorable week in Barcelona at the #EDEN15, the 2015 EDEN Annual Conference. The conference was a great success, indeed. The topics chosen, all innovations introduced in the format and the networking opportunities provided were fully embraced by the EDEN community. A wonderful feeling of happiness, fulfilment and engagement was noticeable amongst the four hundred conference delegates. Next week, I will publish a... Read full post

Learners In The Driving Seat - Guest post by Wim van Petegem

June 3, 2015 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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All EDEN's efforts are ultimately directed at improving the learners experience as well as their empowerment. We are much aware of this. As such, learners should become ever more present and actively engaged in our activities, namely the conferences.

In the final guest post of this special series on the EDEN conference experiences, the focus will be on the learners role. The invited writer today is my colleague and friend Wim van Petegem. You can find more about Wim' background,... Read full post

Drinking From The Mnemosyne Water Spring - Guest Post by Costas Tsolakidis

June 3, 2015 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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The third guest post on the EDEN conference experiences is from EDEN Fellow Costas Tsolakidis. My good friend Costas has kindly accepted to join Sandra and Lisa in this initiative and to share with us some of his personal memories of the EDEN events. You can find more about Costas' work here. He has a large experience of the EDEN events. As you'll see, his recollections go as far back in time as 1997.

Costas offers us another great post in this special series. Inspired by Mnemosyne... Read full post

Serious Research Can Be Fun - Guest Post by Lisa Marie Blaschke

June 3, 2015 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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EDEN plays a world leading role in the dissemination of quality research on open distance and eLearning. As I've pointed out in my introduction to the recent guest post by Terry Anderson, this is a critical aspect of our association's mission and we take it quite seriously. However, this doesn't mean research dissemination should be something boring. On the contrary, serious research can also be fun.

Following up on the series of guest posts on the EDEN conference experiences,... Read full post

EDEN Train from Zagreb to Barcelona – Get on Board!- Invited Guest Post by Sandra Kucina

June 3, 2015 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

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We're just one week away from the #EDEN15. The most important European yearly event for the global open, distance and eLearning research and professional community will start in only a few days in Barcelona. As always, the EDEN summer conference promises to be an exciting meeting place. It will be a unique opportunity to catch up with the most inspiring ideas, innovative developments and best practices. But, also a most valuable chance to find great networking opportunities, discuss the... Read full post