25th anniversary

25 Years of EDEN


A special collection of the President's Blog anniversary posts is now available for download in .pdf format

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There Are No Limits to EDEN


Last week, at the 25th EDEN Annual General Meeting, I completed my term as President of the Association. The baton was passed to the new President Airina Volungeviciene, to whom I wish all the best in her new role. At…

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EDEN is Different


This is the week of the EDEN16, the largest and probably the best academic and professional conference in Europe in the field of open, distance and e-Learning. Year after year since 1992, the community is gathering in June for the…

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Post-Millennium EDEN Through the Eyes of a President


Gues post on the President's blog by Erwin Wagner We complete today the special series of guest blog posts by former EDEN Presidents on EDEN’s 25 years of service to the open, distance and eLearning community. For the conclusion of…

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EDEN – A Community for Collaboration


Guest post on the President's Blog by Ingeborg Boe As we approach the end of the special series of guest blog posts by former EDEN Presidents who have kindly shared their visions and experiences, I’m honoured to introduce the contribution…

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EDEN Anniversary Reflections


Guest Post on the President's blog by Morten F. Paulsen Celebrating the silver jubilee of EDEN (1991-2016), all the past Presidents are sharing in this Blog some of their personal recollections and retrospections on the development of the Association and…

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All about EDEN


Guest Post on the President's blog by Alan Tait As part of the celebrations of the silver jubilee of EDEN (1991-2016), I’ve invited all the past Presidents to contribute to this blog, in order to share some of their personal…

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EDEN: 25 years as a Learning Environment


Guest post on the President's blog by Erling Ljosa Some two years ago, at the occasion of the 100th meeting of the Executive Committee of EDEN, I had the chance of publishing a dedicated blog post entitled “They are looking…

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All that glitters is not gold: Current trends and future challenges for quality assurance in the fields of open learning and e-Learning


As open education and e-Learning mature and become mainstream across the world, the discussion on quality assurance emerges with a renewed importance, strength and impact in our field of practice. Although there are significant variations in how this topic is…

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Taking the Hype out of the Hype Cycle


The history of educational technology has been mostly dominated by an overconfident optimism and sometimes even blind faith in the future. In our circles, the majority of speakers and opinion-makers still try to show educational technology development as a coherent…

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