Conference Themes

Expanded learning scenarios

  • Augmented reality and innovative uses of smartphones
  • Use of social networks within/outside the classroom
  • Mixing formal and informal learning / Hybridisation of higher education
  • Addressing multiculturality in the classroom
  • 21st century citizen skills
  • Tools and resources for learning through mobile devices

Opening the classroom, to expand education

  • The intersection between higher education and MOOCs
  • Institutional repositories and digital libraries as a teaching tool
  • Users as creators and curators of learning resources
  • Sharing open activities between higher educational institutions
  • Sustainable business models for openness in education

Learning analytics from the “learning” perspective

  • Helping learners, teachers and managers to visualise their achievements
  • Evaluating the real impact of learning analytics
  • Learning analytics for improving e-assessment
  • Data-driven learning personalisation
  • Reducing dropout through learning analytics

Empowering learners

  • Promoting self assessment and reflection
  • Practices and guidelines for e-feedback
  • Distance assessment tools
  • Collaborative assessment
  • Platform and tools for crowd participation and peer support

Expanded learning scenarios from the teaching perspective

  • Teaching development in the networking
  • Digital competences for teaching
  • Interplay between centralised and personal learning environments
  • Scaling up pedagogies for crowd learning

New generation of methodologies

  • Changing leardership models and practices
  • Elements of new, digital  pedagogies in context
  • New learning modes – How learning happens through cognition, emotion and auto-motoric skills with new technology and media
  • Challenges of diversity and its impact to learning and teaching