XII International GUIDE Conference “Online Learning in the 21st Century: Practice, Problems, and Prospects”

XII International GUIDE Conference
“Online Learning in the 21st Century: Practice, Problems, and Prospects”

University of Phoenix, Orlando, Florida, USA
February 15-17, 2017

GUIDE Association is pleased to invite you to participate in the upcoming XII International Conference “Online Learning in the 21st Century: Practice, Problems and Prospects” that will take place from February 15-17, 2017 at B Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida, USA.

The conference aims to promote discussions about the current status and next evolutions of distance learning. Particular attention will be given to the new pedagogical approaches to be used for the new digital generation, innovative emerging technologies and the keys for the successful improvement of a standardized quality system in e-learning. Moreover, the congress aims to push for the creation of communities of experts sharing information and best practices. Particular attention will be given to case studies and practical experiences.

The conference addresses the following main topics:

  • Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Generation
    • Flipped Classrooms, Blended learning and other active learning pedagogies
    • Case studies on gamification approach to optimize the learning process
    • New ideas on social networks to create collaborative learning
  • Emerging Technologies
    • Augmented and Virtual Reality enhanced learning
    • Next generation m-Learning and case studies
    • B.Y.O.D. philosophy in distance learning
    • Next generation multimedia products
  • Data Mining Strategies for E-Learning Organizations
    • Data-taking and analysis to increase distance learning quality
    • Opinions analysis and case studies
    • Innovative data mining methods in distance learning
  • Engaging and Supporting Faculty
    • Teacher training
    • Case studies in faculty support
    • Faculty development in blended and online learning
  • Creating Communities in Distance Learning
    • Academic partnerships virtual collaborative success stories
    • Innovative practices and shared facilities
    • Case studies for the creation of communities of best practices

All articles approved by the Scientific Committee will be published in the Conference Proceedings of the XII International GUIDE Conference. A limited number of contributions, considered to be highly valuable and relevant to the scientific topics of the official publications of the GUIDE Association (FormaMente and Digital UniversitiesInternational Best Practices and Applications), will be evaluated for publication through a peer review process.

You can submit your request to attend as a participant or as a speaker on the conference registration page by the specific deadlines mentioned. The deadline to submit abstracts is November 21, 2017.

You can also find further information at the official GUIDE Conference Site.

Alessandra Briganti Spremolla
General Secretary
GUIDE Association
Via Gregorio VII, 414
00165 Rome (Italy)
Tel: +39 0637725 516
Fax: +39 0637725 544

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