IX International GUIDE Conference, “Online Education and Society: The Challenges of the Digital Era

May
06

The IX International GUIDE Conference, “Online Education and Society: The Challenges of the Digital Era” to be held on May 6-8, 2015  at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will provide a critical framework for the analysis of the impact of the digital revolution on society, higher education institutions and student and teacher behavior. The conference is structured around 3 main areas – Higher Education, Corporate Education and Science, Technology and Research – and  will offer an in-depth debate on global online education practices, trends and results.  The experiences of universities from Latin American and the Cono Sur region will be shared and compared to worldwide best practices to foster exchange, interaction and improvement.

Main themes:

  • HIGHER EDUCATION
    • Teaching and learning processes in technology-based higher education
    • The new role of higher education: constructing and circulating knowledge
    • Distance education versus traditional education: management methods and systems
    • Pedagogical methods of e-learning in Argentina and Cono Sur: regional and territorial differences
    • Formal and informal online education. New proposals of massive and open education: MOOCs, OERs and Personal Learning Environments
  • SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH
    • Development of ICT in the Cono Sur region
    • Digital inclusion and exclusion: technological accessibility for the development of online education
    • Building a Digital Citizenship
    • Legitimacy of open educational resources. Processes of research and improvement of online content
  • QUALITY SYSTEMS AND CORPORATE EDUCATION
    • Quality systems and principles in e-learning in the Cono Sur region
    • The collaboration process between universities and companies: challenges of the digital era

To submit your proposal as a speaker or to register as a co-author or an auditor, please fill out the followingRegistration form.

Deadlines

  • Abstract Submission: February 28, 2015
  • Final Paper Submission: March 30, 2015
  • Speaker Registration and Fee Payment: April 17, 2015

Participation Fees

  • Speakers & Auditors: 250 €
  • Reductions:
    • GUIDE Members: 150 €
    • IELA Members: 200 €
    • ICDE Members:200 €
    • Universities and Institutions from developing countries*: 100 €
    • Universities from Argentina: 50 €
    • Universities and professors from Argentina: 50 €
    • Students: Free admission**
* See list of eligible countries
** Students may participate in the conference free of cost only upon submission of student status certificate (info@guideassociation.org
Instructors or professors continuing their education in graduate or post-graduate courses are not eligible for student registration.

The participation fee includes:

  • Access to all the lectures, workshops and presentations during the conference
  • Coffee Breaks

Location

Buenos Aires,

Time

(All day)

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