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January 17, 2018

[EDEN-News] EDEN 2018 Annual Conference Genova – Submission Deadline Approaching

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EDEN 2018 Annual Conference: #EDEN18

Exploring the Micro, Meso and Macro
Navigating between dimensions in the digital learning landscape

Submission Deadline Approaching – 5 February

Genova, Italy 17-20 June 2018

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Breaking News!

The EDEN Annual Conference will be organised conjointly with EMEM Italia, the leading national Education and Media Conference in Italy. EMEM, the national „community of communities” is integrating the scholarly approach with the practice, hands-on experiences. This year in Genova, opening to the international world will be in focus.

EMEM will be present at the conference with its own track of reviewed submissions, joint workshops and many experts, academics and professionals joining the international EDEN community.

Connect, network, learn and share with the national Italian network of learning innovation, technology and pedagogy. Benefit from the experience of meeting different professional cultures in elearning!

Invitation

scopeStretching the boundaries remains our focus

The demand for people with new, enhanced skills is growing. Pressure is on all players of the online education community to keep up with new learning solutions, and better supply the skills currently demanded by growing economies.

Digital credentials and open badges are the new currencies which are beginning to transform the economic models in education. Social and economic tensions continue to raise the issues of scalability, the micro-credentialling of education, training and skill development processes. Read more…

Call for contributions

callWe need renowned reflections of practice that support paradigm-changing transformations based on systematic knowledge.

Join the Conference in Genova to tell
about your research, projects and experience!

Networking and interactivity, sharing and discussion will be core aspects of the conference experience, focusing on what you can learn from and with your peers.

Submissions, taking into account the Conference Scope and related to the Conference Themes are welcome in paper, poster, workshop, training, demonstration and Synergy formats.

Only 21 days left for submission!

Quality and Recognitionrecognition

The tradition of awarding the EDEN Best Research Paper will be continued. The selection process takes place in collaboration with the Ulrich Bernath Foundation for Research in Open and Distance Learning.

The Award for the Young Scholars’ Best Paper may also be issued, subject of receiving submissions of remarkable quality in this category.

Everybody who has an accepted submission for presentation will receive a Speaker badgeand all conference participants will be awarded a Participant badge.

Important dates and deadlines

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Submission deadline for contributions:

5 February 2018

Notification of Authors:

9 April 2018

Registration opens:

week of 15 January 2018

Conference Dates:

17-20 June 2018

Conference Venue: Genova, Italy

Genoa (Genova) is a port city and the capital of northwest Italy’s Liguria region. It’s known for its central role in maritime trade over many centuries. In the old town stands the Romanesque Cathedral of San Lorenzo, with its black-and-white-striped facade and frescoed interior. Narrow lanes open onto monumental squares like Piazza de Ferrari, site of an iconic bronze fountain and Teatro Carlo Felice opera house.

The city’s once-tatty port area now hosts museums and a number of eating and drinking options. Its old town, too, has had its own far more organic revitalisation, with a bright new crop of fashionable shops, restaurants and bars lighting the way.

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Aquarium of Genova

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Castello della Dragonara

The conference is hosted by the University of Genova

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Contact

Conference website:http://www.eden-online.org/2018_genova/

Inquiries in relation to the conference should be sent to: genova@eden-online.org

Erasmus

The 27th EDEN Annual Conference is the initiative of EDEN supported by the ERASMUS+ Programme of the European Union

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EDEN – European Distance and E-Learning Network Secretariat
Tel: +36 1 463 1628, 463 2537 Fax: +36 1 463 1858
E-mail: genova@eden-online.org
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Michael, You Have One More Citation Of Your Research

From another one of my open scholarship networks.

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Michael, we found one more citation of your research:
The State of K-12 Online Learning
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The actual citing research (even though I believe it is incorrect) was:

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Your chapter The State of K-12 Online Learning was cited in a publication:

Barbour, M. K., & Reeves, T. C. (2009). The Reality Of Virtual Schools: A… Was Your Top Paper Last Week

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