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November 25, 2015

[DEOS-L] Call for Papers and Presentations

From Monday’s inbox…

From: Dawn Senfeld <>

Call for Papers and Presentations

June 19 – June 22, 2016
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Proposals are due December 15, 2015


Sponsored by the Online Journal of Distance Learning
Administration and the University of West Georgia

The Distance Learning Administration Conference focuses on the administration and management of distance learning. The conference specifically addresses the needs of those who plan, manage and support distance education activities.

The Planning Committee of Distance Learning Administration 2016 invites proposals from the introductory through advanced level on all topics related to the management and administration of distance learning.

Topic strands include:

* Managing Growth in Distance Education
* Training & Support for Distance Instructors
* Support for Distance Students
* Budget and Cost-Benefit of Distance Education
* Marketing Distance Courses and Programs
* Distance Learning Ethics and Copyright Issues
* Organizational Issues in Distance Education
* Quality Assurance and Evaluation
* Striving for Excellence


Proposals should include a 30 to 50-word description.
Instructions for submitting proposals can be found at the conference website:

Accepted papers will be published in the printed conference Proceedings. Proposal submission indicates your commitment to preparing written materials for the Proceedings and making your presentation (Paper Session) at the conference. Fishbowl Sessions (see website) do not require a written paper. All sessions will last 45 minutes each. All presented papers will be considered for Best Paper Awards. Award winning papers will be invited for publication in The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration and will receive a trophy.

The conference registration fee for all presenters and participants will be $325. Registration includes printed proceedings, all sessions, refreshments, two dinners, and the closing luncheon. The conference hotel will be the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, guest room rates start at $139 per night. All conference sessions and activities will take place at this beautiful, historic hotel.

See our conference website at:

Or contact:
Dr. Melanie Clay (, Conference Director
Dawn R. Senfeld (, Conference Manager
Austin Janowski (, Events Manager

Please excuse any cross-postings.

Dawn R. Senfeld
DLA2016 Conference Manager
University of West Georgia

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November 24, 2015

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[CNIE-L] EDEN Annual Conference, Budapest 2016 – Call for Papers

Also from yesterday’s inbox…


EDEN 2016 Annual Conference: #EDEN16
Call for Contributions

Budapest, 14-17 June 2016


Call for Contributions

The responsibility of the scholarly community includes widening the concept of learning and its role in society and exploiting transformative knowledge to drive social change.

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

Join the Conference in Budapest 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 that relate to the Conference Scope and one or more of the Conference Themes are welcome in paper, poster, workshop, training, demonstration and synergy formats. Read more…

New: Live Trainings

To utilise our teacher communities and learning resources in a professional event, EDEN is opening its gate to trainings benefitting educational professionals during the Annual Conference. We hope to celebrate and multiply your most successfull activities. Read more…

Jubilee Year – EDEN 25

We are extremely proud, as a continuously strengthening and developing European association in the field of open, distance and e-learning, learning modernisation and innovation, to have reached our 25th Anniversary in 2016. The coherent efforts of the professional community have created values and collaborative virtual spaces, which establish professional cultures around them. Read more…

Watch the interview related to the EDEN jubilee year with Antonio Teixeira, EDEN President: 25 Years With EDEN: The history of the future

What EDEN, the European Distance and E-Learning Network is? Take a look at this animated prezi.

Young Scholars Support

We are pleased to announce that EDEN’s support scheme to young scholars will be offered again at the 2016 Annual Conference. Two young researchers’ attendance at the Conference will be supported with €600 each. For application process see the guidelines.

Schedule and Deadlines

Paper Submission: 1 February 2016

Synergy Submission: 29 February 2016

Registration Open: mid-February 2016

Notification of Authors: 31 March 2016

Conference Dates: 14-17 June 2016

Conference Venue: Budapest

Did you know that the Hungarian capital Budapest has been named the second best city in the world?Read more…

Fountain Hotel Gellert Fisherman’s Bastion

Szechenyi Bath

For any conference related questions, including conference services for corporations, please contact the Conference Secretariat at


EDEN – European Distance and E-Learning Network Secretariat
Tel: +36 1 463 1628, 463 2537 Fax: +36 1 463 1858

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