Hoy traemos a este espacio The 26th ICDE World Conference. Growing capacities for sustainable distance e-learning provision.
Call for thematic papers: ICDE MOOCs4D II
You are now invited to submit proposals related to the theme of the MOOCs4D II specialist track within the ICDE conference: “The potential of MOOCs as a transformative lever for promoting education as a global common good”. We call for innovative papers that engage with the topicality of the theme and emerging policy signals towards the planned conference publication. Read more.
A leader in the field of staff development in higher education. Mandla Makhanya
Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa. Wayne Mackintosh
A committed advocate and user of free software for education. Harold Jarche
A renowned organisational learning scholar and practitioner.
This programme is subject to change.
Tuesday 13 October 2015
The pre-conference workshops will set the scene with various workshops and think-tanks in support of the conference theme.
Wednesday 14 October 2015
Registration & tea/coffee
09:00-09:45Opening ceremony in the Super Bowl
Official welcome address
House rules, general orientation and announcements
10:00-10:15Official welcome address by Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education and Training, South Africa
10:15-10:20Introduction of Mandla Makhanya, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa, South Africa
10:20-10:35Welcome address: Host institution, the University of South Africa Mandla Makhanya, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa, South Africa
Keynote 4: Jon Baldwin, Managing Director: Marketing Development of Tribal
Long-term stability in the higher education distance learning sector, and how this can be achieved through the use of analytics and management information
18:00 until lateNetworking evening
Friday 16 October 2015
08:30-09:45Welcome, house rules & introduction of keynotes
Keynote address 5.1: Harold Jarche, Canada
Growing capacities in a digital, networked and unequal world – the macro context
Keynote address 5.2: Wayne Mackintosh, New Zealand
Growing capacities in distance education contexts – challenges and opportunities
11:15-12:55Parallel sessions: Papers & Pecha Kuchas
Workshop: MOOCs4D II – The potential of MOOCs as a transformative lever for promoting education as a global
13:15-14:15Closing function, prize giving & lunch in the Superbowl