The eLearn Center welcomes European PhD candidacies for its Doctoral Programme in Education and ICT (e-learning)
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|(openPR) - The eLearn Center, research centre created by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and focused in e-learning, has opened for 2013 the Admission process for the enrolment to its Doctoral Programme in Education and Information and Communication Technologies (e-learning). From 2009 to 2012 research projects are based on Time Factor programme, in order to contribute with unpublished research to the scientific progress about this issue.
As an institution opened to students from all over the World, the eLearn Center welcomes European PhD students from European countries, integrated in the Bologna process who wish to develop their research in a highly internationalized and qualified environment.
Within its research, the centre offers three main lines: I) Learning processes mediated by information and communication technologies; II) Organisation, management and policies in the area of e-learning; III) Educational uses of technological developments for e-learning.
As a clear intention to become a leader centre in e-learning research, the eLearn Centre has programmed several expert and fellow members’ stays, some of which are:
-Learning processes mediated by information and communication technologies done by Dra. Lalita Rajasingham (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zeeland) and Dr. Jakko Van der Pol (Utrecht Universiteit, The Netherlands).
-Research in learning technologies in e-learning, done by Dr. Agostino Marengo (Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy).
- Research in Technological resources for learning, done by Oscar Tomico (Technische Universiteit, Eindhoven, The Netherlands).
- Research in management and educational organization, done by Dr. Frank Owarish (International Institute for Strategic Reseacrch and Training, IISRT, United States).
-Research in New Technologies field, done by Dr. Serguey Yurish (International Frequency Sensor Association).
-eLC Visiting Professors, carrying out individualized counsellings on diffusion in e-learning research and publications (done by Dr. Paul Kischner, Open Universiteit, The Netherlands). The eLearn Center has received counselling on Management Design of skills for Educational Direction of ITC carried out by Dra. Ileana de la Teja (LICEF Research Center, Tele-university, Canada).
-Short time counselling about virtual learning, done by Dra. Insung Sung (International Christian University, Tokio) and analysis of Connectivism as an educational resource, done by Dr. Terry Anderson (Athabasca University, Canada).
Those interested on knowing more about the Doctoral Programme in Education and ICT (e-learning) may consult its web available through this link: www.uoc.edu/portal/english/elearncenter/doctorat/index.html
In case of wanting to make an application to this Doctoral Programme, application form is available through this link: cv.uoc.edu/tren/trenacc/web/MARQUETING.SEGUIMENT/form_xml.inici?i_tipus=A&idioma=ANG&i_ambit=177
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