openPR Logo
Press release

Keynotes from Experts in Open Education, e-Learning, and Learning Quality Announced for LINQ and EIF 2014

02-14-2014 07:07 PM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: LINQ Conference

LINQ 2014 Welcomes you to Crete!

LINQ 2014 Welcomes you to Crete!

LINQ in conjunction with EIF 2014 “Changing the Trajectory – Quality for Opening up Education” to Welcome Experts from MIT, OECD, ECNU and the European Commission

The International Programme Committee of the LINQ 2014 and EIF 2014 conference has announced the keynote speakers for the upcoming mega event, to be held in Crete, Greece from May 7 to 9, 2014. A selection of prestigious, international speakers known for their ground-breaking work in the fields of open education, learning innovation and quality will engage participants with their remarkable expertise.

European Commission Director Pierre Mairesse will introduce the new EC Policy "Opening Up Education", starting a discussion about future EU member states’ educational systems in regards to openness, innovations and the integration of learning technology. His responsibility and experience in the Europe 2020 initiative and contact to member states’ coordinated efforts in the fields of education and training have bestowed him with a well-rounded perspective of EU policy for lifelong learning, including open education.

Professor Vijay Kumar from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will support LINQ and EIF with his experience as Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education at one of the world’s most respected universities. His work on the advisory committee of the exemplary MIT OpenCourseWare and his time as executive officer for MIT’s Council on Educational Technology show the depth of his commitment to advancement in technology and learning.

Professor Zhu Zhiting from Shanghai’s East China Normal University (ECNU) will share his expertise in Smart Education, a unique approach combining Chinese and Western innovations in pedagogy. As the Dean of the School of Open Learning and Education and the Director of e-Education Engineering System Research Center at ECNU, he has been at the center of knowledge exchange between European and international innovators in technology-enhanced learning and essential efforts in Chinese learning policy.

The Head of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division (IMEP) for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Dirk van Damme has priceless knowledge in evidence-based innovation in education. His position has enabled him to comparatively analyze different educational systems and evaluate their developments in learning sciences and knowledge management.

The Development Manager in e-Learning June Breivik from the Norwegian Business School will present her perspectives from leading effective national ventures in educational innovation in Norway. As member of the Norwegian Ministry of Education’s MOOC Committee, she has been able to gain valuable, personal insight from the first waves of MOOC courses.

The extended LINQ 2014 / EIF 2014 call for papers, projects, and workshops came to an end on February 10, 2014. Authors and project submitters will be informed of their acceptance by March 10th, 2014. All accepted papers and selected projects may be presented at the conference, will be published in the official proceedings of the conference (with ISBN) and distributed to all conference participants as well as throughout Europe.

Overview of the important dates:
- Notification of acceptance: March 10, 2014
- Camera-ready submission: March 31, 2014
- Deadline for speaker registration: March 31, 014
- Conference days: May 7-9, 2014 in Crete

For the latest conference news and promotional opportunities, please visit and like LINQ on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LINQConference and follow LINQ on Twitter at www.twitter.com/LINQ_Conference.

About the 3rd European Conference on
Learning Innovations and Quality:

“Changing the Trajectory –
Quality for Opening up Education”

The main goal of Learning Innovations for Quality Conference (LINQ), this year in conjunction with the EFQUEL Innovation Forum (EIF), is to bring together a variety of academics and professionals active in the field of innovations and quality in lifelong learning. LINQ 2014 will support an innovative exchange of the latest developments in education and training innovations and quality on both a European and international level. Potential points of access to this field include new learning methods and design, technology-enhanced learning (TEL), quality standards and certification, human resources development, competences and skills, digital resources, learning materials, and online collaboration and communities. LINQ 2014 will take place at the Iberostar Creta Panorama Hotel in Rethymnon, Greece from May 7 to 9.

LINQ 2013 attracted hundreds of submissions from throughout Europe, as well as Asia, America, and Africa. LINQ 2013 thus showed a continuation in the high level of interest which made LINQ 2012 such a successful conference. LINQ 2014 will continue this trend in partnership with the European Foundation for Quality in e-Learning (www.efquel.org).

More information about LINQ online:
www.learning-innovations.eu

LINQ 2014 Contact:
Sebastian Engel-Vermette
University of Duisburg-Essen
Universitaetsstr. 9 (ICB)
45141 Essen, GERMANY

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Keynotes from Experts in Open Education, e-Learning, and Learning Quality Announced for LINQ and EIF 2014 here

News-ID: 281789 • Views:

More Releases for Education

Education & Training Market is Booming Worldwide | Creative Education, Apollo Ed …
Latest published market study on Global Education & Training Market provides an overview of the current market dynamics in the Education & Training space, as well as what our survey respondents—all outsourcing decision-makers—predict the market will look like in 2027. The study breaks market by revenue and volume (wherever applicable) and price history to estimates size and trend analysis and identifying gaps and opportunities. Some of the players that are
Online Higher Education Market Next Big Thing | Major Giants American Public Edu …
A New business Strategy report released by HTF MI with title Global Online Higher Education Market Study Forecast till 2026 . This Global Online Higher Education market report brings data for the estimated year 2020 and forecasted till 2026 in terms of both, value (US$ MN) and volume (MT). The report also consists of forecast factors, macroeconomic factors, and a market outlook of the Online Higher Education market. The study
Global Online Higher Education Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and …
Online Higher Education Market report also provide a thorough understanding of the cutting-edge competitive analysis of the emerging market trends along with the drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities in the Online Higher Education Market to offer worthwhile insights and current scenario for making right decision. The report covers the prominent players in the market with detailed SWOT analysis, financial overview, and key developments of the products/services from the past three
Bilingual School Education Market to Perceive Biggest Trend and Opportunity with …
Bilingual education involves teaching academic content in two languages, in a native and secondary language with varying amounts of each language used in accordance with the program model. Bilingual education refers to the utilization of two languages as means of instruction for students and considered part of or the entire school curriculum. Some of the prominent models are: Early-exit / Late-exit transitional bilingual education Developmental or maintenance bilingual education Bilingual immersion Integrated (i.e., non-segregated)
Global Private Tutoring Market 2019-2025: Ambow Education, New Oriental, TAL Edu …
The Research Report, Global Private Tutoring Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025, recently published by QY Market Insights carries details related to fundamental Private Tutoring overview to arrange a progressive and comprehensive international strategies of market statistics. The study insights of this report include the intensive analysis of global market with categorization by product type, end-use applications, market top contributors, and leading niches. The analysis projects the market features which
Online Higher Education Market 2018-2022 Analysis by Major Companies: American P …
The report on Global Online Higher Education Market, documents a detailed study of different aspects of the Global Online Higher Education Market. It shows the steady growth in market in spite of the fluctuations and changing market trends. In the past four years the Global Online Higher Education Market has grown to a booming value of $xxx million and is expected to grow more. Every market intelligence report is based on