join some of the most knowledgeable and experienced leaders in the field of open, distance education. you will enjoy deferent sessions—included talks, problem-solving sessions, discussions, demos, hands-on mini-workshops, and so much more—plus abundant opportunities for networking.
DISTANCE LEARNING (ODL) IN AFRICA IN THE DIGITAL ERA
ON:The Impact of ODL application in Africa
ON:ODL in peace building and conflict resolution
ON:Quality issues in ODL
ON:6. Embracing online technologies,OER and MOOCs
Capacity building and research in ODL.
The increase in the population growth and the mounting need for sustainable education for the knowledge economy forces education institutions to find innovative ways of providing relevant education for the digital era. There is need to reset ODL human skills and aptitudes in order to guide and steer teaching, learning, training and education to meet the demands of the rapidly changing digital era. The fifth conference of the African Council for Distance Education (ACDE),will highlight the impact of ODL in the community, developments in ODL best practices, research, capacity building, technology enhanced learning, MOOCs / OERs and quality assurance.
OPEN & DISTANCE LEARNING (ODL) IN AFRICA IN THE DIGITAL ERA
To bring together academics, researchers, administrators, managers and students to discuss and share their experiences and research findings on:
Abstracts and papers are invited on the theme and sub-themes described above. The presentations shall be in the form of:
Academics, practitioners, managers, administrators and researchers in ODL and related fields are invited to submit abstracts and full papers.
Abstracts will be reviewed and authors notified about the acceptance of their papers.
Full papers will be peer reviewed before being published in the conference proceedings.
Those papers presented at the conference and are found to be valuable for a wider readership will be considered for publication in the ACDE Journal and the Journal of Open University of Sudan
Abstracts and papers should be submitted to:
Open University of Sudan, P.O. Box: 13091 Khartoum, Sudan.