Conclusion of the VIII International GUIDE Conference and V Symposium on Education and Communication
Science and Technology, Management and Quality: the future of distance education in Brazil and around the world
The VIII International GUIDE Conference, held on November 2014 at the Universidade Tiradentes (Aracaju, Brazil), attracted 170 participants from 20 different countries. During three days, the conference featured 96 presentations in plenary sessions as well as other sessions dedicated to topics such as the evolution of e-learning; e-learning as a response to the growing demand for access to higher education, the evaluation of students’ outcomes in online education, e-learning and the use of MOOCs and OERs in academic and corporate education, education and communication and instructional design innovation in online programs
The Universidade Tiradentes (UNIT) a Brazilian private higher education institution founded in 1962 with campus in the cities of Aracaju, Itabaiana, Propriá and Estância attracts the interest of local and national institutions, public agencies, media and education companies and experts who took part in a global debate exchanging their experiences with representatives from India, Italy, Portugal, Ecuador, Austria, Jordan, UK, Costa Rica, Canada, USA, Germany, Spain, Guatemala, Argentina, Poland and Mexico.
IX International GUIDE Conference 2015
Online Education and Society: The challenges of the digital era
The IX International GUIDE Conference, “Online Education and Society: The Challenges of the Digital Era” to be held on May 7-8, 2015 at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will provide a critical framework for the analysis of the impact of the digital revolution on society, higher education institutions and student and teacher behavior. The conference is structured around 3 main areas – Higher Education, Corporate Education and Science, Technology and Research – and will offer an in-depth debate on global online education practices, trends and results. The experiences of universities from Latin American and the Cono Sur region will be shared and compared to worldwide best practices to foster exchange, interaction and improvement.
- HIGHER EDUCATION
- SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH
- QUALITY SYSTEMS AND CORPORATE EDUCATION
Digital Universities: International Best Practices and Applications
is the new e-journal published by the Global Universities in Distance Education (GUIDE) Association, which is sponsored by Marconi University, Rome Italy: http://digitaluniversities.guideassociation.org/
The journal publishes scholarly empirical, theoretical, and review articles dealing with online education specifically cases, best practices and applications related to different areas such as business, technology and science and pedagogy.
The Call for papers is already open. Please submit your article for the first number of the journal at the following email: email@example.com
Deadline: 15 September 2014
For more information about submission guidelines, please visit the following link:
Conclusion of the VII International GUIDE Conference 2014
“Cultural Identity in the Midst of Global Modernization: The Role of Distance Education”
The VII International GUIDE Conference, held in Guatemala April 10-11 2014, attracted over 350 participants from 41 different countries. During two days, the conference featured 78 presentations in plenary sessions as well as other sessions dedicated to topics such as the role of distance education in developing countries and in the global and local workplace, quality assurance, technological and pedagogic innovation and the application of OERs and MOOCs in formal education.
The Central Campus in Guatemala City of the Universidad Panamericana (UPANA), located in a quiet and verdant area far from the hustle and bustle of the center of the Guatemalan capital, hosted chancellors, presidents, deans, professors and researchers from all over the world. Central America and the Guatemalan community of educators and researchers welcomed and attended this international event with open arms, sharing their first-hand experience as well as their thirst for knowledge. All 14 public and private universities in Guatemala sent their representatives to the conference, as well as the neighboring El Salvador and Honduras. (read more)