Optimizing Higher Education for the Professional Student
The X International GUIDE Conference “Optimizing Higher Education for the Professional Student: A balance of flexibility, quality and cultural sensitivity”, will be held on September 16-18, 2015 at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien (Vienna), Austria’s largest technical university of applied sciences that offers both traditional and distance degree programs.
The conference aims to promote discussion on improving higher education, bringing to light the needs of the evolving 21st century student and proposing new pedagogical strategies and technologies for meeting those needs. Particular attention will also be given to the continuing education and training of the working professional student, as well as the essential role of international collaboration and cultural sensitivity in the advancement of higher education research and technology.
- THE EVOLUTION OF THE UNIVERSITY STUDENT
- ASSURING QUALITY, FLEXIBILITY AND ACCESS IN DISTANCE EDUCATION
- CAREER-ORIENTED DISTANCE EDUCATION AND CORPORATE TRAINING
- CONNECTING WITH THE 21ST CENTURY LEARNER
- EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP AND BEYOND
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 (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
Rector of Guglielmo Marconi University, General Secretary of GUIDE Association, Italy
Director of Academic Affairs, University of Phoenix, USA
President of Kaleidoscope Learning, Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, USA
Technical Director, Adapt, Kineo, UK
Conclusions of the X GUIDE Conference
The X GUIDE International Conference was held in Vienna, Austria on September 16th-18th, 2015 at University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien (UASTW). The conference had participants from many well-known universities coming from numerous countries across the globe. Attendees came from Austria, Ukraine, China, United States, Italy, United Kingdom, Argentina, Philippines, Canada, Spain, Germany, Brazil, Great Britain, Algeria, Poland, Denmark, Israel, Slovenia, The Netherlands, and Bulgaria.
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Saint Leo University, USA
Vice Rector for Teaching, Head of Department of Social Competence & Management Methods, Head of Didactics and University Development, University Development, UAS Technikum Wien, Austria
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany
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