X International GUIDE Conference - Optimizing Higher Education for Professional Students

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  • 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) in Vienna, Austra, 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.

    Keynote Speakers

    • Prof.ssa Alessandra Briganti – Rector of Guglielmo Marconi University, General Secretary of GUIDE Association, Italy
    • Prof. Marco Rimanelli – Saint Leo University, USA
    • Prof. Dr. Martin Lehner – Vice Rector for Teaching, Head of Department of Social Competence & Management Methods, Head of Didactics and University Development, University Development, UAS Technikum Wien, Austria
    • Prof. Robert W. Robertson – Vice President Academic Affairs — Argosy University, USA
    • Prof. Dr. Jörn Loviscach – Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Germany

    Conference Topics

    The Evolution of the University Student

    • Researching the Impact of Social, Economic and Cultural Factors and Technological Trends

    Assuring Quality, Flexibility and Access in Distance Education

    • New Technologies for the Professional Student
    • Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities
    • Case studies and research findings

    Career-​Oriented Distance Education and Corporate Training

    • Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Application
    • Continuing Education for the Working Professional
    • Models for Increased Efficiency and Productivity in the Workplace

    Connecting with the 21st Century Learner

    • Innovation in Pedagogy, Methodology and ICT to Meet the Needs of the Evolving Student
    • Strategies and Tips for Effective Teaching
    • Learning Games and Media Education

    European Citizenship and Beyond

    • Open and Distance Learning for National, International and European Collaboration and Research
    • Successful examples of EU-​funded projects

    Scientific Committee

    • Prof. Alessandra Briganti – Rector of Guglielmo Marconi University, General Secretary of GUIDE Association, Rome, Italy
    • Prof. Giovanni Briganti – Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
    • Prof. Matteo Martini – Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
    • Prof. Anna Baldazzi – Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
    • Prof. Danilo Ceccarelli Morolli – Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
    • Prof. Dr. Martin Lehner – Vice Rector for Teaching, Head of Department of Social Competence & Management Methods, Head of Didactics and University Development, University Development, UAS Technikum Wien, Austria
    • Prof. Dr. Robert Pucher – Head Department of Computer Science, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria
    • Dr. Thomas Sommer – Head of Department of Telecommunications and Internet Technologies, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria
    • Dr. Sylvia Geyer – Department of Information Systems Management, Course Director Social Media Management, Course Director Project– and Process management, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Vienna, Austria
    • Dr. Gerd Holweg – University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Vienna, Austria
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