IX International GUIDE Conference "Online Education and Society: The Challenges of the Digital Era" 2015 Buenos Aires

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  • The IX International GUIDE Conference, “Online Education and Society: The Challenges of the Digital Era” to be held on May 6 – 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.

    Keynote Speakers

    • Prof. Alessandra Briganti – Rector of Guglielmo Marconi University, General Secretary of GUIDE Association, Italy
    • Prof. Juan Alejandro Tobias – Rector of Universidad del Salvador, Argentina
    • Prof. Beatriz Fainholc – National University of La Plata, CEDIPROE Foundation, Argentina
    • Prof. Haydée Nieto – Director, Distance learning program, USAL, Argentina
    • Prof. Cristóbal Suárez Guerrero – Didactics and school organization department, Universitat de València, Spain
    • Prof. Fernando Santamaría – Technology Center for the Academy, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
    • Prof. Patricia Ávila Muñoz – Infotec Center for Research and Innovation in Information Technology and Communication, Mexico
    • Dr. Marta Libedinsky – Fundación Evolución, Argentina
    • Dr. José Miguel García – Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Uruguay
    • Dr. Pablo Bongiovanni – UCSF, Argentina
    • Prof. María Luisa Bossolasco – UNT, Argentina
    • Dr. Cecilia Sagol – Educar SE, Argentina
    • Prof. Gianfranco Vento – Università degli Studi G. Marconi, Italy

    Main Themes

    Higher Education

    • Teaching and learning processes in technology-​based higher education
    • The new role of higher education: constructing and circulating knowledge
    • Distance education versus traditional education: management methods and systems
    • Pedagogical methods of e-​learning in Argentina and Cono Sur: regional and territorial differences
    • Formal and informal online education. New proposals of massive and open education: MOOCs, OERs and Personal Learning Environments

    Science, Technology and Research

    • Development of ICT in the Cono Sur region
    • Digital inclusion and exclusion: technological accessibility for the development of online education
    • Building a Digital Citizenship
    • Legitimacy of open educational resources. Processes of research and improvement of online content

    Quality Systems and Corporate Education

    • Quality systems and principles in e-​learning in the Cono Sur region
    • The collaboration process between universities and companies: challenges of the digital era
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