Accepted Papers, Workshops and Project Presentations

The following Scientific Papers were accepted:

  • Alan Bruce (Universal Learning Systems): “From Open to Inclusive – Asserting rights-based approaches in globalized learning”
  • Nikos Palavitsinis (Computer Technology Institute): “Issues for Quality Assurance of Metadata in Learning Object Repositories”
  • Puja Singhal (Amity University, Noida): “Open Innovation Transforming the Landscape of Indian Higher Education”

The following Practice Papers from the Field were accepted:

  • Ruslan Isaev (Kyrgyz Sate Technical University named after I. Razzakov): “Experience of e-learning development in Kyrgyz Sate Technical University named after I. Razzakov”
  • Gulnara Sarsenbayeva (Kazakh National Technical University named after K.I. Satpaev): “Modeling quality of higher education (the case of Kazakhstan)”

The following Workshop Proposals were accepted:

  • “Guiding Holistic Education Transformation:  A Framework for Leaders” moderated by Alexa Joyce (Microsoft)
  • “Webinars for Effective Collaboration” moderated by Alastair Creelman (Linnaeus University)
  • “Exploring Impact and Value for Developing and Empowering  Learning Communities and the User‘s Perspective on Sustainability: The Open Discovery Space platform” moderated by Lampros Stergioulas and Munir Abbasi (Surrey University)
  • “Teacher Competences Fostering Universal Design for Learning and Inclusion” moderated by Katerina Riviou (Ellinogermaniki Agogi)
  • “Interacting with the draft UNESCO Guidelines on the inclusion of students with disabilities in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) using Open Solutions” moderated by Zeynep Varoglu (UNESCO) and Annalisa Morganti (EBE-EUSMOSI)
  • “A Teacher Cohort Model for Supporting Literacy Across Disciplines” moderated by Amee Evans Godwin and Cynthia Jimes (Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education)
  • “Strengthening Training to Employment Pathways” moderated by Cleo Sgouropoulou, Elizabeth Ninou (both Technological Education Institute of Athens) and Thomas Kretschmer (University of Duisburg-Essen)

The following Project Presentations were accepted:

  • “ACT: Agricultural Alliance for Competence and Skills based Training” presented by Thomas Kretschmer (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • “astroEDU: Peer-reviewed Astronomy Aducation Activities” presented by Thilina Heenatigala (International Astronomical Union / Universe Awareness)
  • “BYOD4L: Bring Your Own Device for Learning” presented by Chrissi Nerantzi (Manchester Metropolitan University)
  • “CAMEI: Coordination Actions in the scientific era of Medical Education Informatics for fostering IT skills for healthcare workforce in the EU and USA” presented by Stathis Konstantinidis (University of Nottingham)
  • “DigiFem: Digital skills and tools for Young Female Entrepreneurs” presented by Sofia Dima (Techniki Ekpedeftki)
  • “EA: Educational Avant-garde” presented by Letizia Cinganotto (National Educational Research Institute)
  • “EBE-EUSMOSI: Evidence-Based Education European Strategic Model for School Inclusion” presented by Annalisa Morganti (University of Perugia)
  • “ECVET-STEP: ECVET for Strengthening Training to Employment Pathways” presented by Cleo Sgouropoulou (TEIA)
  • “Embedding OER & OEP across the HE Sector in Wales” presented by Debbie Baff (University of South Wales)
  • “eMundus” presented by Fabio Nascimbeni (MENON)
  • “ePBLnet: Establishment of the Supra-Regional Network of the National Centres in Medical Education, focused on PBL and Virtual Patients” presented by Panagiotis Bamidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  • “FOSTER” presented by Gwen Franck (EIFL Open Access Programme)
  • “H2Opath: AquaPath” presented by Gianluca Coppola (Eurocrea Merchant)
  • “ISOLearn: Innovation and social learning in HEI” presented by Mario Spatafora (Effebi Association)
  • “LangOER: Teaching and learning of less used languages through Open Educational Resources (OER) and Practices (OEP)” presented by Valentina Garoia (European Schoolnet, Web2Learn)
  • “Learning design for a successful sustainable employability (Compass Lab, Competences to be an ace)” presented by José-Luis Casado-Sánchez (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
  • “LoCloud: Local Content in a Europeana Cloud” presented by Tatiana Shamarina-Heidenreich (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • “MeVeL: Fostering the Virtual Mobility within the Metal Sector” presented by Joseba Sainz de Baranda (Técnica / Teknikaria)
  • “QEIPS: Quality Education Improvement Program through Science” presented by Houraye M. Anne
  • “QUALES: QUALity assurance in the financial services sector vEt Systems”: presented by Mario Spatafora (Effebi Association)
  • “The Constellation Leo” presented by Ireneusz Białek (Jagiellonian University of Krakow)
  • “UDLnet: Universal Design for Learning: A Framework for Addressing Learner Variability” presented by Katerina Riviou (Ellinogermaniki Agogi)