ICDE Webinar Series

ICDE is preparing to host a number of webinars,  targeted primarily at ICDE individual members, however, non ICDE members are also welcome to register.  The webinars will be held in the last part of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. They will be hosted by internationally renowned experts in the field of online, open and flexible education. 

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The webinars are on topics that are central for the development of flexible and technology-enhanced learning and ICDE members, particularly individual members, are invited to register for the webinars and to the ICDE community discussion circle to comment and provide insight and feedback discuss on the specific topics that will be dealt with that are important to you. 

The circle can be accessed here (username and password needed, contact icde@icde.org if you need support).

The chosen topics and details are as follow: 

 

Challenges for leadership in open and distance education
Date: November 11, 9h00 Oslo time
Presenters and Participants: The webinar is hosted by Tian Belawati, rector of Universitas Terbuka in Indonesia and chaired by Alan Tait, ICDE Executive Committee member for individual membership. 
Webinar description: Tian Belawati, rector of Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia will discuss the challenges for leadership in open and distance education. She will present a selection of specific cases in her wide experience and the difficulties that can sometimes be encountered as a practitioner, focusing mainly on quality and advocacy.

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Challenges for quality in open and distance education
When: December 13,  15h00 Oslo time
Presenters and Participants: The webinar will be hosted by Ebba Ossiannilsson, Vice- President of the Swedish Association for Distance Education (ICDE member) and chaired by Alan Tait, ICDE Executive Committee member for individual membership.
Webinar description: Dr. Ebba Ossiannilsson will present on quality in the field of online, open, flexibel and technology enabling learning and education and challenges ahead in a time of changes in the global learning and educational landscape. In addition, she will discuss the Incheon and Qingdao declarations related to consequences on quality. The webinar will also discuss process based versus norm based quality enhancement and quality assurance

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Supporting students for success in open and distance education
When: January 18th at 15h00 Oslo time
Presenters and Participants: The webinar is hosted by Alan Tait, from The Open University, UK  (ICDE member) and chaired by Gard Titlestad, Secretary General of ICDE.
Webinar description: Alan Tait will present his report on student success drawing on research findings from a survey of 53 ICDE member institutions. Main topics explored are differences in success between half-time and full-time students, student completion and recommendations for a framework for supporting student success. 

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Co-developing strategies for rural and remote communities
When: February 22, 15h00 Oslo time 
Presenters and Participants: The webinar will be hosted by Maxim Jean-Louis, President and CEO of Contact North | Contact Nord and Tina Reed, driver of Contact North I Contact Nord's overall strategy toward 600 small, rural, remote, Aboriginal and Francophone communities in Canada. The webinar will be chaired by Alan Tait, Executive Committee individual member.
Webinar description: coming shortly

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Open education: what is really happening?
When: March 20, 15h00 Oslo time
Presenters and Participants: The webinar will be hosted by Martin Weller, from the Open University, UK (ICDE member) and chaired by Alan Tait, ICDE Executive Committee member for individual membership.
Webinar description:coming shortly

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Changing pedagogies for open education
When: April 20, 9h00 Oslo time
Presenters and Participants: The webinar will be hosted by Belinda Tynan, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice-President, RMIT University, Australia (ICDE member) and chaired by Alan Tait, ICDE Executive Committee member for individual membership.
Webinar description: coming shortly

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