The 4th e-Learning and Distance Education Conference (ELDEC 2017) — Virtual University of Pakistan

The Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP) is organizing its 4th e-Learning and Distance Education Conference, ELDEC 2017, which is scheduled to be held at Lahore, Pakistan on November 20-21, 2017.

The theme of the international conference is “Envisioning the Future: Rethinking, Reshaping, Redesigning Education” and it aims to provoke a dialog on the potential of e-Learning and Distance Education in socio-economic development. Other areas to be addressed by the conference include quality assurance mechanisms for distance education and future directions and trends in technology assisted distance learning.

ELDEC 2017 is inviting qualitative and quantitative research based as well as experience based papers, case studies and reports of work on both the theory and practice of all aspects of e-Learning and Distance Education. Submissions are invited from academics, teachers, practitioners and government policy/decision makers. The submissions areas include but are not limited to: Organizational Strategy and Management Issues; Technological Issues; EL/DL Curriculum Development Issues; Instructional Design Issues; EL/DL Delivery Issues; EL/DL Research Methods and Approaches; e-Skills, Information Literacy for Learning; EL/DL policies and other technical, non-technical issues concerning e-Learning and Distance Education.

Eminent scholars and educationists from various countries including Professor Dato’ Dr. Ansary Ahmed, President/CEO, Asia e-University, Malaysia, Prof. Tian Belawati, Rector, Indonesia Open University, Uwe Wieckenberg , Director, Institut für Bildungstransfer, Landau, Germany, Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui, Vice Chancellor, Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan and Professor Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, Patron-in-Chief, International Center for Chemical and Biological Science (ICCBS), University of Karachi, Pakistan will be the Keynote Speakers.

The University has not only introduced a new trend in education but also opened new avenues both for educators and learners. Electronic-Learning and Distance Education Conference (ELDEC) is the practical realization of this need. Virtual University of Pakistan has already organized three successful conferences and ELDEC 2017 will be the fourth.

For more information, please visit the conference website.