The conference is soliciting state-of-the-art research papers in the following areas of interest, but not limited:

Distance Education and ethics

• Open Learning and Distance Education Societal issues
Impact of e-learning on social change 
E-learning and pedagogical challenges
Impact of cultural factors on E-learning 
New trends in learning and training
Open & E-learning technological issues
• Open Learning and Distance Education
• Authoring tools
• Content development
• Design, implementation, integration and delivering issues
• Tools and systems 
• Intelligent e-learning technology
• Interactive e-learning systems 
• Multimedia and e-learning
• Virtual universities: Pros and cons
• E-learning success stories: Where and how
• Publishing e-learning tools
• E-learning emerging hardware and software 
• Future trends
• Web-based learning
• Methods of combining traditional learning and e-learning
• E-learning multimedia applications
• Mobile learning (M-learning) 
• Internationalization and localization of E-learning
Open & E-learning domain applications
• Open Learning and Distance Education
• General domain
• Primary and secondary education Home schooling
• Higher education 
• Distance learning
• Training
• Context Dependent Learning
• Distance and E-Learning in a Global Context
Open & E-learning curriculum issues
• Open Learning and Distance Education
• Design and development of course contents
• E-learning tactics and strategies
• E-learning curriculums
• Course/program evaluations
• Intelligent user interfaces
• Accessibility to disabled users
• Open Learning and Distance Education
• Evaluation and performance measurements
• Collaborative Learning
• Critical Success Factors in Distance Learning
• Distance Education
• Distance and E-Learning in a Global Context
• Educating the Educators
• Higher Education vs. Vocational Training


Presentation Tips

· Oral presentations of volunteered papers are 12 minutes with 3 minutes for discussion(15 minutes in total for Q&A.)

· All presenters must bring their PowerPoint/PDF presentation on a USB memory key one hour before their presentation to have it preloaded on the session computers. Individual presentations then begin with the click of a mouse.

· All events are conducted in English

· Practice your presentation before and and time it.  

· Use active words, short sentences. Words should reinforce visual material.  

· Our events are designed to be as interactive and frank as possible. All speakers and participants are encouraged to participate in their own personal capacity.

· Participants are encouraged to contribute in their own personal capacity.

· Speak loudly and clearly.  

· You may wish to bring business cards to share your contact information with other conference attendees.