SOLSTICE 2008 - eLearning and Learning Environments for the Future (SOLSTICE 2008)

Venue: Edge Hill University

Location: Ormskirk, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 05, 2008 End Date/Time: Jun 05, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 15, 2008
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The SOLSTICE Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning at Edge Hill University is pleased to announce its 3rd international conference:

eLearning and Learning Environments for the Future

Thursday 5th June 2008, Edge Hill University, UK

Building on the success of the 2007 conference, which attracted over 200 delegates from across the UK and as far away as Russia and New Zealand, the 2008 conference will focus on the relationships between research, innovation, and development. There will be a distinct spotlight on the concepts of learning environments and their elearning components - as they exist now, and as they might transpire as time progresses.

Keynote Speakers:

Les Watson, Freelance Educational Adviser, Interim Director of Information Services at the Royal Holloway University of London and Consultant to the Joint Information Systems Committee e-learning programme on Technology Enhanced Learning Environments

Eric Hamilton, Research Professor and Director, Centre for Research on Learning and Teaching, Institute for Information Technology Applications, US Air Force Academy

Call for Abstracts:

We welcome papers, presentations and workshops/demonstrations on the following themes:

- Research methods
- Theoretical bases of elearning and learning environments
- Technologies and learning environments - physical and virtual spaces
- Impacting on students’ learning - cause and effect

Abstracts (up to 300 words) should be submitted via the online electronic proposal form ( by Friday 15th February 2008.

Call for Registration:

The conference is open to everyone working in further and higher education, both nationally and internationally. You can register a place at the conference by completing the online electronic registration form ( Fees for the conference and evening seminar are detailed on the website.

For further details and a more detailed call for abstracts please visit the conference website at


Edge Hill University, St Helens Road
United Kingdom