The 2011 5th International Conference on Distance Learning and Education

Venue: Singapore

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Event Date/Time: Sep 16, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Jul 25, 2011
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The 2011 5th International Conference on Distance Learning and Education (ICDLE 2011) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Distance Learning and Education. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

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

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

Organization and management
Open Learning and Distance Education
Building e-learning architecture
Legal issues
Policy and law
Developing an organizational strategy for e-learning
Change management
Legislations required for the success of e-learning

Evaluation and standards
Open Learning and Distance Education
E-learning quality management
Standards for learning objects
Evaluation and performance measurements
Standards and interoperability
Assessment tools
Evaluation methods: E-learning vs. traditional learning
Evaluation methods in blended learning environments

Open & E-learning domain applications
Open Learning and Distance Education
General domain
Primary and secondary education
Home schooling
Higher education
Distance learning

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
User needs
Human factors
Accessibility to disabled users

All registered papers will be published by IACSIT with ISBN number, and included in the Science & Technology Digital Library and indexed by the Thomson ISI. Selected papers will be published in the International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET, ISSN 2010-3689) free of charge.