ICALT 2023, Utah, USA


Deadline: January 13th, 2023


Track description and topics of interest

Open education and learning is a key issue for all levels of the education system and combines the traditions of knowledge sharing and creation with 21st century technologies. Currently, Open Access, Open Educational Resources and Massive Open Online Courses are not anymore only initiatives, they are turning into mainstream policies and practices. Key research challenges for open learning and education involves the open access to practices, tools, services and new technologies in a more effective, collaborative and interchangeable manner.

The main objective of i-OPENLearn Track is to unite researchers, practitioners and policy makers to share their research results and to debate about the future direction of Technologies for Open Learning and Education.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Open Educational Resources and Practices
  • Massive Open Online Courses
  • Technologies, Services and Architectures for Open Access to Education and Learning
  • Open Learning Methodologies, Practices and Platforms
  • Open Linked Data for Education and Learning
  • Assessment and Accreditation in MOOCs and other openness initiatives
  • MOOCs and Big Data
  • Open Flipped Classrooms: Pedagogical Design, Policies, Practices
  • Interaction Design in Open Education and Learning
  • Strategies and Policies for Open Access in Education and Training
  • Cultural issues and social innovation related to openness in education and learning
  • Open Accreditation and Open Badges
  • Open Virtual Mobilities

Track Program Committee

  • Adrian A. ADASCALITEI, Technical University Gh. Asachi Iasi, Romania
  • Ramona BRAN, West University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Rita BUTKIENE, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
  • Ciprian-Bogdan CHIRILA, Universitatea “Politehnica” Timisoara, Romania
  • Monica CIOLACU, University of Passau, Germany
  • Tadeu CLASSE, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Gabriela GROSSECK, University of the West Timisoara, Romania
  • Daina GUDONIENĖ, KTU, Lithuania
  • Malinka IVANOVA, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Jiyou JIA, Pekin University, China
  • Mohamed Koutheaïr KHRIBI, LATICE, Tunisia
  • Simina MARIS, Ioan Slavici University, Romania
  • Vlad MIHAESCU, Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania
  • Muguras MOCOFAN, Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania
  • Antoanela NAAJI, Vasile Goldis Western University of Arad, Romania
  • Ranilson PAIVA, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil
  • Catalin RADU, Carol I National Defence University, Romania
  • Margarita TERESEVICIENE, Vytautas magnus University, Lithuania
  • Andrei TERNAUCIUC, Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania
  • Radu VASIU, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Carlos VAZ DE CARVALHO, GILT – ISEP, Portugal
  • Silviu VERT, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania