Track Program Chairs

  • Ahmed Hosny Saleh METWALLY [Chair coordinator]
    Beijing Normal University, China
  • Ahmed Mohamed Fahmy YOUSEF
    Fayoum University, Egypt
  • Mohammad KHALIL
    University of Bergen, Norway

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