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Parallel Sessions, Tuesday 9 June, 15.00 - 16.00

Open Educational Resources

0.8 Rome

Chair: T.S.A. Mbwette, Open University of Tanzania, Tanzania

WORKSHOP: CAPACITY NEEDS AND PREFERENCES FOR OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES: THE CASE OF AFRICA AND THE ACDE INITIATIVE

Virtual Mobility

2.7 Meuse

Chair: F. Nickolmann, FernUni in Hagen, Germany

INCREASING THE VIRTUAL MOBILITY OF POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS: BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN AFRICA
Van der Merwe, A.D., Park, T., Stellenbosch University, South Africa

STUDENT CENTRED LEARNING IN A FLEXIBLE BLENDED MODE ENVIRONMENT
Nilsson, K.; Sandberg, J., Lund University, Sweden

Quality Assurance

0.9 Athens

Chair: P. Bacsich, Matic Media Ltd., United Kingdom

STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELLING OF FACTORS AFFECTING SUCCESS IN STUDENT’S PERFORMANCE IN ODL-PROGRAMS: EXTENDING QUALITY MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS
Bergamin, P., Swiss Distance University, Switzerland

CONTENT, DESIGN AND USABILITY OF DISTANCE EDUCATION MATERIALS: STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS
Masalela, R.K., University of Botswana, Botswana

STUDENT’S SATISFACTION TOWARDS REGIONAL OFFICE’S SERVICES AT INDONESIA OPEN UNIVERSITY (-)
Diki, M.R., Indonesia Open University, Indonesia

Technology Enhanced Learning

2.1 Colorado
Chair: O. Popov, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Workshop: OPEN AND FLEXIBLE GLOBAL EDUCATION FOR ALL: WHAT ROLE FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND E-LEARNING 2.0?

Learner Support Services

0.1 London
Chair: E. Ossiannilsson, Lund University, Sweden
TOILING IN THE INTERNET FOR A GRADUATE DEGREE. STUDENT PREFERENCE AND EXPERIENCE IN ONLINE THESIS ADVISING
Suciati, M.S. , Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia

OPEN, BUT NOT AIMLESS– THE GUIDANCE OF THE OPEN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS USING PERSONAL LEARNING PLANS
Saramäki, L., Haapaniemi, T., University of Kuopio, Finnland

EDUCAST@UPORTO - CHALLENGING ACADEMICS IN WEBCASTING
Ribeiro, H.A., Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Teacher Training

0.11 Pressroom
Chair: M. Weaver, University of New Mexico, USA
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHERS IN PAKISTAN: A STUDY OF POTENTIAL AND PROBLEMS OF TEACHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN 21ST CENTURY (-)
Adeeb, M.A., The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

THE ROLE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION IN PROMOTING QUALITY AND COMPETENCE OF TRAINED TEACHERS: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, GHANA
Brown, P., University of Cape Coast, Ghana

BRAZIL OPEN UNIVERSITY (UAB) AS A GOVERNMENT PROJECT FOCUSED ON THE BETTERMENT OF THE ELEMENTARY EDUCATION: A ONTRIBUTION OF ECONOMICS AND ACCOUNTING UNDERGRADUATE COURSES (365)
Moraes, M. de, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brasil

Employability

2.14 Amazon

Chair: F. Truyen, KU Leuven, Belgium

RAISING THE ‘EMPLOYABILITY QUOTIENT’ OF A GEOGRAPHICALLY DISPERSED LEARNER POPULATION THROUGH A FLEXIBLE AND MODULAR EMPLOYABLE SKILLS TRAINING CURRICULUM
Kapai, N., IGNOU, India

PROPOSITION ON PRACTICING HETEROGENOUS LECTURERS AND LEARNERS AT HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS TEACHING-LEARNING
Faustine, P., Widyatama University, Indonesia

THE QUESTIONABLE CONTRIBUTION OF FORMAL AND INFORMAL LEARNING TO EMPLOYABILITY
Boon, J., OUNL, The Netherlands

Breaking Barriers – Widening participation through Distance Education

2.10 Tigris

Chair: M. Cooper, OUUK, United Kingdom

DISTANCE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING FOR DEAF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Neves, J., Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

ACCESSIBLE ESERVICES – THE DEVELOPMENTS OF THE EU4ALL PROJECT
Cooper, M., OUUK, United Kingdom

International Cooperation and Development

0.2 Berlin

Chair: H. Hansson, University of Stockholm, Sweden

BRIDGING THE GAP. E-LEARNING FOR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION (44)
Ehlers, U.D., University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

TOWARDS VIABLE QUALITY HIGHER EDUCATION PROVISION IN AFRICA: YES WE CAN!
Botha, J., UNISA, South Africa

NEW MODES OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND THE REFORM OF OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMMES: A RESPONSE TO THE GLOBAL CRISIS IN TEACHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Banks, F.; Moon, B., Wolfenden, F., OUUK, United Kingdom

Special Interest: Assessing Students

2.3 Rhone

Chair: D. Joosten-Ten Brinke, OUNL, The Netherlands

USING MULTIPLE ONLINE SECURITY MEASURES TO DELIVER SECURE COURSE EXAMS TO DISTANCE EDUCATION STUDENTS
Walker, P.L., Kryterion Inc., United Kingdom

PLAGIARISM POLICY AND PRACTICE IN FLEXIBLE LEARNING IN SWEDEN
Verhagen, H., Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden

THE ROLE OF LABELS IN THE AUTOMATIC ASSESSMENT OF GRAPH-BASED DIAGRAMS
Thomas, P.G., OUUK, United Kingdom

Special Interest: Virtual Learning Enviroments

0.7 Lisbon

Chair: C.L. Gunawardena, University of New Mexico, USA

VIRTUAL LABORATORY
Zamani, M.K., OUNL, The Netherlands

A COURSE TEMPLATE FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
Rocio, V., Universidade Aberta, Portugal

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION IN A BRAZILIAN UNIVERSITY: HEALTH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS’ EXPERIENCES WITH AN AUTHORING TOOL
Struchiner, M., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Institutional Case studies and strategies

0.3 Copenhagen

Chair: K. Schlusmans OUNL, The Netherlands

DEVELOPMENTS OF OPENNESS THROUGH DIFFERENT PRACTICES
Zadeh, B., Payame Noor University, Iran

THE SHAPING OF LIFELONG LEARNING IN LONG DISTANCE EDUCATION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE ROLE OF REGIONAL STUDY CENTERS - THE CASE OF JAPAN
Tomita, F., Open University of Japan, Japan

LINKING ACADEMIC QUALITY TO ONLINE FACULTY DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION
Dennis, K., Park University, USA

Additional Break Out Sessions

2.11 St. Lawrence

Chair: V. Aimard, United Nations University, Germany

WORKSHOP: UNIVERSITIES 2.0 GLOBAL LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS