Sortinget (Parliament building) in Oslo © Tony Bates, 2011

What: The joy of learning: How can we do our best to make learning a thrilling experience for learners, including providing a sense of joy in the virtual classroom?

The EDEN 2013 Conference will discover and present the latest best practice in this field, share progressive concepts, inventive solutions, and promote joint-thinking and collaboration.

When: June 12-15

Where: University of Oslo, campus Blindern, Georg Sverdrup Building, Norway

Who: Keynote speakers include:

  Prof. Sugata Mitra is Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, UK. He is best known for his “Hole in the Wall” experiment.
  Anne Kirah is Senior Design and Innovation Anthropologist of Steria, Norway. She served previously as a design anthropologist for MSN, intended to influence software and service designs to improve humans’ interaction with technology.
  Dr. Bernard Luskin, President-Elect for the American Psychological Association (APA) Media Psychology Division is widely known for his major study ‘Media Psychology and New Technology’.
  Ana Carla Pereira, Head of Unit for Skills and Qualifications, Commission Directorate-General Education and Culture will talk about the developments with the European Union new generation education programmes.
  Our Norwegian hosts invited a high level representative of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to speak.
  The Nordic Voice
Distance education has been an important part of adult education in the Nordic countries for the last hundred years. Today, in Scandinavia, online education with advanced digital learning resources are widely accessible. A best practice presentation from all the Nordic countries will take place.

Call for Contributions

Contributions should relate to the conference themes. The Call is open until 5 February. Submissions will be double peer reviewed and accepted contributions published in the electronic Conference Proceedings with ISBN and their summary in the printed Book of Abstracts.

For details on submission categories, on how to submit your proposal and format guidelines, please visit the conference website and the Call for Contributions menu.


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