International Distance Education Conference

International Distance Education Conference (IDEC) aims to provide a multinational platform where the latest trends in distance education can be presented and discussed in a friendly environment with the aim to learn from each other. Prospective presenters are encouraged to submit proposals for papers and posters/demonstrations that offer new research or theoretical contributions. Presentations should be in Italian, Turkish, English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Arabic and should address both theoretical issues and new research findings.

Furthermore if the presenter is unable to attend the oral presentation, the virtual presentations or video presentations are available. For further information on how to submit, please refer to the Paper Submission section on our website. For paper guidelines, please refer to the Paper Guidelines section.

IDEC 2015 conference is supported by Sakarya University and TASET and will take place on February 4-6, 2016 in Dubai, UEA. All full paper presentations will be published in an online proceeding book of IDEC 2016 and the selected papers will be published in:

* The Online Journal of New Horizons in Education – TOJNED,
* The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology – TOJET,
* The Online Journal of Distance Education and e-Learning (TOJDEL)

Conference Language
Papers should be in Italian, Turkish, English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Arabic and should address both theoretical issues and new research findings. Abstract submitted to the conference must be in English and 50-100 words abstract should be provided. The paper should be minimum 3, maximum 8 pages long including pictures and tables.

The convergence of recent technologies, web and mobile technologies, provides unique opportunities and an infrastructure for both face to face and online learning environments. However, specific environments for constructing knowledge are needed. In such environments, knowledge media should bring together the technology and learning theories to form meaningful settings for learners with different academic, administrative and support needs. IDEC aims to provide an environment for experts to discuss the current state of the art for learning in schools, industry and universities.

The scope of the conference will cover but not be limited to:
Asynchronous Learning Authoring Technology Constructivist Perspectives Data Mining Strategies For E-Learning Organizations Diffusion Of Innovation Distance and Open Learning E-Portfolios Hypermedia Applications ICT Integration Innovation and Change In Education Instructional Design Intelligent E-Learning Systems Intelligent Training Technology Interactive E-Learning Systems Interactive Learning Environment Knowledge Management In E-Learning Knowledge Management In E-Learning Learning and Content Management Systems Learning and Teaching With Technology Life Long Learning and Technology Mobile Learning Multimedia Applications Network Based Education and Training Pedagogical and Practical Issues Video Games For Learning Virtual Classroom, Virtual University Distance Education Learning Psychology New Learning Environments

Proposal & Abstract Submission Deadline: Until February 1, 2016

Full Paper Submission : Until February 20, 2016

Registration: Until February 2, 2016

Conference: February 4-6, 2016

Attention: When you submit your paper you will be informed about your submission in 4-5 days whether it is accepted or not.