3rd e-Learning and Distance Education Conference
Evolution, Challenges & Solutions
14-15 March, 2016 Lahore, Pakistan
Evolution, Challenges & Solutions

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Distance Education (DE), a novel trend in the realm of higher education emerged almost half a century ago with a focus to facilitate learning for those who were geographically distant. Over the years, rapid changes have taken place in the practice of DE, mainly driven by advancements in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Incorporation of ICT led to the advanced form of DE known as e-Learning which not only covers content and instructional methods delivered via CD-ROM, the Internet or an Intranet, audio and videotape, satellite broadcast on TV but also interactive online learning using web 2.0 tools.  Read more . . .

Keynote speakers

Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman

Title: Science and Innovation: Imperatives for Socio-Economic Development

Professor Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman
International Center for Chemical and Biological Science (ICCBS), University of Karachi, Pakistan
Professor Asha S. Kanwar

Title: Distance Education and e-Learning: Evolution, Challenges & Solutions

Professor Asha S. Kanwar
Common Wealth of Learning (COL), Canada
Tan Sri Dato

Title: Has Open Distance Learning [ODL] outlived Its value and purpose

Tan Sri Dato' Emeritus Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan
Chairman BOG
Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia
Dr. Shironica Karunanayaka

Title: Towards Open Educational Practices: Possibilities and Challenges

Professor Dr. Shironica Karunanayaka
Professor in Educational Technology; Former Dean/Faculty of Education,OUSL
Open University of Sri Lanka
Uwe Wieckenberg

Title: In Virtual Learning Environments - Analysis of the Preconditions and Obstacles of a Necessary Shift in Paradigm

Uwe Wieckenberg
Institut für Bildungstransfer, Landau, Germany
Dr. Patricia B. Arinto

Title: Distance Education and e-Learning: The potential contribution of Open Educational Resources

Dr. Patricia B. Arinto
Dean & Professor (Distance Education & e-Learning)
University of the Philippines OPEN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams

Title: Constellations of Open

Dr. Robert Farrow
Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK