EDEN 2010 Annual Conference. "Media Inspirations for Learning: What makes the impact ?", 9-12 June 2010, Valencia, Spain. Organised in collaboration with Unversidad Politecnica de Valencia
The opportunity offered by digital media and social
networking leads to the development of new organic learning
environments. A major challenge is how to turn these environments into
- Where do new
media take us as educators?
- What is for
teachers and learners the value of being active in new media?
- What is the
validity of knowledge in Web 2.0 - how can we measure recognition and
- How do media
portray the changing open and distance learning practice?
- How can we
control the potential of media to ensure that they work for all?
- How are media
affecting modes of knowledge organisation?
You are invited
to submit proposals (full text, no abstract is required) for presentations
in parallel sessions, posters, short demonstrations
and workshops, that relate to one or more of the
both in English and in Spanish are welcome!
Speakers confirmed by now: - Martin
Bean, Vice-Chancellor, The Open University, United Kingdom - George
Siemens, Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute,
Athabasca University, Canada - Andy
DiPaolo, Executive Director, Stanford Center for Professional
Development, Senior Associate Dean, School of Engineering Stanford
University - EU
Commissioner for Digital Agenda (invitation in progress)
situated in the centre of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline, is the
third largest city in Spain, containing a dense monumental
heritage but its landmark is undoubtedly the City of
Arts and Sciences an avant-garde and futuristic museum
plenty of sights from over 2000 years of history, active cultural life,
excellent local and international gastronomy, unique nightlife, good
beaches, preserved traditional culture. The city is offering all this
with well-developed tourist infrastructure, in a warm, friendly and
welcoming environment. The famous
Spanish dish paella originated around Valencia.
Conference will be organised in collaboration with Universidad
Politecnica de Valencia
The venue of the
event will be Universidad
Politecnica de Valencia (UPV), flagship innovative
University in the dynamic region, offering highly valued modern,
flexible degrees for the local industry as well as internationally.