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Tuesday, 12 June 2018

CPUT hosts International Conference on e-Learning

HOST: Assoc Prof Eunice Ivala is the conference chair. HOST: Assoc Prof Eunice Ivala is the conference chair.

Delegates from around the globe will descend on CPUT in July for the 13th International Conference on e-Learning (ICEL). 

The conference will be held at the Granger Bay Campus on July 5 and 6, said Assoc Prof Eunice Ivala, who is the conference chair and CPUT’s Coordinator Educational Technology: Centre for Innovative Educational Technology.

“This year the core theme of the conference is Blended learning and learning analytics, and we are especially looking forward to learning from each other on how learning analytics and blended learning are applied in different environments,” said Ivala.

About 120 delegates from more than 50 countries are expected to attend.

The keynote speakers include Prof Johannes Cronjé, Dean of the Faculty of Informatics and Design, who will do a presentation on What Pokémon Go taught me about collectionism in e-learning and Prof Susan Geertshuis from the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand, whose keynote address will focus on Blending institutions: Technology as a means of uniting universities in the service of our students.

The conference has previously been held in a number of countries including Malaysia and Chile and generally attracts a combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of e-Learning.

Among other journals, the Electronic Journal of e-Learning (indexed by Scopus) publishes a special edition of the best papers presented at the conference.
For the full programme and more information about the conference please go to: https://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences/icel/

Written by Ilse Fredericks

Email: Frederickskennediji@cput.ac.za

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