The Future of the Distance Education University

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Sir John Daniel. Sir John was Vice Chancellor of the Open University UK (1990-2001) then Assistant Director-General for Education at UNESCO (2001-2004) and President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning from 2004-2012.

Ross Paul, University of Windsor, Canada: Ross Paul served as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Windsor from 1998 to 2008, following his Presidency of Laurentian University.

António Teixeira, Universidade Aberta, Portugal: António is currently Director of the Department of Education and Distance Learning at Universidade Aberta. He was a member of EDEN’s Executive Committee from 2008 before becoming President in 2013 until 2016.

Tony Bates, CA: Tony is an e-learning and distance education consultant with worldwide clients. His career has included leadership roles at the University of British Columbia and the Open University UK.

Questions discussed during the webinar:

What are the big challenges distance education universities face at the moment?

What do you think is their best response to these challenges?

Do you have a vision for the future of distance education universities? If so, what is it?

What is it that distance universities offer that might be unique in what will increasingly be an online education future?

How might distance universities become flexible to adapt to new markets and opportunities?

European Distance and E-Learning Network

United Kingdom, Milton Keynes

Contributed by: EDEN Secretariat

Language: English

Date and Time: Mar 05, 2018 19:00
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