MOOC in the Context of Modern Education: Towards the Digital University

International Research and Practice Conference

17th-19th of April, 2017

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About the Conference

Conference events are aimed at searching for possible solutions to today’s challenges in online pedagogy and developing the eLearning system; discussing the prospects of MOOCs in light of the digital universities that are being established; and defining and analyzing methods of enhancing the quality of eLearning.

The Conference Participants will be Able to:


unleash the teaching principles of open education

extend their understanding of the impact that eLearning has on educational and research processes in a university

analyze national practices of integrating MOOCs into the institutions of professional education

analyze national practices of integrating MOOCs into the institutions of professional education

develop their own model of integrating MOOCs into a learning process (university, school, career college, or company)

Our Target Audience

  • specialists in open and electronic learning
  • university representatives involved in MOOC production
  • MOOC authors
  • university young instructors and MA and PhD students
  • staff of secondary and post-secondary institutions
  • business administrators and enterprises' employees
  • all who are interested in using MOOCs effectively in their institutions and enriching their practical skills in online course production

The Conference Includes a Range of Scientific and Practical Events:

Research Session

Key topics

  • ELearning: research, models, and technologies
  • Psychology, pedagogy, and culture of online education
  • Integrating online courses into university education
  • ELearning for basic and secondary professional education
  • Online course design
  • Employers’ involvement in MOOC production
  • MOOC management and particularities
  • Quality of eLearning
  • Informational and marketing potential in MOOCs: big data in education
  • MOOCs and lifelong learning
  • Current IT in eLearning

Speakers

  • Russian and international specialists and researchers in eLearning and online pedagogy
  • local governmental entities of higher, secondary, professional, and basic education
  • practicing instructors, MOOC authors
  • managers and training specialists from Russian and international universities and open eLearning platforms (national open education platform, Lektorium, Stepic, Coursera)
  • psychologists and other specialists in open and electronic education in Russia, the USA, Canada, Norway, and other countries

Languages – Russian and English (simultaneous interpretation)

Practices in Blended Learning

Conference participants will share their experience in integrating online courses into higher education programs and using MOOCs in a learning process.

Want to be a Speaker?

You are welcome to participate as a speaker and to share your research results (max. 15 minutes presentation). The program committee selects the submissions basing on the absract attached to the registration form. After the notification of acceptance the speaker should provide the presentation slides to the report.

About the Abstract

  • Max. 250 words
  • Please include the following information

Research Session

  • topic of the research
  • questions considered
  • participants
  • methods, results, and conclusion

Practices in Blended Learning

  • Educational program and an integrated online course
  • Integration model and the results


You could also provide a link to your previous conference presentations or a video abstract in the registration form.

Important Dates

25 March
Speaker submissions for Research Session and Practices in Blended Learning
28 March
Notification of acceptance/rejection
1 April
Camera-ready presentations for Research Session and Practices in Blended Learning

The best submissions we will recommend for publication in the journal “Modern management technology” (ISSN 2226-9339 (Online)).

Journal Indexing:

  • RSCI (Russian Science Citation Index) and SCIENCE INDEX
  • database Ulrich's Periodicals Directory of American publishing Bowker
  • DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals as an open-access journal
  • OpenAIRE (European database of Open Access articles)
  • AGRIS
  • Google Scholar

Registration open!

5th Siberian MOOC School

The TSU online projects team will offer students, postgraduates, and young instructors a range of practical events (trainings, business games, workshops) and a chance to record a part of their video lecture in a studio and have it analyzed with a cameraman and a cutter, as part of the 5th Siberian School “Massive open online courses: production, promotion, and application”.

ON-CAMPUS, ONLY IN RUSSIAN

All the video recordings and presentations will be sent to you after the conference is over.

Calendar

25
March

Speaker submissions for Research Session and Practices in Blended Learning

28
March

Notification of acceptance/rejection

1
April

Camera-ready presentations for Research Session and Practices in Blended Learning

10
April

Registration for online participants

17-18
April

Conference (from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (GMT+06:00))

Contact Us


Ekaterina Arenkina
(3822) 52-94-94
arenkina@ido.tsu.ru
all the conference events, hotel reservation