Distance Education as a Concept for Success

The Section for Distance Education (AG-F) within the German Association for University Continuing and Distance Education (DGWF) will host its annual spring conference from May 30 to June 1 in cooperation with the Center for University Continuing Education of Hamburg University (AWW). The conference will look into the following theme:
Distance Education as a Concept for Success:  Student Support, Individualization, Mix of Methods and Virtuality
The following keynote-speakers have confirmed their participation:
  • Prof. Dr. Alan Tait, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Open University, UK, will talk about „Student support“
  • Prof. Dr. Ada Pellert, President of the Berlin University for Professional Studies will talk about „Individualization“
  • Prof. em. Dr. Heinz Mandl, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, will talk about „Mix of Methods and Virtuality“

A Call for Ccontributions in the subsections is out. You are invited to submitting a paper. Please, follow this link for the full call. You can also download here the provisional conference programme.
Please forward this information within your network. DGWF-Membership is not a part of the terms and conditions for participation or attendance of the conference.
The conference will have two strands: one in German and one in English. Subject to the language of your paper you will be allocated to the German or the English strand. The German versions of the call and the basic information can be found here
See also Erfolgskonzept Fernstudium: Betreuung, Individualisierung, Methodenmix und Virtualität.