Post-graduate students working in appropriate fields are invited to submit proposals for this year’s student contest at the TERENA Networking Conference (TNC2014), which is sponsored by Cisco Systems and Internet Society. Submissions should be made in PDF format no later than 16 April 2014.
ECCA Conference 2014 – early bird registration till March 31
The Conference Enhancing student mobility across Europe is taking place at the University of Cantabria, in Santander, Spain from May 25th to 27th 2014
Please find details regarding the 3 day event and on-line registration here
The event brochure
Report on eMOOCs 2014 by Prof Yves Epelboin
EPFL, Lausanne 10-12 February 2014
eMOOCs 2014is the first European Conference on MOOCs organized by EPFL (Lausanne,Switzerland), one of the European leaders.
More than 450 people attended. The conference was organized with some keynote lectures and four parallel tracks: policy, experience, research and business.The policy track was on invitation only, for the others there was a call for papers.
Representatives from the main operators were present: Coursera and EdX of course but also MiriadaX (Spain), Futurelearn (UK), FUN (France), Iversity (Germany), Orange (France), Google.
EUA Annual Conference 2014
EUA Conference: Changing Landscapes in Learning and Teaching, is hosted by Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium on April 3-4, 2014.
European higher education has been in constant flux for well over a decade. However, some voices are predicting that the real revolution still lies ahead. Labour market demands and technological innovation are often cited as factors triggering change, with MOOCs, growth in private for-profit providers and increased global competition between institutions and countries given as evidence that disruptive change is already underway. Fears are being voiced that universities could run the risk of losing significance, if they continue to follow current learning and teaching models, which, some argue, may be unable to respond to the urgent need for more and better higher education at lower costs.
Read more at the event website