Deadline to submit papers for AAOU 2016 extended to July 15

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by Kyla Camille | |

Good news! The deadline for abstract submission for the 30th Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) has been moved to 15 July 2016.

With the theme “Open Education in Asia: Changing Perspectives,” AAOU 2016 will be the biggest gathering of international and local experts, practitioners, and students of open and distance e-learning (ODeL) in the country and in the region. AAOU 2016 will be  held on 26-29 October 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Metro Manila, Philippines

ODeL practitioners and scholars who are interested in making a paper presentation or a poster presentation should submit an abstract of not more than 350 words in any of the following sub-themes:

  • Academic leadership in open and distance e-learning (ODeL)

  • Open educational practices, open pedagogies

  • Open educational resources (OER) and open online courses (including MOOCs)

  • Digital and new media literacies

  • Assessment of learning in ODeL

  • Learning spaces and technologies in ODeL

  • Learning analytics and learner support in ODeL

  • Quality assurance in ODeL

For details about the conference, please visit the conference site at

For participants from higher education institutions (HEIs) based in the Philippines, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) offers FELLOWSHIP to cover the registration fees. For details, please accomplish the attached application form. Attached also is the CHED endorsement for your reference.

For more information, please visit the conference website:

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