IFIP-eLearning: Quality Education at a Distance - QED, 3 - 6 February 2003, Geelong, Australia, Geelong, Australia 2002.

YEAR: 2002
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PLACES: Australia | Geelong
TIME: 2002

Quality Education @ a Distance
The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and its Working Group 3.6 (Distance Education) under the Technical Committee on Education (TC3) invite researchers, developers, and practitioners to share their experiences on establishing quality online environments for distance education.

The conference will be in Geelong, Australia. Geelong is one hour’s drive from Melbourne. The location for the conference is the Management Centre, Deakin University Geelong Campus. http://www.managementcentre.com.au


Conference Themes:

  • Quality of systems that support online learning
  • Quality of student learning experiences -support infrastructure, quality of technical access and support, materials distribution
  • Quality of teaching at a distance -quality assurance, professional development of staff.
  • Measuring quality -evaluation and assessment.
  • Administration and policy to support quality education @ a distance.

Submission date of extended abstracts: September 2, 2002
Acceptances notified: October 10, 2002
Final papers submitted: November 18, 2002
Cost: $1100 Australian for full accommodation, all meals, registration and Kluwer published proceedings.
Location and travel opportunities
Geelong is about one hour’s drive from Melbourne, the capital of the state of Victoria, in Australia. Geelong is Victoria’s 2nd largest city with a population of 210,000 and is situated on the waterfront of Corio Bay. Close by is the beautiful Great Ocean Road which follows the coastline. Visit the website for photos, maps and details at: