Special Issue "Challenges and Future Trends of Distance Learning"
A special issue of Education Sciences (ISSN 2227-7102).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 December 2017)
Prof. Dr. Avgoustos Tsinakos
Department of Computer and Informatics Engineering, University of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Ag. Loukas 65404, Kavala, Greece
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Interests: mobile learning; augmented reality; web based distance learning; virtual learning environments; asynchronous distance education; intelligent tutoring systems; student modelling; internet applications of AI
The current Special Issue provides a focal point for presenting authoritative references, academically rigorous research, and case studies in both theoretical and applied research.
Its purpose is to discuss the effective management in state-of-the-art innovative distance learning.
In detail, this issue intends to disseminate research and studies in the emerging innovative distance learning environments, including emerging innovative learning technologies, discussing the effective interaction between users and innovative distance learning environments, presenting practical experiences on the design of innovative distance learning environments, and applications of the innovative technologies to distance learning system development in institutions (primary, secondary and higher education).
Subject coverage of this Special Issue includes, but is not limited to:
- Innovative distance learning environments;
- Innovative distance learning applications;
- Application of innovative distance learning systems in learning institutions;
- Mobile games for learning;
- Mobile collaborative distance learning;
- Augmented Reality and Distance Learning environment;
- Critical success factors for innovative distance learning diffusion;
- Knowledge management and distance learning strategies in education;
- Role of distance learning in training and practice;
- Studies of innovative distance learning in practice;
- Big Data and Distance Learning.
Prof. Dr. Avgoustos Tsinakos
Manuscript Submission Information
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- distance learning
- mobile learning
- augmented reality
- technology enhanced learning
- big data