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Mak Hosts First International Conference on Open, Distance and E-learning

Principal CoBAMS-Dr. Eria Hisali (5th R) with the Rector of University of Agder, Prof. Frank Reichert (6th R), Principal CEES, Prof. Fred Masagazi Masaazi (4th R) and other participants at the opening day of DELC 2018, 9th July 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University is hosting the 1st International Conference on Open, Distance and eLearning (DELC 2018 International Conference) from 9th to 10th July, 2018 in the Main Hall. The Conference was officially opened on Monday, 9th July 2017 by Dr. Eria Hisali, the Principal, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS) on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. The conference was also graced by the Rector of University of Agder, Norway Prof. Frank Reichert, Principal and Deputy Principal College of Education and External Studies (CEES), Prof. Fred Masagazi Masaazi and Dr. Paul Muyinda Birevu respectively among other dignitaries and delegates.

The DELC 2018 International Conference titled ‘’1st International Conference on Open, Distance and eLearning (DELC 2018 International Conference)’’ is a result of collaboration between the School of Distance and Lifelong Learning in the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) and the University of Agder- Norway in Implementing the Distance Education Leapfrogging Project. The collaboration is funded by Norad through the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED).

The Conference deliberations will be on the following theme and Sub-themes:

Theme: ‘’Emerging Open Distance and eLearning (ODeL) Technologies to Promote Inclusive, Quality and Equitable Education’’

Sub-themes:

  1. Innovative Pedagogies
  2. Emerging ODeL Technologies.

The conference is aimed at sharing and discussing recent developments in the use of technologies to promote Sustainable Development.

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