ICEL 2018 - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on e-Learning PRINT VERSION
Edited by Prof. Eunice Ivala - ISBN: 978-1-911218-90-6
These proceedings represent the work of researchers participating in the 13th International Conference on e-Learning (ICEL 2018), which is being hosted this year by Cape Peninsula University of Technology at their Granger Bay campus in Cape Town, South Africa on 5-6 July 2018.
ICEL is a recognised event on the international research conferences calendar and provides a valuable platform for individuals to present their research findings, display their work in progress and discuss conceptual and empirical advances in the areas of e-Learning. It provides an important opportunity for researchers and practitioners to come together to share their experiences of researching in this varied and expanding field.
The conference includes five keynote presentations on a diverse range of e-Learning issues. The first of which is from Professor Susan Geertshuis from the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand on “Blending institutions: Technology as a means of uniting universities in the service of our students”. Professor Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams from the University of Cape Town (UCT), will address the topic “Challenges of online learning for campus-based universities: Open educational practices and resources as a response”. Professor Paul Prinsloo from the University of South Africa (Unisa), will discuss “Using student data: Moving beyond data and privacy protection to student data sovereignty as a basis for an ethics of care”. On the second day of the conference, Professor Wallace Chigona, from the University of Cape Town, will talk about “A critical discourse analysis of e-learning policies in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in a developing country context” andProfessor Johannes Cronjé, from the host university, Cape Peninsula University of Technology will reflect on “What Pokémon Go taught me about collectionism in e-learning”.
With an initial submission of 167 abstracts, after the double blind, peer-review process, there are 61 academic Research papers, 3 PhD Research, 3 Masters Research and 2 Work in Progress papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent truly global research in the field, with contributions from Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Malta, Nigeria, Norway Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Taiwan, Uganda, UAE, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.