9th International Conference in Open and Distance Learning

The Learning Design

Athens, 23-26 November 2017

Tribute to the 20 years of the Hellenic Open University

(papers, panels, workshops)

Conference Topics

  • Design and development of instructional material
  • Educational short films: Production and use
  • Innovative educational applications in distance learning and in uses of Information Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Research in open and distance learning and applications of ICT in education
  • Innovation in school distance learning with the use of ICT
  • Distance education and conventional educational institutions: autonomous and blended models of teaching and learning
  • Contemporary technological applications in communication, teaching and learning
  • MOOCs and modern educational applications
  • Open access and open education: social exclusion – contemporary policies and strategic development
  • Evaluation as a means for development and improvement
  • Educational material and innovative applications in: E-learning, M-learning, D-learning, Online learning  
  • Methods and Organization systems in distance education environments


Conference Key Dates

  • The final deadline for complete paper submissions is June 30th, 2017.
  • Submitted papers will be reviewed and the results will be announced on September 15th, 2017.
  • Submission of final edited and corrected papers by October 25th 2017
  • Conference dates: 23-26 November 2017


Conference working Languages

Please note that the working languages of the conference are Greek and English.



Hellenic Open University, School of Humanities  

Hellenic Network for Open and Distance Learning


Paper submission

You may submit your paper via the following website http://eproceedings.epublishing.ekt.gr/index.php/openedu

Information about the conference and submission of workshop or panel proposals: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

One of the main aims of the conference is the presentation of relevant research papers by postgraduate students and PhD candidates of the Hellenic Open University and other universities.

Head of the Organizing Committee: Professor Antonis Lionarakis, Hellenic Open University