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VIII International GUIDE Conference and the V Seminar on Education and Communication

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Conference Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Science and Technology, Management and Quality: the future of distance education in Brazil and around the world.

GUIDE Association is very glad to invite you to participate in the upcoming International Conference and V seminar on education and communication “Science and Technology, Management and Quality: the future of distance education in Brazil and around the world” to be held on November 19-21, 2014 at the Universidade Tiradentes (UNIT) in Aracaju, Brazil.

The conference intends to promote critical discussion on the main trends of global e-learning development, with particular attention to technology, management, research and quality.

The conference addresses the following main topics:

The evolution of e-learning
E-learning: a response to the growing demand for access to higher education
Higher Education: Innovation, Technology and Methodology
Evaluation of students’ outcomes in online education
MOOCs and OERs: Application and Use in academic and corporate education
Corporate e-learning
Research methodology through e-learning
E-learning and E-teaching practices and methods
E-learning: principles, structure and framework for quality

Among the keynote speakers:

  • Prof. Alessandra Briganti (General Secretary, GUIDE Association, IT)
  • Prof. Joubert Uchoa de Mendonça, Rector UNIT and Vice-president of CRUB – National Council of Brazilian Universities Rectors
  • Prof. Frederick Litto, President ABED – Association of Brazilian Distance Universities
  • Dr. Luciano Sathler, Universidade Metodista del Estado de Sao Paulo
  • Prof. Jaime Ricardo Valenzuela, Politecnico de Monterrey – Mexico
  • Dr. Ramesh Sharma, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India
  • Prof. Carlos Vogt, President of Universidade Virtual do Estado de Sao Paulo – Univesp
  • Dra Ademilde Sartori, Universidade do Estado de Santa Caterina
  • Dr. Rui Fava, General Director VP Academica Kroton Educational
  • Prof. Msc. Ricardo Santos, Business Development Mercado Educação, Cisco do Brasil Ltda,
  • Dr. João Vianney, Hoper Eduacional, Brazil

Please see the website for more information: