Sir John Daniel at this years EFQUEL Innovation Forum!

Sir John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning) and Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic (UNESCO) present “A Guide to Quality in Online Learning” at the EIF2013

During the opening keynote session of this year’s EFQUEL Innovation Forum Sir John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO) will give a joint presentation on the theme “Refocussing Quality in eLearning”.  They will be surveying the online learning scene as it now is and situating the challenges of quality in eLearning in the context of quality in higher education.

This presentation draws on the A Guide to Quality in Online Learning” (edited by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić and Sir John Daniel) which will be published as an OER in both English and Chinese.

About the keynote speakers…

Sir John Daniel, former President & Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth of Learning

Sir John Daniel served as President and C.E.O. of COL from 2004 to 2012. He is now working on a variety of international projects, notably as Education Master in the Beijing DeTao Masters Academy, China and Chair of the UWC (United World Colleges) International Board.  Sir John brought wide international experience in universities and the United Nations system to his eight-year tenure as President of COL.

Read his full bio on the Commonwealth of Learning website

Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, UNESCO

Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić is Chief of the Higher Education Section at UNESCO. She was voted International Higher Education Professional of the Year 2009 by her peers in the International Community of Higher Education.  Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić is the Focal Point for the UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Partnership Agreement.

Read her full bio on the UNESCO website

About Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

Ulf is a learning innovation expert and has been appointed Professor for Educational Management and Lifelong Learning at the Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University in Karlsruhe in 2011. From 2011-2016 he held the position of Vicepresident at the same university and has been responsible for Quality and Academic Affairs. He held positions as Associate Professor of University Duisburg-Essen (Germany), Professor for Technology Enhanced Learning of University Augsburg (Germany) and Associate Professor of the Graduate School for Management and Technology of the University of Maryland University College (USA). Ulf is a featured keynote-speaker and speaker to audiences in more than 45 countries and is author of more than 150 scholarly articles with over 3000 academic citations. Ulf holds degrees in English Language, Social Sciences and Education Sciences from the University of Bielefeld, where he finished his Ph.D. with honors in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning in 2003. He was awarded his habilitation in 2008 from the University of Duisburg-Essen.
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