Upcoming Conferences Cover the Latest Trends for Education

Events delve into MOOCs, computer-aided learning, and games

8 September 2016


  • International Conference on Information Technology–Based Higher Education and Training


    TOPICS: Massive open online courses (MOOCs), multimedia tutorials, distance learning, network-based education and training, interactive learning modules, accreditation, and virtual classrooms.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Education and IEEE Industrial Electronics societies

  • International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning


    TOPICS: E-learning, computer-aided learning, virtual educational environments, remote and virtual laboratories, ethics, education with respect to culture and diversity, the role of public policy in engineering education, and “flipped” classrooms. In a flipped classroom, students watch online lectures, collaborate in online discussions, carry out research at home, and discuss concepts in the classroom with a mentor’s guidance.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Education Society

  • Frontiers in Education

    ERIE, PA.; 12–15 OCTOBER

    TOPICS: Education strategies for energy engineering, software engineering, computing and informatics, and engineering design. Sessions are planned on engineering education for preuniversity students and programs that support engineering education research.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Computer and IEEE Education societies

  • IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering


    TOPICS: Accreditation and quality assurance, assessment and evaluation, computational problem-solving, computer-based learning, continuing education, distance learning, educational games, the Internet of Things for education, learning analytics and big data, and marketing and outreach for engineering education programs.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Education Society

  • IEEE International Conference on MOOCs, Innovation, and Technology in Education


    TOPICS: Evaluation and credit transfer of MOOCs, open-education resources, experimental case studies, use of mobile devices in education, virtual and augmented reality tools for education, and project-based learning.

    SPONSOR: IEEE Education Society

This article appears in the September 2016 print issue as “Conferences Cover Tools for Educators.”

This article is part of our September 2016 special issue on The State of Engineering Education.

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