Presenting at EAIE Conference 2014 on Transnational Education, MOOCs and International Student Recruitment

I will be chairing three sessions at the 26th European Association for International Education’s (EAIE) Conference in Prague on the overarching themes of strategies and trends related to international student recruitment, MOOCs and transnational education or cross-border education. Given below are the details:
Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
New Ways of Learning: Digital Hype or Cultural Shift?
Plenary Dialogue that aims to understand emerging trends, opportunities and challenges with the new ways of learning, in particular online learning and MOOCs.
  • Philip Altbach, Research Professor and director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College, US
  • Karl Dittrich, Chair of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands
  • Hannes Klöpper, Managing Director, Iversity, Germany
  • Rupert Ward, National Teaching Fellow & Head of Informatics, Department of Informatics, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK
Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Transnational Education Strategies: What Works, What Doesn’t?
This session will focus on building sustainable and successful global engagement strategies with a focus on what works and what doesn’t.
  • Robert Coelen, Vice-President International Stenden University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Nigel Healey, Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) Nottingham Trent University
  • Eugene Sebastian, Director, Global Engagement Monash University, Melbourne
Friday, September 19, 2014 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Metrics of Success in International Student Recruitment
This session compares models of recruiting international students and corresponding metrics of success.
  • Geoff Moody Associate Vice President of International Programs Southern New Hampshire University, US
  • Gyongyi Pozsgai Head of the International Relations Office University of Pecs, Hungary
  • Sky Zheng Director of International Recruitment University of Sunderland, UK

I am also a panelist on a session entitled A MOOC Revolution? Strategic Considerations and Lessons Learned on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. The session is chaired by Trine Sand Director, International Education and Grants at University of Copenhagen.

More details to the sessions are available here.

Look forward to the conference and engagement at the sessions.
Related links:

Preparing for the Future of Transnational Education, The European Association for International Education (EAIE) Blog
A Question of Quality in Transnational Education, European Association for International Education (EAIE) Forum

International Branch Campuses Get Too Much Attention, University World News
Diversification Key to International Higher Education, University World News

Dr. Rahul Choudaha