2013 International Workshop on Distance Education Technologies

Holiday Inn, Brighton - Seafront, United Kingdom
August 8 to 10, 2013


DET 2013 focuses on creative solutions on distance education. It combines several advanced topics on design, implementation, and applications of E-learning systems. Submissions may cover novel approaches on distance learning tools, communication mechanisms, distance learning and culture, new educational technologies, distance learning, serious game, simulation, and the arts, and so on. Our special attention will be devoted to the following themes:

This workshop is being held in conjunction with 19th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS 2013)

Presenters of selected papers from DET 2013 will be invited to submit an extended article to a special issue of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (IJDET) for publication.


Distance Education Technologies cover important aspects of Communication Technologies, distance learning and culture improvement and arts by using Intelligent Technologies and Educational Technologies. The technical issues to be addressed include, but are not limited to:

Technology Enhanced Learning
Ubiquitous Learning
Intelligent learning
Eclipse Open source ecosystem and E-learning
Societal, Legal and Ethical Considerations
Pedagogical issues
Distance Learning for culture and arts
Virtual environment and serious game for education


Papers should be prepared according to the DMS'2013 submission requirements. Electronic submissions are encouraged through the following URL: (submission site will be open Jan 1, 2013). Manuscript must include a 200-word abstract and no more than 6 pages of IEEE double column text (include figures and references). All submissions must not be published or under consideration for publication in a journal or in a conference with proceedings. Papers will be evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness and clarify of exposition. Depending upon the results of evaluation a paper may be accepted as regular paper (6 pages), short paper (4 pages) or poster (poster presentation only).



DET'13 Secretariat
Knowledge Systems Institute 3420 Main Street, Skokie, IL 60016, USA
Tel: 1 847 679 3135
Fax: 1 847 679 3166

Workshop Co-Chairs

Prof. Qun Jin, Univ. of Waseda, Japan; Workshop co-chair
Dr. Pierpaolo Di Bitonto, Univ. of Bari, Italy; Workshop co-chair

Program Co-Chairs

Angela Guercio, Kent State University, USA; PC co-chair
Tim Arndt, Cleveland State University, USA; PC co-chair

Steering Committee

S. K. Chang, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A

International Program Committee

Tim Arndt, Cleveland State University, USA
William A Beasley, Cleveland State University, USA
Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
Yuan-Sun Chu, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Pierpaolo Di Bitonto, University of Bari, Italy
Rita Francese, University of Salerno, Italy
Angela Guercio, Kent State University, USA
Robert Heller, Athabasca University, Canada
Pedro Isaias, Open University, Portugal
Qun Jin, Univ. of Waseda, Japan
Lian Li, HeFei University of Technology, China
Hong Lin, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
Paolo Maresca, University Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Andrea Molinari, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
Ignazio Passero, University of Salerno, Italy
Michele Risi, University of Salerno, Italy
Teresa Roselli, University of Bari, Italy
Veronica Rossano, University of Bari, Italy
Giuseppe Scanniello, University of Salerno, Italy
Mahbub Syed, Minnesota State University, USA
Kazuo Yana, Hosei University, Japan
Chengjiu Yin, Kyushu University, Japan

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DET2013 Call for Papers (pdf)
DET2013 Call for Papers (text)
DET2013 Call for Papers (long text)