Distance Learning and the Internet Conference 2008 has been closed on a successful note.
We would like to extend our deepest appreciation to all the presenters and the participants.

Group Photo, 20 Nov 2008, Ono Auditorium

Optional Study Tour, 22 Nov 2008, Panasonic Center Tokyo


The Distance Learning and the Internet Conference (DLI) is a flagship activity of APRUNet, which explores global issues in distance learning and the utilization of current information technology in education amongst Pacific Rim universities.  As an annual conference series that always attracts leading distance learning and ICT experts from academia, business and government from around the world, DLI's mission is to facilitate development of advanced Internet capabilities among APRU universities and Pacific Rim economies in collaboration with strategic and commercial partners.

DLI 2008, hosted by Waseda University on 19 – 22 November 2008, explores global issues in distance learning and utilization and application of advanced information technology, with a special emphasis on issues of concern to universities on Pacific Rim. The theme for the conference is " New Directions for Inter-Institutional Collaboration: Assessment & Evaluation in Cyber Learning ".
The six sub-themes of the conference are:

  • Infrastructure for Cyber Learning
  • Human-interface
  • Mobile & Ubiquitous Learning
  • CSCL
  • e-Learning Practice
  • Quality Control of e-Learning
  • Evaluation and Assesment of e-Learning
  • Global Educational Networking
  • Faculty Development for Distance Learning
  • e-Pedagogy

Important Dates

・ Abstract submission has been closed.  
・ Call opens 19 February 2008
・ Deadline of call for papers 30 April 2008 30 May 2008
・ Notice of accepted papers Early July 2008
・ Registration for conference opens Early August 2008
・ Deadline of final paper submission End of September
・ DLI 2008 19 – 22 November 2008