Kryterion Sponsors, CEO to Attend 2012 EDEN "Open Learning Generations" Distance Education Conference in Porto, Portugal

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The 2012 EDEN conference will explore a variety of distance education and education technology topics for key demographic groups to find new and best practice approaches in pedagogy that respond to specific e-learners. Kryterion Incorporated will attend and sponsor.

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"Kryterion sees great opportunity and responsibility to participate with EDEN,” says Kryterion CEO William Dorman. “We are very excited to attend this year."

Kryterion CEO William Dorman will attend the 2012 European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) conference Closing the Gap From “Generation Y” to the Mature Lifelong Learner. The conference, hosted in Porto, Portugal runs June 6 through June 9, 2012 and will host attendees from around the globe.

EDEN will explore e-learning methodology and education technology for targeted group demographics including junior and senior e-learners. The conference will explore learning cultures, technology use patterns and discuss new approaches in pedagogy that respond to these e-learners.

Highlighted themes include:

  •     Design of learning environments, web services and learner support for older learners
  •     Methods of course design and delivery, and effectiveness of approach
  •     Smart e-learning solutions for increasing effectiveness in diverse learning settings
  •     Access and cost issues of e-learning for different generations
  •     How emerging technologies create socio-economic value for learning different generations

“As a global organization, Kryterion sees great opportunity and responsibility to participate with EDEN,” says Kryterion CEO William Dorman. “We are very excited to attend this year and continue to build relationships with other distance learning industry professionals.”

In 2009 Kryterion was awarded the 21st Century Distance Learning Award by EDEN’s strategic United States partner, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). Kryterion values its international partnerships and will continue to participate with EDEN.

ABOUT KRYTERION
Kryterion is a full-service test development and delivery company that serves the association, technology and education markets with world-class secure testing solutions. Our solutions include the five key elements of certification and testing: Psychometric services, exam management, security, real time access and test delivery, all managed through our proprietary Webassessor test development and deployment system.

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ABOUT EDEN
The European Distance and E-Learning Network exists to share knowledge and improve understanding amongst professionals in distance and e-learning and to promote policy and practice across the whole of Europe and beyond. Established in 1991 as an international educational association and not-for-profit organization, EDEN is open to institutions and individuals dealing with e-learning, and – more broadly speaking – open and distance education.

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