Call for abstracts or papers

Open and innovative education has been rapidly developing and increasingly practiced, in both distance-learning and conventional universities and colleges. Education is becoming more and more innovative in various aspects, such as delivery modes, curricula, and learner commitment. The International Conference on Open and Innovative Education (ICOIE) serves as an international platform for academic exchanges and sharing of quality research.

We welcome studies from any open universities or conventional institutions.

Papers relevant to the following themes are welcome:


Pedagogical innovations;


Innovations in educational technology;


Innovations in curriculum development;


Mobile and ubiquitous learning;


Open education;


Engaging students and learning design;


Social media and technology-mediated learning communities;


Open educational resources and MOOCs;


Academic/Learning analytics;


Innovative approaches to higher education management;


Virtual learning; and


Other topics related to the conference.

Papers on all topics related to open or innovative education are welcome. Papers on related topics will also be considered.

Submission deadline

Abstract submission deadline:


25 Mar 2018

Notification of abstract acceptance:


06 Apr 2018

Full paper submission deadline*:


29 Apr 2018

Notification of full paper acceptance:


11 May 2018

Submission Guidelines

Papers submitted for presentation should normally be in English. Papers may also be written in Chinese. All submissions will be reviewed for relevance, originality, clarity, soundness, and significance by at least two reviewers.

Each abstract accepted to paper/oral presentation will be allocated a timeslot for paper presentation if at least one of the authors completes the registration. (Each paper presentation requires at least one registration at early-bird or regular rate.)

Abstracts/papers must be submitted through the online system (i.e. Easychair system) below, by following the instructions in the page of "New Submission".

For abstract submission, please follow the abstract guidelines.
For full paper submission*, please follow the guidelines for full papers
*For inclusion in the electronic proceedings.

Online Submission

Online abstracts/papers submission system