Call for Papers

Dear Participants,

We are pleased to invite you to the International Conference on Educational Technology and Online Learning (ICETOL) to be held in Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Türkiye, May 15-17, 2024.

The main aim of the conference is to bring stakeholders (e.g.. administrators, researchers, educators, students, practitioners, policy-makers, scholars, and other groups) to present their studies in the field of educational technology and online learning, especially considering the COVID-19 global pandemic which is emerged and lacked down the teaching and learning activities all over the world. The presenters are encouraged to submit and present their works both face-to-face and virtual, and proposals are accepted for oral, online, and video presentations that offer new research and theoretical contributions in the field of educational technology and online learning.

In this context, the main theme of ICETOL 2024 is :

“Exploring Critical Paradigm Shifts in Intelligent Technologies for Open and Distance Education”.


  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in and for Open and Distance Learning (ODL)
  • Rethinking the Role of Open Universities in the Digital Age
  • Adapting ODL During and Post-Covid-19
  • Data Mining and Learning Analytics in ODL
  • Effective Management and Administration of ODL Institutions
  • Innovations in Delivery Modes for ODL
  • Enhancing Online Assessment and Evaluation in ODL
  • Pedagogical Innovations for ODL
  • Comprehensive Learner Support Systems in ODL
  • Balancing Access and Quality in ODL
  • The Impact of Generative AI on ODL
  • Lifelong Learning and ODL
  • Addressing Drop-Out Rates in ODL
  • Leveraging Learning Analytics in ODL
  • Bridging the Digital Divide in ODL
  • Overcoming Barriers to Learning in ODL
  • ODL in Multicultural Societies
  • Micro-Credentials and Short Learning Programs in ODL
  • Mobile Learning in ODL
  • Adaptive Learning Environments in ODL
  • Deep Learning Applications in ODL
  • MOOCs and OERs in ODL
  • 3D Virtual Worlds and Metaverse in ODL
  • Sustainability in ODL


  • Proposal & Abstract Submission Deadline: April 14, 2024 May 5, 2024 May 10, 2024
  • Full Paper Submission: 10 June 2024 (Full papers can be submitted after the conference)
  • Early Registration: 21 Feb 2024
  • Late Registration: 10 May  2024
  • Conference Date: 15-17 May 2024


  • Accepted Papers: will be announced ASAP after submission
  • Conference Schedule: 12 May 2024

All proposals will undergo a blind-review process. All accepted papers will be published in the Proceeding Book and extended versions of selected papers will be published in the following journals after the peer-review process:

Journal of Educational Technology and Online LearningJETOL (indexed in ERIC) (Special Issue for ICETOL)

Asian Journal of Distance Education (indexed in ERIC)

International Journal of Computers in Education (published regularly for the last 6 years)

Journal of Online Learning Studies

Within the scope of the conference, there is also a practice that allows participants to come together and discuss their theoretical and practical work around a round table with collaborative groups which is related to the themes and sub-themes of the conference. As a result of this round table practice, selected papers could also be considered as international book chapters among the conference outputs.