The 13th ICETC and The 12th ICDLE

October 22-25 marked the 13th ICETC and the 12th ICDLE which was held in China in full virtual style by ZOOM. With the outbreak of COVID-19, many cities around the world were places under lockdown, to prevent the pandemic from spreading and to protect the participants’ health and safety, the conference was held virtually via Zoom Meeting.

The conference was delighted by renowned speakers from different part of the globe and been participated by enormous number of Research presenters and listeners from different colleges and universities.

There were nearly 160 submissions received by the research organizers, and only 93 papers were accepted and have been presented in 11 Parallel Sessions which focuses on Education Research and Management, Online Learning an MOOC, Higher Education and Teachers’ Attitude towards IT to name a few, including the research work of our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) graduates entitled “SLEUTH: An Android Mobile Application Checker for Optical Mark Recognition Sheet and Event Evaluation Form Using Contour Hierarchy Algorithm”, that focuses on how to ease up OMR checking with use of the mobile application that is handy and is capable of drawing results and analysis faster compared to a conventional OMR machine.

The conference has been successful on showcasing the different researches from the different parts of the globe and on giving additional insights on the different research area which was showcased by the invited guest speakers, such as Blended Learning, Overcoming paradoxes in Teacher Careers, Learning Using Learning Analytics, Promoting Cooperation and Intercultural Communication Through a Community Practice, Corpus-involved Online Education in European Universities, Digital Stories as an Expression of Experience, Social and Emotional Learning in Digital STEM Classrooms, Deep Learning Techniques Driven Course Evaluation for Online Education, EFL Education: Lesson Learned During Global Lockdown and Return on Normal, Adding Oral Components to Asynchronous Online Language Courses, The Trellis Theory of Online Learning: Pre- and Mid-Pandemic, An Online Platform to Promote Education for Sustainable Development, The Lessons We Learned During the Covid Pandemic: Shall We Continue to Teach Online?, The Interactive Assignment: Anchoring Learning with Technology, Privacy Problem in Deep Learning, Next: The Development of AR Learning Applications, Enhancing the Quality of Research Using Smart eResearch Tools and Technologies, The Mobile Learning Schools, Teaching Through Assessment, Humanizing Online Activities.

Authors’ presentation started on October 23, (Day 2) and finished on October 25 (Day 4), Awarding and Closing Ceremony follows right after the last session.