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Distance Education International is a European distance education research and development institution. It has taken a leading role in Euroform, Socrates, Leonardo Da Vinci and European Social Fund projects.† Among the projects it has been involved in are:

  • 1991 Multi-media anti-cancer campaign in Calabria, Italy for La Lega Italiana per la Lotta contro i Tumori with the co-operation of leading national figures: pop star Flavia Fortunato, multiple world and Olympic gold medallists Guiseppe and Carmine Abbagnale, TV presenter Lea Pericoli, oncologist Dr Gianfranco Filippelli and football star Gigi Marulla.
  • The 1992 Euroform project TRIA (Fernuniversitšt in Hagen)
  • Administration of the 1993 Euroform project The European Virtual Classroom for Vocational Training (University College Dublin)
  • Project contractor for the 1995 Leonardo project VOCTADE, Vocational training at a distance in the European Union (Fernuniversitšt and University of Rome III) http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/ZIFF/finalvoc.htm
  • Administration of the 1996 Leonardo project Multimedia WWW Kernel for distance education (Ericsson, NKI Norway, University of Rome III)†
    http://www.nki.no/eeileo/index.htm
  • Project contractor of the 1997 Leonardo project Courses on the Internet (The Open University of the United Kingdom, Tecminho Guimar„es, NKI Norway) http://www.nettskolen.com/in_english/cisaer/index.html
  • Administration of the 1998 Leonardo project Multimedia courseware on the WWW (Ericsson, The Open University of the United Kingdom, Tecminho Guimar„es, NKI Norway) http;//learning.ericsson.net/mediaweb
  • Project contractor for the Communication for the new millenium project 1998, (Interreg Ireland/Northern Ireland European Social Fund)
    http://www.infm.ulst.ac.uk/~ted/html/comm.htm
  • Project contractor for the Business development through the internet and information technology project 1999 (Interreg Ireland/Wales European Regional Development Fund) http://www.infm.ulst.ac.uk/~ted/html/bite.htm
  • Scientific coordinator for the 2000 Leonardo da Vinci project Web Education systems (Tecminho Guimar„es, FernUniversitšt, NKI Norway, NKN Norway, INOFOR Portugal, Universidade do Minho Portugal) http://www.nettskolen.com/in_english/webedusite/index.html
  • Project designer for the From eLearning to mLearning 2000 project (Leonardo da Vinci)(Ericsson, Fernuniversitšt. NKI Norway, University of Rome III, Italy) http://learning.ericsson.net/leonardo
  • Project contractor for the Developing information and communications technology expertise for micro SMEs 2001 project (International Fund for Ireland) http://www.infm.ulst.ac.uk/~ted/html/dice.htm
  • Project partner and evaluator for the 2002 Socrates project RAMIE (Cork Institute of Technology, University of Oulu Finland, Ergon Kek Greece, Fundacion General of the University of Valladolid Spain, CREATE United Kingdom) http://www-deis.cit.ie/ramie
  • Project designer for the 2002 Socrates project Student support services in e-learning (Ericsson, NKI, FernUniversitšt, University of Rome III, Cork Institute of Technology) http://learning.ericsson.net/socrates
  • Project partner and evaluator of the 2003 Leonardo da Vinci project Mobile learning: the next generation of learning (Ericsson, Budapest University of Economics and Political Administration Hungary, FernUniversitšt Germany, NKI Norway)http://learning.ericsson.net/mlearning2
  • Project designer and administrator of the 2003 Socrates project Virtual classrooms in European e-learning (Ericsson, Cork Institute of Technology Ireland, Budapest University of Economics and Political Administration Hungary, FernUniversitšt Germany, NKI Norway)http://learning.ericsson.net/virtual

  • Project partner and evaluator of the 2003 Socrates project EPI: Educational partnership through ICT (Cork Institute of Technology, Fundacion General of the University of Valladolid Spain, University of Plodviv Bulgaria, ISCN Austria, Budapest University of Economics and Political Administration Hungary ).http://www-deis.cit.ie/epi

  • Scientific Coordinator of the 2005 Leonardo da Vinci project Megatrends in e-learning provision (NKI Norway, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, EDEN, Norgesuniversitetet, Estonian E-University, Budapest University of Technology and Economics). http://www.nettskolen.com/in_english/megatrends/

  • Designer and administrator of the 2005 Leonardo da Vinci project The incorporation of mobile learning into mainline education and training(Ericsson, NKI, EDEN, LNet Multimedia, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, The Information Tecnology Foundation of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences).http://learning.ericsson.net/mlearning3

  • Project contractor for the Wales-Ireland Regional E-Business Development (WIRED) 2005 project (European Regional Development Fund Interreg IIIa Ireland/Wales).http://wired.optimum.ie

  • Scientific Coordinator and project partner of the 2006 Leonardo da Vinci project The impact of technology on distance learning students (Ericsson, FernUniversitšt, University of Rome III, The Information Tecnology Foundation of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, University of Plovdiv). http://www.ericsson.com/impact

  • Designer and administrator of the 2006 Socrates project The role of mobile learning in European education (Ericsson, NKI, TecMinho, The Information Tecnology Foundation of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, The European Consortium for the Learning Organisation, University of Plovdiv).http://www.ericsson.com/socrates2006

  • Designer and administrator of the 2007 Lifelong Learning project Using wireless technologies for context sensitive education and training. (Ericsson, Giunti Labs, Genoa, London Metropolitan Unversity, Corvinno Technical Transfer Centre, Budapest, The European Consortium for the Learning Organisation, University of Plovdiv).).http://www.ericsson.com/contsens

  • Project partner of the 2008 Lifelong Learning Programme project Mobile Performance Support System for Vocational Education and Training (University of Plovdiv Bulgaria, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, Madrid, Spain, Corvinno Technology Transfer Centre, Budapest, Hungary, ISCN, Graz, Austria, Open Universiteit, Heerlen, Netherlands, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria).
    http:// mpss.dipseil.net

  • Project partner of the 2010 Lifelong Learning Programme project m-Learning Manager (Plovdiv University, Bulgaria, eXact Learning Solutions, Sestri Levante, Italy, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, ISCN, Graz, Austria, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria, Technical Enhanced Performance Oriented Learning Software Solutions, Brestnik, Plovdiv-Rodopi, Bulgaria).