Master of Distance Education (MDE)

Prof. Dr. Sarah Guri-Rosenblit

Prof. Sarah Guri-Rosenblit published books and dozens of articles in comparative research of higher education, with a special focus on distance education and e-learning. Her new book on Digital Technologies in Higher Education: Sweeping Expectations and Actual Effects was published in March 2009 by Nova Science in New York. She got her PhD from Stanford University in 1984 in education and political science.

She has participated in the last decade in many international and national forums on various aspects of higher education. She was selected in 2005/6 as one of the 30 New Century Scholars in the Fulbright Program on: 'Higher Education in the 21st Century: Global Challenge and National Response'.

Since 2003 she has been a member of the Scientific Committee of Europe and North America in the UNESCO Forum of Higher Education, Research and Knowledge. She is also a member in expert evaluations panels of HESC (Higher Education and Social Change) under the auspices of the European Science Foundation, and the Bellagio Conference Center of the Rockefeller Foundation. 


Prof. Dr. Sarah Guri-Rosenblit
The Open University of Israel