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Dr Lilia Cheniti Belcadhi

Dr Lilia Cheniti Belcadhi

Dr Lilia Cheniti Belcadhi

Associate Professor

Head of Digital Learning and Pedagogical Innovation Unit, Sousse University, Tunisia

Dr Lilia Cheniti Belcadhi is an Associate Professor and Researcher of Computer Sciences at the Higher Institute of Computer Sciences and Communication Technologies, University of Sousse, Tunisia, and a graduate of the University of Braunschweig in Germany where she read for an engineer and master’s degree in Computer Sciences. She is a member of the PRINCE Research Lab at the University of Sousse and was associate researcher at the Computer Science department at Telecom Bretagne, Brest in France. Her PhD was realized in collaboration with the Semantic Web group at the Institute of Information Systems of the University of Hannover in Germany. She has also a diploma of « Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches » (HDR) in Computer Sciences.

Her research interests include Technology Enhanced Learning, Semantic Web, E-assessment and ELearning. She is associated as Technology Enhanced Learning Expert with many national and international organizations (VUT: Virtual University of Tunis, AUF (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie), ILO( International Labor Organization).

She is involved, as part of her ongoing research, in several e-learning projects and has co-authored various online courses. She is coauthor of the first Computer Sciences MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) in Computer Sciences in Tunisia, hosted on FUN (France Université Numérique) for two sessions in 2015 and 2016.

She led the online learning department at her University and is currently coordinator of Pedagogical Innovation and Digital Learning Unit at her University. Her recent Technology Enhanced Learning Projects are : LET’SEGA (2017-2019): A Framework for Assessment of Competencies based on (2019-2020)Serious Games for Lebanon, Egypt and Tunisia; Learning Lab LETS MENA Network (2019-2021) (Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia and Switzerland); Erasmus+ InSIDE project (2019-2022) (Including Student with Impairments in Distance Education) and Open2Sustain: Open Education for Sustainable Development ( France, Portugal, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia) (2021-2022) .

She is also member of several reviewers’ committees of national and international conferences, and journals related to Technology enhanced Learning and chair of Open Education Global Session in Arabic Language.