The sixth issue of Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects (IJELLO) special series includes a selection of best papers presented at the 9th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the Technological Era. The Chais conference 2014 was held at The Open University of Israel, Raanana, Israel, on February 11-12, 2014 and was organized by its Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies. This preface presents the mission and activities of the Research Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies at the Open University of Israel. It describes the objectives and themes of the Chais conference 2014, explains its synergies with IJELLO and the Informing Science Institute, and introduces the papers included in this special selection.
- instructional technologies, e-learning, technology integration in education, diffusion of innovation, human-computer interaction.