Ist International Conference IATELS PATME 2018 – Pedagogical Advances in Technology-Mediated Education was held in Istanbul, 21-22 of June, 2018.

Academicians from Turkey, Pakistan, Canada, Spain, Portugal, England, Ukraine presented their studies on the urgent problems concerning education and technologies.

The most disputable topic of the conference was about the role and place of social media in learning and formal education.

The presenters were discussing different aspects of the problem, highlighting the cultural, societal and political peculiarities.

During the conference the special attention was located to specifics of providing education online and e-learning. Two specially designed workshops were given to the academicians and students accordingly. During the workshops the participants were discussing specifics of learning and teaching online in their institutions and countries.