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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: 7th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL 2008)

http://www.academic-conferences.org/ecel/ecel2008/ecel08-home.htm

ECEL 2008

                 7th European Conference on e-Learning

                  Grecian Bay Hotel, Agia Napa, Cyprus

                           6-7 November 2008

   http://www.academic-conferences.org/ecel/ecel2008/ecel08-home.htm

This is the third call for papers for the 7th European Conference on
e-Learning, which will be held at the Grecian Bay Hotel, Agia Napa,
Cyprus. on the 6-7 November 2008.

Over the last ten years, the way in which education is delivered has
changed considerably with the advent of new technologies. e-Learning is
one such development, so much so that it is now regarded as a field in
it?s own right. Thus, the 7th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL
2008), offers an opportunity for those involved in the study,
implementation and delivery of e-learning to meet and exchange ideas
and experiences.

The conference, to be held in November 2008, invites qualitative,
experience-based and quantitative papers, case studies and reports of
work in progress on both the theory and practice of all aspects of
web-enabled technology in learning and teaching. Submissions are
welcomed from academics, teachers, practitioners, vendors and
government departments.

Topics may include, but are not limited to: e-Learning platforms,
portals and Virtual learning environments; Course design; Emerging
and best practices; Partnerships in e-Learning; Evaluation of
e-Learning; Cross-cultural education; e-Learning strategies;
Social benefits of e-Learning; e-Learning effectiveness and
outcomes; Web-based learning, including Wikis and Blogs;
Academic participation and freedom; Learner autonomy;
Security and confidentiality; Self-learning integrated methodology;
Ambient intelligence; Assertive and assistive educational
technology; Computer-aided assessment; Learning content management
systems; AV-communication and other media; Digital classrooms; Blended
learning; Collaborative on-line learning; Content repositories; Data
envelopment analysis; Meta data standards; Ontologies; Pedagogical
models; Needs analysis; Global trends in e-Learning; Corporate training;
Managing quality in e-Learning; Synchronic software; Educating the
educators; Web 2.0 technologies; Mobile learning; Simulated communities;
Online mentoring; e-Benchmarking; Cultural, social and gender issues;
Personalisation; National/international strategies.

The full call for papers is available online at
http://academic-conferences.org/ecel/ecel2008/ecel08-call-papers.htm

Abstracts are required in the first instance and should be submitted
by 22nd of May 2008 via the online form at
http://academic-conferences.org/ecel/ecel2008/ecel08-abstract-submission.htm