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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: IMCL 2010 - Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning

http://www.imcl-conference.org

IMCL 2010 - Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning

CALL FOR PAPERS & PARTICIPATION
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TO BE HELD AT SOUSSE UNIVERSITY, SOUSSE, TUNISIA 7-8 JULY 2010
http://www.imcl-conference.org


IMPORTANT DATES
March 20, 2010 Submission of Full & Short Paper
April 20, 2010 Notification of Acceptance
May 15, 2010   Author Registration Deadline
May 15, 2010   Camera-Ready Papers


PURPOSE OF THE CONFERENCE
The 5th  International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning, IMCL2010, which will be hosted by Sousse University, Tunisia, in Conjunction with the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 5-7, 2010. IMCL2010 comes as a response to this challenge in the Middle East. The conference is part of an international initiative to promote technology-enhanced learning and online engineering world-wide. The initiative includes a series of conferences such as the International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Learning - ICL, the International Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Blended Learning - ICBL, and the International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation - REV. All of these conferences are organized under the umbrella of the International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) and are supported by the online journals: the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), the International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) and the International Journal for Online Engineering (iJOE).

This is an opportunity to find out what is going on now in the field of learning with mobile devices and ambient intelligence, and to share ideas and experiences, contributing to the future research agenda of Technology-Enhanced Learning.


THE PROGRAMME
This will have a number of parallel tracks relating to the use of mobile/handheld devices, wireless networks and mobile content.
Fields of interest are expected to be:
* ambient intelligence
* ambient learning
* intermittently connected learners
* blended learning
* contextual learning
* informal and lifelong learning
* development of content/teaching materials
* development of international standards
* innovation in concept, design and pedagogy
* learning management systems
* researching/evaluating mobile learning
* situated collaborative learning
* supporting and engaging the mobile learner
* architecture of Context Aware Learning Technology Systems
* mobile spaces for learning communities
* learning methodologies
* instructional design theories
* ad hoc networks for organisational learning
* learning objects and metadata for mobile learning
* mobile learning applications


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This event will appeal to a wide range of audiences who are interested in
developing opportunities for learning anytime everywhere with mobile and
wireless handheld devices, including:
* colleges/training providers
* higher education institutions
* independent research organisations
* community and voluntary organisations
* content developers
* Learning and Skills Councils
* Local Education Authorities
* mobile device manufacturers and service providers
* schools
* software and technology developers
* government departments
* publishers
* telecom operators


CALL FOR PAPER
Submissions are invited in the following categories:
- Full research paper: 5 pages
- Short developers paper: 3 pages
- Posters: 2 pages


EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES
The conference will host an exhibition that will allow organisations to
showcase their mobile learning products, give demonstrations, offer
solutions and delivery mechanisms for handheld devices to an interested
audience.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
We would like to invite sponsorship from organisations who have an interest in mobile learning. There are various opportunities, which could take the form of the following:
- Lead Sponsorship (single company sponsorship)
- Co-Sponsorship (sponsorship shared with other organisations)
- Drinks reception sponsor
- Inserts in to the Delegate Pack

If you would be interested in finding out about sponsorship arrangements for the IMCL2010 event, please e-mail us for further information, since broad range of options is available.


CONTACT
To make a formal contribution to the ICML2010 conference, please contact:
Mirella Avvenente
ELGI Consulting
mirella.avvenente@poste.it