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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Worshops: ITS 2008

CALL for Workshops : 7 different workshops


Since the first ITS conference in 1988, a long road has been travelled by
researchers in the ITS community. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the
conference returns to Montreal, where it started. This symbolic milestone
will be a good time for looking back at what has been achieved and what is
currently done, in order to face the challenges of tomorrow.

This year, the ITS 2008 conference proudly presents 7 different and rich
workshops. We encourage you to consult each workshop for important dates
and submission guidelines.


W1) ITSs for Ill-Structured Domains Focusing on Assessment and Feedback

Co-chairs: V. Aleven, K. Ashley, Lynch, Pinkwart ---- Carnegie Mellon
University (USA)

Website: http://www.cs.pitt.edu/~collinl/ITS08/


W2) Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning in Educational  Technologies

Co-chairs: I. Roll and V. Aleven ---- Carnegie Mellon University (USA)

Website: http://andrew.cmu.edu/~iroll/workshops/its08


W3) Culturally-Aware Tutoring Systems (CATS'2008)

Co-chairs: E. Blanchard and D. Allard University of Montreal (Canada) &
Dalhousie University (Canada)

Website: http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~blanchae/CATS2008


W4) Ontologies and semantic web for ITSs(SWEL'2008)

Co-chairs: D. Dicheva, A. Harrer and R. Mizoguchi ---- Winston-Salem State
University (USA), Catholic University Eichsttt-Ingolstadt (Germany), and
University of Osaka (Japan)

Website: http://compsci.wssu.edu/iis/swel/SWEL08/index.html


W5) Emotional and Cognitive Issues in ITS (WECITS'2008)

Co-chairs: S. Chaffar, M. Rodrigo and G. Rebolledo-Mendez ---- University
of Montreal (Canada), Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines),
University of Sussex (UK)

Website: http://www-etud.iro.umontreal.ca/~chaffars/WECITS2008.htm


W6) Towards ITS through Web3D

Co-chairs: M. Abdelrazek and M. Kaltenback ---- University of Cairo
(Egypt), Bishops University (Canada)

Website: http://www.azhar.edu.eg/web3d/


W7) Ontology-based Learning Resource Repositories

Co-chairs: G.Paquette and O. Marino ---- Tl-universit-UQAM (Canada)