7th European Conference on e-Learning
Grecian Bay Hotel, Agia Napa, Cyprus
6-7 November 2008
Call for Papers, Workshops and Tutorials
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 itís own right. This, 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
Abstract details: The Abstract should be a minimum of 300 and no more than 500 words including up to five keywords and keyphrases to be received by 22 May 2008. Please read the online guidelines
Submission:Via the online submission form. Please ensure that all required fields are completed. Abstracts must include the proposed title for the paper, the full names first name and surname, not initials); postal addresses and email addresses of all authors and a telephone number for at least one contact author. Please indicate clearly if the contact author is not the lead author.
Full paper: Only required when the abstract has been selected and not to be more than 5,000 words including abstract, keywords and references (the Harvard referencing rules need to be followed). Submission date will be no later than 10 July 2008. Papers should be submitted as .doc or .rtf file attachments by email to the conference manager, Elaine Hayne
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