söndag, april 23, 2006

CFP: mLearn 2006, Canada

*Call for Papers*

*mLearn 2006*

www.mlearn2006.org <http://www.mlearn2006.org/>

October 22-25, 2006

Fairmont Banff Springs Resort

Banff, Alberta, Canada

mLearn 2006, the 5th World Conference on Mobile Learning, will fulfill
the need for stimulating critical debate on and research into theories,
approaches, principles and applications of mobile devices for promoting
learning. mLearn 2006 will provide an opportunity for professionals from
industry, as well as researchers, educators, students, technologists and
practitioners, to share their knowledge, experience and research in the
various areas where mLearning is applied. The conference will also serve
as an opportunity to promote mLearning.

Important Dates:*

* Abstract Submission Deadline: May 31, 2006
* Notification of Acceptance: July 31, 2006

Presentation Categories

* Pre-Conference Workshops
* Long Paper Presentation
* Short Paper Presentation
* Poster Presentation
* Technical Showcase
* Panel/Roundtable
* Products/Services Showcases
* “Papers on the Fly”

Call for Submissions – Deadline May 31, 2006

www.mlearn2006.org/participate/ <http://www.mlearn2006.org/

The objectives for the conference are to:

* Assist personal and professional development and the development
of new skills for educators.
* Encourage the study and implementation of mobile applications in
teaching and learning.
* Facilitate dialogue between technical experts and educators
* Facilitate networking, business and cooperative activities and
* Facilitate dialogue and sharing among different cultures with
regard to the optimum use of emerging technologies.
* Promote the development of mLearning, globally.
* Provide opportunities for graduate students to network and
collaborate with experts in the mLearning field.
* Share local and international developments, experiences and
lessons learned.
* Stimulate critical debate on and research into theories,
approaches, principles and applications of mLearning.

Topics of interest include:

* Building and implementing mLearning strategies in educational
institutions, corporations and government
* Case studies in mLearning
* Cost effective management of mLearning processes
* Creating interactive and collaborative mLearning environments
* Emerging hardware and software for mLearning
* Evaluation in mLearning
* Implementing mLearning
* Informal learning using mobile devices
* Instructional design for mLearning
* Intelligent agents for learning
* Learning objects and metadata for mLearning
* Mass personalization and socialization
* mLearning and mTraining
* mLearning in developing countries
* mLearning management systems (mLMSs)
* mLearning: the next generation
* mLearning: theory and pedagogy
* Open and distance learning (ODL) using mobile devices
* Quality in mLearning
* Social implications of mLearning
* Student support in mLearning

For more information contact:

Deborah Zornes, MA
Manager, Research and Academic Services
Office of Research Services
Athabasca University
1 University Drive
Athabasca, AB
T9S 3A3

Ph: +1-780-675-6275
Fax: +1-780-675-6722

E-mail:mlearn@athabascau.ca <mailto:%20mlearn@athabascau.ca>

Deborah Zornes, MA
Manager, Research and Academic Services
Office of the Vice President Academic
Athabasca University
#1 University Drive
Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3
Ph: 780-675-6275 Fax: 780-675-6722

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