tisdag, augusti 22, 2006

IMCL2007 First Call for Papers

2nd International Conference on
“Interactive Mobile and Computer aided Learning”
Princess Sumaya University for Technology
Amman, Jordan,

18–20 April 2007


The conference aims to promote the development of m-learning in the
Middle East, provides a forum for education and knowledge transfer
and encourages the implementation of mobile applications in teaching
and learning. The conference is organized by Princess Sumaya
University for Technology in cooperation with:

· Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria,
· Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Sweden,
· IEEE Education Society,
· Microsoft,
· Motorola,
· IBM,

· National Instruments,
· Royal Jordanian Airlines,

· Amman Municipality,
· Jordan TRC,

· Mediterranean Virtual University,
· KIST Consult.

Keynote Speakers
1- Khaled Touqan, Minister of Education and Minister of Higher
Education and Scientific Research, Jordan.
2- Anne H. Margulies, MIT Open CourseWare Executive Director, USA.
3- Susan D'Antoni, Director, UNESCO International Institute for
Educational Planning, France.
4- Brenda Herold, Motorola, UK.
5- Fabien Petitcolas, Microsoft, UK.
6- Andrea Emiliani, IBM, UAE.

General Conference Chair
Professor H. Ghassib, President, Sumaya University for Technology,

International Program Committee
Michael E. Auer, CTI, Austria (Chair).
A.Y. Al-Zoubi, PSUT, Jordan (Co-Chair)
Göran Karlsson, KTH, Sweden (Co-Chair)
Natasa Milic-Frayling, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK.
Torsten Fransson, KTH, Sweden.
Anna Marina Scapolla, University of Genoa, Italy.
Domenico Ponta, University of Genoa, Italy.

Berna Erol, Ricoh California Research Center, USA.

Bassem Khafagi, Nahda University, Egypt.
Herman Mann, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic.
Mohamed Ally, Athabasca University, Canada.
Tarek M. Sobh, University of Bridgeport, USA.
George Ioannidis, Patras University, Greece.
Anxo Cereijo Roibas, University of Brighton, UK.
Nicola Hence, Semantic Web Group and Research Center L3S Hanover,
Sabina Jeschke, Berlin University of Technology, Germany.
Hermann Schumacher, University of Ulm, Germany.
Denis Gillet , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne,

Mona Laroussi, Centre Urbain Tunis, Tunisia.
Mario Zagar, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Jeanne Schreurs, Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium
Jubair Jwamear Al-Jaafer, International Islamic University, Malaysia.
Vladan Devedži , University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Abdel-Badeeh Salem, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
Jose Manuel Martins Ferreira, Porto University, Portugal.
Tor Fjeldly, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
Danguole Rutkauskiene, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.
Giovanni Schiuma, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Italy
Nikolay Tkachuk, National Technical University Kharkov, Ukraine.
Doru Ursutiu, University Transylvania Brasov, Romania.
Raimund Ubar, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia.
Armands Strazds, Riga Technical University, Latvia.
Majed Abu-Jaber, Al-Balqa'a Applied University, Jordan.
Krystyna Rudowska, Warsaw University, Poland.
Elizabeth Hartnell-Young, the University of Nottingham, UK.
Gerald Friedland, Freie Universität, Germany.
Lars Knipping, Berlin University of Technology, Germany.
Golberi de Salvador Ferreira, Centro Federal de Educação
Tecnológica de Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Roza Dumbraveanu, Institute for Continuing Education, Moldova.
Barbara Class, University of Geneva, Switzerland.
Kathryn Chang Barker, FuturEd, Canada.
Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland, Norwegian University of Science and
Technology, Norway.

Gerard Smyth, Intel, Ireland.
Gary Evans Scudder, Champlain College, USA.
Arthur Edwards Block, Universidad de Colima, Mexico.

Topics of Interest
· Design and development of course content;
· M-learning emerging hardware and software;

· M-learning applications;
· Mobile technology support for educator and student;
· Mobile Web and video Conferencing;
· M-learning objects and development tools;
· Service providers for mobile networks;
· M-learning standards;
· Life-long m-learning;
· Impact of m-learning on social change;
· Future trends in m-learning;
· Web and Computer-based learning;
· Tools for interactive learning and teaching;
· Platforms and authoring tools;
· New learning models and applications;
· Applications of the Semantic Web;
· Adaptive learning environments;
· Methods of content adoption;
· Project-based learning;
· Virtual campus and e-learning;
· Remote and virtual laboratories;
· Remote measurement technologies;
· Concepts for remote engineering;
· Multimedia and virtual environments;
· Cost-effectiveness;
· Real world experiences;
· Pilot projects / Products / Applications.

Types of Sessions
· Paper sessions (20 minutes presentation followed by a panel
· Short paper sessions (15 minutes presentation).
· Interactive demonstrations (15 minutes, also on-line
· Poster sessions.

Other Opportunities to Participate
· Run a workshop or tutorial. Proposals should clearly indicate
the topic, background, knowledge expected of the participants,
objectives, and the qualifications of the instructor.
· Organize a thematic session. Proposals should include a minimum
of three papers. The name of the session organizer will appear in the
program and proceedings.
· Exhibit at IMCL (products and developments of e-learning

Important Dates
November 15, 2006 Submission of paper abstracts.
December 05, 2006 Proposals for workshops/tutorials and
thematic sessions.
December 20, 2006 Notification of acceptance.
January 10, 2007 Author registration deadline.
March 05, 2007 Camera-ready.
April 18-20, 2007 Conference IMCL2007.

More information
Phone: +962 6 5359949, Ext. 291.

Fax: +962 6 5347295

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