11th International Conference on Interactive Computer aided Learning (ICL2008)

Venue: Conference Center Villach

Location: Villach, Austria

Event Date/Time: Sep 24, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 26, 2008
Registration Date: Sep 26, 2008
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: May 16, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Sep 10, 2008
Report as Spam


Scope of the conference
This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of interactive computer aided learning. Therefore pilot projects, applications and products will also be welcome.

This conference will be organized by the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Villach/Austria in cooperation with:

* Federal Ministries of Science, Education and Culture of Austria
* IEEE Education Society
* European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN)
* International E-Learning Association (IELA)
* European Institute of E-Learning (EIfEL)
* International Society of Engineering Education (IGIP)
* Austrian Computer Society (OCG)
* International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE)
* IT Campus Carinthia

Topics of interest
ICL2008 will have a focus on Educational MashUps, Collaborative Learning Environments and ePortfolios.

* Web based learning (WBL)
* Life long learning
* Intelligent content
* Adaptive and intuitive environments
* Responsive environments
* Mobile learning environments and applications
* Computer aided language learning (CALL)
* Platforms and authoring tools
* Educational MashUps
* Networks/Grids for learning
* Knowledge management and learning
* Collaborative learning
* Educational virtual environments
* Applications of the Semantic Web
* e-Portfolios
* Standards and style-guides
* Remote and virtual laboratories
* Multimedia applications and virtual reality
* Pedagogical and psychological issues
* Evaluation and outcomes assessment
* New learning models and applications
* Cost-effectiveness
* Real world experiences
* Pilot projects / Products / Applications

Types of sessions

* Full Paper sessions: 20 minutes presentation followed by a panel discussion. This papers will be reviewed by the program committee.
* Short paper sessions: 15 minutes presentation
* Interactive demonstrations: 15 minutes demonstration of tools and solutions.
* 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 or a panel. Proposals should include a minimum of three papers, a session title, a list of the topics covered, and qualifications of the session organizer. The name of the session organizer will appear in the program and the proceedings.
* Exhibit at the ICL products and developments of eLearning technology.

The proceedings will be published on CD in cooperation with the Kassel University Press
(own ISBN number).

Some authors will be invited to submit extended versions of their paper for publication in the "European Journal of Open and Distance Learning" (EURODL) or the "International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning" (iJET).

Submission of papers
Paper proposals should be submitted using the Electronic Submission Page:

If unable to submit electronically, please contact the Chair.

Proposals for demonstrations, workshops, tutorials, thematic sessions and the exhibition also may be submitted in a short form.
(email to: M.Auer@IEEE.org ).

Important dates
16 May 2008: Submission of extended abstracts

30 May 2008: Proposals for short papers, workshops, tutorials,demos

20 June 2008: Notification of acceptance

10 Sept. 2008: Camera-ready due

24-26 Sept. 2008: Conference ICL2008

For more information contact

phone: +43-4242-90500-2115

General information
The conference venue is the Congress Center Villach. Villach is located in the southern part of Austria near Italy and Slovenia and can easily be reached by aircraft (Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Salzburg), by train (EC) and highway (Autobahn).