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Joint Workshop on IMS Learning Desig

22. 09. 2005

A Joint PROLEARN and UNFOLD Initiative in Valkenburg (near Heerlen and Maastricht), The Netherlands on the 22nd and 23rd of September 2005.

The organized workshop will provide an overview of current work in the field of IMS Learning Design. A number of presentations will be carried out on the following topics:

- Development of LD tools and architectures, eg, editors, content management systems, runtime engines.
- Advanced applications of LD (eg, in gaming, collaborative learning, competence development, ePortfolios)
- Research and technology development to support users in creating an adequate learning design (e.g. software agents or design aids)<
- Research to evaluate the ability of the LD specification to integrate the following criteria: completeness, pedagogical flexibility, personalization, re usability, formalization, etc.
- Evaluations of the use of LD in practice, including the integration of a variety of specifications in a learning environment
- Studies defining the current state-of-the-art in learning design, or positioning LD in the wider context of learning, training and instruction

Papers accepted for presentation at the first workshop will be published in the Special Issue on Learning Design of the IEEE journal Educational Technology Society. There will also be a number of presentations besides and always focused on the current state of LD.

There is no fee for participation but registration is compulsory as there is limited space and applications will be dealt with in order of reception. The registration form is availale in Word or RTF formats and to be downloadable from the conference website.


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