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mLearn 2006

22. 10. 2006

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
Products/Services Showcases
"Papers on the Fly"

Call for Submissions - Deadline May 31, 2006

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 partnerships.
  • 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:[email protected]

Deadline Call for Papers:
31. 05. 2006


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