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mLearn 2013 - 12th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning

Date2013-10-22 - 2013-10-24


VenueDoha, Qatar Qatar



Topics/Call fo Papers

mLearn 2013 will soon be open for submissions from academic researchers, developers, professionals, practitioners, and educators from school education, higher education, industry, government, and international organisations.
mLearn 2013 pushes further the paradigm of learning and mobility in converging technological environments. This includes applications of mobile devices in various contexts, but also calls for investigating new educational and technological ways and concepts for supporting formal and informal learning as well as transitions between different types of learning.
mLearn was the first conference on Mobile Learning and is the premiere international conference on learning with mobile technologies and learning across contexts. The conference provides a unique forum for knowledge sharing and transfer for academia, developers, practitioners, industry, government, and organisations. Every year, mLearn attracts a great number of participants from more than 60 countries representing all continents.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Challenges for mobile learning in the MENA region
Challenges for mobile learning in developing countries
Mobile learning across cultures
Mobile learning in and across formal and informal settings
Ubiquitous and ambient learning and technology
Theories, models and ethics for mobile and contextual learning
Open and distance education with mobile devices
Mobile language learning
Interaction design and usability for mobile learning
Interoperability and standards for mobile learning
Mobile learning strategies in schools, higher institutions, industry, and organizations
Adaptive, virtual or collaborative environments for mobile learning
Augmented reality for learning
Innovative approaches to learning of current and emerging mobile technologies
Toys and smart objects for learning
The conference programme will highlight keynote talks, symposia/workshops, plenary sessions, parallel presentations, roundtables and debates, special Focus Sessions, poster sessions, technology and product/service demonstrations.
Submissions are invited for
Long papers (8 pages)
Short papers (4 pages)
Posters (250 words)
Workshops (3 pages)
Tutorials (2 pages)
Industry showcases (1-2 pages)
Doctoral Consortium (4 pages)
All contributions will be reviewed in a peer-review process. All accepted papers and posters will published in the conference proceedings.

Last modified: 2013-02-08 22:27:59