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mLearn 2004

mLearn 2005  4th World conference on mLearning 
Conference theme:   Mobile technology: The future of learning in your hands

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Full papers

Pre-Conference workshops

Poster presentations

Technical showcases

Panels / Roundtables

Products / Services showcases

FULL PAPERS

Presentation time: 20 minutes
AV equipment provided: PC, Data projector, Audio

Papers must present reports of significant work in research, development and applications with regards to one or more of the conference topics of interest.

Submissions for full papers should include:

  • 250-word abstract

  • Full paper [7 pages maximum (4500 words)]

  • Full details of author(s)

An edited Book of Abstracts will be published. Note that all full papers will be subjected to a peer review process with the view to be published in an accredited international journal.

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POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Presentation time: 10 minutes

Poster presentations must present reports of significant work in research, development and applications with regards to one or more of the conference topics of interest.

Submissions for poster presentations should include:

  • 250-word abstract

  • Outline of the content

  • Full details of author(s)

Poster presentations will be included in the conference Book of Abstracts and Conference Proceedings.

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PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Presentation time: 45 minutes
AV equipment provided: PC, Data projector, Audio

A Panel, consisting of 3-5 people (including the chair), with not more than two panel members from the same institution or company, present their views and arguments on a specific theme or issue related to any of the topics of interest, and then discusses them with the audience.

To allow for sufficient participation from the audience, the panel should take no more than 30 of the total 45 minutes for panel presentations. Panel selection will be based on the relevance and originality of the topic, expertise and experience of the panellists, as well as the envisaged contribution that the panel session may have towards research and development and dialogue with regards to the selected topic.

Submissions for Panel Discussions / Roundtables should include the following to be provided by the Panel / Roundtable Chair:

  • Description of the theme/topic for the panel discussion / roundtable

  • 100-word abstract (overall)

  • 100-word abstracts of each panellists' perspective

  • Outline of how the panel will be organized

  • Full details of each of the panel members

Panels will be included in the conference Book of Abstracts. Note that all full papers will be subjected to a peer review process with the view to be published in an accredited international journal.

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Workshop length: Half day (3-4 hours) or Full day (7-8 hours)
AV equipment provided:
PC, Projector, Audio

Pre-conference Workshops should provide well-organised learning opportunities for attendees. It should focus on skills development and or advanced technical training in an area related to the topics of interest. Workshops should not be based on an elaborative information session. Workshops should involve hands-on experience with hardware/software/content/equipment provided.

Proposals for pre-conference workshops will be selected on the basis of the instructors' qualifications, expertise and experience, as well as the relevance of the topic.

Pre-conference Workshop proposals must include:

  • Description of the aims and objectives

  •  Intended audience (experience level and prerequisites)

  • Proposed length (half or full day)

  • 250-word abstract and topical outline of the content

  • Full details and abbreviated CV of the instructor(s)

  • List of additional presentation tools required (e.g. flip chart, OHP)

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TECHNICAL SHOWCASES

Presentation time: 20 minutes
AV equipment provided:
PC, Data projector, Audio

This category is designed to accommodate both academic and non-academic technology researchers, but is especially aimed at non-academic developers who are usually operating at the cutting edge of technologies and are thus not able to provide their latest research before a couple of weeks prior to the conference date.

Technical Showcases enable researchers and developers to demonstrate, discuss and share their latest projects and developments. Showcases should focus on research and development (R&D) and can include hardware, software, applications, devices, tools and equipment. Showcases should also inform the audience of future directions.

Proposals for showcases must include:

  • 250-word description of the project and developments envisaged to be presented

  • 250-word description of the Showcase (how it will be presented)

  • Full details of presenter(s)

Note that Technical Showcase presenters will be required to arrange for their own equipment, software and hardware.

Technical Showcase abstracts will be included in the conference Book of Abstracts. Note that all full papers will be subjected to a peer review process with the view to be published in an accredited international journal.

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PRODUCTS/SERVICES SHOWCASES

Presentation time: 1 hour
AV equipment provided: PC, Data projector, Audio

Product/Service Showcases provides the opportunity for companies to demonstrate and discuss their products, services, developments and applications. Sales are permitted.

Proposals for showcases must include:

  • 250-word description of the products/services to be showcased

  • An indication if products/services will be available for sales

  • Full details of the presenter and/or company profile

Note that Product/Services Showcase presenters will be required to arrange for their own equipment, software and hardware.

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