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European Commission Call for Visionary Papers on the Future of Open Education

The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (Joint Research Centre, European Commission) is calling upon experts and practitioners to come up with visionary papers and imaginative scenarios on how Open Education in 2030 in Europe might look with a major focus on Open Educational Resources and Practices in each of the following education sectors:
(a) Lifelong Learning (Submission deadline: 31 March 2013)
(b) School Education (Submission deadline: 28 April 2013)
(c) Higher Education (Submission deadline: 7 May 2013)
More information is available here.

2012 EUROCALL Proceedings

The EUROCALL 2012 proceedings are now online. All the research papers will be available at the following address on December 15:

EUROCALL Proceedings

We look forward to reading the contributions of our colleages.

EUROCALL provides insightful presentations on practices related to ICT, web 2.0 tools and social media in classroom and higher education.

The European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning currently represents 33 countries and it has its own online publication (biannual).

Infodays for the 2013 Lifelong Learning Programme: Nov. 12, 2012

Don’t miss the Infodays for the 2013 Call for proposals of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission!
The event can be attended online, too.
Registration for the event will open by end September
More information here.

Digital Agenda for Europe: A strategy for a digital economy by 2020

Research and innovation is a key pillar of the Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE). The DAE is the European Commission’s strategy to deliver sustainable economic and social benefits from a digital single market based on fast and ultra fast internet and interoperable applications. The Research and innovation pillar of the DAE focuses on maintaining Europe’s competitive edge in ICT R&I through increased coordination and elimination of Europe’s fragmented efforts.

More information and current activities can be found here

Hot off the press: “Connectivism: Design & Delivery of Social Networked Learning”

The Special Issue on “Connectivism: Design and Delivery of Social Networked Learning” of the IRRODL journal (International review of research on open and distance learning) has just been published.

Some of the top contributions include:

The PLE Conference 2011: a top annual event

The PLE Conference 2011!

Following the highly successful inaugural event in Barcelona (#PLE_BCN) in 2010, this year’s PLE Conference will be held at the University of Southampton from July 11th ­ to 13th 2011.

The PLE Conference is intended to produce a space for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experience and research around the development and implementation of PLEs – including the design of environments and the sociological and educational issues that they raise. Whilst the conference includes a traditional research paper strand, we particularly encourage proposals for sessions in different formats including workshops, posters, debates, café sessions and demonstrations aiming to sustain the dynamic, vibrant and interactive discussion established by the opening event in Barcelona in 2010.

Call for contributions

Deadline Saturday 26th March

The conference organisers welcome 500-800 word abstracts for full or short research papers. Submissions for other types of presentation, such as workshops, symposia, demonstrations and installations are also encouraged. These can be submitted electronically via ConfTool http://pleconf.cs.uni-paderborn.de/ . The full guidelines for submissions can be downloaded here.

Conference themes

Conference themes include (but are not limited to):

  • Theories and frameworks for Personal Learning Environments
  • Technologies and software for developing Personal Learning Environments
  • PLEs in Practice (case studies, approaches to using PLEs)
  • Educational institutions, change and PLEs
  • Pedagogical approaches to managing personal learning
  • The development and management of Personal Learning Networks
  • Mobile PLEs and augmented reality
  • Supporting informal and contextual learning
  • Using PLEs in organisations
  • Using PLEs for Work Based Learning
  • Mash-up PLEs
  • Presentation formats
  • Future visions:  Quo vadis PLE?
For more information-
Web: http://www.pleconf.com
Email: info@pleconf.com
Hash code: #PLE_SOU

An international TEL conference: EC-TEL 2011

EC-TEL 2011 – Sixth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning

Towards Ubiquitous Learning

20-23 September 2011, Palermo, Italy

EC-TEL is a unique setting for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers in Technology Enhanced Learning from Europe and other continents to meet together and exchange on the current challenges and advances in the field. At EC-TEL, experts and young researchers in Computer Science, Education, Psychology, Cognitive Science, and Social Science, as well as entrepreneurs have the
opportunity to establish collaborations, strengthen their links and cross-fertilize their core disciplines.

EC-TEL 2011 will push further the Ubiquitous Learning paradigm by not only tackling the challenges of exploiting new trendy devices in various contexts, but also by investigating ways to meet and support formally and informally the learners in their learning playgrounds and social environments thanks to innovative scenarios

More information at: www.ec-tel.eu