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Scope of the conference

This interdisciplinary conference aims to focus on the exchange of  relevant trends and research  results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of  interactive computer aided learning. Therefore pilot projects, applications and products will also be welcome.

This conference will be organized by the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Villach/Austria in cooperation with:

 Topics of interest

ICL2009 will have a focus on Semantic Technologies, Educational MashUps, Collaborative Learning Environments and ePortfolios.

General topics are for example:

  • Web based learning (WBL)
  • Life long learning
  • Adaptive and intuitive environments
  • Responsive environments
  • Semantic metadata for e-learning
  • Mobile learning  environments and  applications
  • Computer aided language learning (CALL)
  • Platforms and authoring tools
  • Educational MashUps
  • Networks/Grids for learning
  • Knowledge management and learning
  • Collaborative learning
  • Educational virtual environments
  • Applications of the Semantic Web
  • E-Portfolios
  • Standards and style-guides
  • Remote and virtual laboratories
  • Multimedia applications and virtual reality
  • Pedagogical and psychological issues
  • Evaluation and outcomes assessment
  • New learning models and applications
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Real world experiences
  • Pilot projects / Products / Applications

Types of sessions

  • Full Paper sessions: 20 minutes presentation followed by a panel discussion. This papers will be reviewed by the program committee.
  • Short paper sessions: 15 minutes presentation
  • Interactive demonstrations: 15 minutes demonstration of tools and solutions.
  • Round Table Discussions: Work in progress, late papers, doctoral thesis discussions
  • Poster sessions
Other opportunities to participate:
  • Run a workshop or tutorial. Proposals should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, and the qualifications of the instructor.
  • Organize a  thematic session or a panel. Proposals should include a minimum of three  papers, a session title, a list of the topics covered, and qualifications of the session organizer. The name of the session organizer will appear in the program and the proceedings.
  • Exhibit at the ICL products and developments of eLearning technology.


The proceedings will be published on CD in cooperation with the Kassel University Press 
(own ISBN number).

For format instructions see: template.doc .

Some authors will be invited to submit extended versions of their paper for publication in the "European Journal of Open and Distance Learning" (EURODL) or the "International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning" (iJET).

If you are interested please contact the publication chair: Doru Ursutiu

Submission of papers

Paper proposals should be submitted using the 
Electronic Submission Page.
If unable to submit electronically, please contact the Chair. 

Proposals for demonstrations, workshops,  tutorials, thematic sessions and the exhibition also may be submitted in a short form.
(email to: ).

Important dates

15 May 2009:       Submission of extended
   abstracts (two pages)

29 May2009:        Proposals for short papers,
                          workshops, tutorials,demos

11 June 2009:      Notification of acceptance

10 Sept. 2009:      Camera-ready due

23-25 Sept. 2009: Conference ICL2009

For more information contact

phone: +43-5-90500-2115 

General information

The conference venue is the Congress Center Villach. Villach is located in the southern part of Austria near Italy and Slovenia and can easily be reached by aircraft (Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Salzburg), by train (EC) and highway (Autobahn).