Wednesday, 23 September 2009

08:00 onwards

09:00 - 12:00

Pre-conference Workshops

WS01  Next Generation e-Learning: Harnessing the power of Web2.0
              and Web3.0

Vassil Alexandrov: University of Reading, UK

WS02  Mashups for Learning
Helmar Burkhart: Universität Basel, Departement Informatik, Switzerland

WS03  Robotics as an Interactive Tool in Education
Alexander Hofmann: Fachhochschule Technikum Wien, Austria
Pavel Petrovic: Comenius University Bratislava, Slovakia
Gerald Steinbauer: Graz University of Technology, Austria

WS04  Exploring Web 2.0 to Support Online Learning Communities:
             Where Technology Meets Pedagogy
Giselle Ferreira, Wendy Fisher, Karen Kear & Jon Rosewell:
The Open University UK

WS05  How to Use Microblogging Platforms in Education
        Carmen Holotescu: Timsoft, Romania
        Gabriela Grosseck: West University of Timisora, Romania

  Microblogging in Education: A Beginner’s Guide to Twitter
Steve Wheeler; Tara Alexander: University of Plymouth, UK
(15:30 - 19:30)

13:00 - 18:45 Poster Presentation P1

13:00 Opening of the Conference
13:15 - 15:00 Keynote Speeches 

Kees-Jan van Dorp,
European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), Research Director

"Adding Value to Open and Distance Education in the Post-2010 Decade"   more ...

Peter Dolog, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University, Denmark

"idSpace: Interactive Social Web Based Learning Support for Creativity in Distrubuted Teams"  more ...

  Coffee break

15:30 - 17:30
Parallel Sessions

1A Collaborative Learning (Full Papers)
Semantic Meta Data for E-Learning (Full Papers)
1C Special Session: eP & PLE
1D Collaborative Learning (Short Papers)
Microblogging in Education: A Beginner’s Guide to Twitter

Coffee break

18:00 - 19:30 Parallel Sessions

2A Collaborative Learning (Full Papers)
2B Semantic Meta Data for E-Learning (Full Papers)
2C Interactive Demonstrations
2D Real World Experiences (Short Papers)
2E WS Microblogging in Education: A Beginner’s Guide to Twitter (cont.)

20:00 Welcome Cocktail

Thursday, 24 September 2009

08:00 onwards Registration
09:00 - 18:30
Poster presentation P2

09:00 - 11:00 Keynote speeches

Diem Ho,
IBM, Director University Relations EMEA, Member of the IBM Academy of Technology

"Challenges in Higher Education in Europe"  more ...
Arthur Edwards, University of Colima, Mexico

"Mexico: A Case Study of Education, Broadband Penetration and a Local Proposal for a Local Problem"  more ...

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30  Parallel sessions

3A Life Long Learning (Full Papers)
3B Evaluation and Outcomes Assessment(Full Papers)
3C Computer Aided Language Learning (CALL) (Full Papers)
3D Web Based Learning (WBL) (Short Papers)
3E Special Track "CAF2009"

  Lunch buffet

13:30 - 15:00

Keynote speeches

Kumiko Aoki,
Center of ICT and Distance Education, Open University of Japan

"E-Learning in the Fantasyland: Myths and Reality of Education in Japan"  more ...

Kristijan Zimmer, Information Support Center, University of Zagreb, Croatia

"Why are isolated islands only good for vacations
(…and not for e-learning IT infrastructure)"
  more ...

15:30 - 17:30

Parallel sessions

4A Mobile Learning Environments and Applications (Full Papers)
4B Multimedia Applications and Virtual Reality (Full Papers)
4C Web Based Learning (WBL) (Full Papers)
4D Special Track "MashUps"
4E Special Track "CAF2009"

  Coffee break

18:00 - 19:30 Parallel sessions

5A Mobile Learning Environments and Applications (Full Papers)
5B Educational Virtual Environments (Full Papers)
5C Web Based Learning (WBL) (Full Papers)

5D Special Track "MashUps"

20:30 Conference Dinner - Reception of the Mayor of Villach

Friday, 25 September 2009

08:30 onwards
09:00 - 16:00 Poster presentation P3

09:00 - 10:30

Keynote speeches

Paulo Wollinger,
Director of Higher Education Accreditation, Ministry of Education Brazil

"Challenges in a developing country for interactive education – Brazilian efforts"  more ...

Seth Norberg, Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm;  Consultant for the Intel Education Initiative, Sweden

"Let the ICT development in school have a holistic view!"  more ...

  Coffee break

11:00 - 13:00

Parallel Sessions

6A Adaptive and Intuitive Environments (Full Papers)
6B New Learning Models and Applications (Full Papers)
6C Life Long Learning (Short Papers)
6D Special Track "School & IT"
6E Round Table Sessions (RT1 ... RT7)

RT1 New Learning Models and Applications
RT2 Adaptive and Intuitive Environments
RT3 Collaborative Learning
RT4 Evaluation and Outcomes Assessment
RT5 Life Long Learning
RT6 Web Based Learning
RT7 Real World Experiences

  Lunch buffet

14:00 - 15:30 Parallel sessions

7A Late Papers
7B Late Papers
7C New Learning Models and Applications (Short papers)
7D Special Track "School & IT"

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00

Keynote Panel

Panel Chair: David Guralnick
President, International E-Learning Association (IELA)
President, Kaleidoscope Learning

The Challenges of Life Long Learning

Aoki , van Dorp, Edwards, Norberg, Wollinger, Zimmer

  Farewell Coffee

Saturday, 26 September 2009

Day Trip to Venice
Departure from Villach (Holiday Inn Hotel)
09:30 Coffee break
11:45 Arrival in Venice (with boat)
17:00 Departure from Venice
19:00 Candlelight Dinner in Italy
22:00 Arrival in Villach