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ICWL 2009 : 8th International Conference on Web-based Learning


Conference Series : International Conference on Web-Based Learning
When Aug 19, 2009 - Aug 21, 2009
Where Aachen, Germany
Submission Deadline Mar 1, 2009
Categories    elearning

Call For Papers

ICWL is an annual international conference on web-based learning. Since the
first ICWL was held in Hong Kong in 2002, it has been held in Australia
(2003), China (2004), Hong Kong (2005), Malaysia (2006), United Kingdom
(2007), and China (2008). The 8th ICWL 2009 will be held in Aachen, Germany,
a city with rich culture, high-tech research, and a truly European spirit.
ICWL 2009 will be jointly organized by Hong Kong Web Society, RWTH Aachen
University, and Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science. The technical
program will feature keynote addresses, workshops, tutorials, in addition to
presentations of refereed papers.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to the following:

* Technology Enhanced Learning
* Web-based Learning for Oriental Languages
* Mobile Learning
* Social Software and Web 2.0 for Technology Enhanced Learning
* Learning Resource Deployment, Organization and Management
* Design, Model and Framework of E-learning Systems
* E-learning Metadata and Standards
* Educational Gaming and Multimedia Storytelling for Learning
* Practice and Experience Sharing
* Pedagogical Issues

Paper Submissions:

Authors are invited to submit original papers on research results or novel
applications in web-based learning. Papers for submissions should be
formatted in single column of no more than 10 pages in single line spacing
and in PDF format for review. All accepted papers will appear in the
conference proceedings. All accepted full papers presented in the conference
will be published as a volume in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science
(tentative). It is further planned that authors of the best papers will be
invited to submit their extended versions for special issues of relevant

Important Dates:

* Full Paper Submission Deadline: March 1, 2009
* Workshop Proposals Submission Deadline: March 1, 2009
* Poster Paper Submission Deadline: May 1, 2009

For more information about the conference, workshop proposal or paper
submission, please check the conference web site or send an email to:



The International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL) 2009 organizing committee invites proposals for workshops to be held in conjunction with the conference. The purpose of a workshop is to provide participants with the opportunity to present and discuss novel research ideas on active and emerging topics in web-based learning. )From the 19th-21st of August, 2009, the eighth ICWL 2009 will be held at the RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, Germany

The ICWL Program Committee invites researchers from industry and academia to take this opportunity and submit WORKSHOP PROPOSALS on hot topics in the scope of the conference. All proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by the ICWL Organizing Committee. Workshop attendees have to register and pay for the full ICWL conference.

Workshop Proposals Submission Deadline: March 1, 2009
Notification of acceptance: March 20, 2009
Distribution of accepted workshop CfPs: March 25, 2009
ICWL 2009 conference: August 19-21, 2009

Workshop proposals should be no longer than 4 pages and should include the following information:

* General information:
- Name of the workshop
- Names, affiliations, and a short bio of the organizers (we encourage international teams of organizers from different institutions)

* A description of the workshop:
- Workshop topic
- Relevance of the workshop to the conference
- Target audience: who might be interested in the workshop and why
- Expected number of participants
- Goals and format (oral presentations, posters, discussion groups, etc.)

* A draft of the workshop's call for papers:
- A list of specific topics of interest
- Important dates (proposed submission deadline: March 1, 2009; proposed notification of acceptance: March 20, 2009)
- URL of site to host the workshop
- Preliminary list of the Program Committee with their affiliation
- A description of the paper reviewing and selection process
- Expected duration of the workshop (half a day or a full day)

Please email your proposal as a PDF attachment directly to the workshop chairs (Frederick Li and Baltasar Fernandez-Manjon) at and

General Chair:
Matthias Jarke RWTH Aachen University, Germany

General Co-Chairs:
Ralf Klamma RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Rynson Lau City University, Hong Kong

Program Co-Chairs:
Marc Spaniol Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science, Germany
Qing Li City University, Hong Kong

Workshop Co-Chairs:
Baltasar Fern?ndez-Manj?n Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Frederick Li Durham University, United Kingdom

Organization Co-Chair:
Yiwei Cao, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Publicity Co-Chairs:
Anna Glukhova, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Christian G?tl, TU Graz, Austria
Yuanchun Shi, Tsinghua University, China

International Program Committee (tentative):
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, The Open University, UK
Ambj?rn Naeve, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
Anna Glukhova, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Andreas Schmidt, FZI Karlsruhe, Germany
Andrzej Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
Baltasar Fern?ndez-Manj?n, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
C.W. Ngo, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Chengzheng Sun, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Christian G?tl, Technical University of Graz, Austria Christopher
Yang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
Clement Leung, Victoria University of Technology, Australia
David Rossiter, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK
Denis Gillet, EPFL, Switzerland
Effie Law, ETH Z?rich, Switzerland
Frederick Li, Univeristy of Durham, UK
Geoff Romeo, Monash University, Australia
Gilliean Lee, Lander University, USA
Giuliana Dettori, ITD-CNR, Italy
Guoren Wang, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China
Guozhu Dong, Wright State University, USA Hong
Va Leong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Howard Beck, University of Florida, USA
Howard Leung, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Hua Wang, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
John Murnane, Melbourne University, Australia
Julita Vassileva University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Kang Zhang, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Liz Burd, Univeristy of Durham, UK Lorna
Uden, Staffordshire University, UK Maggie
Minhong Wang, The University of Hong Kong, HK
Marc Spaniol, Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Germany
Maria Grazia Ierardi, IMATI-CNR, Italy
Martin Wolpers, FIT, St. Augustin, Germany Myung
Hee Kang, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
Nalin Sharda, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Philippos Pouyioutas, Intercollege, Cyprus
Philips Wang, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Qing Li, Hong Kong Web Society, Hong Kong
Qun Jin, Waseda University, Japan
Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Rynson Lau, City University of Hong Kong
Shu-Nu Chang, Aletheia University, Taiwan and Link?ping University, Sweden
Simon Yip, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
Stefan G?bel, ZGDV , Darmstadt, Germany
Stefanie Lindstaedt, Know-Center Graz, Austria
Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sunsook Noh, Ewha Women's Univeristy, Korea
Timothy Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Tomaz Klobucar, Institut Josef-Stefan, Slovenia
Wolfgang Nejdl, University of Hannover & L3S, Hannover, Germany
Xavier Ochoa Chehab, Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral, Guayaquil,
Xiangen Hu, University of Memphis, USA
Xiaofeng Meng, Renming University, China
Yiwei Cao, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Yuanchun Shi, Tsinghua University, China
Yueh-Min Huang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

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