IME@ILRN 2019 : Special Track on Immersive Medical Education @ ILRN 2019
Call For Papers
ST2. Immersive Medical Education
The Special Track on Immersive Medical Education at the iLRN 2019 Conference will focus on the use of Extended Reality (XR) which includes augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), augmented virtuality (AVR), virtual reality (VR) and related technologies for learning experiences that inspire and engage learners in immersive ways. Of interest are reports of both research studies and applications covering the entire spectrum of immersive platform types, including desktop, mobile, head mounted displays, wearable and room-based (e.g., CAVE). The aim of this special track is to gather not only leading researchers, but also young researchers as well as practitioners and developers in this field who research applications of Immersive Technologies in Medical Education.
Potential topic areas relevant to Immersive Medical Education:
This special session welcomes submissions on (but not limited to) the following topics:
Pedagogy & learning design for XR
Technical infrastructure & standards for supporting XR
Design & application of XR
Applications of XR in informal & lifelong learning Collaborative learning (co-located or distributed) with XR Assessment & impact of learning in XR
Intelligent, adaptive & personalised learning in XR Serious games/gamification for learning based on XR Future innovations, challenges and applications
Full papers (10 – 14) for short communication/poster.
Short paper (6-8) for short communication/poster
Extended Abstract (1-2 pages) for poster/workshop/demostration.
Submitted papers must follow the same guidelines as the main conference submissions. Please visit https://immersivelrn.org/ilrn2019/authors-info/ for guidelines and templates. For submitting a paper to this special track, please use the submission system https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ilrn2019 , log in with an account or register, and select the track “ST2: Immersive Medical Education” to add your submission.
Evaluation of submissions
Submissions will be accepted only electronically through the conference website, from which guidelines and templates are available (https://immersivelrn.org/ilrn2019/authors-info/)
Special Track Chair
Associate Professor Nabil Zary, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Professor Fernando Bello, Centre for Engagement and Simulation Science, Imperial College London, UK
Prof Pascal Staccini, School of Medicine, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
(To be announced)
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