IMCL2018 11-12 October 2018, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

IMCL2018 11-12 October 2018, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Overview

The 12th International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning, IMCL2018, is part of an international initiative to promote technology-enhanced learning and online engineering world-wide.

The IMCL2018 conference will cover all aspects of mobile learning as well as the emergence of mobile communication technologies, infrastructures and services and their implications for education, business, governments and society.

The IMCL2018 actually aims to promote the development of mobile learning, to provide a forum for education and knowledge transfer, to expose students to latest ICT technologies and encourage the study and implementation of mobile applications in teaching and learning.

TThe conference will also aims to stimulate critical debate on theories, approaches, principles and applications of mobile learning among educators, developers, researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

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Conference Proceedings

The conference proceedings will be published as IMCL2018 Proceedings in the Springer series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing". The books of these series are submitted to ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink. Selected award papers will be recommended for publication in the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), the International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) and the International Journal for Online Engineering (iJOE).

Topics

The special focus of IMCL2018 is on the following topics:

  • Mobile Learning Issues:
    • Dynamic learning experiences
    • Large scale adoption of mobile learning
    • Assessment, evaluation and research methods
    • Mobile learning models, theory and pedagogy
    • Life-long and informal learning using mobile devices
    • Open and distance mobile learning
    • Social implications of mobile learning
    • Design of adaptive mobile learning environments
    • Cost effective management of mobile Learning processes
    • Quality in mobile learning
    • Ethical and legal issues
    • Location-based integration
    • Emerging mobile technologies and standards
    • Interactive and collaborative mobile learning environments
    • 5G Network Infrastructure
    • Tangible, embedded and embodied interaction
  • Mobile Learning and the Internet of Things (IoT):
    • Design of Internet of Things devices and applications
    • Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence
    • Challenges for Internet of Things implementation
    • Open-source resources for IoT Development (hardware/software)
    • Industrial Internet of Things
    • Wearables & Internet of things
    • Mobile/online courses for Internet of Things
  • Mobile Applications:
    • Smart cities
    • Online laboratories
    • Game based learning
    • Mobile health care and training
    • E-health technologies
    • Learning analytics
    • Mobile learning in cultural institutions and open spaces
    • Mobile systems and services for opening up education
    • Social networking applications
    • Mobile Learning Management Systems (mLMS)

Important Dates

01 Jun 2018Submission of:
(i) structured 2-page abstracts (for full papers and short papersfor the main conference
(ii) Special Session proposals
18 Jun 2018Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference
Special Sessions notification and announcement
08 Aug 2018Submission of complete papers for all submission types
31 Aug 2018Notification of acceptance
10 Sep 2018Author registration deadline
17 Sep 2018Camera-ready due
11 Oct 2018IMCL2018 Conference Opening

Important Dates

01 Jun 2018Submission of:
(i) structured 2-page abstracts (for full papers and short papersfor the main conference
(ii) Special Session proposals
18 Jun 2018Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference
Special Sessions notification and announcement
08 Aug 2018Submission of complete papers for all submission types
31 Aug 2018Notification of acceptance
10 Sep 2018Author registration deadline
17 Sep 2018Camera-ready due
11 Oct 2018IMCL2018 Conference Opening

Contact

Konstantinos Apostolou, IMCL2018 Chair
apostol@mcmaster.ca
Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, IMCL General Chair
tsiatsos@csd.auth.gr
Michael E. Auer, Steering Committee Chair
info@imcl-conference.org

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