Call for Papers – Closed on 30th March 2011

Innovation, Technologies and Practice: Show me the learning!

This year’s conference will offer a dynamic programme of events, along with plenty of opportunity for informal networking and discussion. The programme will include practitioner and research papers, demonstration and workshop sessions, short presentations and ideas exchange fora, Technology in Action showcases illustrating industry and education teamwork, and interactive poster presentations.

About the Call for Papers

The Call for Papers Deadline closed on the 30th of March 2011

Abstracts for papers along the following topics were welcomed:

  • Mobile learning and learning devices
  • New skills for employability
  • Sustainable models of innovation
  • Learning resources – collaborative and social
  • Technology-supported assessment approaches
  • Shifting boundaries: from social networks to learning communities
  • Creativity and learning design

…for the following dedicated tracks:

Conference Tracks

1. Practitioner Track: Short Papers (30 minutes)

Short papers should be no more than 15-20 minutes in length with 10-15 minutes for questions. Please submit a 300 word abstract describing an application or evaluation of technology-enhanced learning, and the benefits of this initiative to teaching and learning.

See Guidelines for Short Papers (for final versions of accepted short papers and presentation guidelines)

2. Research Track: Research Papers (45 minutes)

Similar to the short paper format, but with a presentation of 30 minutes, and allowing about 15 minutes for questions. Please submit a 500 word abstract describing research on new or emergent ideas, technology or practice, and the benefits of this research to teaching and learning.

See Guidelines for Research Papers (for final versions of accepted research papers and presentation guidelines)

3. Practice Exchange (3 mins presentation, 5 mins questions)

Practice exchange is a forum for practitioners to give a short, concise presentation on a technique or idea they have implemented with students, and the learnings and/or challenges that emerged from the experience. The format is a 3-minute presentation, without slides, followed by 5 minutes of questions. Please submit a 100-word abstract outlining the idea you used and the lessons/challenges for teaching and learning.

4. Poster Presentations and Moderated Poster Sessions

Posters offer another way to share information visually ,such as research findings or innovative applications. We invite submissions for both traditional and electronic posters (for example using Prezi). The programme will include short moderated poster sessions where presenters will be asked to present and discuss their work. We ask that you submit a 300 word abstract describing your poster/electronic poster.

Deadline for Abstract Submissions

  • Deadline for abstract submissions to all tracks is 30 March 2011.
  • Final versions of accepted papers and abstracts will be accepted up to 16 April 2011 (all abstracts and papers will be published online).
  • All presentations (PDF or PowerPoint slides) must be submitted by 16 May 2011 and will be made available via the ILTA website during the conference.

How to Submit

Via the Online Submission System

What’s the conference hash tag?

If you are a twitter user, feel free to use the hashtag #edtech11 if you are tweeting about the event! See what some people are saying on Twitter about the event here.

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