The 5th International Workshop on Collaboration and e-Learning
Call for Papers and Participation
As part of
The 2016 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
October 31 - November 04, 2016
The Florida Hotel and Conference CenterOrlando, Florida, USA
In Cooperation with ACM, IEEE, and IFIP
Paper Submission Deadline: August 05, 2016 - Extended
Submissions could be for full papers, short papers, poster papers, or posters
PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION
Shifting to knowledge based society, high level educational environments are required with which it is possible to continue to learn for anybody, anytime, and anywhere. The area of e-Learning realizes such kind of educational environments because distributed learners can learn collaboratively with multimedia contents anytime and anywhere by employing collaborative e-Learning technologies.
Collaborative e-learning technologies include a variety of approaches that involve joint intellectual effort by learners and instructors. In such learning contexts, collaborative learning happens when groups of learning seekers work together to search for understanding or meaning or build a new competency, and/or learning providers and pedagogues deliver joint solutions to create a learning product.
In addition collaborative e-learning involves other issues related to the software and hardware architectures that underlie e-learning systems, or the evaluation and effectiveness of these systems using techniques such as learning analytics.
This workshop solicits researches for systems and concepts which offer high quality education with thinking of learners' convenience, such as collaborative learning systems, sharing and exchanging systems, monitoring/mentoring systems, learning design and pedagogy in technology-enhanced learning, design and development of e-learning systems, MOOCs, quality in e-learning, and learning analytics.
E-Learning outcomes have been judged to be equivalent or superior to face-to-face instructions at many institutions and it has the same educational effect on learners in instructors' impressions. Hence, this is a promising field with a lot of potentials which should be assessed carefully.
We invite original contributions from researchers and practitioners in academia, government and industry, in order to go forward toward new collaborative information technology systems for e-Learning.
SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES
e-Learning is a collaborative discipline by nature: educators collaborate to develop their contents and courses. Students collaborate to solve problems and to make projects. Finally, educators and students collaborate among them during the educative process.
At present educational processes in academia and industry are inconceivable without the presence of collaborative e-Learning tools for content development, knowledge sharing or problem resolution.
This workshop on Collaborative e-Learning – to be held as part of the 2016 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2016) – invites researchers and practitioners in academia, government and industry to submit their original works about technical, pedagogical or social networks experiences in collaborative e-Learning.
Ce-Learning Workshop Topics of Interest include, but not limited to:
PAPER SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
You are invited to submit original and unpublished research works on above and other topics related to e-Learning & collaboration systems and related topics. Submitted papers must not have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere. Submissions could be for full papers, short papers, poster papers, or posters (please specify). For Regular papers, please submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript, not to exceed 8 double-column formatted pages per template, and include up to 6 keywords and an abstract of no more than 400 words. Additional pages will be charged additional fee. Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and all authors email addresses. Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author(s) although all authors are equally responsible for the manuscript. Short papers (up to 4 pages), poster papers and posters (please refer to http://cts2016.cisedu.info/1-call-for-papers/call-for-posters for posters submission details) will also be considered. Please specify the type of submission you have. Please include page numbers on all preliminary submissions to make it easier for reviewers to provide helpful comments. The templates are posted at http://cts2016.cisedu.info/6-participants/author-s-info.
Accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings. Instructions for final manuscript format and requirements will be posted on the CTS 2016 Conference web site. It is our intent to have the proceedings formally published in hard and soft copies and be available at the time of the conference. The proceedings is projected to be included in the IEEE Digital Library and indexed in all major indexing services accordingly.
Submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript to the workshop EasyChair paper submission site at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=celearningcts2016. Acknowledgement will be sent within 48 hours of submission. If the submission is for a poster paper or short paper, indicate that as well on the manuscript and in the submission form's Notes field.
Only PDF files will be accepted, uploaded to the submission link above. Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews. Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, significance, technical clarity and presentation, and references. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper will have to register and attend the CTS 2016 conference to present the paper at the workshop.
If you have any questions about paper submission or the workshop, please contact the organizers.
Paper Submission Deadline: ------------------------- August 05, 2016 - Extended
Acceptance Notification: ----------------------------- August 19, 2016
Camera Ready Papers and Registration Due: ----- September 02, 2016
Conference Dates: ----------------------------------- October 31 - November 04, 2016
Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone: +54 221 422-7707
Nour El Mawas
Télécom Bretagne, Institut Mines-Télécom
Phone: +33 2 29 00 14 17
Fax: +33 2 29 00 12 82
International Program Committee*:All submitted papers will be rigorously reviewed by the workshop technical program committee members following similar criteria used in CTS 2016 and will be published as part of the CTS 2016 Proceedings.
For information or questions about Conference's paper submission, tutorials, posters, workshops, special sessions, exhibits, demos, panels and forums organization, doctoral colloquium, and any other information about the conference location, registration, paper formatting, etc., please consult the Conference’s web site at URL: http://cts2016.cisedu.info/ or contact one of the Conference's organizers or Co-Chairs.