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Willem-Paul Brinkman <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 15 May 2008 10:19:27 +0200
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Workshop - HCI for Technology Enhanced Learning

to be held at the HCI 2008 conference, Liverpool,

Monday 1 September 2008

Workshop website:

Conference website:

This workshop at HCI2008 will investigate the role of Human Computer
Interaction research in the design of technology to support learning -
-mobile learning
-ubiquitous technology to support learning
-tangibles for learning, informal learning
-lifelong learning
-learning for development
-and more...

Last yearís HCI2007 workshop focused on HCI for e-learning. This yearís
workshop welcomes submissions addressing HCI issues from the full range of
technology enhanced learning opportunities. Possible topics include:
-The design of learning using novel technologies (e.g. VR, AR, mobiles,
gaming devices)

-Design guidelines and patterns for technology enhanced learning

-Research methods in design, learnability, and use of learning technology

-Case studies on the learnerís experience of new learning technologies

-The design of personalised and adaptive learning technology

-Studies of e-learning tools (e.g. video, quizzes, discussion boards,
voting systems)

-Designing Web 2.0 for learning

-Designing tangible technologies for learning

-Designing for lifelong learning, workplace learning, etc

-Designing for unusual learners, teachers, self-directed learning

-Designing 'joyful' learning experiences

-Designing Open Learning Technologies

The workshop intends to attract researchers, designers, and educators
interested in understanding good design and the learner's experience of
technology. Workshop participants could come from a variety of backgrounds
such as HCI, psychology, design, computing and education.  The main
objective of the workshop is to establish a community of individuals with
an interest in this area, allowing a lively exchange of ideas with the aim
of supporting the research of the workshop members.

To participate in the workshop please submit a position
paper with your ideas, work or demo description. The
paper may be up to 4 pages long and when accepted will be
published on the workshop website. After the workshop,
position papers and minutes from the workshop discussions
will be published in the proceedings of the workshop. For
the position paper, please use the Word Template that can
be found on the workshop website.

In advance of the workshop, participants' presentation
slides or other material provided will also be made
available on the website. Submissions should be emailed
to all of the following people: Willem-Paul Brinkman
([log in to unmask]), Charles van der Mast
([log in to unmask]), Annette Payne
([log in to unmask]), and Josh Underwood ([log in to unmask]).

Please note that registration to the HCI2008 conference
is required, at least for the day of the workshop. For
details about conference registration, please visit

Submission Deadlines

Early (notification before conference early bird registration date)
-15 June 2008, submission deadline
-30 June 2008, author notification

-3 Aug 2008, submission deadline
-17 Aug 2008, author notification

Willem-Paul Brinkman and Charles van der Mast, Delft University of
Technology, The Netherlands

Annette Payne and Julia Stephenson, Brunel University, UK

Darren Pearce and Joshua Underwood, London Knowledge Lab, University of
London, UK

Enric Mor Pera, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Hilary Smith, University of Sussex, UK

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