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CALL FOR PAPERS
International Workshop on Enabling User Experience with future Interactive
Learning Systems (UXFUL 2010)
http://sgraf.athabascau.ca/UXFUL2010

held in conjunction with USAB 2010: HCI in Work & Learning, Life & Leisure
4 & 5 November 2010
Klagenfurt, Austria
http://usab-symposium.uni-klu.ac.at/


*** Extended Deadline: July 6, 2010 ***


Motivation
**********
Standard Information Systems for learning purposes have matured, technology
is stable and masses of information can be made available to the learner.
Most educational institutions are already using such learning systems either
in a blended or purely online form for delivering parts of courses or fully
online courses to their students. 

Besides such formal learning systems, we are surrounded by multimodal
interfaces which enable the inclusion of all human senses, and mobile,
ubiquitous and pervasive technology is available everywhere and at all time.
Current research deals with using such new technologies for the purpose of
learning, integrating them in current learning systems, and building
learning environments where students are provided with more authentic
learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Furthermore,
new technologies allow students to interact with the learning environment in
more natural and intuitive ways, using multimodal and smart interfaces from
various types of devices ranging from mobile phones to smart boards.

The focus of this special workshop is on the provision of enhanced user
experience (UX), including making information more useful, usable and
enjoyable. This is a challenge for interdisciplinary research on the
intersection of Psychology and Computer Science.

This workshop shall bring together researchers and practitioners from
Psychology and Computer Science, bridging classic Human-Computer Interaction
research (HCI) with Usability Engineering (UE), aiming at bringing clear
benefits for learners!


Topics of Interest
******************
Topics include (but are not limited):
• Quasi-Intelligent Learning Objects (QILOS) 

• Adaptive Learning Environments (ALEs) 

• Multimodal Interfaces for e-Learning (MIeL) and Training (e-Training) 

• Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Pervasive Learning and Training Technologies

• Smart Technologies and Interfaces

• Contextual Real-time Interaction in e-Learning

• Psychological Aspects of Multimodal Interfaces 

• Cross Media Design and Development 

• Accessible Interfaces to Learning and Training Content 

• Learning, Teaching and Motivation with didactical innovative e-Learning
Concepts


Submission Procedure
********************
Authors are invited to submit papers in the following categories:
• Full papers (14-20 pages)
• Short papers (6-14 pages)
• Posters (4 pages)

The page length includes figures, tables, references and so on. All papers
has to be formatted according to the Springer LNCS Style. Please find more
information about the formatting guidelines in Section 5.2 at:
http://usab-symposium.uni-klu.ac.at/index.php?option=com_content&view=articl
e&id=46&Itemid=2. 

Since papers will undergo a double-blind reviewing process, please remove
your names, affiliations and any other identifying material  before
submitting your paper!

Please submit your paper at
http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=usab2010 (and choose "Enabling
User Experience with Future Interactive Learning Systems (UXFUL 2010)" as
track).

Accepted papers will be included in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer
Science (LNCS) of the main Symposium, consequently will undergo careful peer
review to ensure the highest possible quality. Quality instead of Quantity!


Important Dates
***************
July 6, 2010			Extended Deadline for Paper Submission
July 23, 2010			Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
August 15, 2010			Camera-Ready Deadline
November 4 & 5, 2010		USAB 2010: HCI in Work & Learning, Life &
Leisure


Information about Registration, Accommodation and Venue
*******************************************************
The UXFUL Workshop is held in conjunction with USAB2010, which takes place
from 4-5 November 2010 in Klagenfurt, Austria. All participants of the
workshop are required to register for USAB, but there will be no additional
workshop fee. Further information regarding the registration,
accommodations, and the workshop/conference venue can be found at the
website of USAB2010 (http://usab-symposium.uni-klu.ac.at/).


Program Committee (not completed yet)
*****************
Reinhold Behringer, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada

Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Matjaz Debevc, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Carlo Giovannella, ScuolaIaD Universitΰ di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy

Vlado Glavinic, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Ray Yueh-Min Huang, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan 

Gwo-Jen Hwang, National University of Taiwan, Taiwan

Jiyou Jia, Peking University, China

Charalambos Karagiannidis, University of Thessaly, Greece

Vive Kumar, Athabasca University, Canada

Chung Hsien Lan, Nanya Institute of Technology, Taiwan

Chien-Sing Lee, Multimedia University, Malaysia 

Jimmy Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Gerd Mietzel, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Toshio Okamoto, University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania

Carsten Roecker, RWTH Aachen, Germany

Demetrios Sampson, University of Piraeus & CERTH, Greece

Jean Underwood, Nottingham Trend University, UK

Geoff Underwood, Nottingham University, UK

Stephen J.H. Yang, National Central University, Taiwan

Martina Ziefle, RWTH Aachen, Germany


Workshop Organizers
*******************
Sabine Graf, Athabasca University, Canada

Andreas Holzinger, Graz University of Technology & Medical University Graz,
Austria

Kinshuk, Athabasca University, Canada

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