[Itech] Fwd: Call for Papers

Teresa Franklin franklit at ohio.edu
Fri Aug 17 14:55:41 EDT 2012


This is a good location for a conference paper or two that some of you are
working on concerning online learning and mobile learning.  Let me know if
you need help preparing the submission.

Dr. Franklin

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From: Society for Applied Learning Technology <saltmail at ltimail.org>
Date: Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 10:44 AM
Subject: Call for Papers
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New Learning Technologies 2013
Caribe Royale Hotel
Orlando, Florida - March 6-8, 2013

The SALT 2013 New Learning Technologies conference will showcase the latest
in mobile learning and education technologies, case studies, best
practices, tools and platforms, authoring and development software,
learning management systems, use of various mobile devices and smart phones
in learning, design and development of learning, technologies such
augmented reality, location-based technologies, image-recognition, gaming,
simulation and other related technologies.

Abstracts for presentations from knowledgeable professionals in industry,
government, military, and academia are solicited to provide presentations
which would be part of a comprehensive conference program on the latest
learning technologies as they are being applied to training, education and
job performance improvement, including ways to implement technology,
descriptions of education and technical skills applications, e-Learning,
enterprise management, and instructional systems design, together with
Knowledge Management systems.

The submissions should be in the form of individual presentations or panel
discussions.  Topics of interest include:

Mobile Computing, Handhelds & PDAs

·        Handhelds, PDAs, Smartphones, Tablet PCS
·        Using Effective elearning and engaging distance learning for the
·        Mobile-optimized Web Applications
·        Pervasive computing devices and other ubiquitous computing
·        Virtualization, Process Migration, Thin-client Computing, Network
·        Security Issues involved in interactions with Mobile Computing
·        Mobile Computing's Impact on Workforce Productivity
·        Mobile Enterprise Asset Management Systems

Instructional Systems Design

·        Blended Learning strategies
·        Strategies to address remote learners
·        Implementing Accessibility into e-Learning
·        Authoring tools and their effectiveness
·        Evaluation processes and assessment techniques
·        ISD for the Enterprise and Performance Improvement
·        Prototyping in the development process
·        Business cases for learning measurement
·        Acquiring metrics and developing budgets

Social Media

·        Use of next generation social and mobile technologies to promote
informal and responsive learning
·        Future of Social Networks
·        Integrating Social Media into Training
·        Communities of Practice
·        Adoption of Social Networking
·        Social Media: Reputation and Public Opinion
·        Case studies and best practices in social networking supported

New Technologies & the Marketplace

·        Cloud Computing
·        Social Networks & Net Communities
·        Virtual Learning Environments
·        Criteria for instructional design & delivery methods
·        Return on Investment (ROI) and Improved Productivity
·        Integrated Enterprise Learning and Performance Improvement
·        Content and Technology Interoperability Issues
·        Learning Management Systems
·        Knowledge Management Systems

Gaming and Simulation for Training and Job Performance Improvement

·        Online Games
·        Military Applications
·        Massively Multiplayer Simulation (MMP)
·        Agent-Based gaming, Avatars, and Distributed environments
·        Game-based Learning
·        Simulations and Games for Strategy and Policy Planning
·        Simulation gaming for Management Training

Presenters and Attendees would include the following:

·        Academic Professionals
·        Chief Learning Officers
·        Directors of E-Learning
·        Directors of Training and Development
·        E-learning Project Managers
·        Military and Industrial Trainers
·        Government Professionals and Managers
·        Performance Support Professionals
·        Managers of Training
·        Management and Training Consultants
·        Compliance Training Managers
·        Hardware and Software Systems Manufacturers
·        Education/Training Facilitators
·        Human Performance Technology Professionals
·        Instructional Designers
·        Instructional Systems Developers
·        Curriculum Developers
·        Content Developers
·        E-Learning Developers
·        Application Development Managers

Explanation of Presentation Types

Standard Presentation
This type of presentation typically involves one or two speakers who
present information on their topic of choice with the use of PowerPoint
slides and/or other media residing on a laptop or the web and is 45 minutes
in length. This kind of presentation constitutes the majority of slots on
the conference program.

Panel Presentation
This type of presentation typically involves a moderator and three or four
panelists with extensive experience or knowledge related to the panel
topic. The moderator and the panelists generally are from distinct
organizations (e.g., they are not from the same company, university or
government agency). The moderator acts as the Emcee and proposes questions
to the panelists as well as relaying questions from the attendees. 1 hour
30 minutes are allowed for this kind of panel presentation. During the
course of the conference, 3 to 4 panel presentations will be accepted for
inclusion in the program.

Please submit abstract(s) of your proposed presentation(s) (up to 100 words
per topic suggested) on the SALT website (www.salt.org). Abstracts will be
considered for an individual presentation, or as a participant in a panel
discussion.  A proceedings will be prepared and you should provide a paper
and/or your presentation slides prior to the conference for inclusion in
the proceedings.  Abstract submissions should be received by September 28,
2012 .

If your abstract is accepted, papers and/or slides should be submitted by
February 15, 2013 in order to be included in the Conference Proceedings.
Authors of accepted papers are expected to attend the conference, present
their work to their peers, and transfer copyright.  Primary speakers
receive a complimentary registration to the conference. Co-speakers will be
required to pay a discounted conference registration fee. If you have any
questions or would like to discuss your ideas for a presentation, please
call John Fox at (540) 347-0055.

All applicants will be notified via email in October 2012 regarding
acceptance on to the program. Accepted speakers will have their biographies
included on the SALT® conference web site as well as a photo if this
material is provided to SALT®.

Key Dates:
Deadline to Submit Abstracts: September 28, 2012
Notification of Acceptance Emailed: October, 2012

Conference Dates: March 6-8, 2013

Submit your abstract on-line at www.salt.org or email it to
Orlando13 at salt.org

To submit your abstract online go to:

For a PDF version of the Call for Papers go to:
http://www.salt.org/docs/call.**pdf <http://www.salt.org/docs/call.pdf>

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