Mobilized Learning

mLearn 2018 Issues a Call For Papers and Presentations

Chicago, IL (USA), March 2018 - Are you doing research in a mobilized learning field? Do you have a case study of pedagogical or technological innovation for mobilized teaching and learning to share? The organizing committee for the 17th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn 2018) hopes you’ll rise to the challenge and answer the call for papers and presentations!

mLearn 2018 will take place 11-14 November 2018 in Chicago, IL. The event is being hosted by the International Association for Mobile Learning and Concordia University Chicago.

mLearn is the leading international conference on mobile and contextual learning; it annually attracts participants from more than 60 countries.

mLearn 2018 provides a forum to share knowledge, research, and practices, and debate critical issues pertaining to sustainable futures for mobilized learning. The event is geared toward

  • researchers and policy makers and professionals
  • educators from higher education, school education, vocational education, government departments, industries and international organizations
  • IT developers and solutions providers

The objectives of the conference have been defined as follows:

  • to stimulate critical debate on and research into theories, approaches, principles, and applications of mLearning
  • to share local and international practice, developments, experiences, and lessons learned
  • to promote networking and business opportunity development
  • to showcase and encourage innovations in technology, products, and services, as well as teaching and learning
  • to facilitate dialogue, sharing, and networking between diverse cultures with regard to the optimum use of emerging technologies.

The Call

The overarching theme for mLearn 2018 is "Mobilized Learning: Pedagogical and Technological Innovations for Teaching and Learning". Submissions are now being accepted for

  • conference papers (long, short, and doctoral consortium)
  • workshops and tutorial sessions
  • poster and table presentations
  • technology and product/service demonstrations

Conference delegates will be interested in learning about your work in areas including (but not limited to)

  • gamification, serious games, and game-based learning
  • augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, and wearable technologies for teaching and learning
  • mobile apps in teaching and learning
  • innovative approaches to mobilized teaching and learning with current and emerging technologies
  • mobilized learning in and across formal and informal settings, including open and distance education
  • data management, security, and analysis for mobilized teaching and learning
  • assessment for mobilized teaching and learning
  • machine learning and mobilized learning
  • mindfulness for mobilized learning
  • neuroscience and mobilized learning
  • social empowerment through mobilized learning

The deadline for submissions is 30 April 2018.