Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

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     >> Call for Participation Deadline: April 29th

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http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/call.htm
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                            E-Learn 2008

     World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate,
      Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education

       November 17-21, 2008 *  Las Vegas, Nevada
            (Riviera  Hotel & Convention Center)

                     CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

            ** Submission Deadline: April 29, 2008 **

                                   Organized by:
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
                            (http://www.aace.org)
                                 Co-sponsored by:
                  International Journal on E-Learning
                      (
http://www.aace.org/pubs/ijel)
______________________________________________________________

COLOR POSTER--E-Learn 2008 CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
Available to Print & Distribute (PDF to print; 200kb)
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/EL08poster.pdf

                   >> CONTENTS & LINKS  (details below)

1. Submission Information, Deadline April 29th:
Call for Presentations:

http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/call.htm
Submission Guide: http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/submitguide.htm
Presenter Guide: http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/PresenterLounge

2. Major Topics:  www.aace.org/conf/elearn/topics.htm
3. Presentation Categories:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/categories.htm

4. Products/Services Showcases & Presentations:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/corporate.htm

5. Proceedings & Paper Awards: http://www.aace.org/pubs
6. For Budgeting Purposes: http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/rates.htm

7. Las Vegas, Nevada:  http://www.aace.org/conf/cities/lasvegas/defaultEL.htm
8. Deadlines: http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/deadlines.htm

** What are your colleagues saying about E-Learn conferences? **
           
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/testimonials.htm

INVITATION:
E-Learn 2008 -- World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate,
Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education is an international,
annual conference which serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the
exchange of information on research, development, and applications of
all topics related to e-Learning in these four sectors.

E-Learn Is Unique:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/unique.htm
E-Learn is an innovative collaboration between the top public and
private academic researchers, developers, education and business
professionals, and end users from the Corporate, Healthcare,
Government, and Higher Education sectors.

All presentation proposals are reviewed and selected by a respected,
international Executive Advisory Board
(http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/exec.htm) and Program Committee,
based on merit and the perceived value for attendees.

E-Learn, the premiere international, non-commercial conference in the
field, spans all
disciplines and levels of education and attracts more than 1,000 attendees
from over 70 countries. We invite you to attend E-Learn and submit
proposals for presentations.

All presentation proposals are peer reviewed and selected by three
reviewers on the respected international Program Committee for inclusion in the
conference program, proceedings book, and CD-ROM proceedings.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES:
* Keynote Speakers
* Invited Panels/Speakers
* Papers
* Best Practice Sessions
* Roundtables
* Demonstrations/Posters
* Research/Technical Showcases
* Products/Services Showcases
* Tutorials/Workshops

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:
For Call for Presentations, connect to:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/call.htm

All authors MUST follow the submission guidelines and complete the Web form
at:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/submitguide.htm

For Presentation and AV Guidelines, see:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/PresenterLounge

TOPICS:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/topics.htm

The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to, the
following topics as they relate to the e-Learning and the
technologies supporting e-Learning.

1. Sectors or Application Domains:
General & Cross-Domain
Corporate
Government
Health Care
Higher Education
Informal Learning (Museums, Communities, Homes)
K-12
Military Training
Professional Associations & Non-Profits

2. Major Topics relating to or technologically supporting E-Learning:
Content Development
Evaluation
Implementation Examples and Issues
Instructional Design
Policy Issues
Research
Social and Cultural Issues
Standards and Interoperability
Tools and Systems

3. Specific Topic Examples:
Accessibility
Asynchronous Learning
Authoring Tools
Building E-Learning Architectures
Collaborative Learning
Community Building
Courseware Development
Customer Training
Developing an Organizational e-Learning Strategy
Developing, Integrating, and Delivering E-Learning Solutions
Digital Libraries for E-Learning
Distance Learning
Electronic Publishing Tools for E-Learning
Evaluation/Performance Measurement & Assessment
Good Practice Concepts & Examples
Human-Computer Interaction
Industry-University Partnering
Infrastructure of E-Learning Environments
Innovative Curriculum in E-Learning
Instructional Design for E-Learning
Intelligent E-Learning Technology
Interactive E-Learning Systems
Knowledge Management in E-Learning
Learning & Content Management Systems
Management of Learning Resources
Marketing/Promoting Learning Activities
Multimedia-based E-Learning Systems
Organizational E-Learning Strategies
Pedagogical & Issues
Policy and Law
Quality Management and Assessment in E-Learning
Research Perspectives for E-Learning
Simulations
Societal Issues, Including Legal, Standards, & International Issues
Virtual Universities, Classrooms, and Laboratories

PRESENTATION CATEGORIES:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/categories.htm
The Technical Program includes a wide range of interesting and useful
activities designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information.

PRODUCTS/SERVICES SHOWCASES & PRESENTATIONS:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/corporate.htm
Organizations have the opportunity to demonstrate and discuss their
e-learning related
products and services in through Products/Services Showcases & Presentations.

PROCEEDINGS & PAPER AWARDS:
http://www.aace.org/pubs
Accepted papers will be published by AACE in the Proceedings Book and on
CD-ROM. Proceedings in this series serve as major resources in the multimedia/
hypermedia/telecommunications community, reflecting the current state of
the art in the discipline.  In addition, the Proceedings also are
internationally distributed through and archived in EdITLib--
Education and Information Library,
http://www.EdITLib.org/

Selected papers may be invited for publication in may be invited for
publication in AACE's respected journals especially in the
- International Journal on E-Learning (IJEJ),
- Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (JEMH), or
- Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR).

All presented papers will be considered for Outstanding Paper Awards within
several categories. Award winning papers may be invited for publication in
the AACE journals.

FOR BUDGETING PURPOSES:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/rates.htm
The conference registration fee for all presenters and participants will be
approximately $395 U.S. (AACE members), $465 U.S. (non-members).
Registration includes proceedings on CD, receptions, and all sessions
except tutorials. The conference dinner (if offered) will be an extra fee.

All conference sessions will be held at the Riviera Hotel & Casino
Convention Center (http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/hotel.htm) located
in the heart of Las Vegas shows, shopping, dining, and
attractions.  Special discount hotel have been obtained for E-Learn
participants at $129 (single/double).

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Experience the Shows, Dining, Shopping,
Attractions, & Tours!
http://www.aace.org/conf/cities/lasvegas/defaultEL.htm

Las Vegas, an ever-changing fantasy-land of a city, has seen
unbelievable expansion since it emerged from the desert 100 years
ago. Las Vegas continues to build upon its reputation as a vibrant
showcase for the extraordinary. This is the city that attracts more
than 38 million visitors a year by offering the grandest hotels, the
biggest stars in entertainment, the highest caliber of award-winning
chefs and master sommeliers, and, of course, the brightest lights.

Las Vegas offers unmatched entertainment. While planning an evening
of entertainment, look to the growing roster of gourmet restaurants
and unparalleled wine and food adventures in Las Vegas. A host of
fine dining and lifestyle magazines have honored the city for its
fantastic fare and hailed individual restaurants for their exquisite cuisine,

A shoppers paradise. Drawing an influx of designers and upscale
specialty boutiques, Las Vegas has become one of the premium
world-class shopping destinations in the country.

It's not just a conference. it's also a vacation! So plan to join us
in Las Vegas for E-Learn 2008, a great conference in one of the
world's greatest destinations.

For further Las Vegas information, see:
http://www.visitlasvegas.com

DEADLINES:
http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/deadlines.htm

Submissions Due:          April 29, 2008
Authors Notified:             May 30, 2008
Proceedings File Due:   Sept. 24, 2008
Early Registration:         Sept. 24, 2008
Conference:                   Nov. 17-21, 2008

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Contact:
AACE--Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
P.O. Box 1545
Chesapeake, Virginia 23327  USA
Phone: 757-366-5606 * Fax: 703-997-8760
E-mail: conf@aace.org  *  http://www.AACE.org

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