Subject ED-MEDIA 2006 Call (Orlando, Florida) by tzi21247


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Subject: ED-MEDIA 2006 Call (Orlando, Florida)
      >> Call for Participation Deadline: December 19th <<
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                  ED-MEDIA 2006
   World Conference on Educational Multimedia,
         Hypermedia & Telecommunications
     June 26-30, 2006 * Orlando, Florida
        ** Submissions Due: Dec. 19, 2005 **
                      Organized by
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
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>> CONTENTS & LINKS (details below) <<
1. Call for Papers and Submission & Presenter Guidelines, Deadline Dec. 19th:
2. Major Topics:
3. Presentation Categories:
4. NEW: Student Panel Dissertation Help Sessions:
5. Corporate Showcases & Demonstrations:
6. Proceedings & Paper Awards:
7. For Budgeting Purposes:
8. Orlando, Florida:
9. Deadlines:

ED-MEDIA 2006--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia &
Telecommunications is an international conference, sponsored by the Association for the
Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). This annual conference serves as a
multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research,
development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and
telecommunications/distance education.
ED-MEDIA, the premiere international conference in the field, spans all disciplines and levels of
education and attracts more than 1,500 attendees from over 60 countries. We invite you to attend
ED-MEDIA 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.
For Call for Presentations, connect to:
All authors MUST follow the submission guidelines and complete the Web form
For Presentation and AV Guidelines, see:

* Keynote Speakers
* Invited Panels/Speakers
* Papers
* Panels
* Demonstrations/Posters
* Corporate Showcases & Demonstrations
* Tutorials/Workshops
* Student Panel Dissertation Help Sessions
* Roundtables

The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to, the following major topics as they relate
to the educational and developmental aspects of multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications:

1. Infrastructure: (in the large)
    - Architectures for Educational Technology Systems
    - Design of Distance Learning Systems
    - Distributed Learning Environments
    - Methodologies for system design
    - Multimedia/Hypermedia Systems
    - WWW-based course-support systems

2. Tools & Content-oriented Applications:
    - Agents
    - Authoring tools
    - Evaluation of impact
    - Interactive Learning Environments
    - Groupware tools
    - Multimedia/Hypermedia Applications
    - Research perspectives
    - Virtual Reality
    - WWW-based course sites
    - WWW-based learning resources
    - WWW-based tools
3. New Roles of the Instructor & Learner:
    - Constructivist perspectives
    - Cooperative/collaborative learning
    - Implementation experiences
    - Improving Classroom Teaching
    - Instructor networking
    - Instructor training and support
    - Pedagogical Issues
    - Teaching/Learning Strategies

4. Human-computer Interaction (HCI/CHI):
    - Computer-Mediated Communication
    - Design principles
    - Usability/user studies
    - User interface design

5. Cases & Projects:
    - Country-Specific Developments
    - Exemplary projects
    - Institution-specific cases
    - Virtual universities

6. Special Strand: ** Universal Web Accessibility **
    - Emerging Technologies & Accessibility
    - Infrastructure, Technology & Techniques
    - International Challenges
    - New Roles for Teachers/Learners
    - Other: Research, Library Issues, etc.
    - Policy and Law
    - Site Management Considerations

The Technical Program includes a wide range of interesting and useful activities designed to facilitate
the exchange of ideas and information.
Student Panel Dissertation Help Sessions
Submissions are invited for the ED-MEDIA Student Panel Dissertation Help Sessions (DHS). The
DHS will provide an opportunity for students at any stage in their graduate studies (ie. Masters, EdD,
or PhD level) to present their work to an audience of peers and faculty. This will be a friendly and
constructive event designed to provide participants with valuable feedback on their dissertation effort
from leading professors and a variety of peers.

Companies have the opportunity to demonstrate and discuss their educational technology products
and services in through Corporate Showcases and Demonstrations/Literature.

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 the Education and
Information Technology Digital Library,

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

All presented papers will be considered for Best Paper Awards within several categories.

Award winning papers may be invited for publication in the AACE journals.

The conference registration fee for all presenters and participants will be approximately $395 U.S.
(AACE members), $450 U.S. (non-members). Registration includes proceedings on CD, receptions,
and all sessions except tutorials. The conference dinner will be an extra fee.
All conference sessions will be held at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld
( located in the heart of Orlando's amusement parks,
shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Special discount hotel and airline rates have been
obtained for ED-MEDIA participants.

World-renowned art galleries and museums. Distinctive dining. High-energy nightlife. Hair-raising
roller coasters. Sumptuous dining. Inspiring scenery and nature. Major-league shopping. Tropical
breezes. Invigorating spas. Unrivaled theme parks and attractions. And of course, miles of
smiles. All the essential ingredients for an over-the-top vacation. And all in one place - Orlando!

For further Orlando information see: |

Submissions Due:                                    December 19, 2005
Authors Notified:                                   February 23, 2006
Proceedings File Due: May 2, 2006
Early Registration:                                 May 2, 2006
Hotel Reservations:                                 May 25, 2006
Conference:                                         June 26-30, 2006
To be added to the mailing list for this conference, link to
If you have a question about ED-MEDIA, please send an e-mail to AACE Conference Services,
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: *

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