“Learning Goes Mobile” – Educational Technology Conference in Finland

The 19th Conference of the European Schools Project (ESP) will be held on March 10-13, 2005 in Helsinki Finland. This year’s conference title is “Learning Goes Mobile – a Collaborative Knowledge Building Conference on New Media, Learning and Schools”

Website: http://esp.eduprojects.net/en/esp19eng.html

Call for Papers Deadline is November 15, 2004.

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A full description of the conference is available in the extended entry.

Learning Goes Mobile – a Collaborative Knowledge Building Conference on New
Media, Learning and Schools

19th conference of the European Schools Project ESP
Date: March 10-13, 2005
Place: Järvenpää/Helsinki, Finland
URL: http://esp.eduprojects.net/en/esp19eng.html

in collaboration with the Comenius 3 networks Comp@ct and ECOLE

The 19th ESP Conference Program Committee cordially invites you to submit
proposals for original, unpublished presentations focusing on
collaborative projects in the Internet, virtual and geographic mobility of
learners, the best practices of ICT in education, global use of learning
objects, a dialogue between open and not-open source code of software. More
in http://esp.eduprojects.net/en/esp19eng.html .

Summaries not exceeding 250 words should be submitted (in plain text format)
to esp19@ilpohalonen.com for review and possible inclusion in the program,
no later than November 15, 2004. Participation in the 19th ESP conference on
your own cost. Estimated costs 400 – 450 euro, full boarding.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
* mobilizing learning processes by means of collaborative project
* promoting mobility of learners by combining virtual and geographic
* community building as means of promoting eLearning
* virtual learning environments in everyday school life
* introducing digital learning objects into my subject
* simulations vs. real world in science and mathematics
* use of digital TV/DVD/digital video in schools
* organizing computer-mediated work in school/educational institute
* proportioning asynchronous and synchronous work in eLearning
* whole day school day (8-16) and eLearning
* (wireless) Internet in the classroom
* out-of-classroom practices by means of ICT
* peer to peer networking in educational use
* next generation mobile networks in schools
* prospects of mobile learning in education
* open source in education
* training teachers and/or headteachers in eLearning
* developing media didactics
* introducing international dimension in schools
* bringing cross-curricular issues into curriculum
* implementing ICT strategies into everyday school life
* safety of the Internet
For additional information, please contact esp19@ilpohalonen.com , or in
case of presentation about a dialogue between Open source and commercial
code software, to Teemu.Leinonen@uiah.fi .