IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT2009

Riga, Latvia
July 14-18, 2009

Deadline: January 16th, 2009

ICALT is an annual international conference on Advanced Learning Technologies and Technology-enhanced Learning organized by IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology. After its kick-off as IWALT in Palmerston North, New Zealand (2000), ICALT has been held in New Zealand (2000), Madisson, USA (2001), Kazan, Russia (2002), Athens, Greece (2003), Joensuu, Finland (2004), Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2005), Kerkrade, The Netherlands (2006), Niigata, Japan (2007), Santander, Spain (2008).
The 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2009) will be held in Riga, Latvia, a city with rich culture and a long-standing tradition in computer-based learning. The technical program will feature keynote addresses, workshops, tutorials, in addition to presentations of refereed papers.

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College of Education Mini-Conference

Join us live or on Ustream for the 11th annual Curriuculum Studies Mini-Conference, Saturday, November 15, from 9 to noon. The particulars for attendance are listed below. I will also be streaming the sessions from Room 1039 that morning, and you should be able to pick up the webcast at

Registration 8:30-9:00
College Lounge
Room 3050

Room 1022

9:00-9:30 Lisette Denis
“Poverty, Culture, and Education”

9:30-10:00 Geraldine Balzer
“Is Service Learning Transformative?”

10:00-10:30 Karen Brander
“Learning from Children’s Narratives”

10:30-10:45 BREAK

10:45-11:15 Jennifer Jaspar
“Teaching About Sustainable Development:
Teachers Viewpoints”

11:15-11:45 Tim Molnar
“Welcoming the Other: Understanding the
Responsibility of Educators”

11:45-12:15 Chris Clark
“Engagement and the Let’s Lead – Nikanetan Program”

Room 1039

9:00-9:30 Arcadio Viveros Guzman
“Online Communication Tool for Sustainable Forest
Management Networking”

9:30-10:00 Derek Tannis
“Socio-Cultural Theory in Educational Communications”

10:00-10:30 The Virtual Learning Community Laboratory Research Team
“Non-Formal Virtual Learning Communities”

10:30-10:45 BREAK

10:45-11:15 Ryan Kraushaar
“Social Studies Education on the Prairies: A
Comparative Analysis of Multicultural and Citizenship Education in Alberta and Saskatchewan Grade 11 Curricula”

11:15-11:45 Jaymie Koroluk
“A Different Way of Seeing: Educational
Connoisseurship in Contemporary Learning Contexts”

11:45-12:15 Egan Chernoff
“A Multivalentological Approach to Probability Research”

Room 1004
Engaging students intellectually in schools

Panel Discussion Members:

Clarke, Chris
Janzen, Paul
Wilderman, Mark
Members of ECUR 898