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The Second ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Technologies for Distance Leaning (MTDL 2010)

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The Second ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Technologies for Distance Leaning (MTDL 2010), Firenze, Italy, October 29, 2010,, In conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2010

Paper submission page:

Paper submission deadline: 21 May, 2010

The Second ACM International Workshop on

Multimedia Technologies for Distance Leaning (MTDL 2010)

Firenze, Italy, October 29, 2010

In conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2010

Multimedia technologies and networking infrastructure have changed human social behavior. One typical example is education. The impact of distance learning to traditional universities in particular allows educational professionals to rethink about how to efficiently and effectively using multimedia technologies to improve instruction, as well as to encourage students to learn. Although multimedia technologies have already been used widely in e-learning, various considerations should be carefully addressed from both pedagogical and technological perspectives, to ensure the successful incorporation of these technologies in e-learning.

This ACM workshop aims to discuss problems, current studies, and solutions in how to use multimedia and communication technologies to improve e-learning. Especially, presentations should address the difference between using and without using multimedia technologies in education. Practical solutions are encouraged, although pedagogical theories may be used to support the solutions.

The conference proceedings will be published by ACM. Topics of interests include but are not limited to the following:

· Efficient Authoring Methods for Instruction Creation/Generation
· Management of Multimedia Learning Objects
· Multimedia Edutainment Technologies
· Multimedia Technologies for Collaborative Learning
· Multimedia Technologies for Game-based Learning
· Multimedia Technologies for Mobile/Situated Learning
· Multimodal Interactions for e-Learning
· Pedagogical Issues of using Multimedia Technologies in e-Learning
· Real-time Delivery of Multimedia Instructions
· Retrieval of Multimedia Learning Objects
· Server and System Architecture for Multimedia Instructions
· Usability Study of Multimedia Learning Objects

Submission Details

Each paper for submission should be formatted using the ACM Proceedings templates. It should be written in 9 points and must not be longer than 10 pages in length, including references and figures. Authors may submit their papers in PDF format via the ACM Multimedia 2010 paper submission system. Note that the review process is double-blind, i.e., all submissions must contain no information identifying the authors or their organizations.

The submission Web page is Please log in with your existing EDAS account or register a new one.

For information, please contact Timothy K. Shih at

Important Dates

Paper Submission: 21 May, 2010
Author Notification: 5 July, 20010
Final Manuscript Due: 26 July, 2010

Organizing Committee

Workshop Co-Chairs

Timothy K. Shih, Asia University, Taiwan
Rynson Lau, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Baltasar Fernandez-Manjsn, University Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Marc Spaniol, Max-Planck-Institute, Germany

Web Site Chair

Hui-Huang Hsu, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Publicity Co-Chairs

Frederick Li, Durham University, U.K.
Qing Li, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
Nicoletta Sala, U. of Lugano, Switzerland and U. dell'Insubria Varese, Italy

Program Committee

Daniel Burgos, ATOS Origin S.A., Spain
Thomas Connolly, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Giuliana Dettori, ITD-CNR, Italy
Hongbo Fu, CityU, HK
Maria Grazia Ierardi, IMATI-CNR, Italy
Christian Gütl, Technical University of Graz, Austria
Jenq-Neng Hwang, U Washington, USA
Qun Jin, Waseda U, Japan
Kinshuk, Atabasca University, Canada
Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen U, Germany
Carlos Delgado Kloos, Carlos III University, Spain
Ricky Kwok, Colorado State U, USA
Hong Va Leong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Clement Leung, Victoria University of Technology, Australia
Howard Leung, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Yiu-Wing Leung, HKBU, HK
Frederick Li, Durham U, UK
Qing Li, CityU, HK
Stephan Lukosch, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Harald Mayer, Joanneum Research, Austria
Pablo Moreno-Ger, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Elvira Popescu, Unviersity of Craiova, Romania
Philippos Pouyioutas, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Nicoletta Sala, UIS, Switzerland
Yuanchun Shi, Tsinghua U, China
Martin Wolpers, Fraunhofer FIT, St. Augustin, Germany
Vicente Romero Zaldivar, ATOS Origin S.A., Spain

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