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The PLE Conference

March 2nd, 2010 by Graham Attwell

The deadline for submissions for the PLE conference being held in Barcelona on 8 and  9 July this year is fast approaching. Abstracts should be submitted by March 26. Full derails can be found on the PLE conference website.

The PLE Conference is intended to produce a space for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experience and research around the development and implementation of PLEs including the design of environments, sociological and educational issues and their effectiveness and desirability as (informal) learning spaces.

Whilst the conference includes a traditional research paper strand, the conference organisers also encourage proposals for sessions in different formats including workshops, posters, debates, cafe sessions, hands on sessions and demonstrations. The conference will also provide opportunities for unconferencing events, including the provision of spaces for informal meetings and discussions.

As well as the face to face sessions, the conference will be supported by a variety of different online spaces.

Selected papers will be published by the International Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Journal.”

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