ICWL 2022

International Conference on Web-based Learning

About ICWL 2022
In conjunction with SETE 2022

ICWL is an annual International Conference on Web-based Learning, founded by the Hong Kong Web Society. The first ICWL was held in Hong Kong in 2002. Since then, ICWL has been held in Australia (2003), China (2004, 2008, 2010, 2015), Hong Kong (2005, 2011), Malaysia (2006), United Kingdom (2007), Germany (2009), Romania (2012), Taiwan (2013), Estonia (2014), Italy (2016), South Africa (2017), Thailand (2018), Germany (2019), China (2020) and Macao, China (2021). The 21th ICWL will be held on November 21st -23th, 2022 at University of La Laguna,Tenerife, Spain. It will feature a technical program of refereed papers selected by the international program committee, and keynote addresses offered by eminent scholars.

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to submit original papers reporting on research results or novel applications in technology enhanced and web-based learning. Submitted papers have to be in pdf format, and according to the Springer LNCS Authors Guidelines. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least two competent reviewers. Submission can be either FULL paper (12 pages) or SHORT paper (6 pages). All accepted papers presented at the conference will be published in a volume of Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).

Conference Topics

(Topics of interest include but not limited to)


  • Assessment in e-learning
  • Informal Learning in the Workplace
  • Cloud-based Learning
  • Computer Support for Intelligent Tutoring
  • Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
  • Deployment, Organization and Management of Learning Objects
  • Design, Model and Framework of e-Learning Systems
  • Digital libraries and Web corpora for e-learning
  • E-Learning Metadata and Standards
  • E-Learning Platforms and Tools
  • Game-based Learning and Serious Games
  • HTML5 Web-based Learning
  • Human Factors and Affective Computing for Learning
  • Informal Learning in the Workplace
  • Intelligent Learner and Group Modelling
  • Intelligent Tools for Visual Learning
  • Learning Analytics
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
  • Mobile, Situated, and Blended Learning
  • Open educational resources (OER)
  • Pedagogical Issues
  • Personal Learning Environments (PLE)
  • Personalized and Adaptive Learning
  • Security and Privacy of Web-based Learning
  • Semantic Web and Ontologies for e-Learning
  • Virtual environments and 3D graphics for e-learning
  • Web 2.0 and Social Learning Environments
  • Web-based Learning for Oriental Languages Learning

Paper Submission & Publication

  1. Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers reporting on research results or novel applications in technology-enhanced learning and web-based learning. Submissions will be handled through the dedicated EasyChair page.
  2. Submitted papers have to be in pdf format, and according to the Springer LNCS Authors Guidelines. Formats for the submissions are either Full Paper (12 pages) or Short Paper (6 pages), including main content and references. Extra pages will have a cost of 100 USD.
  3. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least two competent reviewers. The Technical Program Committee of ICWL will manage the review process and will accept submitted papers either as Full Paper, Short Paper, or Poster Paper (having a maximum of 4 pages).
  4. All accepted papers presented at the conference will be published in a volume of Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).
  5. Authors should consult Springer’s authors’ guidelines and use their proceedings templates, either for LaTeX or for Word, for the preparation of their papers. Springer encourages authors to include their ORCIDs in their papers.
  6. Authors with the best papers will be invited to prepare and submit extended versions to be considered, after a new peer review, for publication in several special issues of the following scientific journals. Some of them are mainly linked to specific tracks (as it is described on each track page), others have a more transversal scope and papers from all tracks may be invited: Education in the Knowledge Society (EKS), Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnologias del Aprendizaje – IEEE RITA, Campus Virtuales, Special Issue “Sustainability in Educational Gamification” in Sustainability, among others indexed journals.
  7. Submission link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=icwl2022

Important Dates

  1. Paper submission July 4th, 2022
  2. Notification of acceptance September 1st, 2022
  3. Camera Ready and Full Registration September 16th, 2022
  4. Conference: November 21st -23th, 2022



ICWL 2022 Registration

General Information

For each accepted paper, at least one author must register at the full rate, even if all authors are students. Completed registration is required for all accepted papers that are to be included in the conference proceedings.

ICWL 2022 Conference authors of an accepted paper must complete a full registration and have done the payment by September 16th, 2022 for their paper to be included in the conference proceedings.


Registration Fee

  1. Paper Author (By 16th Sep 2022)
  2. Author (F2F) - USD 700
  3. Attendance (F2F) - USD 400

ICWL Companion Symposium

The 7th Int. Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Education (SETE) will be held in conjunction with ICWL 2022.

Organization
ICWL

General Conference Co-chairs:
Carina S. González-González, Unversidad de La Laguna, Spain
Baltasar Fernandez Manjon, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Frederick Li, Durham University, UK


Program Committee Co-chairs:
Alicia García-Holgado, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
Manuel Area Moreira, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Matthias Hemmje, University of Hagen, Germany


Steering Committee Representatives:
Qing Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Marco Temperini, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy


Publicity Chair:
Bernardo Candela San Juan, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Carlos González Ruiz, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain


Local Organization co-chairs:
Cándido Caballero Gil, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
José Luis Sánchez de la Rosa, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain


Web Chair:
Eduardo Nacimiento García, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain


Finance Chairs:
Pedro A. Toledo Delgado, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain.
Lucía García-Holgado, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain