ICWOAL

COMMITTEES

General Chair

Rachid Benlamri

Lakehead University, Canada

Technical Program Committee Chair

Fanny Klett

Director, German Workforce Advanced Distributed Learning Partnership Laboratory, Germany, IEEE Fellow

Track 1 Chair: eLearning Solutions for Open Access to Learning

Yacine Atif

United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Track 2 Chair: Smart and Virtual Learning Systems

Carlo Giovannella

Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy   

Track 3 Chair: Web Technologies for Open Access to Learning

Darina Dicheva  

Winston-Salem State University, USA

Track 4 Chair: Social Networks and Open Access to Learning

Denis Gillet 

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, Switzerland

Track 5 Chair: Curriculum, Policies and Social Concerns for Open Access to Learning & Education

Hisham Bardesi

King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Publication Chair

Jawad Berri

King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Workshop Chairs

Carlo Giovannella

Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy

Kiran Tangri

Centre of Excellence for Innovation & Creativity, Dubai Education, UAE

Conference Treasurer

Wayne Hidge

Canadian University of Dubai

TECHNICAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

  • Abelardo Pardo, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Abul Bashar, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Adel Ben Mnaouer, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
  • Anders Morch, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Alain Senteni, Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, UAE
  • Alke Martens, University of Rostock, Germany
  • Allaoua Chaoui, University of Constantine, Algeria
  • Andreas Harrer, TU Clausthal, Germany
  • Andreas Lingnau, SGM, Germany
  • Andreas Schmidt, FZI Research Center for Information Technologies, Germany
  • Arafat Dweik, Guelph University, Canada
  • Arif Altun, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Benjamin Hirsch, Etisalat BT Innovation Center, UAE
  • Beverly Woolf, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • Brendan Tangney, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Carlo Giovannella, Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
  • Ching-Sing Chai, National Institute of Education, Singapore 
  • Christian M. Stracke, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Chuck Hodges, Georgia Southern University, USA
  • Dave Millard, University of Southampton, UK
  • Darina Dicheva, Winston-Salem State University, USA
  • Denis Gillet, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Deniz Eseryel, University of Oklahoma, USA,
  • Djamel Sadok, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan, USA
  • Eshaa Alkhalifa, Bahrain University, Bahrain
  • Esma Aimeur, University of Montreal, Canada
  • Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Fang Wang, Brunel University, UK
  • Fanny Klett, German Workforce ADL Partnership Laboratory, Germany
  • Faouzi Alaya Cheikh, Gjøvik University College, Norway
  • Faouzi Bouslama, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE
  • Francine Krief, LABRI, France
  • Gautam Biswas, Vanderbilt University, USA
  • Gerhard Fischer, University of Colorado, USA
  • Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, USA
  • George Magoulas, Birkbeck College & University of London, UK
  • George Wesley Hitt, Khalifa Univ., UAE
  • Giasemi Vavoula, University of Leicester, UK
  • Hassan Barada, Khalifa University, UAE
  • Hend Al-Khalifa, King Saud University , Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 
  • Hendrik Drachsler, Open University of Netherlands, Netherlands  
  • Hiroaki Ogata, Tokushima University, Japan
  • Hussain Al-Ahmad, Khalifa University, UAE
  • Ignacio Aedo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
  • Imran A. Zualkernan, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Jan M. Pawlowski, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Jarkko Suhonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Jason Ng, Etisalat BT Innovation Center, UAE
  • Jawad Beri, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Jean-Marc Kelif, Orange Labs, France
  • Jinan Fiaidhi, Lakehead University, Canada
  • Jiyou Jia, Peking University, China
  • John Traxler, University of Wolverhampton, UK
  • Jutta Treviranus, OCAD University, Canada
  • Khaled Shaalan, British University in Dubai, UAE
  • Klaus David, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Lampros Stergioulas, Brunel University, UK
  • Luis Anido-Rifón, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
  • Mahmoud Al-Qutayri, Khalifa Univ., UAE
  • Mahir Subhi Ali, Sharjah University, UAE
  • Mahra Almutaiwei, Regional Center for Educational Planning, UAE
  • Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Marcus Specht, Open University, Netherlands
  • Michael J. Jacobson, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Miguel-Angel Sicilia, University of Alcala, Spain
  • Mike Sharples, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Mohamed Al-Akhrass, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
  • Mohammed Boulmalf, Universite Internationale de Rabat, Morocco
  • Mohamed Jamal Zemerly, Khalifa University, UAE
  • Mohamed Jemni, University of Tunis, Tunisia
  • Mohamed Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
  • Mona Laroussi, Carthage University, Tunisia
  • Mukhtar Nureldin,  Regional Center for Educational Planning, UAE
  • Naoufel Werghi, Khalifa University, UAE
  • Niall Winters, London Knowledge Lab, UK
  • Patrik Floréen, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Phillip Benachour, Lancaster University, UK
  • Phillip Long, Univ. of Queensland, Australia
  • Qusay Mahmoud, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
  • Riccardo Mazza, University of Lugano, Switzerland
  • Ridha Hamila, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Rory McGreal, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Saad Harous, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
  • Sabah Mohammed, Lakehead University, Canada
  • Sabine Graf, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Samir Zidat, Universite of Batna, Algeria
  • Sebti Foufou, Qatar University, Qatar
  • Sherif Moussa, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
  • Silvia Baldiris, University of Girona, Spain
  • Soraya Kouadri Mostefaoui, The Open University, UK
  • Sultan Aljahdali, Taif University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Tayeb Sadiki, Universite Internationale de Rabat, Morocco
  • Thomas Schmidt, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Tina Balke, Surrey University, UK
  • Wu Yonghe, East China Normal University, China
  • Yacine Atif, UAE University, UAE
  • Yiannis Dimitriadis, University of Valladolid, Spain 
  • Yrjö Engeström, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Yuping Wang, Griffith University, Australia
  • Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE

Organization Committee Chair

Foteini Lavda

Canadian University of Dubai, UAE

Organization Committee

  • Adel Ben Mnaouer, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE
  • Emad Eldine, Canadian University of Dubai
  • Driss Guerchi, Canadian University of Dubai
  • Mohamed Al-Akhrass, Canadian University of Dubai
  • Talal Kursany, Canadian University of Dubai
  • Sherif Moussa, Canadian University of Dubai
  • Mohammed Razeek, Canadian University of Dubai
 

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IMPORTANT DATES

Final Extension

Regular paper submission deadline:

September 19th, 2014 August 24th, 2014 August 3rd, 2014

WIP paper submission deadline:

September 19th, 2014 August 24th, 2014 August 3rd, 2014

Abstracts Submission Deadline:

September 19th, 2014 August 24th, 2014 August 3rd, 2014

Author notification:

September 30th, 2014

Final Manuscript due:

October 20th, 2014

Registration due:

October 31st, 2014

Conference Dates:

November 25th -27th, 2014

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