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The Fifth International Conference of
Learning International Networks Consortium (LINC)
May 23rd – 26th
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The objective of this conference is to provide an effective and established international forum for discussion and dissemination of recent advances and innovations in technology-enabled education at the university level in emerging nations. Its aim is to allow leading-edge educators and developers in a wide variety of areas concerned with technology-enabled teaching and learning to present their results.

Important Dates:

  • Call for papers open: October 1, 2009
  • Paper submission deadline: February 15, 2010
  • Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2010 (Reviewers may suggest modifications)
  • Versions incorporating reviewers’ modifications: April 1, 2010

Scope of the conference:

The primary focus of this conference is on new and innovative applications of technology-enabled education in universities around the world, especially in emerging countries. We solicit the submission of papers that address novel and challenging ideas and/or report on real applications with concrete results. In particular, this year we are looking for submissions that demonstrate the leadership role of universities in reaching down to secondary schools and reaching up to life-long learners, with the goal of bringing technology-enabled education to learners of all ages.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Innovations in educational technology
  • New media for instruction
  • Virtual universities
  • E-learning in emerging nations
  • New pedagogical models facilitated by technology
  • Open Education Resources (OER)
  • Universities and lifelong learning
  • Universities and STEM education for high school students (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Web 2.0 and Social Software

To receive details on how to submit a paper, download the document Author Guidelines (download in Word and PDF formats). Attention: Some font information in this document has recently been changed. However, if you have already completed your final manuscript according to the previous document, you do not need to make the font change from 10 to 12 in the abstract and main text.

There are a limited number of partial travel scholarships available.To learn how to apply for these scholarships, download the document Application for a Partial Travel Scholarship. (download in Word and PDF formats)