iLRN 2019 Roundtable Discussions

iLRN invites conference attendees to sit down and discuss research trends, challenges, key findings and ideas in the emergent field of immersive learning. Suggest a topic of discussion, and set the guidelines for interaction in this engaging and interactive context. Some potential topics include:

  • Brainstorm or gain perspective on your emerging immersive learning research project
  • The explosion of immersive technologies and how to categorize/catalog everything
  • History of immersive learning and cultural heritage and where to go next
  • History of immersive learning and environmental sciences and where to go next
  • History and evolution of programs, degrees, and curricula involving immersive learning
  • Curricula for graduate and undergraduate immersive learning programs
  • Foundations, roots, and genealogies of the field
  • New and evolving instructional and learning theories in immersive learning
  • Publishing processes, genres, and venues
  • Core competencies, skills, and responsibilities of immersive learning professionals
  • Early and mid-career advice and entering the job market
  • The culture of the immersive learning professoriate
  • The work/life balance

Submission Guidelines

Roundtable Discussion proposals should be submitted in PDF using the iLRN EasyChair submission system. They should be limited to three pages and include the following information:

  • Roundtable Discussion organizers (names, affiliations and email addresses). Please identify one person as the primary contact person.
  • Description or theme of the session: objectives, goals, relevance to iLRN, and expected outcomes.
  • Description of target audience and estimated number of participants.
  • Rationale for holding such a Roundtable Discussion during the conference, including potential for dissemination to the target audience following the discussion.
  • Proposed Breakout Panel session duration (50 minutes is the standard), format, activities, and schedule.

Please note that only abstracts of Roundtable Discussion sessions will be included at the iLRN Online published proceedings.

How to submit a proposal?

  1. Prepare your submission document fulfilling the requirements above, and following the guidelines in the Author’s Kit.
  2. Please login/register to iLRN 2019 submission system https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ilrn2019
  3. Select the correspondent category when adding your proposal.
All submitted proposals will be reviewed by the correspondent event chairs and selected board members following the quality aspects published. For the quality aspects please refer to the Authors’ Kit. If you have any questions, please email us at info@immersivelrn.org