Keynote / Invited Speeches

2013

  • “e-learning … m-learning … u-learning ~  innovations and personalization issues  ~”, March 28, 2013, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. [Online] [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adapting learning in online courses through automatic detection of learners’ learning styles”, March 13, 2013, National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT) Online Session, Amrita University, India. [Online] [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Interactive Course Analysis – Improving harmony between online courses and student cohorts”, March 6, 2013, National Central University, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Interactive Course Analysis – Improving harmony between online courses and student cohorts”, March 1, 2013, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “e-learning … m-learning … u-learning – innovations and personalization issues”, India Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning, February 20-22, 2013, Mumbai, India. [Online] [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Approaches to facilitate adaptivity in ubiquitous learning environments”, January 16, 2013, National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT) Online Session, Amrita University, India. [Online] [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Enhancing learning through adaptivity and personalization in ubiquitous environments”, January 8, 2013, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. [Presenter: Kinshuk]

2012

  • “Authentic learning in higher education – role of ubiquitous technologies”, December 5, 2012, National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT) Online Session, Amrita University, India. [Online] [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Enhancing Learning through Adaptivity and Personalization in Ubiquitous Environments”, The 2nd International Symposium on Smart Learning Environment (SLE2012), October 12-18, 2012, Beijing and Hangzhou, China. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and personalization through cognitive modeling in ubiquitous learning systems”, October 3, 2012, University of North Texas, USA. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Innovations in technology enhanced learning – bringing education to real life”, July 23, 2012, VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology (VNR VJIET), Hyderabad, India. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and personalization of learning in online courses through automatic detection of learners’ learning styles”, May 9, 2012, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Innovations in technology enhanced learning – bringing education to real life”, March 7, 2012, Far East University, Tainan, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity in Ubiquitous Learning Environments”, March 1, 2012, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. [Online] [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Finding Baby Bear’s Bed: a Tale of Two Spaces” presentation at  ElggCamp 2012, SF, March 2012 [Presenter: Jon Dron]
  • “e-Learning – Innovations and Personalization Issues”, February 10, 2012, St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas, USA. [Online] [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • Open Wonderland and Multiagent Virtual Learning Environments, AU Second Life Island, January 13, 2012. [Presenter: Oscar Lin]

2011

  • “Agents in Virtual Worlds”, University of Northern British Columbia, November 29, 2011. [Presenter: Oscar Lin]
  • “Adaptivity – Supporting user exploration – Exploration Space Control”, November 15, 2011, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity – Cognition and Content”, November 11, 2011, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Personalization of ICT and Distance Education”, November 10, 2011, Alberta EdTech Cluster Meeting, Edmonton, Canada. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Learning Systems”, Invited talk, Ed-tech Cluster Meeting, November 10, 2011, Edmonton, Canada. [Presenter: Sabine Graf]
  • “Introduction to Adaptivity”, November 7, 2011, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Location-Based Mobile Computing: Location-Based Mobile Computing and Applications for Distance Learning”, September 27, 2011, The Open University of China, P.R. China [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Location-Based Mobile Computing: Location-Based Mobile Computing and Applications”, September 22, 2011, National Kaohsiung First Science and Technology University, Taiwan [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Location-Based Mobile Computing: Location-Based Mobile Computing and Applications”, September 21, 2011, Chai-Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Taiwan [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Transition from e-learning to u-learning: innovations and personalization issues”, September 13, 2011, Asia University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “All You Need to Know for Studying in Canada”, Management Information Systems, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan, September 13, 2011. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Using Mobile and Web-based Games for Pre-service Training and On-Job-Training”, Management Information Systems, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan, September 10, 2011. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Context-aware Inquiry-based Mobile Game-based Learning Models and Personalized Activities Generation”, India Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, September 8, 2011. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “An Overview: The Mobile OS Android” and “Cloud Computing: Technologies and Issues”, July 25, 2011, Chongqing University, P.R. China [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • Location-Based Mobile Computing: Adaptive Mobile Computing Framework and Location-Based Collaborative Mobile Learning, July 7, 2011, Chengdu University, P.R. China [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Overview of Athabasca University” and “Location-Based Mobile Computing: Adaptive Mobile Computing Framework and Location-Based Collaborative Mobile Learning” and “The 5R Adaptation Framework for Location-Based Mobile Learning Systems”, June 28, 2011, Nanjing Forestry University, P.R. China [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Transition from e-learning to u-learning: innovations and personalization issues”, April 26, 2011, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Analogue Technologies”, CODE 2011, February 23, 2011, Japan. [Presenter: Jon Dron]
  • “Empowering women through ICT: At the crossroads of Economy and Culture”, Madras University, India, February 21, 2011 [Presenter: Vive Kumar]
  • “Learning Analytics, Soft and Hard”, LAK 11 open course, January 18, 2011, online. [Presenter: Jon Dron]

2010

  • “Context-aware Mobile Educational Games”, 3rd International Conference of Web 2.0 and Education (ICWE 2010), November 20, 2010, Jhongli City, Taoyuan County, Taiwan. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Context-aware Mobile Educational Games”, Institute of Education, National Chiao Tung University, November 19, 2010, Hsinchu, Taiwan. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Solving Grand Challenge – Eliminate Conscious Learning (through adaptivity and personalization in ubiquitous learning)”, November 6, 2010, Beijing Forum 2010, Peking University, Beijing, China. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Learning Analytics – Personalizing and Adapting the Learning Process”, Invited talk, Machine Learning Conference, Alberta Council of Technology, November 3, 2010, Edmonton, Canada. [Presenter: Sabine Graf]
  • “Softening the Machine” , Athabasca University Learning Services Conference, October 23, 2010, Edmonton [Presenter: Jon Dron]
  • “Adaptive and personalized tools in the context of e-learning”, September 22, 2010, Summer School 2010 on Computer Aided Translation, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Eliminate conscious learning!”, Panel on The future of Smart mobile devices in educational context, e-Learning Week 2010: Conference, September 15-17, 2010, Seoul, South Korea. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Ubiquitous learning environments”, e-Learning Week 2010: Conference, September 15-17, 2010, Seoul, South Korea. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Ubiquitous learning environments”, II Congreso Internacional de Ambientes Virtuales de Aprendizaje Adaptativos y Accesibles (CAVA 2010), September 1-3, 2010, Cartagena, Columbia. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Learning Systems based on Learning Styles”, Keynote speech, II Congreso Internacional de Ambientes Virtuales de Aprendizaje Adaptativos y Accesibles (CAVA2010), September 1-3, 2010, Cartagena, Colombia. [Presenter: Sabine Graf]
  • “Adaptive and Personalized Learning systems”, Summer School for Emerging Technologies in Education, July 23, 2010, Peking University, China. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Oxford-style debate on educational merits of social software”, Ed-Media 2010, July 2, 2010, Toronto, Canada. [Presenter: Jon Dron]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Ubiquitous learning environments”, Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute Doctoral Seminar, June 23, 2010, Athabasca University, Edmonton, Canada. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Ubiquitous learning environments”, 2nd Workshop of Knowledge Management & E-Learning, May 5, 2010, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Enhancing learning through adaptivity and personalization in ubiquitous environments”, The Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program (TELDAP) International Conference 2010, March 2-4, 2010, Taipei, Taiwan [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Compatibility: making soft and hard technologies work together”, invited keynote at JTEL Winter School in Advanced Learning Technologies, Innsbruck, Austria, February 3, 2010 [Presenter: Jon Dron]

2009

  • “We are all Learning Technologist now”, invited presentation at the University of Brighton, UK, December 17, 2009 [Presenter: Jon Dron]
  • “Adaptive and personalized learning experience through mobile technologies”, International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2009), December 2, 2009, Hong Kong [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, International Conference on Innovation of Teaching and Learning, November 13, 2009, Jhongli, Taiwan [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Computer Assisted Language Learning”, Technology Enhanced Language Learning Special Interest Group, November 12, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, November 11, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Bridging Abstract and Concrete Syntax in Model-Driven Engineering: Experience with Web Rule Languages”, Universität Koblenz-Landau, October 27, 2009, Koblenz, Germany. [Presenter: Dragan Gasevic]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning Technologies”. Tutorial at International Workshop on Technology for Education (T4E ’09), August 4-6, 2009, Bangalore, India [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, Chengdu University, August 4, 2009, Sichuan, P.R.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, Northwest Polytechnic University, July 24, 2009, Shaanxi, P.R.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, Southwest Jiaotong University, July 21 and Aug. 6, 2009, Sichuan, P.R.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, Xiangtan University, July 14, 2009, Hunan, P.R.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Semantic Technologies for Learning Environments: Promises and Challenges”, Ibero-American Joint Conference on Learning Technologies (CcITA 2009), July 9, 2009, Merida, Mexico. [Presenter: Dragan Gasevic]
  • Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, July 8, 2009, Taiwan, R.O.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, National Sun Yat Sen University, July 8, 2009, Taiwan, R.O.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, National Cheng Kung University, July 6, 2009, Taiwan, R.O.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Location-Based Technologies for Adaptive Mobile Learning: Research Topics and Applications”, Chung Yuan Christian University, July 3, 2009, Taiwan, R.O.C. [Presenter: Qing Tan]
  • “Loving your Community”, invited presentation at the University of Brighton, UK, May 20, 2009 [Presenter: Jon Dron]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, Ming Chuan University, April 17, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, National Central University, April 16, 2009, JhongLi, Taiwan [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Personalization in Mobile Learning”, Management Information System, Far East University, April 7, 2009, Tainan County, Taiwan. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Game-based Learning”, Logistics Management, Shu-Te University, April 6, 2009, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Personalization in Mobile Learning”, Department of Information Management, Chung-Yuan Christian University, April 2, 2009, Chung-Li, Taiwan. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Adaptivity in Technology Enhanced Learning based on Learning Styles”, Department of Knowledge and Business Engineering, University of Vienna, March 31, 2009, Vienna, Austria. [Presenter: Sabine Graf]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Learning Systems Through Cognitive Modelling”, Tokyo Denki University, February 27, 2009, Tokyo, Japan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning, and How to Publish in a SSCI Journal – Case of Educational Technology and Society”, Meiho Institute of Technology, January 9, 2009, Pintung, Taiwan [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, National Sun Yat-sen University, January 7, 2009, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, National Kaohsiung Normal University, January 5, 2009, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]

2008

  • “Virtual or Reality? Does Robot Really Better for Learning?”, 7th WSEAS International Conference on E-Activities (e-Activities 2008), December 29, 2008, Cairo, Egypt. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Distributed Educational Environments”, NRC Colloquium Talk, National Research Council of Canada, December 4, 2008, Ottawa, Canada. [Presenter: Fuhua Lin]
  • “Considering Learning Styles in Technology Enhanced Learning”, Graduate Institute of E-learning, National Changhua University of Education, Novermber 11, 2008, Changhua, Taiwan. [Presenter: Sabine Graf]
  • “Context-awareness Ubiquitous Learning Service”, National Central University, November 4, 2008, Chung-Li, Taiwan. [Presenter: Maiga Chang]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, National Central University, October 30, 2008, JhongLi, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, The 4th Conference on Computer and Network Technology in Education (CNTE 2008), October 30, 2008, Hsinchu, Taiwan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, The Educational Technology International Forum 2008, September 27-29, 2008, Jinan, China. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, August 5, 2008, Hitachi Software, Tokyo, Japan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, August 1, 2008, Kyoto University, Japan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]
  • “Adaptivity and Personalization in Mobile Learning”, July 31, 2008, Nagoya University, Japan. [Presenter: Kinshuk]