MeL 2009

IV-th International Conference

Modern (e-) Learning

June 22 - July 02, 2009, Varna (Bulgaria)
October 06-08, 2009, Astrakhan (Russia)


Supported by
The International Journal "Information Theories and Applications"®
The International Journal "Information Technologies and Knowledge"®

General sponsor: FOI Bulgaria

Conference organizers

- Institute of Information Theories and Applications FOI ITHEA (Bulgaria)
- V.M.Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, NAS (Ukraine)
- Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, BAS (Bulgaria)
- Astrakhan State University (Russia)
- Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev (Ukraine)
- Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, (Ukraine)
- Varna Free University “Chernorizets Hrabar” (Bulgaria)
- Association of Developers and Users of Intelligent Systems (Ukraine)
- Association Development of the Information Society (Bulgaria

Aims and Scope

The conference is devoted to discussion of current research and applications regarding the basic directions of modern (e-) learning: Philosophy and Methodology of the Modern (e-) Learning and Modern (e-) Learning Technologies.

Topics of interest

Philosophy and Methodology of the Modern (e-) Learning
- Accreditation and Validation of Modern (e-) Learning Materials
- Learning Communities and Virtual Spaces for Modern (e-) Learning Communities
- Copyright Regulations and Intellectual Property
- Evolution in Teacher Roles through Technology
- Experience and Problems of Implementation of Distance Learning Systems
- Informatics of the Modern Learning
- Instructional Design Theories of Modern (e-) Learning
- Institutional Issues on Technology-based Learning
- Interaction of Classical and Modern (e-) Learning
- Knowledge Market
- Modern (e-) Learning Paradigms
- Organizational Problems of Distance Learning
- Pedagogical and Organisational Frameworks of Modern (e-) Learning
- Pedagogical Approaches - Classical and Modern Didactic Principles of Modern (e-) Learning
- Policies on Technology-based Learning
- Psychological and Ergonomic Aspects of Modern (e-) Learning
- Social Aspects of Modern (e-) Learning
- Standardisation of the Modern (e-) Learning Materials
- Standards and Quality Requirements for the Certification and Assessment of the Learners’ Progress
- Teaching Aspects of Modern (e-) Learning

Modern e-Learning Technologies
- Information Retrieval and Visualization in e-Learning
- Multimedia Educational Systems
- Media for Learning in Multicultural Settings
- Mobile e-Learning Applications
- P2P e-Learning Applications
- Social Aspects in Collaborative e-Learning Systems
- Standardization in e-Learning Technologies (incl. Learning Objects, Learning Designs, Modelling Languages)
- Technology-based Blended, Distance and Open Learning
- Technology-Facilitated Learning in Complex Domains
- Technologies for advanced Teacher Training
- Technology and Human Resource Issues
- Using AI/Semantic Web Technologies for Personalized and Contextual Learning
- Web-based Educational Information Systems

Program Committee

Victor Gladun (Ukraine)
Krassimir Markov (Bulgaria)
Larissa Zaynutdinova (Rusia)
Irina Petrova (Russia)

Adil Timofeev (Russia)
Alexander Kuzemin (Ukraine)
Alexander Lunev (Russia)
Alexey Voloshin (Ukraine)
Anna Kantcheva (Bulgaria)
Avram Eskenazi (Bulgaria)
Darina Dicheva (USA)
Evgeniya Sendova (Bulgaria)
Fliur Ismagilov (Russia)
George Totkov (Bulgaria)
Igor Lyashenko (Ukraine)
Ilia Mitov (Bulgaria)
Irina Zhelyazkova (Bulgaria)
Juan Castellanos (Spain)
Julita Vassileva (Canada)
Krassimir Manev (Bulgaria)
Krassimira Ivanova (Bulgaria)
Luis Fernando de Mingo (Spain)
Maria Kasheva (Bulgaria)
Milena Dobreva (Bulgaria)
Natalia Ivanova (Rusia)
Nelly Maneva (Bulgaria)
Nikolay Liutov (Bulgaria)
Peter Stanchev (USA)
Stefan Dodunekov (Bulgaria)
Tatiana Gavrilova (Russia)
Teodora Bakardzieva (Bulgaria)
Valeriy Semenec (Ukraine)
Vladimir Kukharenko (Ukraine)
Yordan Tabov (Bulgaria)


The official languages of the Conference are English and Russian.
Work language at the conference time is Russian.

Papers and Fees

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