Call for Papers: IWL-LOKMOL 2008

January 31st, 2008 by Martin

We had very inspiring and successful LOKMOL (Learner Oriented Knowledge Management & KM-Oriented E-Learning) workshops in 2005 , 2006 and 2007. This year, we decided to start a joint initiative with the IWL Special Track of the IKNOW conference.

I’m especially interested in how we can support individuals in organizations without just focusing on organization and business goals. I think the main point is always to empower people and encourage them to learn, participate and collaborate!

Looking very much forward to your submissions!!!

Call for Papers for the I-KNOW ‘08 Special Track

Intelligent Assistance for Self-Directed and Organizational Learning
Connecting Individual, Community and Organizational Learning

Graz, September 03, 2008

A joint initiative of the IWL Special Track and the LOKMOL Workshop Series


Important Dates

14 April 2008: Submission of the full papers (8 pages)
31 May 2008: Notification of acceptance
30 June 2008: Camera ready version (8 pages)
3-5 Sept. 2008: TRIPLE-I Conference

For topics and submission procedures, check here.


January 23rd, 2008 by Martin

I got an invitation from to give a talk about User Generated Content on Wednesday 30th at the LEARNTEC 2008 in Karlsruhe. You can find an agenda here - it only seems to be available in German, although my talk will be held in English.

It’s always a bit difficult to prepare a talk when you don’t know your audience, whether they are familiar with the concept of user generated content or not. Anyway, I will give some examples, talk about social media and the paradigm shift that we experience, and of course also say a few words about how this influences the way people learn.

Update: The slides are available at slideshare now

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January 3rd, 2008 by Martin

Welcome in 2008! I’m back in the office for two days now, trying to setup everything in a way that will enable me to reach my goals. Planning projects, proposals, publications…and my PhD of course!

Usually, there are only very few interruptions in the first two weeks of a new year, so I could already work on some talk I will give at the end of January (more about this later). Clicking through several resources that I tagged as useful for presentations some time ago, I stumbled again across this one:

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Just great, and a good thing to keep in mind for the rest of the year!

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