By Judithe Sheard, Julianne Lynch (auth.), Wanlei Zhou, Paul Nicholson, Brian Corbitt, Joseph Fong (eds.)

nd the two foreign convention on Web-Based studying (ICWL 2003) happened in Melbourne, Australia. ICWL 2003 the culture of the winning ICWL 2002 held in Hong Kong and geared toward delivering an in-depth learn of the technical and pedago- cal concerns, in addition to incorporating administration problems with Web-based studying. also, there has been a spotlight on problems with curiosity to the learner, o?ering the optimum net established studying surroundings to accomplish excessive educational effects. - akin collage geared up this convention along side the Hong Kong WebSociety,toprovideaforumwhichgatherededucators,researchers,techno- gists and implementers of Web-based studying from worldwide to debate, collaborate and boost all appropriate concerns concerning this sector of study. the main target of ICWL 2003 used to be at the most crucial components of Web-based studying, specifically, Web-based studying environments, digital universities, pedagogical matters with regards to Web-based studying, multimedia-based e-learning, interactive e-learning structures, intelligence in online schooling, e-learning so- tions, CSCL, and authoring instruments for e-learning. In overall, the convention got 118 papers from researchers and practitioners from thirteen international locations. each one paper was once reviewed by way of no less than 3 the world over popular referees. Papers have been ri- rously tested and chosen in keeping with their originality, signi?cance, correctness, relevance, and readability of presentation. one of the top of the range submissions, 50 papers have been authorised and integrated within the lawsuits. Later, the complaints editors will suggest that a few top quality papers from the convention be released in a unique factor of a world journal.

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