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ICVLOC 2017 : 19th International Conference on Virtual Learning and Online Courses

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICVLOC

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICVLOC 2017: 19th International Conference on Virtual Learning and Online Courses aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Virtual Learning and Online Courses. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Virtual Learning and Online Courses.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Virtual Learning and Online Courses are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICVLOC 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Virtual Learning and Online Courses. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Dental Students’ Attitude towards Problem-Based Learning before and after Implementing 3D Electronic Dental Models
Hai Ming Wong, Kuen Wai Ma, Lavender Yu Xin Yang, Yanqi Yang
2) Water End-Use Classification with Contemporaneous Water-Energy Data and Deep Learning Network
Khoi A. Nguyen, Rodney A. Stewart, Hong Zhang
3) Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making Using Information and Communication Technology
Marina Diković
4) Noise Reduction in Web Data: A Learning Approach Based on Dynamic User Interests
Julius Onyancha, Valentina Plekhanova
5) Teachers Leadership Dimension in History Learning
Lee Bih Ni, Zulfhikar Rabe, Nurul Asyikin Hassan
6) The Effect of Cross-Curriculum of L1 and L2 on Elementary School Students’ Linguistic Proficiency: To Sympathize with Others
Reiko Yamamoto
7) A Descriptive Study of Self-Compassion in Polytechnic Students in Indonesia
Emma Dwi Ariyani, Dini Hadiani
8) A Neural Network Classifier for Estimation of the Degree of Infestation by Late Blight on Tomato Leaves
Gizelle K. Vianna, Gabriel V. Cunha, Gustavo S. Oliveira
9) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
10) A Reinforcement Learning Approach for Evaluation of Real-Time Disaster Relief Demand and Network Condition
Ali Nadi, Ali Edrissi
11) Financial Decision-Making among Finance Students: An Empirical Study from the Czech Republic
Barbora Chmelíková
12) E-Learning Recommender System Based on Collaborative Filtering and Ontology
John Tarus, Zhendong Niu, Bakhti Khadidja
13) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
14) A Study of Primary School Parents’ Interaction with Teachers’ in Malaysia
Shireen Simon
15) Image Rotation Using an Augmented 2-Step Shear Transform
Hee-Choul Kwon, Heeyong Kwon

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