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Virtuality in Education

A conference on "Virtuality in Education" will take place in London on March 28 to 31 1999. The objective of the conference is to examine the implications of emerging notions of virtuality for education. The conference, subtitled "CAL99", is intended to provide a forum to disc...

28 March 1999 - 28 March 1999
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A conference on "Virtuality in Education" will take place in London on March 28 to 31 1999. The objective of the conference is to examine the implications of emerging notions of virtuality for education. The conference, subtitled "CAL99", is intended to provide a forum to discuss the questions educators need to debate for the future in which virtuality could be commonplace.

Key topics of discussion will include:

- Learning in virtual environments;
- Theories of learning and virtuality;
- The changing role of the learner;
- New forms of educational software;
- Identity in virtual educational environments;
- Teaching in virtual environments;
- Education without walls.

The event targets one of the themes of interest of the European Commission's Information Society Project Office and is being organised by Elsevier Science.
For further information, please contact:
CAL99 Conference Secretariat
Phillipa Orme
12 Church Street
West Hanney
Wantage
Oxon OX12 0LN, UK
Tel. +44-0-1235868811; Fax +44-0-1235868811
E-mail: p.orme@dial.pipex.com
URL: http://www.elsevier.nl/homepage/sag/cal99/