+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS IEEE TALE 2018 Wollongong, Australia (Close to Sydney) 4-7 December 2018 Proceedings will be submitted for indexing in Scopus, Ei Compendex, CPCI (via IEEE Xplore) Final Submission Deadline: 24 August 2018 http://tale2018.org/ +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ TALE is the IEEE Education Society's flagship Asia-Pacific (Region 10) conference, catering to researchers and practitioners with an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education as well as those interested in the innovative use of digital technologies for learning, teaching and assessment in any discipline. The target audience of the conference is diverse and includes those working in the higher education, vocational education and training (VET), K-12, corporate, government, and healthcare sectors. TALE 2018 will be held in Wollongong, on the spectacular South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, close to Sydney. The theme of the conference is "Engineering Next-Generation Learning”. *** Submissions received to date already exceed that of total submissions for most previous TALE conferences, but due to overwhelming demand, a decision has been made to extend the submission deadline one final time, to 24 August 2018. *** ### PRESENTATION TYPES ### Academic Stream - Full or Short Paper with Presentation - Short or Work-in-Progress Paper with Poster Non-Traditional Formats - Pre-Conference Workshops - Special Sessions - Panel Sessions ### CORE TRACKS ### 1. Engineering Education (Tertiary) 2. Computing & IT Education (Tertiary) 3. STEM Education (K-12) 4. Technology-Enhanced Learning 5. Online & Flexible Learning 6. Laboratory Learning 7. Workplace & Industry-Based Learning 8. Community-Based & Informal Learning 9. International & Transnational Education 10. Equity, Diversity & Widening Participation ### SPECIAL TRACKS ### A. Engineering of Technologies for Learning: An Emerging Discipline (organised in cooperation with the IEEE Industry Connections Industry Consortium on Learning Engineering--ICICLE) B. XR (VR/AR/MR) & Immersive Learning Environments (organised in cooperation with the Immersive Learning Research Network--iLRN) C. Big Data, Analytics & Machine Learning in Education (organised in cooperation with the Society for Learning Analytics Research—SoLAR) ### KEY DATES ### Final Paper Submission Deadline: 24 August 2018 Notification of Acceptance: 17 August 2018 (for submissions prior to 2 July); 19 September 2018 (later submissions) Revised, Camera-Ready Papers Due: 1 October 2018 Presenter Registration Deadline: 8 October 2018 Conference: 4-7 December 2018 ### PUBLICATION AND INDEXING ### All accepted and registered full, short, and work-in-progress papers that are presented at TALE 2018 in the Academic Stream will be published in the conference proceedings (USB with ISBN) and submitted to the IEEE Xplore® digital library. Content loaded into Xplore is made available by IEEE to its abstracting and indexing partners, including Elsevier (Scopus, Ei Compendex), Clarivate Analytics (CPCI—part of Web of Science) and others, for potential inclusion in their respective databases. Opportunities to publish revised and expanded versions in Scopus-indexed journals will also be made available to authors of selected papers. ### KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ### Dr Bror Saxberg--Vice President of Learning Science, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), USA Xiaochen (Susan) Zhang—Tech Entrepreneur, TEDx Speaker and Ex-Googler, China ### CONTACT ### General enquiries about TALE 2018 may be directed to the conference secretariat at [log in to unmask] . ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/discuss.