IMCL2021 will host the 4th IMCL International Student Competition for Mobile Apps. The aims of the competition are:
Mobile apps submitted for the competition are expected to accomplish a specific goal, for example educational/learning, marketing, social networking, gaming, health, etc. Mobile apps developers should be students (at undergraduate or postgraduate level). They should be prepared to justify their design and evaluation process, demonstrate why it is innovative and indicate how they achieved (will achieve) the impact they seek.
The competition process involves two rounds.
Competitors should complete the online abstract submission form. Submissions can be made on-line through IMCL2021 submission system (https://www.conftool.org/imcl-conference/) selecting “Special Session: 4th Student International Competition for Mobile Apps”. The mobile app description part of the form can be up to 500 words and should include:
Expert reviewers will evaluate the submissions and choose the submissions which will go through to the second round and be invited to showcase their Mobile Apps at the IMCL conference. During this evaluation round the best three (3) submissions will be selected.
Although Mobile Apps can be in any language, all submissions must be in English and must include title and team members information, including author affiliations. Judging will be in English and competitors will have to be able to present their work in English.
Participation: At least one member of each contestant team should attend online the conference in order to demonstrate the app and to take part in the judging session and award ceremony. Therefore, at least one member of the team must register in the conference in order for their app to be considered for judging and demonstration. The registration fee will be waived for each participating member.
Closed online judging session: Judging and evaluation of the Mobile Apps will take place in a closed online judging session during the first day of the conference where competitors will present to a team of judges. Mobile Apps will be judged on the following aspects: scope, assessment, usability, socio-cultural aspects, administration tools as well as aspects specific to the type of Learning Technologies submitted. According to these aspects the criteria will be quality of Mobile App, significance, originality and level of innovativeness, thematic relevance, and quality of presentation.
The winners of the competition will be announced the second day of the conference just after the keynote speech. The winners will be informed how to receive their reward.
The first prize is a training/online course related to mobile applications.
|11 Oct 2021||Submission for the 1st round of the competition|
|25 Oct 2021||Notification of acceptance for the 2nd round of the competition|
|29 Oct 2021||Team members registration for Participation in the 2nd round of the competition (the registration fees will be waived)|
|04 Noc 2021||Closed judging session (online)|
|05 Nov 2021||Announcement of the winners|
|24 May 2021||Submission of Special Session proposals|
|31 May 2021||Extended:|
Submission of: (i) structured abstracts (for full papers, short papers) for the main conference
|31 May 2021||Notification of acceptance for special Sessions notification and announcement|
|07 Jun 2021||Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference.|
|12 Jul 2021||Extended:|
(i) complete papers for all submission types
(ii) proposals for round tables, workshops, tutorials
|29 Jul 2021||Notification of acceptance|
|25 Aug 2021||Late Paper submission|
|13 Sep 2021||Extended:|
Camera-ready due & author registration deadline
|04 Nov 2021||IMCL2021 Conference Opening|