Call for papers

The 20th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies

ICALT 2020

Tartu, Estonia

July 6-9, 2020

Deadline: January 12, 2020, extended to January 22, 2020

ICALT is an annual international conference on Advanced Learning Technologies and Technology-enhanced Learning organized by the IEEE Computer Society and the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology. After its kick-off as IWALT in Palmerston North, New Zealand (2000), ICALT has been held in Madison, USA (2001), Kazan, Russia (2002), Athens, Greece (2003), Joensuu, Finland (2004), Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2005), Kerkade, The Netherlands (2006), Niigata, Japan (2007), Santander, Spain (2008), Riga, Latvia (2009), Sousse, Tunisia (2010), Athens, Georgia, USA (2011), Rome, Italy (2012), Beijing, China (2013), Athens, Greece (2014), Hualien, Taiwan (2015), Austin, Texas, USA (2016), Timisoara, Romania (2017), Mumbai, India (2018), and Maceió, Brazil (2019).

Hosted by University of Tartu, Estonia



We invite submission of papers reporting original academic or industrial research in the area of on Advanced Learning Technologies and Technology-enhanced Learning according to the following tracks:

Track 1. Technologies for Open Learning and Education (i-OPENLearn)

Track 2. Adaptive and Personalised Technology-Enhanced Learning (APTeL)

Track 3. Wireless, Mobile, Pervasive and Ubiquitous Technologies for Learning (WMUTE)

Track 4. Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning  (DIGITEL)

Track 5. Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)

Track 6. Big Data in Education and Learning Analytics (BDELA)

Track 7. Technology-Enhanced Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education (TeSTEM)

Track 8. Technology-Enhanced Language Learning (TELL)

Track 9. Technology-Enhanced Learning of Thinking Skills (TELoTS)

Track 10. Technology-supported education for people with disabilities (TeDISABLE)

Track 11. Artificial Intelligence and Smart Learning Environments (AISLE)

Track 12. Augmented Reality and Virtual Worlds in Education and Training  (ARVWET)

Track 13. Motivational and Affective Aspects in Technology-enhanced Learning (MA-TEL)

Track 14. Technology-enhanced Assessment in Formal and Informal Education (TeASSESS)

Doctoral Consortium

All papers will be double-blindly peer-reviewed. Complete papers are required to be reviewed. The expected types of submissions include:

  • Full paper: 5 pages
  • Short paper: 3 pages
  • Discussion paper: 2 pages
  • Doctoral Consortium paper: 3 pages

Important Note: These page limits include authors' information, abstract (no more than 200 words), all tables, figures, references, etc.

Please submit your manuscript using the EasyChair Conference System at:

If you have any problems with the above web submission form, you can contact ICALT 2020 Office at: (Subject: “ICALT 2020 Submission Enquiry”) and the Chairs will contact you for further assistance.

Conference Proceedings are published by:
The IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services

Proceedings accepted in Xplore are available to indexing partners, including EI, Scopus, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index; these indexing partners have final say on what they include and the process can take anywhere between 4 and 12 months, depending on how busy the indexing partner is at the time.


General Chairs

Kinshuk, University of North Texas, USA

Nian-Shing Chen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Margus Pedaste, University of Tartu, Estonia


General Program Chairs

Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada

Ronghuai Huang, Beijing Normal University, China

Demetrios G Sampson, University of Piraeus, Greece & Curtin University, Australia

Danial Hooshyar, University of Tartu, Estonia


Advisory Committee

Ignacio Aedo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Mohamed Jemni, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Claude Frasson, University of Montreal, Canada

Michael Spector, University of North Texas, USA

Äli Leijen, University of Tartu, Estonia