Joint International Workshop on
Professional Learning, Competence Development and
Knowledge Management

October 2nd, 2006


In conjunction with EC-TEL2006, October 1-4, 2006, Crete, Greece


Call for Papers




The final version of the proceedings including a preface of the organizers is now available on


Schedule (also available as pdf)

Please note that each speaker will be given 20 minutes time for his/her presentation. The rest of the time is left for discussions.






Workshop Opening


Coffee Break

Session 1


Workshop Opening

Identification of User's Learning Goals in Workflows [LOKMOL] [pdf]

O. Rostanin, R. Schirru

Personal Learning Environments: Challenging the dominant design of educational systems [L3NCD] [pdf]

S. Wilson

The User as Prisoner: How the Dilemma Might Dissolve  [LOKMOL] [pdf]

A. Kohlhase



Lunch Break

Session 2


Socially Aware Informal Learning Support: Potentials and Challenges of the Social Dimension [LOKMOL] [pdf]

S. Braun, A. Schmidt

A Framework for Building Virtual Communities for Education [L3NCD] [pdf]

I. Varlamis, I. Apostolakis

Building Lifelong Learning Networks of Teachers for the Development of Competence in Teaching in Small Rural Schools [L3NCD] [pdf]

P. Koulouris, S. Sotiriou



Coffee Break

Session 3


Rethinking the Use of Ontologies in Learning [LOKMOL] [pdf]

H. Allert, H. Markkanen, C. Richter

Competence and Performance in Requirements Engineering: Bringing Learning to the Workplace [LOKMOL] [pdf]

T. Ley, B. Kump, S. N. Lindstaedt, D. Albert, N. A. M. Maiden,
S. V. Jones

Discussion & Closing


Workshop Organizers

Martin Memmel, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH, Erwin-Schrödinger-Straße 57, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
email: memmel[at]

Eric Ras, Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, Fraunhofer-Platz 1, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
email: eric.ras[at]

Stephan Weibelzahl, National College of Ireland, Mayor Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
email: sweibelzahl[at]
Daniel Burgos, Open University of the Netherlands
email: daniel.burgos[at]

Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands
email: rob.koper[at]

Daniel Olmedilla, L3S Research Center, Germany
email: olmedilla[at]

Demetrios Sampson, CERTH, Greece
email: sampson[at]

Martin Wolpers, KUL, Belgium and L3S Research Center, Germany
email: wolpers[at]

Don't hesitate to contact us if there are any problems or questions.


Program Committees

Gabriela Avram, University of Limerick, Ireland
Andrea Back, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Stephan Baumann, DFKI GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Ines Grützner, Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands
Stefanie Lindstaedt, Know-Center, Graz, Austria
Andreas Schmidt, Forschungszentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe, Germany
David Wiley, Utah State University, USA
Sandra Zilles, DFKI GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Stefano Ceri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Eric Duval, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Dai Griffiths, University of Bolton, UK
Anna-Karina Kaimaro, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Alexander Karapidis, Fraunhofer IAO, Germany
Barbara Kieslinger, Center for Social Integration, Vienna, Austria
Oleg Liber, University of Bolton, UK
Patrick McAndrew, Open University of The United Kingdom
Ambjörn Naeve, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Wolfgang Nejdl, L3S Reseach Center, Hannover, Germany
Gilbert Pacquette, Licef, Canada
Griff Richards, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Mike Spector, Florida State University, USA
Colin Tattersall, Open University of the Netherlands
Klaus Tochtermann, Know-Center Graz, Austria
David Wiley, Utah State University, USA


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