Saturday, June 05, 2010

WIPTE 2010 Version

The 2010 Workshop on the Impact of Pen-Based Technology on Education (WIPTE) will be held on October 25th and 26th, 2010 at Virginia Tech. The organizing committee invites submissions of full papers, posters and short presentation abstracts by June 15th. The committee also invites entries to the 2010 WIPTE Video Contest with a deadline of September 15th. The video contest carries a $3,000 first prize.

Submissions in each category should describe experiences using Tablet PCs or other pen-based technology in K-12, higher education, or other teaching and learning environments. Full paper submissions will be peer-reviewed, other submissions will be reviewed by the organizing committee. Accepted submissions will appear in a Monograph to be published by Purdue University Press and authors will present their work at WIPTE 2010. For detailed calls and additional information see

Online conference registration will be available at by June 1st, 2010. The early bird registration fee is $100. After September 30th, 2010 the registration fee is $150. The registration includes a reception, a dinner, a copy of the conference proceedings, and the opportunity to win a variety of raffle prizes. Last year’s prizes included Tablet PCs and smart phones.


Zvi Ritz
WIPTE Organizing Committee Member


  1. WIPTE 2010 has announced that they are having an exciting debate style session in which proponents of Tablet PCs and IPads describe the potential educational impact of these devices.

    "Tablet PC versus IPad Education Smackdown" is just one of the high level presentations on the latest research and information to be shared by the experts in pen and touch computing.

    There will be 4 people on the panel. For a more detailed bio of each person's very impressive background, see

    I'll be interested to hear what they have to say. I still prefer Tablets because there is no fully featured note-taking software like OneNote for the iPad.

    Tablet Fan

  2. Economics will surely be connected to technology, and so as vice versa. It is connected always and cannot be separated, mostly today where technology had its flying wings to take over.