You are cordially invited to participate in the International Conference on Blended Learning 2018 (ICBL 2018) to be held at Kansai University, Osaka, Japan on 31 July to 2 August 2018.

Blended learning has become one of the promising approaches to teaching and learning. It aims to integrate traditional learning with innovative means, such as e-learning and open online learning, to create a new learning environment in order to improve learning effectiveness and enrich learning experience. These ultimately help engage students and enhance learning success. ICBL2018 provides a platform for knowledge exchange and experience sharing among researchers and practitioners in this field.

The conference theme of ICBL2018 is Blended Learning: Enhancing Learning Success. Original papers reporting novel applications of blended learning are welcomed. ICBL2018 covers all topics in blended learning including, but not limited to:

  • Adaptive Learning
  • Assessment for Blended Learning
  • Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
  • Content Development for Blended Learning
  • Enriching Learning Experience with Blended Learning
  • Experiences in Blended Learning
  • Game-based Learning
  • Improved Flexibility of Learning Processes
  • Interactive Blended Learning Solutions
  • Open Education Resources
  • Organizational Frameworks for Blended Learning
  • Pedagogical and Psychological Issues
  • Practices in Borderless Education
  • Strategies for Blended Learning

Please note that the submission deadline is 31 January 2018.

Original papers should be written in English and submitted through the conference website. Your paper should follow the Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science format in 10 to 12 pages. All accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings to be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series Best paper awards and excellent paper awards will be granted to authors of papers with exceptional merits.

Enclosed please find the call-for-papers leaflet of ICBL 2018. For more information, please visit the conference website at

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us (e-mail :

Thank you very much, and look forwards to meeting you at ICBL 2018.

Important Dates

Deadline of submission : 31 Jan 2018
Notification to authors : TBC
Deadline of final papers : TBC
Date of the conference : 31 Jul – 2 Aug 2018