Online Keynoters Include:
  • Ann Barron
  • Rik Hall
  • Mani Iyer
  • Lisa Kimball
  • Roger Schank
A collaborative forum discussing issues in the design, development and use of Interactive Training and Learning programs,  including Web Based Training, Online Learning, Simulations, Multimedia and more!

This event has ended and the archive is now closed.

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Virtual Interactive Training And Learning '98
Welcome to the home page for the VITAL '98 conference. VITAL '98 is a global virtual event, designed to facilitate collaboration among interactive training and learning practitioners and educators from around the world, that takes place entirely online.

Registration for VITAL '98 provides you with access to a variety of interactive training and learning resources, and the opportunity to interact with a diverse worldwide audience. All this at a nominal cost when compared with the typical 2-3 day conference held in a hotel (and no travel is required!). Plus, the event archive will be available online for 6 weeks after the event ends, so you may review the event information at your own pace.

Accepted Papers

The following papers were accepted for presentation and discussion at VITAL '98 after a competitive call for papers earlier this year.

"Using WWWAssign to Create On-line Quizzes and Tests"
Jim Lucas, Northeastern Illinois University (USA)

"Research and Application Issues Concerning Adaptive WWW Courseware"
Adrian Sallis, Otaru University (Japan) & Richard Pascoe, University of Otago (New Zealand)

"CCS Neverland: A Synergy Towards Virtual Classrooms"
Siet Lang LAI, The Centre for Computer Studies, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore)

"A Theoretical Foundation for the Design of Online Collaborative Learning Environments"
Michael Spector/Barabara Wasson, University of Bergen (Norway) and Berner Lindstrvm, Gvteborg University (Sweden)

**"Publishing on the Web: Instructional Design Considerations"
Dr. Kwi Park-Kim, Bronx Community College, The City University of New York (USA)

**Paper accepted for presentation only.

Keynote Speakers

VITAL '98 is proud to announce an exciting lineup of keynote speakers who will provide their thoughts on interactive training and learning. This will be your chance to interact one-on-one with some of today's leading  thinkers. Keynotes will begin at 12:00 Noon (EST) on the first day they are scheduled.

Open Workshop

The open workshop is a common area where attendees can:

The open workshop is the attendees area - use it as a tool, to meet like minded people, to recieve feedback on a program - it's up to you.

Conference FAQ

If you have any questions or comments, please check the Frequently Asked Questions. If you do not see the answer to a question you have, ask here or call 888.289.3212.

Registration Information

Registration is now closed for this event. Thank you for your interest in VITAL '98!

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