International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2010)

Venue: Valencia

Location: Valencia, Spain

Event Date/Time: Apr 07, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 10, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Oct 21, 2009
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Conference Name: International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU)

Venue: Valencia, Spain


Event Date: 07-10 April, 2010


SCOPE

CSEDU 2010 (the International Conference on Computer Supported Education) aims at becoming a yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, institutional policies on computer supported education including open and distance education, using computers. In particular, the Web is currently a preferred medium for distance learning and the learning practice in this context is usually referred to as e-learning. CSEDU-2010 is expected to give an overview of the state of the art as well as upcoming trends, and to promote discussion about the pedagogical potential of new learning and educational technologies in the academic and corporate world.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. Information Technologies Supporting Learning
2. Learning/Teaching Methodologies and Assessment
3. Social Context and Learning Environments
4. Legal and Cultural Management Issues
5. Domain Applications and Case Studies
6. Quality, Evaluation and Accreditation Policies

AREA 1: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES SUPPORTING LEARNING

- Web-based learning, Wikis and Blogs
- Virtual learning environments
- e-learning platforms, portals
- Authoring tools and content development
- Groupware Tools
- Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning
- Security Aspects
- AV-communication and multimedia
- Mobile learning
- Ontologies and meta-data standards
- Intelligent Tutoring Systems
- e-learning hardware and software
- Digital Libraries for e-learning

AREA 2: LEARNING/TEACHING METHODOLOGIES AND ASSESSMENT

- Supervising and managing student projects
- Simulated communities and online mentoring
- Pedagogy enhancement with e-learning
- Educating the educators
- Immersive Learning
- Blended learning
- Mobile learning (M-learning)
- Computer-aided assessment
- Metrics and performance measurement
- Assessment software tools
- Assessment methods in blended learning environments
- e- testing and new test theories

AREA 3: SOCIAL CONTEXT AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

- Learning Organizations
- Collaborative Learning
- Community Building
- Lifelong Learning: Continuing Professional Training & Development
- Theoretical bases of e-learning environments
- International Partnerships in Teaching
- Distance and e-learning in a global context
- Cooperation with Industry in teaching
- Context dependent learning
- Higher Education vs. Vocational Training

AREA 4: LEGAL AND CULTURAL MANAGEMENT ISSUES

- Marketing of study programs
- Cross-cultural education
- Cultural, social and gender issues
- Education and ethics
- Corporate training and change management
- Legislation for the success of e-learning
- Breaking Barriers / Removing Constraints & Disadvantages
- Employability
- Flexible study modes (e.g. for professionals)
- Management styles for distance and e-learning
- Economic models for distance and e-learning activities

AREA 5: DOMAIN APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES

- e-learning success cases
- Errors in e-learning
- Critical Success Factors in Distance Learning
- e-learning in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and Information Engineering
- Medical Applications
- Interdisciplinary programs for distance education
- Impact and achievements of International initiatives
- Joint-degrees
- Virtual Labs: Examples, Architecture and Organization
- Virtual Universities and Classrooms

AREA 6: QUALITY, EVALUATION AND ACCREDITATION

- Benchmark metrics for broad domain learning
- Standards and interoperability
- Course design and e-learning curriculae
- Emerging and best practices
- Managing quality in e-learning
- e-learning tactics and strategies
- Course/program evaluation
- Teacher Evaluation
- Accessibility to disabled users
- Quality Assurance: Recognition; Accreditation; Certification
- Assessment and accreditation of courses and institutions


IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Dates:7 -10 April, 2010

Regular Paper Submission: October 21, 2009
Authors Notification: December 21, 2009
Final Paper Submission and Registration: January 12, 2010



Contacts:

CSEDU Secretariat
Address: Av. D.Manuel I, 27A 2ºesq.
2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal

Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8596


Event Site: http://www.csedu.org

Event E-mail:csedu.secretariat@insticc.org

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