4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2012) (CSEDU 2012)

Venue: Porto

Location: Porto, Portugal

Event Date/Time: Apr 16, 2012 End Date/Time: Apr 18, 2012
Registration Date: Nov 22, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Nov 22, 2011
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Description

Conference Name: 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2012)

Venue: Porto, Portugal


Event Date: 16-18 April, 2012


SCOPE

CSEDU 2012, 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 2012 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. DOMAIN APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES
5. UBIQUITOUS LEARNING

AREA 1: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES SUPPORTING LEARNING

Intelligent Tutoring Systems
e-Learning Hardware and Software
Digital Libraries for e-Learning
Web-based Learning, Wikis and Blogs
e-Learning Platforms, Portals
Authoring Tools and Content Development
Groupware Tools
Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning
Security Aspects
AV-Communication and Multimedia
Ontologies and Meta-Data Standards

AREA 2: LEARNING/TEACHING METHODOLOGIES AND ASSESSMENT

Simulated Communities and Online Mentoring
e-Testing and new Test Theories
Supervising and Managing Student Projects
Pedagogy Enhancement with e-Learning
Educating the Educators
Immersive Learning
Blended Learning
Computer-Aided Assessment
Metrics and Performance Measurement
Assessment Software Tools
Assessment Methods in Blended Learning Environments

AREA 3: SOCIAL CONTEXT AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

Learning Organizations
Teacher Evaluation
Assessment and Accreditation of Courses and Institutions
Course Design and e-Learning Curriculae
Collaborative Learning
Community Building
Lifelong Learning: Continuing Professional Training and Development
Theoretical Bases of e-Learning Environments
International Partnerships in Teaching
Distance and e-Learning in a Global Context
Cooperation with Industry in Teaching
Higher Education vs. Vocational Training

AREA 4: 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

AREA 5: UBIQUITOUS LEARNING

Mobile Learning (M-learning)
Technology Enhanced Learning
Technology Support for Pervasive Learning
Accessibility to Disabled Users
Virtual Labs and Virtual Classrooms
Distance Education
Context Dependent Learning
Standards and Interoperability


Important Dates

Conference Date: 16 - 18 April, 2012

Regular Paper Submission: November 22, 2011
Authors Notification (regular papers): January 25, 2012
Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: February 14, 2012

Contacts:

CSEDU Secretariat

Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq., 2910-595 Setúbal - Setúbal Portugal

Tel.: +351 265 520 184
Fax: +44 203 014 8596
e-mail: csedu.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.csedu.org/

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