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[CfP] Learning Analytics for Secondary and Higher Education #LearningAnalytics

STELATogether with my colleagues from the STELA project we are organising a parallel session for next year International HCI 2017 conference (9 – 14 July 2017) in Vancouver. Our session is dealing with the topic „Learning Analytics for Secondary and Higher Education“ and we are looking for contributions in this field.
If your are interested in the session we are able to send you a personal invitiation through the submission system. Therefore just send a short email to martin [dot] ebner [at] tugraz [dot] at.


Deadlines for the Call:

  • Deadline for submissions (abstract; 800 words) for review: 25 November 2016
  • Notification of Review Outcome: 23 December 2016
  • Deadline for Camera-ready version (full papers, typically 10 pages, with minimum 8 pages long, maximum 12 pages long): 10 February 2017

Please note that Papers will appear in volumes of the Lecture Notes by Springer.

[CfP] Emerging Technologies in Education

I am very happy that I can invite to a Special Interest Group at this year ED-Media 2015 conference in Montreal, Canada. If you are interested to join us there, please consider the Call for Paper, which will be open till 29th April 2015:

The Emerging Technologies for Learning and Teaching Special Interest Group (SIG) would like to specifically invite innovators, technology-focused, and visionary people of all educational sectors to present and discuss their results with this SIG during EdMedia 2015. The SIG chair encourages researchers to submit contributions with a strong focus on technologyand specifically, proposals should focus onhow technology-enhanced learning can be supported by innovative technologies. For more information and instruction on submitting your proposals, please click the link below.

Please find here the [Call For Paper] and here detailed information about the [ED-Media 2015]. I would love to see you in Montreal to discuss new ideas for technologies in education.

If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact me martin[dot]ebner[at]tugraz[dot]at.

[CfP] Digital Innovations in Teacher Education

I just like to hint to an interesting Call for Papers titled „Digital Innovations in Teacher Education„. The University of Teacher Education Vienna in cooperation with the Reflecting Education Journal solicits original (research) papers framing pedagogic and didactic considerations, applicative scenarios or taxonomies in the field of technology-enhanced (language) learning and teaching within the context of teacher education/development.

There is little doubt that digital innovations have initiated a vivid discussion concerning the reformation or adaptation of higher education in general (cf. Wiley 2009, Strasser & Greller 2014). Especially in the field of teacher education, certain developments concerning a curricular implementation of digital technologies in initial teacher education and teacher training (including post-graduate teacher education, and continuing professional development/teacher development) can be noted. However, experts (cf. Wiley 2009, Siemens 2004) suggest that especially technological developments have often not been didactically implemented in teacher education/development curricula

The deadline for submission is February 7th, 2015 – find here the Call for Paper.

[CallForPaper] eMOOCs 2015

Bildschirmfoto 2014-11-27 um 22.45.52It’s a great pleasure to announce the Call for Papers for next year eMOOCs conference. The Stakeholder Summit will be held on 18-20 May 2015 at the Université catholique de Louvain campus in Mons (Belgium).

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other open education concepts innovate learning: Universities are opening up education to online users and making their learning resources freely accessible. This raises many questions, e.g. how to integrate formal and informal learning settings, how to support the masses of students, and how to monitor their learning progress. The research track aims to feed the general debate on MOOCs with underpinning scientific data.

The deadline for submission will be the 12th January 2015. We are looking forward to see you there 🙂

[CallForPaper] „E-Learning-Strategien für Hochschulen“

Logo ZFHEDie Ausgabe 10/3 der ZFHE (Mai 2015) steht im Zeichen von „E-Learning-Strategien für Hochschulen“ und in unmittelbarem Zusammenhang mit einer Tagung an der Universität Salzburg am 5. Mai 2015. Als Gastherausgeber/innen betreuen das Sonderheft Sabine Seufert (Universität St. Gallen), Michael Kopp (Universität Graz), Bettina Schlass (Blackboard & Moodlerooms) und ich.
Wir möchten mit diesem Call Entwicklungen aufgreifen, da sich gerade im deutschsprachigen Europa auf dem Sektore einiges tut.
Inhaltliche und organisatorische Details finden man im Call, der am ZFHE-Portal unter https://www.zfhe.at veröffentlicht wurde. Sollte es Fragen dazu geben, mich bitte einfach zu kontaktieren 🙂


Wichtig:

[Call for Paper]
Deadline zur Einreichung eines vollständigen Beitrags ist der
12. Januar 2015.


[CfP] Bildungsforschung: Nicht-pädagogisches Personal in Bildungseinrichtungen

Die Zeitschrift Bildungsforschung erbittet wieder Beiträge für die nächste Ausgabe. Das Thema ist interessant und birgt einiges an Diskussionspunkten. Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha und Margaretha Müller suchen Beiträge über eine Personengruppe, die sonst in Forschungsbeiträgen der Bildungsforschung nur selten im Vordergrund steht: Das nicht-pädagogische Personal
Einreichtermin ist der 31.7.2013:

[CfP] Interaction in Massive Courses

Together with my colleagues from the University of Munich I like to call for submissions on the topic „Interaction in Massive Courses„. The contributions will appear as Special Issue of the journal J.UCS (Journal of Universal Computer Science) which is an open access journal and holds an Impact Factor.
Please consider to send us a scientific contribution on 9th June 2013 at latest, if the following sounds interesting and meet you research interests as well:

The Special Issue aims to gather research works in the field of massive courses with a special focus on enhancing interaction between lecturers-students or students-student in face-to-face situations or completely online by using different kind of technologies (MOOC). For example, some few information systems created some years ago, summarized by the term Audience Response Systems (ARS). Here students are able to make votes on lecturers’ questions by using mostly special hardware (Anderson et al, 2003). Other possibilities are the use of Web 2.0 technologies (Purgathofer & Reinhard,
2008) or Social Media (Ebner, 2011) to enhance students’ engagement in live-lecturing-situations. In the last years, the above-mentioned MOOCs attracted the interest of thousands of students. Obviously this leads to new challenges on how to overcome the management of a huge number of occurring interactions and makes new strategies necessary.
Assuming that rich interactions in large groups of learners are even more critical in the development of academia this Special Issue of the Journal of Universal Computer Science is dedicated to research on media fostering interaction in massive courses.

Here you will find the detailed Call for Paper (CfP).

[CfP] 1st Workshop on Social Linked Data for Science and Education – SOLISE 2013

We like to invite interested researcher to contribute to our “ 1st Workshop on Social Linked Data for Science and Education – SOLISE 2013“ at this year 5th Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2013) in Aachen, Germany.
The scope of our call is:

This workshop aims at providing a discussion forum for approaches and challenges that are making use of web data resources and technologies, especially Social Networks, Semantic Web and Linked Data, for science, teaching, learning and education. The SOLISE 2012 workshop angles for papers about how Social Networks,Lnked Data and Semantic Web can contribute to analyse and adopt data generated by learning enviroments and education and science communities, to improve personalization, usability and analytics of such content for educational and research purposes in every day work. We are looking for preliminary results, position, and research papers. Researchers, experts, enthusiasts, and especially PhD students are welcome and encouraged to submit their contributions.

Please be aware about the Deadlines:

  • Paper Submission: February 20, 2013
  • Authors Notification: March 1, 2013
  • Final Paper Submission and Registration: March 6, 2013

More Information will be given at the homepage of the workshop – find it here: [Link]

[CfP] Research 2.0 at ECTEL 2010

Ich möchte auf einen Call for Papers hinweisen: Workshop Research 2.0 bei der diesjährigen ECTEL Konferenz:

As a follow-up to a successful workshop on the same theme at ECTEL09, we are organizing a workshop on Research2.0 approaches to TEL research at ECEL10.
Research2.0 is in essence a Web2.0 approach to how we do research. Research2.0 creates conversations between researchers, enables them to discuss their findings and connects them with others. Thus, Research2.0 can accelerate the diffusion of knowledge.

Topics for this workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation of existing Research2.0 tools and infrastructures from a TEL perspective
  • Development of TEL-related use case scenarios for Research2.0 tools and infrastructures
  • Influence of Research2.0 tools and technologies on scientific practices in TEL
  • Formats and protocols for Research2.0 data exchange (linked data, RSS, BuRST, …)
  • Ownership and privacy of research information
  • Practices of the diverse Technology Enhanced Learning disciplines, and how Research2.0 can influence them