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SEEL 2015 : Smart Education and e-Learning 2015

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Link: http://seel-15.kesinternational.org/
 
When Jun 17, 2015 - Jun 19, 2015
Where Sorrento, Italy
Submission Deadline Jan 19, 2015
Notification Due Feb 16, 2015
Final Version Due Mar 2, 2015
Categories    SMART   systems   education   e-learning
 

Call For Papers

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Smart Education and E-Learning 2015 (SEEL-15)
Hilton Sorrento Palace, Sorrento, Italy
17th-19th June 2015
http://seel-15.kesinternational.org/
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Smart Education and E-Learning 2015 (SEEL-15) - Launching a New Vision in Education and e-Learning

Following on from the First International Conference on Smart Technology-based Education and Training 2014 (STET-14), SEEL-15 is a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, findings and outcomes of research and design and development projects in the emerging area of smart technology and its applications in education and training.

The SEEL-15 conference serves as a new and innovative incubator for smart technology, smart systems, smart education/training.

The conference will be focused on the rapidly growing fusion of three areas:-
- smart technology, intelligent systems, computer science and computer engineering.
- engineering of advanced educational software and hardware systems.
- technology-based teaching and learning strategies and methodologies.

SEEL-15 will provide an excellent opportunity for research scientists, academics, engineers and practitioners to meet well-known experts from all over the world and to discuss innovative ideas and approaches, advances in smart technology and intelligent systems, state-of-the-art software and hardware systems, research findings and outcomes, best practices and case studies, national and international projects, institutional standards and policies, and many other topics related to smart education and E-Learning.

Smart Education and E-Learning will be co-located under the KES Smart Digital Futures umbrella with our other conferences: IIMSS, AMSTA and IDT. Registration gives access to all of these conferences, together with a paper published in one set of proceedings.

http://smartfutures.kesinternational.org for more information.

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Proceedings
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The conference proceedings will be published by Springer as book chapters in a volume of the KES Smart Innovation Systems and Technologies series: http://www.springer.com/series/8767 and submitted for indexing in Scopus and Thomson-Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) and the Web of Science.

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Conference Scope
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Main groups of conference topics include but are not limited to:-

1. Smart Education (SmE Track)

Conceptual frameworks for smart education
Innovative smart teaching and learning technologies
Best practices and case studies on smart education
Smart pedagogy
Smart classroom (features, characteristics, infrastructure, etc.)
Smart curriculum and courseware design and development
Smart assessment and testing
Smart education analytics
Faculty development and instructor's skills for smart education
University-wide smart systems for teaching, learning, research, collaboration, communication, management, security
Smart blended, distance, online and open education
Partnerships, national and international projects on smart education
Standards and policies in smart education
Economics of smart education

2. Smart e-Learning (SmL Track)

Smart e-learning: concepts, strategies and approaches
Smart e-learning teaching strategies
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
Small Personal Online Courses (SPOC)
Assessment and testing in smart e-learning
Serious games-based smart e-learning
Courseware design and development for smart e-learning
Smart e-learning environments
Hardware and software systems, portals and platforms for smart e-learning
Smart e-learning pedagogy
Smart e-learner modeling
Smart e-learning management, analytics, and quality assurance
Faculty development and instructor's skills for smart e-learning
Best practices and case studies on smart e-learning
Benefits and effectiveness of smart e-learning
Partnerships, national and international projects on smart e-learning
Standards and policies in smart e-learning
Social, cultural, and ethical dimensions and challenges of smart e-learning
Economics of smart e-learning

3. Smart Technology Applications in Education and e-Learning (SmT Track)

Smart technology enhanced teaching and learning
Internet-of-Things (IoT) in smart learning environments
Smart phones and smart devices in education
Smart technologies and systems for education and e-learning
Educational applications of smart technology and smart systems
Smart technology-based educational software and hardware systems
Mobility, security, access and control in smart learning environments
Smart gamification (fusion of smart technology and serious games)
Smart multimedia (fusion of smart technology and rich multimedia technology)
Smart mobility (fusion of smart technology and mobile technology)

4. "From Smart Education to Smart Society" Continuum (SmS Track)

Smart school
Applications of smart toys in education
Smart management and administration
Smart campus and smart university
Economics of smart universities
Smart house
Smart healthcare
Smart wealth
Smart cities
Smart society

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Invited Sessions
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An invited session consists of a presentation session of 6 to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference. We invite senior scientists who have a special interest in a specific conference topic to take responsibility for an invited session, gathering papers from a range of research expertise around the world. If you would like to submit a proposal for an Invited Session, please contact: admin@kesinternational.org

Here are the approved sessions so far:

IS01: Teachers’ readiness evaluation & their training for professional activities using information and communication technologies
IS02: E-­learning in Medical Education: New Systems and Applications

For more details on these sessions please visit:
http://seel-15.kesinternational.org/cmsISdisplay.php

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Dates and Deadlines
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General Track Papers

Submission of Papers: Continue to submit
Notification of Acceptance: 16 February 2015
Upload of Final Publication Files: 2 March 2015

Invited Session and Workshops

Submission of Invited Session Proposals: 1 December 2014
Submission of Papers: Session Chair Sets Deadline
Notification of Acceptance: Session Chair Sets Deadline
Upload of Final Publication Files: 2 March 2015
(Publication files are the wordprocessor source in MS Word or LaTeX together with a final PDF.)

Early Registration Deadline: 2 March 2015

Every paper for inclusion in the published proceedings must have at least one author who has registered for the conference with payment by: 2 March 2015

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Conference Awards
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SEEL-15 is pleased to make a number of awards for contributions showing outstanding merit and deserving recognition.

Best Conference Paper award
Best Graduate/Ph.D. Student award
Best Software and/or Hardware System award

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Organisation
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Conference General Chair

Prof. Vladimir Uskov, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
Co-Director, InterLabs Research Institute
Bradley University, U.S.A.

Executive Chair

Prof. Robert Howlett, Ph.D.
KES International and University of Bournemouth, UK

Publicity Co-Chairs (Europe)

Prof. Demetrios Sampson, Ph.D.
University of Piraeus, Greece

Prof. Pasquale Daponte, Ph.D.
University of Sannio, Italy

Prof. Danguole Rutkauskeine, Ph.D.
Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Publicity Co-Chairs (Asia)

Prof. Yoshimi Teshigawara, Ph.D.
Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Prof. Wernhuar Tarng, Ph.D.
National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan

Publicity Co-Chairs (South America)

Prof. Claudio Brito, Ph.D.
Science and Education Research Council - COPEC, Brazil

Prof. Melany Ciampi, Ph.D.
World Council on Systems Engineering and Information Technology, Brazil

Publicity Co-Chair (Middle East And North Africa - Mena)

Alan Weber, Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, State of Qatar

Collaborating Organizations

KES International
InterLabs Research Institute, Bradley University (USA)
Institut Superieur de l'Electronique et du Numerique ISEN-Brest (FRANCE)
Silesian University of Technology (POLAND)
Institute for Design Problems in Microelectronics, The Russian Academy of Sciences (RUSSIA)
Science and Education Research Council COPEC (BRAZIL)
Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (RUSSIA)
Tallinn University of Technology (ESTONIA)
Multimedia Apps D&R Center, University of Craiova (ROMANIA)
Knowledge Networks PTY. Ltd. (AUSTRALIA)
Information Security Laboratory, Tokyo Denki University (JAPAN)
Technische Universitaet Ilmenau (GERMANY)

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Further Information
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Please note that the above deadlines are provisional and subject to change.
For further information on all the above, please visit the conference website at the top of the page. For general enquiries about the conference, please contact: contact@kesinternational.org
For registration enquiries, please contact: registration@kesinternational.info

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