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SMART EDUCATION and E-LEARNING 2015 : The Second International Conference

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Link: http://seel-15.kesinternational.org/index.php
 
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    education   e-learning    SMART   technology
 

Call For Papers

The Second KES International Conference on
SMART EDUCATION and E-LEARNING (SEEL-2015)

17-19 June 2015
SORRENTO, ITALY

URL: http://seel-15.kesinternational.org

THEME: Launching a New Vision in Education and e-Learning

VENUE: HILTON-Sorrento PALACE (http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/italy/hilton-sorrento-palace-RROHIHI/index.html)

PROCEEDINGS: a CHAPTER BOOK by SPRINGER (http://www.springer.com/series/8767)


GOAL
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Following on from the great success of the First International Conference on Smart Technology-based Education and Training in 2014 , SEEL-2015 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 areas of smart education, smart e-learning, applications of smart technology and smart systems in education and e-learning, smart classrooms and smart universities, and knowledge-based smart society.

SEEL-2015 will provide an excellent opportunity for scholars, Ph.D. students, faculty, administrators, 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 technology-based education and corporate training.


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
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CHAPTER BOOK by SPRINGER: The conference proceedings will be published by SPINGER as book chapters in a volume of the KES Smart Innovation Systems and Technologies series (http://www.springer.com/series/8767).

INDEXING: The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing in SCOPUS, the WEB OF SCIENCE, Thomson-Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI), ACM DIGITAL LIBRARY and DBLP.

Contributions are invited from prospective authors with interests in the indicated conference topics and related areas of application. All contributions should be high quality, original and not published elsewhere or submitted for publication during the review period. Papers will be thoroughly reviewed by the International Program Committee and external evaluators, and may be accepted for oral or poster presentation.


IMPORTANT DATES (for authors)
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- Submission of papers: 19 January 2015
- Notification of acceptance: 16 February 2015
- Upload of final paper files by: 2 March 2015


IMPORTANT DATES (for chairs of invited sessions and workshops)
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- Proposal for Invited Sessions/Workshops: 1 December 2014
- Submission of papers: (to be set by Session/Workshop Chair)
- Upload of final paper files by: 2 March 2015


MAIN CONFERENCE TOPICS (include but are not limited to)
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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 AND SYSTEMS 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 classroom, smart lecture hall
- Smart lab, smart research center
- Smart house
- Smart campus and smart university
- Economics of smart university
- Smart office
- Smart business, smart company
- Smart management, smart administration
- Smart healthcare
- Smart wealth
- Smart city
- Smart society


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


COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS
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- KES International (UK)
- InterLabs Research Institute, Bradley University (USA)
- Institut Superieur de l'Electronique et du Numerique ISEN-Brest (FRANCE)
- Silesian University of Technology (POLAND)
- Information Security Laboratory, Tokyo Denki University (JAPAN)
- 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)


CONFERENCE ORGANISATION
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GENERAL CHAIR:
Prof. Vladimir Uskov, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems Department and
InterLabs Research Institute, Bradley University, USA

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-CHAIR (MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA - MENA)
Dr. Alan Weber, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, State of QATAR



CONFERENCE ORGANIZER and CONTACT INFORMATION
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KES International
- Address: PO Box 2115, Shoreham-by-sea, BN43 9AF UNITED KINGDOM
- URL: http://www.kesinternational.org
- E-mail: contact@kesinternational.org or exec@kesinternational.org
- Twitter: @KESIntl and @KESIntsys
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KesInternational

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