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Overview

The 15th edition of the International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE) will be held in Viseu, Portugal, from 13 to 15 November 2013.

The International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE) is an international forum for presenting, discussing and reflecting on research, development and practices in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Education.

The previous editions were held alternately between Spain and Portugal, providing a space for researchers, educators and institutional representatives to exchange and debate ideas. SIIE has become a reference, particularly in the Ibero-American context.

Location

Polytechnic Institute of Viseu - Central Services
Av. Cor. José Maria Vale de Andrade Campus Politécnico, 3504 - 510 VISEU

GPS: 40.641355, -7.909814

Keynote Speakers

António Dias de Figueiredo

António Dias de Figueiredo


Emeritus professor of Information Systems at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and an independent consultant and researcher on IT in Learning & Education and on the Socio-Technical Sustainability of Business, Innovation, Education, and IT.

Biographical Sketch

Keynote

Baltasar Fernández-Manjón

Baltasar Fernández-Manjón


Associate professor in the Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence (DISIA) at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Dr. Fernández-Manjón is also the Vice Dean of Research and Foreign Relationships at the Computer Science School of this university. He co-leads the Complutense e-learning research group <e-UCM>.

Biographical Sketch

Keynote

John Potter

John Potter


Senior Lecturer in Education and New Media in the Department of Curriculum, Culture and Media at the London Knowledge Lab. He is currently the departmental postgraduate research tutor and was formerly the programme leader for the MA Media, Culture & Education.

Biographical Sketch

Keynote

Call for Papers

Topics

The 15th edition of SIIE encourages the submission of original contributions in English (preferred), Spanish or Portuguese in various areas including, but not limited to, the following:


  • Design, development and evaluation of educational software
  • Interaction Design for education
  • Design and standardization of educational technologies, modeling languages ​​and metadata
  • Data mining and Web mining for education
  • Semantic Web in education
  • Intelligent educational systems
  • Personal learning environments
  • Tools and Web-based educational resources
  • Games and simulations in education
  • Virtual laboratories
  • Ubiquitous/mobile computing and education
  • Robotics and education
  • Free/Open Software, Open Knowledge and Open Educational Resources
  • Technology, knowledge and skills management in education
  • Emerging technologies in education
  • Use and evaluation methodologies of ICT in educational contexts
  • Innovative experiences of ICT in Teaching / Learning
  • Social aspects of ICT in educational settings
  • Gender, cultural diversities and specific audiences
  • ICT applications for special education needs
  • Teacher education and ICT
  • Distance education
  • Social Web, collaborative systems and learning communities.

Formats & Languages

Formats

  • Invited keynote speakers
  • Paper presentation
  • Posters


Official Languages

  • English (preferred)
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Paper Publication

Accepted papers will be published in the Symposium Proceedings (CD-ROM with ISBN), which will be distributed to participants.

Best papers presented at the Symposium will be selected, according to the Program Committee evaluation, for publication in the following:

The Organizing Committee is currently involved in negotiations to ensure the publication of papers in other reference publications.

Paper Submission

All contributions must be sent as PDF (preferred), Doc, Docx or ODT and follow the official ACM Proceedings Format guidelines available at http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html.

Paper contributions will be limited to 6 pages and Posters contributions to 2 pages.

All proposals must be anonymously submitted, the authors name and institution should not be included in the submitted file. These data should only be included in the submission form.

Proposals will be submitted ​​through the conference management system.

Dates

15/06/2013

Submission ends


30/06/2013 (Deadline extended)

Submission ends


30/7/2013

Review results sent out


9/9/2013

Submission of final version of accepted proposals


1/10/2013

Deadline for registration of authors of accepted papers


13/11/2013

SIIE 2013 begins

Call for Papers (pdf)

Paper Publication

Accepted papers will be published in the Symposium Proceedings (CD-ROM with ISBN), which will be distributed to participants.

Best papers presented at the Symposium will be selected, according to the Program Committee evaluation, for publication in the following:

The Organizing Committee is currently involved in negotiations to ensure the publication of papers in other reference publications.

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Committees

Program Committee

  • President
  • Maria José Marcelino (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)
  •  
  • Alberto Cañas (University of West Florida, USA)
  • Alda Pereira (Universidade Aberta, Portugal)
  • Álvaro Figueira (Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
  • Ana Amélia Carvalho (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Anabela Gomes (Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Ángel Velázquez Iturbide (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain)
  • Antonio Bartolomé (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
  • António Dias de Figueiredo (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)
  • António José Mendes (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)
  • António José Osório (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
  • António Moreira (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal)
  • Baltasar Fernández Manjón (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
  • Belmiro Rego (Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Portugal)
  • Carina González (Universidad de La Laguna, Spain)

  • Carlos Brigas (Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, Portugal)
  • Fernando Albuquerque Costa (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Francisco José García Peñalvo (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
  • Henrique Manuel Pires Teixeira Gil (Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal)
  • Ignacio Aedo Cuevas (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
  • Isabel Chagas (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Isabel Fernández de Castro (Universidad del País Vasco, Spain)
  • Isabel Pereira (Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal)
  • Jaime Sánchez (Universidade do Chile, Chile)
  • Jesús González Boticario (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain)
  • José Luís Ramos (Universidade de Évora, Portugal)
  • José Luis Sierra (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
  • Juan Manuel Dodero Beardo (Universidad de Cádiz, Spain)
  • Leonel Morgado (Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto-Douro, Portugal)
  • Lucila Santarosa (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Luis Anido Rifón (Universidad de Vigo, Spain)

  • Luis de la Fuente Valentín (Universidad de La Rioja, Spain)
  • Manuel Ortega Cantero (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
  • Maria João Gomes (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
  • Maria João Loureiro (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal)
  • Maria João Silva (Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal)
  • Maria Teresa Pessoa (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Maribel Pinto (Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Portugal)
  • Martín Llamas Nistal (Universidad de Vigo, Spain)
  • Maximiliano Paredes Velasco (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain)
  • Miguel Ángel Redondo Duque (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
  • Miguel Angel Sicilia (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Spain)
  • Paulo Cysneiros (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil)
  • Ramon Fabregat Gesa (Universitat de Girona, Spain)
  • Rosa M. Carro Salas (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
  • Rosa Viccari (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Scheila Martins (CISUC, Portugal)
  • Vitor Teodoro (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal)

Organizing Committee

  • President
  • Cristina Azevedo Gomes (Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Portugal)
  •  
  • Ivan Terra (IPV, Portugal)
  • Luís Carvalheiro (IPV, Portugal)
  • Luísa Augusto (IPV, Portugal)
  • Marco Pinheiro (IPV, Portugal)
  • Maria Figueiredo (IPV, Portugal)
  • Nelson Gonçalves (IPV, Portugal)
  • Pedro Ferreira (IPV, Portugal)
  • Pedro Rito (IPV, Portugal)

Important Dates

15/06/2013

Submission ends


30/06/2013 (Deadline extended)

Submission ends


30/7/2013

Review results sent out


9/9/2013

Submission of final version of accepted proposals


1/10/2013

Deadline for registration of authors of accepted papers


13/11/2013

SIIE 2013 begins

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Submission

All contributions must be sent as PDF (preferred), Doc, Docx or ODT and follow the official ACM Proceedings Format guidelines available at http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html.


Papers will be scheduled in 90 minute sessions which will normally include 3 papers. The presentations last 15-20 minutes, plus some time for questions. A chairperson for each session will be nominated to take care of time and manage discussion.
Please plan your presentation in a way to allow some questions within your presentation time.


The poster size is 80cm x 100cm portrait.
The posters will be displayed in the poster area from the fisrt day of the event (13th November). All poster presenters are expected to be available in the exhibition area on 14th November, from 14:00-15:30, during the Poster Session, to answer questions and discuss their poster(s).


Final admission will be submitted ​​through the conference management system.

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Registration

Registration is made via the on-line form (an authomatic confirmation e-mail is sent out): http://www.esev.ipv.pt/siie13esev/

The registration is only valid after confirmation of payment (please send the proof of payment by e-mail to siie13@esev.ipv.pt). An e-mail is sent after validation.

Registration includes the participation in all Symposium activities, documentation, Proceedings CD-ROM, coffee breaks and lunches in the three days of the event, and participation in the social events: Welcome drinks, on 13th November, and a visit to the Quartz Museum and Visitas Bem Passadas to the city, on the 14th November.

We also would like to invite delegates to the Symposium Dinner, on Thursday, 14th November, in Solar do Dão (25€ per person).

Registrations made until 1 October 2013

Registration – 150€

Registration and Symposium Dinner (14 November 2013) – 175€


Registrations made after 1 October 2013

Registration – 180€

Registration and Symposium Dinner (14 November 2013) – 205€


Payment:

Payments can be made through bank transfer:

NIB 0781 0112 0000 0006 7616 1 (from portuguese banks)

IBAN PT50 0781 0112 0000 0006 7616 1 (from foreign banks)

Bank institution: IGCP, E.P.E.

BIC: IGCPPTPL

Beneficiary: IPV- Presidência

City: Viseu

Country: Portugal


After payment, send the proof to siie13@esev.ipv.pt, identifying the name of the delegate (submitted in the form).

Program

13 november

14 november

15 november

8:30 Registration

9:00
9:30 Opening ceremony Keynote 2
John Potter
Keynote 3
Baltazar Fernandez-Manjón
10:00 Keynote 1
António Dias Figueiredo
10:30 Coffee break Coffee break
11:00 Coffee break Parallel sessions 4 Parallel sessions 6
11:30 Parallel sessions 1
12:00
12:30 Lunch Lunch
13:00 Lunch
13:30
14:00 Poster session Publishers' sessions Parallel sessions 7
14:30 Parallel sessions 2
15:00
15:30 Break Closing ceremony
15:45 Parallel sessions 5
16:00 Break
16:15 Parallel sessions 3
16:45
17:15
17:30 Social program
Visit to Quartz Museum

17:45 Social program
“Visitas bem passadas”



18:30 Social program
Welcome Drink

19:00
19:30



20:00
Symposium Dinner

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Papers will be scheduled in 90 minute sessions which will normally include 3 papers. The presentations last 15-20 minutes, plus some time for questions. A chairperson for each session will be nominated to take care of time and manage discussion.
Please plan your presentation in a way to allow some questions within your presentation time.


The poster size is 80cm x 100cm portrait.
The posters will be displayed in the poster area from the fisrt day of the event (13th November). All poster presenters are expected to be available in the exhibition area on 14th November, from 14:00-15:30, during the Poster Session, to answer questions and discuss their poster(s).


Hotels

SIIE09 organization contacted three hotels that can be used by the Symposium participants. Participants should make reservations directly to the hotels. When making the reservation, participants should mention that they will participate in the SIIE13 15th edition of the International Symposium on Computers in Education.


Montebelo Viseu Hotel & Spa *****

Access to indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, jaccuzzi and health club.

- Single room: 65.00 € (counter price 115.00€)

- Double room: 80.00 € (counter price 135.00€)


Hotel Palácio dos Melos ****

- Single room: 55.00 € (counter price 80.00€)

- Double room: 65.00 € (counter price 90.00€)


Hotel Principe Perfeito ****

- Single room: 51.00€ (counter price 115.00€)

- Double room: 59.00€ (counter price 115.00€)


Albergaria José Alberto ***

- Single room: 43.00€ (10% discount for participants in the Symposium)

- Double room: 50.00€ (10% discount for participants in the Symposium)


Pousada de Viseu

Code for participants in the Symposium: 10613A7V1

Traveling

From Lisbon

> Bus travel

> Driving directions to Instituto Politécnico de Viseu

> From the Lisbon Airport you can take the Subway (Metropolitano) line and use the Jardim Zoológico station to interface with the Bus Terminal of Sete Rios.


From Coimbra

> Bus travel

> Driving directions to Instituto Politécnico de Viseu


From Oporto

> Bus travel

> Driving directions to Instituto Politécnico de Viseu

> From the Oporto Airport you can take the Subway (Metropolitano) line and use the Bolhão station for easy access to the Bus Terminal (Rua Alexandre Herculano, nº 366).

Emerging Researchers Bursaries

SIIE 2013 has decided to offer financial support for two emerging researchers from low GDP European countries to enable their participation.

The bursary consists of free entry to the SIIE (and social events), a 300 € travel bursary and free accommodation (Students' Residence).

The bursary is for PhD students and new researchers within one year of completing their PhD in order to allow them to participate in SIIE 2013 in Viseu.

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Contacts

Address:
Escola Superior de Educação
Rua Maximiano Aragão
3504 - 501 VISEU PORTUGAL

Tel: 232 419000

E-mail: siie13@esev.ipv.pt

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Sponsors

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