TEDC 2006 submission extension

Submission deadline extended till 15 March 2006 for:

4th International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries (TEDC 2006)
July 10-11, 2006
Iringa, Tanzania
http://www.cs.joensuu.fi/tedc2006/index.htm

* Deadline for submission (EXTENDED)

March 15, 2006: Submissions due

We seek high quality submissions of original unpublished research on all aspects of technology for education in
developing countries. Researchers and educators with new perspectives on applications of technology in this context
are strongly encouraged to submit their work.

The main topics of the workshop include but are not limited to:

Applications and systems: multimedia applications, adaptive learning environments, open source tools for teaching
and learning, databases, data warehousing and data mining for (mass) education, portals, web tools,
asynchronous applications, distributed education
Novel technologies: alternative (low-cost, low-energy) technologies, wireless and mobile learning platforms,
information retrieval for slow/unreliable connections, hand-on and hands-in technologies
Learning settings: special education, non-formal education, vocational training and continuous education,
literacy applications, ICT education, distance learning
Impact of technology: project deployments, cultural issues in educational development, minority language
requirements, cross-language interfaces, human-computer interfaces, cultural usability
Resource sharing: collaborative learning in local environments, human-computer interfaces for resource sharing,
teaching resource management, grid computing infrastructures
Evaluation and policy issues: gender issues, universal access, technology as a tool for fighting poverty,
cost-benefit analyses, sustainable educational technology, license issues of open source courseware

* Paper format:
Full papers: 5 pages, Posters: 2 pages
Please see IEEE Computer Society guidelines. Authors can also use Word Template and Format
guidelines. Please submit properly formatted PDF files. Papers that do not adhere to the
IEEE guidelines will not be accepted for review.

* Submission procedure:
Please submit papers by e-mail to: duveskog@cs.joensuu.fi

Review process:
All submissions will be refereed by international experts in double-blind review process
on the basis of relevance, originality, significance, soundness and clarity.

For more info, please visit:
http://www.cs.joensuu.fi/tedc2006/index.htm

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