Posted by: Richard Schwier | October 17, 2016

Call For Papers – Smart Education and e-Learning 2017 (SEEL-17)

Smart Education and e-Learning 2017 (SEEL-17)

Luxury 5* Tivoli Marina Hotel in Vilamoura, The Algarve, Portugal
21st-23rd June 2017
http://seel-17.kesinternational.org/
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SEEL-17 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.

SEEL-17 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 2017 will be co-located under the KES Smart Digital
Futures umbrella with our other intelligent systems conferences: IIMSS, AMSTA, IDT
and the newly added InMED (Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare). Registration
gives access to all of these conferences, together with a paper published in one set
of proceedings.

Please see: http://sdf-17.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, 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

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Dates and Deadlines
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Submission of papers: 16 January 2017
Notification of acceptance: 13 February 2017
Upload Final Publication Files: 13 March 2017

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Venue
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The SDF17 conference is being held at the Tivoli Marina Hotel in Vilamoura Portugal. With the famous Marina on one side
and its own private beach on the other, Tivoli Marina Vilamoura is a great place to have a conference in the stunning Algarve.
The Algarve is also a wonderful choice for a holiday before or after the conference. Vilamoura, one of the biggest private tourism
resorts in Europe is a must-see place to visit and is one of the main centres of attraction in the Algarve, offering a wide range of
tourist and leisure activities.

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Conference Awards
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SEEL-17 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


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