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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 23:54:40 -0500
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Final Call for Papers
Special Session on Smart Learning Environments
SouthCHI’13  (July. 1-3, Maribor, Slovenia)
* Important dates:
Papers due to February, 15, 2013
Decision notification: March 10, 2013
Camera Ready papers due: April 15, 2013
* Proceedings:
To be published Springer as a volume of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). A selected number of the best papers will be published in a Springer journal.
The Special Session will focus on the interplay of pedagogy, technology and their fusion towards the advancement of smart learning environments. Various components of this interplay include but are not limited to:
- Pedagogy: learning paradigms, assessment paradigms, social factors, policy
- Technology: emerging technologies, innovative uses of mature technologies, adoption, usability, standards, and emerging/new technological paradigms (open educational resources, cloud computing, etc.)
- Fusion of pedagogy and technology: transformation of curriculum, transformation of teaching behavior, transformation of administration, best practices of infusion, piloting of new ideas
* Topics of interest
The scope of the special session is focused on issues related to smart learning environments. Topics of interest considered to be within the scope include but are not limited to:
Architectures for smart learning environments 
Best practices in smart learning environments implementation 
Conceptual frameworks for smart learning environments 
Cultural issues in smart learning environments 
Designing smart learning environments using sensing technologies 
Evaluation approaches for effectiveness and efficiency of smart learning environments 
Fusion of pedagogy and technology in smart learning environments 
Historical perspectives of smart learning environments 
Innovative uses of emerging didactical and pedagogical approaches 
Innovative uses of emerging and existing technologies 
Methodologies for development of smart learning environments 
Pedagogical tools for supporting smart learning environments 
Policy issues related to smart learning environments 
Reform of learning environments 
Strategies for learning assessment in smart learning environments 
Usability criteria and standards for smart learning environments
* Organizers:
Kinshuk, Athabasca University, Canada
Ronghuai Huang, Beijing Normal University, China
* International Scientific Committee:
Alke Martens, PH Schwäbisch Gmünd University of Education, Germany
Andreas Holzinger, Medical University Graz, Austria
Arif Altun, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Baltasar Fernández-Manjón, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Chen-Chung Liu, National Central University, Taiwan
Christophe Choquet, Université du Maine, France
Demetrios G. Sampson, University of Piraeus, Greece
Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Gautam Biswas, Vanderbilt University, USA
Grainne Conole, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Guang Chen, Beijing Normal University, China
Gustavo Zurita, University of Chile, Chile
Gwo-jen Hwang, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Hiroaki Ogata, Tokushima University, Japan
Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
Marcus Specht, Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands
Miguel Nussbaum, Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Mohamed Jemni, University of Tunis, Tunisia
Moushir El-Bishouty, Athabasca University, Canada
Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Sabine Graf, Athabasca University, Canada
Sandhya Kode, International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, India
Setsuo Tsuruta, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Siu-Cheung Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Srinivas Ramani, International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, India
Stephen J.H. Yang, National Central University, Taiwan
Tsukasa Hirashima, Hiroshima University, Japan
Vincent Tam, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yanyan Li, Beijing Normal University, China

* Further details:
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