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International Conference on Smart Learning Environments (ICSLE 2015)
September 23-25, 2015
Sinaia, Romania
[Proceedings to be published by Springer]

The International Conference on Smart Learning Environments (ICSLE 2015) aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to discuss issues related to the optimization of learning environments to enhance learning. The focus is on the interplay of pedagogy, technology and their fusion towards the advancement of smart learning environments.

Confirmed Keynote:
* Prof. Dr. Rob Koper of the Open University of the Netherlands:
Prof. Dr. Rob Koper is the founder of Educational Modelling Language (EML), currently known as the IMS Learning Design specification ( He is leading the development and implementation of a new educational model for the Open University. His interests are resarching and developing new media and learning technologies that make learning more attractive, efficient and accessible in all live phases. He works with a combination of new development and research methodologies, and uses these systematically to develop new technologies as well als new knowledge. All products are open source and open content. In the past, Prof. Koper was responsible for the development of serious games and the OU's digital learning environment Studienet, the research into learning networks and the development of the international open standard IMS Learning Design.

Conference Outcomes:

* Proceedings in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Educational Technology series.
* Extended versions of selected papers will be invited for Springer’s Smart Learning Environments journal (Open access journal)
* Authors of cutting-edge research will also be invited to highlight their innovations under “Inspiring Stories” section of the International Association of Smart Learning Environments website.

Important dates:

Workshop proposal submission: January 25, 2015
Main conference paper submission: April 10, 2015
Acceptance/Rejection notification: May 25, 2015
Camera ready papers: July 1, 2015
Author registration: July 1, 2015

Honorary Chairs:
Larry Johnson, New Media Consortium, USA
Diana Laurillard, Institute of Education, United Kingdom
Demetrios G. Sampson, University of Piraeus, Greece
Dan Claudiu Danisor, University of Craiova, Romania

General Chairs:
Ronghuai Huang, Beijing Normal University, China
Kinshuk, Athabasca University, Canada
Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Program Chairs:
Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
Yanyan Li, Beijing Normal University, China
Milos Kravcik, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Conference Chair:
Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania

Workshop Chairs:
Jelena Jovanovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Guang Chen, Beijing Normal University, China

Publicity Chairs:
Vive Kumar, Athabasca University, Canada
Mohamed Jemni, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Technical Operations Chair:
Junfeng Yang, Hangzhou Normal University, China

Further details:

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