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Sandra Berney <[log in to unmask]>
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Sandra Berney <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 7 Jan 2016 12:13:23 +0100
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*** Apologies for cross-posting ***

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

We wish you a happy New Year 2016, and as a present we are pleased to inform you that the deadline for submission to the EARLI SIG2 meeting 2016 on “Comprehension of text and graphics” in Geneva, Switzerland (11-13 July, 2016) has been extended to January 20th, at 20h00 (UTC /GMT +1). Submission should be 3 A4 pages long at the maximum and should follow the templates provided on the web site.

The main objective of this EARLI SIG 2 conference is to bring together junior and senior researchers to share and exchange ideas about the latest research on learning with text and/or with graphical representations like pictures, diagrams, or animations.

The central theme of the meeting is: “ Learning from text and graphics in a world of diversity”

== Important dates ==

* Submission deadline: January 20th, 2016

* Notification to authors: end of March 2016

 New in 2016

Two Best Awards for Junior researchers: a "Best Paper Award" and a "Best Poster Award" will be distributed for outstanding contributed papers in which the first author is a PhD student!

Invited Keynotes

* Prof. Dr. Marco G.P. Hessels, 
Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Geneva, Switzerland & North-West University, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

«In a relationship understanding is better than pretty and you can see it in the eyes! Using eye-movement registration for analyzing reasoning processes.»

 *Prof. Dr. Katharina Scheiter

Head of the Multiple Representations Lab, Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM), Tübingen, Germany
« Integrating information from multiple representations: From basic research to designing digital textbooks.»

* Prof. Dr. Lieven Verschaffel

Center for Instructional Psychology and Technology, University of Leuven, Belgium

«Get the picture?  On the role of illustrations in the solution of mathematical word problems.»

The full call can be downloaded from this link <>. 

Latest information on the website: <>
If you have any questions them please do not hesitate to contact us by email: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
 Looking forward to seeing you in Geneva !


Mireille Bétrancourt, Sandra Berney, Juliette Désiron & Huib Tabbers

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Prof. Mireille Betrancourt , Dr. Sandra Berney, Juliette Désiron & Huib Tabbers

Earli SIG 2 2016 organizers  |  University of Geneva   |  TECFA - FPSE  |  40 Bld du Pont d'Arve  |  1211 Genève 4  |  Switzerland   |  email :   [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>  |  website : <>

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