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Carlo Giovannella <[log in to unmask]>
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Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal (IxD&A) *
(ISSN 1826-9745, eISSN 2283-2998)
**** Since 2012 also in Scopus ****
**** *Since 2015 also* in *Emerging Sources Citation Index* and *Web of 
Science* ***
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2018 call for proposals of Special Issues and Focus Sections */

*IxD&A is a well known international think tank situated at the 
cross-border among /Education, Computer Science, Design-Architecture and 
Social Innovation/  that implements the /Gold Open Access/ road to its 
content with no charge for authors.

IxD&A distinguish itself for the attention toward cross-disciplinary 
emerging topics of the international research and, as well, for its 
people centered and experiential vision.
(/see IxD&A archive 

IxD&A has scheduled special issues till winter 2017 (see below) and is 
now looking for proposals of new special issues and focus sections 
offering the possibility to explore challenging and fore-front themes 
during year 2018.

_Only three proposals of special issues and four proposal of focus 
sections will be selected_.

Next call for special issue and focus section proposals is expected in 
winter 2017 and will concern year 2019.

The proposal for a special issue should contain the following sections:
/1./ Introduction & Background -> explain why the subject proposed is a 
fore-front and challenging one and describe its expected impact (max 
1000 words).
/2./ Topics of Interest (at least 5).
/3./ List of guest editors, their affiliation and short bio (max 4).
/4./ Dissemination strategy -> indicate the channels that the proponents 
intend to use to distribute the CFP, in parallel to those usually 
offered by IxD&A journal.
/5./ Description of researchers and research groups potentially 
interested in submitting a paper with an indication of the expected 
number of submissions (max 100 words - list optional).
/6./ Target audience short description (max 100 words).
/7./ Indication of the preferred issue: spring, summer, autumn, winter 
(note that the important dates are established by the timing of the 
IxD&A publication process; as example, please, have a look at the calls 
published on the journal website)

Please note that each special issue cannot contain more than 8-9 high 
quality blindly peer-reviewed paper, while a focus section no more than 
In special cases, when among the submitted papers there are more than 9 
(or 6 for focus sections) of very high-quality, the number of accepted 
papers can be adjusted accordingly.

*Important dates *

/Deadline: /Open call till the filling of all available slots
Notification with feedback to the proponents: /within 30 days/ from the 
date of the proposal submission

*Submission procedure *

The proposal should be submitted, either in .doc, .pages or in .rtf 
format, by email to the scientific editor of the IxD&A journal:
marking the subject as:
/IxD&A, proposal of special issue (or focus section) on '...'
**** 2015: IxD&A in figures ****
acceptance rate for regular papers: *around 10%*;
acceptance rate for special issues and focus sections: *around 30%*;
*4* issues (special issue and focus section) and *34* papers published, 
written by *112* authors (+ *24* guest editors) from *21* countries (*5* 
continents); more than *150* reviewers involved.
IxD&A is visited by scholars from all over the world coming from more 
than *115* countries
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forthcoming issues:

• Spring 2017
'The Future of Human-Building Interaction: An HCI Perspective'
Guest Editors: Hamed S. Alavi, Denis Lalanne
with a focus section on
'Transforming books and the reading experience through interactive 
Guest Editors: Mohammad Obaid, Ilgim Veryeri Alaca, Pawel W. Wozniak, 
Lars Lischke, Mark Billinghurst

• Summer 2017
'Connecting Learning Design and Learning Analytics''
Guest Editors: Davinia Hernandez Leo, Yishay Mor, Maria Jesus-Triana, 
Paul Salvador
with a focus section on:
'Temporalities of Engagement: challenges of co-design in public spaces'
Guest Editors: Alma Leora Culén, Dagny Stuedahl

• Autumn 2017
'Emerging Design: Transforming the STEAM Learning Landscape with the 
Support of Digital Technologies'
Guest Editors: Daniel Spikol, Jalal Nouri, Teresa Cerratto Pargman, 
Marcelo Milrad
with a focus section on:
'ICT and the UN Sustainable Development Goals'
Guest Editors: Daniel Pargman, Neha Kumar, Mikael Anneroth, Elina Eriksson

• Winter 2017
'Citizen, Territory and Technologies: Smart Learning Contexts and Practices'
Guest Editors: Óscar Mealha, Monica Divitini, Matthias Rehm
with a focus section on
"Pervasive Participation - new Horizonts for Citizen Involvement and 
User Experience"

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