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Call for papers

This year’s edition focuses on the following areas but welcomes all submissions related to smart learning ecosystems and regional development.

Please note: Deadline extension 22 February

Places for learning

  • future of institutional learning
  • interplay between formal and informal learning
  • new educational models
  • continuity-discontinuity of time, technology, place/space, process
  • sharing & participatory practices
  • dual education and other mixed educational approaches
  • open access to any resource and disparity
  • cultural influences
  • quality insurance
  • VR as an open learning space

Human-centered design

  • general frameworks
  • design, data and other relevant literacies
  • relation with digital skills & competences
  • literacies, skill and competences of smart citizens
  • community involvement in digital learning
  • learning through designing
  • methodological advancement of participatory design
  • designing digital dissemination
  • learners as content providers for digital learning

Learning technologies

  • open & smart data management
  • application of open & smart data in education
  • role of and case studies of games in education
  • interoperability of data & services
  • safety & security
  • privacy
  • trustability and quality control
  • IoT, ubiquitous and wearable technological supports
  • geolocalized information
  • monitoring and benchmarking of smartness (individual, institution, city, region)
  • adaptability to context and citizen
  • role and case studies of VR in education


Important Dates

  • Paper submission: 15 February 2018, 23:59 GMT
  • Paper submission: 22 February 2018, 23:59 GMT
  • Notification of acceptance: 10 March 2018
  • Camera-ready submission: 30 March 2018, 23:59 GMT


Submission Instructions

Proceedings will be published by Springer in the Series Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies that will be indexed by SCOPUS, EI-Compendex and Springerlink.

Extended version of selected papers will be also included in a special issue of IxD&A Journal (ISSN 1826-9745, e-ISSN 2283-2998) that is indexed by SCOPUS and Emerging Sources of Web of Science.

Papers should be written according to the Springer Instruction for Authors of the series Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies.

Submission categories: SLERD welcomes short (max. 8 pages) and long contributions (max. 12 pages).

Submission procedure: Paper submission is handled through Easychair. SLERD follows a double-blind review process, thus papes need to be anonymous. Authors need to upload their papers by following this link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=slerd2018

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