IMCL2017 30 November - 01 December 2017, Mediterranean Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece

IMCL2017 30 November - 01 December 2017, Mediterranean Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece

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Overview

Interactive Collaborative and Blended Learning (ICBL2017) interdisciplinary conference focuses on the exchange of relevant trends, views and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and implementing elements of Interactive Collaborative and Blended Learning.

This year ICBL will be organized as special session of the 11th International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning, IMCL2017.

Main Topics

The particular focus of ICBL this year is Education Innovation. Specific topics are the following:

  • General Topics in Interactive Computer Aided Blended Learning: New learning models and applications, Collaborative learning environments, Adaptive and intuitive environments, Learning Analytics, Ontologies and e-Learning.
  • Novel Pedagogy, Pedagogical Approaches, Teaching and Learning Methodology: Innovative Research in Pedagogy impacting interactive collaborative and blended learning, pedagogical approaches and methods, advanced evaluation and assessment methods, e-mentoring and e-tutoring, metrics and performance measurement.
  • Tools and Environments Facilitating Blended Learning and Global issues: Immersive learning environments and Virtual Reality, Cloud Based Systems in learning, Integrating Smart Devices as Collaborative Learning Tools, Crowd Sensing and learning, Virtual and Online Labs and Virtual Classrooms, MOOCs, MOOLs.

Proceedings/Indexing

The conference proceedings will be published as part of the IMCL2017 Proceedings in the Springer series "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing". The books of these series are submitted to ISI Proceedings, EI-Compendex, DBLP, SCOPUS, Google Scholar and Springerlink. Selected award papers will be recommended for publication in the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), the International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) and the International Journal for Online Engineering (iJOE).

Important Dates

07 Jul 2017Submission of:
(i) structured 2-page abstracts (for full papers, short papers, WiP, and posters) for the main conference and for ICBL2017
(ii) Special Session proposals
21 Jul 2017Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference and ICBL2017.
Special Sessions notification and announcement
08 Sep 2017Submission of complete papers for special sessions and the main conference and ICBL2017: Full Papers, Short Papers, WiP, Posters
29 Sep 2017Notification of acceptance
20 Oct 2017Author registration deadline
27 Oct 2017Camera-ready due
30 Nov 2017Conference Opening

Committees

ICBL General Chair

  • Andreas Pester, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences Villach, Austria

Steering Committee Chair

  • Michael E. Auer, Founding President and CEO of the International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE), Carinthia Tech Institute Villach, Austria

Steering Committee

  • Antonio R. Bartolome Pina, University Barcelona
  • Golberi de Salvador Ferreira, Federal Center of Technological Education, Florianopolis, Brazil
  • Christian Guetl, University of Technology Graz, Austria
  • David Guralnick, President of the International E-Learning Association (IELA), Kaleidoscope Learning New York, USA
  • Alice Cybris Perreira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Andreas Pester, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences Villach, Austria

ICBL 2017 Conference Chairs

  • Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Stavros Demetriadis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

ICBL 2017 Program Committee Chair

  • Christian Guetl, Graz University of Technology, Austria

ICBL 2017 Program Committee

  • Agoritsa Gogoulou, University of Athens, Greece
  • Alberto Cardoso, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
  • Ana Pavani, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Andreas Pester, FH Kaernten, Austria
  • Antonella Longo, University Salento, Italy
  • Antonios Andreatos, Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
  • Avgoustos Tsinakos, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece
  • Charalambos Karagiannidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
  • Claudio da Rocha Brito, COPEC, Brasil
  • Daphne Economou, University of Westminster, UK
  • Dimitrios Psillos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Golberi Ferreira, IFSC, Brazil
  • Ilias Karasavvidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
  • Ioana Stanescu, Advanced Technology Systems, Romania
  • Irene-Angelica Chounta, CMU Pittsburgh, USA
  • Juan I. Asensio-Perez, University of Valladolid, Spain
  • Judson Howard, Harvard University, US
  • Kai Erenli, UAS bfi Vienna, Austria
  • Kyparisia Papanikolaou, School of Pedagogical & Technological Education, Greece
  • Maria Kordaki, University of Aegean, Greece
  • Melany Ciampi, COPEC, Brasil
  • Michail Kalogiannakis, University of Crete, Greece
  • Nelson Zagalo, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Nia Alexandrovna, University Barcelona, Spain
  • Nikolaos Fachantidis, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • Petros Roussos, University of Athens, Greece
  • Restivo Maria Teresa, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  • Santi Caballe Llobet, Universität Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
  • Sarantos Psycharis, School of Pedagogical & Technological Education, Greece
  • Vassil Alexandrov, ICREA-BSC, ITESM
  • Yiannis Dimitriadis, University of Valladolid, Spain

Important Dates

07 Jul 2017Submission of:
(i) structured 2-page abstracts (for full papers, short papers, WiP, and posters) for the main conference and for ICBL2017
(ii) Special Session proposals
21 Jul 2017Notification of acceptance for abstracts for the main conference and ICBL2017.
Special Sessions notification and announcement
08 Sep 2017Submission of complete papers for special sessions and the main conference and ICBL2017: Full Papers, Short Papers, WiP, Posters
29 Sep 2017Notification of acceptance
20 Oct 2017Author registration deadline
27 Oct 2017Camera-ready due
30 Nov 2017Conference Opening

Contact

Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos
tsiatsos@csd.auth.gr
Michael E. Auer, Steering Committee Chair
info@imcl-conference.org

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