The Organizers invite the submission of papers reporting original academic or industrial research in any topic relevant to the Conference, including those mentioned below. Complete papers will be required for the review process; abstracts alone will not be sufficient. All authors of accepted submissions will be required to complete the Conference’s Copyright Form. At least one of the authors will have to register before the final version of the paper is uploaded, for the paper to be included in the Proceedings.
The Conference is expected to have several sessions, jointly or in parallel, on the following themes:
- Development of technologies used to support education
- Innovative use of ICT for content development and classroom use
- Pedagogies for remote learning and e-learning, blended learning and learning using technology
- Assessment and evaluation of above technologies, content and pedagogies
- Support systems for distance education, e-learning, blended learning
- Mobile learning
- Cognition and learning technologies
- Growth and impact of the Open Educational Resources movement
- Techniques and standards for accurate identification of relevant learning resources
- Content repositories for teaching and learning and different methodologies for creation of social networks for group learning
- Development of software to enhance learning
- Semantic web technologies in education
- Adaptive, cognitive and personalized approaches for improvement of education
- Smart technologies in education
- Impact of social networks on learning
- Virtual/online experimentation and scalable solutions
The conference will include the following sessions:
Full papers: 6-8 pages. These papers meant for full presentation at the Conference will contain detailed descriptions of research, development, applications and other aspects related to the conference themes. A total time of twenty minutes will be given to the authors of the paper to highlight significant results and conclusions of the research work submitted, and include time for questions and answers. These papers can be optionally accompanied by a poster that will be displayed during the conference.
Short papers: 3-4 pages. These papers will be brief presentations of technologies developed, techniques used or results of research. A total time of ten minutes will be given to the Principal author of the paper to highlight significant results and conclusions of the research work submitted, and will include time for questions and answers. These papers can be optionally accompanied by a poster that will be displayed during the conference.
Reflection papers: These might review recent research literature pertaining to a particular problem or approach, indicate what the findings suggest, and/or provide a suggestion - with rationale and justification - for a different approach or perspective on that problem. Reflection papers might also analyze general trends or discuss important issues pertaining to learning and instruction in the digital age. These have two pages at maximum (1500 words). Authors will be asked to display their work in poster format and will take part in a panel session.
Tutorials. These sessions will provide participants an opportunity to experience first-hand, the research tools, techniques and results presented. Tutorial presenters are encouraged to create an interactive environment for participants to become familiar with design, strategies, pedagogies, data, and assessment associated with technologies that are used in the teaching-learning process. A two-page description of the tutorial must be submitted for review. The description must include objectives of the tutorial, presenter’s previous experience with the material, equipment needed, an outline of the content and a CV of the author(s).
Students are encouraged to submit papers for the conference. A limited number of grants to cover part of the expenses are expected to be available for students whose papers are selected.
Students, who are authors of accepted papers and are in need of grants from T4E 2011 to partially offset travel costs/registration fees, need to apply for grants by filling in the form Application form for Student Grants and enclosing a short resume not exceeding 2 pages.
The contents must be sent by email to email@example.com with subject - "Application form for Student Grants" on, or before June 5th 2011. Applications received later will not be considered.
Prof. Mangala Sunder Krishnan
Department of Chemistry and
General Chair, T4E 2011
IIT Madras, Chennai 600036
Tamil Nadu, India
Ms. Usha Nagarajan,
Principal Project Officer, NPTEL and
Administrative officer, T4E 2011
Web Studio, IC & SR Building, IIT Madras
Chennai - 600036.
Tamil Nadu, India