SEEL 2021: 8th International Conference on Smart Education and E-Learning |June 14-16, 2021 | Rome, Italy
Part of the KES multi themed conference Smart Digital Futures which groups AMSTA-21, IDT-21, HCIS-21, InMed-21, SEEL-21 and STS-21 in one venue.
SEEL is a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, findings and outcomes of research and design and development projects in the emerging areas of smart education, strategies and approaches for smart teaching, learning, and e-learning, applications of smart technology and smart systems in education and e-learning, smart classrooms and smart universities, and knowledge-based smart society.
SEEL will provide an excellent opportunity for scholars, Ph.D. students, faculty, administrators, and practitioners to meet well-known experts from all over the world and to discuss innovative ideas, approaches and novelties in smart teaching and learning, advances in smart technology, intelligent systems and state-of-the-art software and hardware systems for education, research findings and outcomes, best practices and case studies, national and international projects, institutional standards and policies, and many other topics related to innovative smart education, smart universities and smart schools.
Dates, Conference and Publication
• Submission Deadline: 11 January 2021
• Acceptance Notification: 08 February 2021
• Camera Ready Submission: 01 March 2021
• Presentation at Conference: 14-16 June 2021
• Publication: Springer; Series on Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies
1. Smart Education (SmE Track)
Conceptual frameworks for smart education
Innovative smart teaching and learning technologies
Best practices and case studies on smart education
Smart classroom (features, characteristics, infrastructure, etc.)
Smart curriculum and courseware design and development
Smart assessment and testing
Smart education analytics
Faculty development and instructor’s skills for smart education
University-wide smart systems for teaching, learning, research, collaboration, communication, management, security
Smart blended, distance, online and open education
Partnerships, national and international projects on smart education
Standards and policies in smart education
Economics of smart education
2. Smart e-Learning (SmL Track)
Smart e-learning: concepts, strategies and approaches
Smart e-learning teaching strategies
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
Small Personal Online Courses (SPOC)
Assessment and testing in smart e-learning
Serious games-based smart e-learning
Courseware design and development for smart e-learning
Smart e-learning environments
Hardware and software systems, portals and platforms for smart e-learning
Smart e-learning pedagogy
Smart e-learner modeling
Smart e-learning management, analytics, and quality assurance
Faculty development and instructor’s skills for smart e-learning
Best practices and case studies on smart e-learning
Benefits and effectiveness of smart e-learning
Partnerships, national and international projects on smart e-learning
Standards and policies in smart e-learning
Social, cultural, and ethical dimensions and challenges of smart e-learning
Economics of smart e-learning
3. Smart Technology Applications in Education and e-Learning (SmT Track)
Smart technology enhanced teaching and learning
Internet-of-Things (IoT) in smart learning environments
Smart phones and smart devices in education
Smart technologies and systems for education and e-learning
Educational applications of smart technology and smart systems
Smart technology-based educational software and hardware systems
Mobility, security, access and control in smart learning environments
Smart gamification (fusion of smart technology and serious games)
Smart multimedia (fusion of smart technology and rich multimedia technology)
Smart mobility (fusion of smart technology and mobile technology)
4. From Smart Education to Smart Society” Continuum (SmS Track)
Applications of smart toys in education
Smart management and administration
Smart campus and smart university
Economics of smart universities
5. Smart University as a Hub for Students’ Engagement into Virtual Business and Entrepreneurship (SmB Track)
Entrepreneurship and innovation at university: student role and engagement
Student engagement with virtual businesses and virtual companies
Virtual teams and virtual team working (technology, models, ethics)
University curricula for entrepreneurship and innovation (core and supplemental courses)
New student goal – start his/her own business (instead of getting a job in a company)
Students and start-up companies (approaches, models, best practices
Call for invited sessions
An invited session consists of a presentation session of 6 to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference. We invite senior scientists who have a special interest in a specific conference topic to take responsibility for an invited session, gathering papers from a range of research expertise around the world. Researchers who would like to organise one or more Invited Sessions on topics falling within the scope of the conference are invited to submit a proposal for consideration.
For details of the sessions accepted so far see here:
IS01 Smart Universities and their Impact on Students with Disabilities
IS02 Digital Education and Economics in Smart University
Submission Guidelines and Review Process
Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished papers which are not under review for another conference, workshop, or journal by the time of submission. The contributors should address one or more research areas included above.
Detailed submission information is available on the conference page.
Submitted papers will undergo double-blind peer review by at least two members of the program committee. Prior to submission, please ensure that you have removed any information from your paper which could identify the authors. Paper acceptance is based on the following criteria: novelty, technical soundness, practical or theoretical impact, clarity, and presentation. At least one author per paper submission is required to register for the conference, and to present the paper.
General Chair: Prof. Vladimir Uskov, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Co-Director, InterLabs Research Institute. Bradley University, U.S.A.
Honorary Chair: Prof. Lakhmi C. Jain, University of Technology Sydney, Australia and Liverpool Hope University, UK
Executive Chair: Prof. Robert Howlett, Bournemouth University, UK
International Program Committee
The list of the IPC members will be added shortly to the conference page:
SDF-21 will be held at the Barceló Aran Mantegna 4* Hotel, Rome, Italy
For more details of the venue please see: http://seel-21.kesinternational.org/venue.php
Barceló Aran Mantegna is a large design hotel offering a tranquil location in the Tor Marancia district. The property offers free WiFi throughout, as well as a large business centre. The hotel includes private parking, a 24-hour front desk and 2 on-site restaurants serving typical local cuisine and Mediterranean cuisine.
The Barceló Aran Mantegna is located in EUR-Garbatella, Rome’s business district, surrounded by green spaces and very close to the city’s new exhibition centre.
Whilst we hope you will join us at this stunning destination, we will also be hosting our event virtually for anyone who is being affected by Covid-19 or doesn’t want to travel.
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