International Conference on Learning Technologies

June 5, 2017

Conference Theme:

 

Leveraging Digital Technologies for Innovation and Knowledge Sharing in Education

The pervasiveness of digital technologies and Internet has transformed the educational landscape. Teachers, practitioners, and policy makers have been seeking for ways to innovate classrooms with digital technologies. The demands for quality teaching and learning experiences and the needs to empower students as knowledge seekers and contributors have positioned educators and policy makers at the forefront of innovation and knowledge sharing. Thus, exploring the transformative potential of digital technologies for lifelong learning, reinventing ways to increase student engagement and learning experiences, and evaluating the application of digital technologies in society are crucial in this digital technology era. The conference will be conducted entirely in English.

Objectives

The International Conference on Learning Technologies aims to:

  • encourage and foster discussions among teachers, practitioners, policy makers, and those who are interested in the application of learning technologies for education,
  • provide an avenue for teachers, practitioners, policy makers to share best practices, teaching experiences, and policies to increase student engagement and achievement through the use of digital technologies,
  • provide a practical forum for educators and practitioners who are interested in exploring the potential of technologies to transform the educational landscape.

Topics

We welcome paper presentations, poster presentations, and workshops that focus on, but are not limited to the following topics:

  1. Theory and Approaches in Elearning
    • Teaching methods
    • Assessment in elearning
    • ePortfolio
    • eTutoring
  2. Digital Technologies for Collaborative Learning
    • The use of games and apps
    • Learning models
    • Framework creation
    • Collaborative virtual environment
  3. Disruptive Learning Technologies
    • Best practices
    • Approaches and models
    • Emerging technologies
  4. Social Media for Innovative Classes
    • Course delivery
    • Teaching strategies and design
    • Student empowerment
  5. Learning Spaces
    • Contemporary research and practice
    • Assessment and evaluation
  6. Any other relevant topic:
    • You are free to contribute any aspect of your research, practice, or policy work related to the use of technological tools in your class or workplace.

Keynote Speakers

    • Dr. Kristine L. Blair – Youngstown State University, United States of America

KRISTINE BLAIR is Professor of English and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Youngstown State University. In addition to her numerous publications in the areas of gender and technology, online learning, electronic portfolios, and faculty development. Dr. Blair currently serves as editor of both the international print journal Computers and Composition and its separate companion journal Computers and Composition Online.

    • Assoc. Prof. Fatimah Bt. Puteh – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

FATIMAH PUTEH is an associate professor in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She is the manager of MyLinE at Language Academy, UTM. MyLinE (http://myline.utm.my) is developed, hosted and maintained by UTM and is open to all registered students in all 20 public universities in Malaysia. Her research interests are Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Self-Directed Language Learning, Technology-Enhanced Language Learning, Teacher Training, Oral Communication Skills.

    • Chanintorn Jittawiriyanukoon, D.Eng. – Graduate School of E-Learning, Assumption University, Thailand

Assistant Professor CHANINTORN JITTAWIRIYANUKOON is the Dean Graduate School of eLearning. He received his D.Eng from Osaka University. His research areas include information and communication technology and informatics. In addition to his current role as the Dean of Graduate School of eLearning, he has served as a consultant for government institutions of Thailand and private institutions.

    • Dr. Onno W. Purbo – Internet Expert, Indonesia

ONNO W. PURBO holds a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada is an educator and ICT evangelist. He has published 40+ books, including free ICT ebook for high school in 2008. The latest books in 2016 entitled, “Perjuangan Menyebarkan Internet” (Struggle in Deploying Internet) and “Buku Pegangan Internet untuk Desa” (Internet Handbook for Villages). He led the first Internet connection at ITB and use it to build the first education network. He liberates WiFi frequency, and introduces neighborhood network, wajanbolic antenna and OpenBTS cellular network. He led the first community telephony network over Internet, VoIP Merdeka, later known as VoIP rakyat and uses +62520 and +62521 area code. He currently actives in introducing e-learning, run the largest free e-learning servers with 17,000+ participants.

    • Dr. Dave E. Marcial – Silliman University, Phillipines

Associate Professor DAVE MARCIAL held various positions in many professional organizations in the Philippines like PICAB, PSITE, PeLS, ICT-Dgte, ICT4TEd. He is a technical committee member for IT Education of the Philippine Commission on Higher Education, and Executive-Director of the Asian University Digital Resource Network. Among his research interests is learning technology where he has been the recipient of some research grants. A United Board Fellow, and Dean of the College of Computer Studies, Silliman University.

    • Prof. Dr. Ridwan Sanjaya – Soegijapranata Catholic University, Indonesia

RIDWAN SANJAYA is a  professor of Information Systems Department at Soegijapranata Catholic University, Semarang, Indonesia who has been working as a lecturer since 2002. He received the Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Graduate School of Information Technology, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand in 2011.

    • Dr. Cecilia T. Murniati – Soegijapranata Catholic University, Indonesia

CECILIA MURNIATI is a faculty member at Soegijapranata Catholic University in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. Cecilia Murniati’s research interest spans the fields of higher education policies and leadership studies, teaching and learning in higher education, and the integration of technology in the classrooms. She was instrumental in the early development and assessment of the University of Iowa’s The TILE (Spaces to Transform, Interact, Learn, Engage) program through her involvement in TILE-related policy studies. One of her newest projects is to be one of the editors for e-text book project in University Network for Digital Knowledge (UNDK), a project funded by the United Board.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline           July 21, 2017
Notification of acceptance                July 24, 2017
Paper submission                             August 14, 2017
Payment deadline                            August 21, 2017

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Presenters should submit abstracts and short bios to https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iclt17 or to this Abstract Submission page. Abstracts should be between 200 – 300 words, single spaced, Times New Roman 12, in MS-Word (.doc/.docx), normal margins. The bios should  not exceed 50 words. Paper titles should be clear and concise. Presenters need to indicate the type of sessions they would like to present (poster, paper, or workshop).

Types of sessions

  1. Workshop (1 hour)
  2. Paper presentation (45 minutes for three presenters)
  3. Poster presentation

Publication opportunities

Below are some publication opportunities for the submitted papers:

  1. ICLT2017 eProceedings (with ISBN). The proceeding will be published after the conference.
  2. Chapter Book. Selected papers will be published a chapter book form (with ISBN) after the conference.
  3. CELT Journal. Papers on language teaching, literature, and culture will have the opportunities to be published in CELT Journal (nationally accredited) whose contributors and readers come from Indonesia and around the world.
  4. SISFORMA. Conference papers related to information technology and information system may have the opportunities to be published in SISFORMA (indexed by DOAJ, Crossref, DOI).
  5. Computers and Composition and Computers and Composition Online. Papers related to intersection of technology and curricular innovation, theory-building, popular culture, language acquisition, and community activism may be submitted to Computers and Composition and Computers and Composition Online. Computers and Composition is indexed by SCOPUS.

All papers submitted for the conference should follow the following guidelines.

  1. Papers should have a clear title not more than 12 words, name of author and co-author(s) (if any), their affiliations, email address, and telephone number.
  2. The paper should be in MS Word format, Times New Roman, 12 fonts, between 2000 – 3000 words  (excluding  references).
  3. The paper must be submitted on August 14, 2017 at the latest

The organizing committee will send the paper template to your email address.

Registration and Fees

Presenters (non-student) fullboard shared : IDR 1,250,000 / 95 USD
Presenters (non-student) conference only : IDR    850,000 / 65 USD
Presenters (undergraduates) conference only : IDR    500,000 / 40 USD

Payment should be made to Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk on behalf of Antonius Suratno, Acc No. 1-575-037-294, SWIFT Code IBBKIDJA. Presenters can use PayPal to pay the registration fees by clicking the USD amount.

Register here!

Venue

The conference will be held in Grand Candi Hotel, Jl. Sisingamangaraja, Semarang, Indonesia [ Map ]

Contact

All questions about submissions should be emailed to iclt2017@unika.ac.id.

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