Call for papers- International Conference “Educational Robotics 2016”

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The EDUROBOTICS 2016 Int. Conference builds on the pedagogical theories of constructivism and constructionism (Piaget, Papert) and this year focuses on “Educational Robotics in the Makers Era”. With this as a central theme, the conference aims at positioning educational robotics in the Makers Era, identifying connections with digital fabrication and maker movement, and exploring how educational robotics can trigger the development of skills in STEAM, develop technological interest, creative thinking, collaborative, and problem solving skills – skills that are essential in the workplace of the 21st century.

We cordially invite academics, researchers and educators active in the field of educational robotics at all levels of education (primary, secondary and tertiary), including young researchers, PhD and post-graduate students to submit their papers or posters.

Paper and poster submission:

Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously. The official language of the conference is English. The papers should be between 8-15 pages and include: Title of the paper, abstract, keywords, author’s name(s), speaker’s name, affiliation, e-mail, preference for oral or poster presentation. We welcome also the submission of short papers (up to 4 pages) reporting good practices or work in progress in the form of “short paper plus poster”. The short papers will be included in the proceedings; the posters will be presented at the conference during the poster session. The authors should prepare their papers using this template. The papers should be submitted in pdf format by the submission deadline via the EasyChair conference system using the following link:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=edurobotics2016

Authors of accepted papers will be requested to submit by December 2015 the final source files and other items requested by Springer (please read Springer Instructions for authors). In addition, upon approval you would be asked to adjust your paper following the guidelines for authors provided by Springer (for more details see here: Author Guidelines for the Preparation of Contributions to Springer Computer Science Proceedings).

Organizers:

EDUMOTIVA (European Lab for Educational Technology), Greece

Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Padua, Italy

With the support of INNOVATHENS- Hub of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Technopolis City of Athens

 

For more information:

The call for papers: http://edurobotics2016.edumotiva.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/call-for-papers.pdf

Website: http://edurobotics2016.edumotiva.eu