Call for Papers

14th International Conference on Methodologies and Intelligent Systems for Technology Enhanced Learning (MIS4TEL'24)

Exploring Methodological Frontiers in Technology-Enhanced Learning

In an era marked by the dynamic synergy of education and technology, the MIS4TEL conference stands as a beacon, illuminating the path toward transformative methodologies in technology-enhanced learning (TEL). As we embark on the 14th edition of this influential gathering, scheduled to unfold at the venerable University of Salamanca in June 2024, we extend a cordial invitation to researchers, designers, and domain experts to contribute their insights to the evolving narrative at the nexus of education and technology.

Conference Theme: Bridging Education and Technology

Under the captivating ambiance of the University of Salamanca, MIS4TEL 2024 aspires to transcend the conventional conference framework. This edition seeks to be a holistic exploration of the intricate interplay between education and technology, emphasizing a methodological lens that paves the way for innovative approaches in TEL.

Topics

Join us at MIS4TEL 2024 as we collectively contribute to a methodological discourse that is instrumental in shaping the future of learning. This edition places a special emphasis on the integration of Digital Technologies in the Classroom and explores the transformative power of AI in Education. Together, let’s pioneer new methodologies that elevate the landscape of technology-enhanced learning. Submit your research papers, workshop proposals, and innovative methodology showcases to be a part of this groundbreaking exploration!

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education

  • Adaptive Learning Systems: AI-driven systems that tailor educational content to the individual needs and progress of each learner.
  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems: AI-based tutors that provide personalized feedback and guidance to students.
  • Generative AI: Generative AI solutions to support education.

Immersive Learning Technologies

  • Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR): Creating immersive learning experiences for enhanced engagement and understanding.
  • Mixed Reality (MR): Combining physical and digital elements to create interactive learning environments.

Gamification and Game-Based Learning

  • Use of Serious Games: Applying game mechanics to non-game contexts for educational purposes.
  • Gamified Learning Platforms: Integrating game elements to motivate and engage learners.

Mobile Learning (M-Learning)

  • Mobile Apps for Learning: Leveraging the ubiquity of smartphones and tablets for anytime, anywhere learning.
  • Responsive Design: Ensuring educational content is accessible and optimized for various devices.

Learning Analytics

  • Data-Driven Insights: Analyzing large datasets to gain insights into student performance, engagement, and learning patterns.
  • Predictive Analytics: Forecasting student outcomes and identifying areas for intervention.

Blockchain in Education

  • Credential Verification: Using blockchain for secure and transparent verification of educational credentials.
  • Smart Contracts for Learning Agreements: Automating and ensuring the integrity of learning agreements.

Collaborative Learning Platforms

  • Social Learning Networks: Facilitating collaborative learning experiences through online communities.
  • Online Group Projects and Collaboration Tools: Platforms supporting teamwork and project-based learning.

Accessibility and Inclusivity

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Designing educational materials and activities to be accessible to all students.
  • Assistive Technologies: Integrating tools to support learners with diverse special educational needs.

Cybersecurity in EdTech

  • Securing Learning Platforms: Addressing the increasing importance of data security and privacy in educational technology.
  • Ethical Use of Technology in Education: Using technology to handle real-life situations from an ethical standpoint, like cyber-bullying and copyright issues.

Digital Literacy and Citizenship

  • Promoting responsible and ethical use of technology among students.
  • Addressing Bias in AI: Ensuring fairness and equity in AI-driven educational tools.

Format

The maximum length of the papers is 12 pages, including figures and references::

Submission

All proposed papers must be submitted in electronic form (PDF format) using the MIS4TEL conference management system.

Review process

All submitted papers will undergo a thorough review process; each paper will be refereed by at least three experts in the field based on relevance, originality, significance, quality and clarity.

The Organizing Committee will manage the review process and will either reject the paper, accept the paper as full papers (12 pages), accept the paper as short paper (10 pages max).

Publication

Accepted papers will be included in MIS4TEL Proceedings. At least one of the authors will be required to register and attend the symposium to present the paper in order to include the paper in the conference proceedings. All the accepted papers will be published by Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems series of Springer Verlag.

Springer

Special Issues

Authors of selected papers from MIS4TEL will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to special issues in different journals:

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in the International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (ISSN: 1989 - 1660, JCR (2022): 3,6 (Q3))

Special Issue on the Journal Sensors: “Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing Technologies for Smart Cities and Rural Areas: Sensing and Information Management Technologies” published in MDPI Sensors Journal (ISSN: 1424-8220, JCR (2022): 3.9 (Q1))

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Issue “Blockchain Applications in the Metaverse for Smart Cities” published in MDPI Smart Cities Journal (ISSN: 2624-6511, JCR (2022): 6.4 (Q1))

Authors of selected papers from PAAMS and Co-located Events will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Issue "Advanced Architectures for Hybrid Edge Analytics Models on Adaptive Smart Areas" published in MDPI Electronics Journal (ISSN: 2079-9292, JCR (2022): 2.9 (Q2))

Special Issue on the Journal Future Internet: “Deep Learning in Recommender Systems” published in MDPI Future Internet Journal (ISSN: 1999-5903, JCR (2022): 3.4)

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Issue “Security in the Internet of Things (IoT)” published in MDPI Future Internet Journal (ISSN: 1999-5903, JCR (2022): 3.4)

Authors of selected papers from PAAMS and Co-located Events will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Issue “Advancements in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Digital Twins” published in MDPI Systems Journal (ISSN: 2079-8954, JCR (2022): 1.9 (Q2))

Authors of selected papers from MIS4TEL and Co-located Events will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Issue published in ADCAIJ (ISSN: 2255-2863, JCR (2022): 1.4, JCI (2022): 0.09 (Q4)) indexed in DOAJ, ProQuest, Scholar, WorldCat, Dialnet, Sherpa ROMEO, Dulcinea, UlrichWeb, Emerging Sources Citation Index of Thomson Reuters, BASE y Academic Journals Database.

To Be Updated

General deadlines

  • Deadline

    15th March, 2024

  • Notification of acceptance

    26th April, 2024

  • Camera-Ready papers

    17th May, 2024

  • Conference Celebration

    26th-28th June, 2024

General Chair

Christothea Herodotou

Christothea Herodotou, The Open University (UK)


Technical Program Chairs

Sofia Papavlasopoulou

Sofia Papavlasopoulou, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)

Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos, University of Aveiro (Portugal)


Workshop Chair

Zuzana Kubincova

Zuzana Kubincova, Comenius University of Bratislava (Slovakia)

Dalila Durães

Dalila Durães, University of Minho (Portugal)

 

Scientific Advisors

Marcelo Milrad

Marcelo Milrad, Linnaeus University (Sweden)

Nuno Otero

Nuno Otero, University of Greenwich (United Kingdom)


Publicity Chair

María Cruz Sánchez-Gómez

María Cruz Sánchez-Gómez, University of Salamanca (Spain)


Steering Committee

Pierpaolo Vittorini

Pierpaolo Vittorini, University of L'aquila (Italy)

Rosella Gennari

Rosella Gennari, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy)

Tania Di Mascio

Tania Di Mascio, University of L'aquila (Italy)

Marco Temperini

Marco Temperini, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)

Fernando De la Prieta

Fernando De la Prieta, University of Salamanca (Spain)

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