Conference Topics

From both research and innovative practice perspectives the following topics of interest to the conference include, but are not limited to:

Technological underpinning

  • Large-scale learning systems
  • Personalization, user modelling and adaptation
  • Learning analytics
  • Context-aware systems
  • Recommender systems for TEL
  • Visualization techniques for learning
  • Adapted learning flow, content and monitoring process
  • Serious games, simulations and 3D virtual worlds
  • Augmented reality
  • Social computing and social media
  • Semantic Web
  • Natural language processing and latent semantic analysis
  • Remote labs 
  • Mobile, wearable and pervasive technologies 
  • Network infrastructures and architectures for TEL
  • Sensors and sensor networks
  • Roomware, ambient displays and ubiquitous devices
  • Cloud Computing in TEL
  • eLearning specifications and standards
  • Interoperability and sharing of devices, tools and architectures

                                      Pedagogical underpinning

                                      • Computer-supported collaborative learning
                                      • Collaborative knowledge building
                                      • Inquiry-based learning
                                      • Game-based and simulation-based learning
                                      • Story-telling and reflection-based learning
                                      • Learning design and design approaches
                                      • Technology-enhanced orchestration of learning
                                      • Communities of learners and communities of practice
                                      • Teaching techniques and strategies for online learning
                                      • Learner affect, motivation and engagement
                                      • Evaluation methods for TEL
                                      • Problem- and project-based learning / Inquiry based learning

                                                          Individual, social & organizational learning processes

                                                          • Adaptive learning systems
                                                          • Cognitive mechanisms in knowledge acquisition and construction
                                                          • Self-regulated and self-directed learning
                                                          • Reflective learning
                                                          • Social processes in teams and communities
                                                          • Learning group formation
                                                          • Dynamic assessment of learning
                                                          • Social awareness
                                                          • Trust and reputation in TEL
                                                          • Knowledge management and organizational learning

                                                                          Learning communities and contexts

                                                                          • Schools and universities of the future
                                                                          • Applications of TEL in various domains
                                                                          • Formal education: initial (K-12, higher education), post-initial (continuing education)
                                                                          • Workplace learning
                                                                          • Global learning communities
                                                                          • Lifelong learning
                                                                          • Vocational training
                                                                          • Informal learning
                                                                          • Non-formal learning
                                                                          • Ubiquitous learning
                                                                          • Seamless learning

                                                                                            Open Learning Arrangements 

                                                                                            • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
                                                                                            • Open educational resources (OER)
                                                                                            • Learning Networks
                                                                                            • Teacher Networks
                                                                                            • Bring your own Device (BYOD)
                                                                                            • Learning ecologies, learning ecosystems, fitness and evolvability of learning environments
                                                                                            • Business models for TEL

                                                                                                      TEL in developing countries and for users with special needs

                                                                                                      • ICT Inclusion for learning
                                                                                                      • Digital divide and learning
                                                                                                      • Generation divide and learning
                                                                                                      • Education policies
                                                                                                      • Promoting learning and employability within disadvantaged groups and communities
                                                                                                      • Rural learning
                                                                                                      • Accessible learning for all
                                                                                                      • Visual, hearing and physical impairments
                                                                                                      • Psycho-pedagogic support for users
                                                                                                      • Standards about accessibility and learning
                                                                                                                      EC-TEL 2016

                                                                                                                      Supporting Organisations

                                                                                                                      Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3Université Lumiere Lyon 2Institut national des sciences appliquées de LyonEcole Central LyonLirisUniversité de LyonJožef Stefan InstituteThe Open University UKKU LeuvenHTW ChurOpen University NetherlandsTU GrazInstitut Mines-TélécomUniversität PotsdamSBT GroupOpenClassroomsCentre national de la recherche scientifique

                                                                                                                      Supporters:

                                                                                                                      European Association On Technology Enhanced LearningLa Métropole de Lyon

                                                                                                                      Silver Sponsors:

                                                                                                                      WEKIT ProjectWoonozSymetrix