News from EC-TEL 2014

September, 19th - EC-TEL 2015 will take place in Toledo, Spain

We thank all participants, authors, PC members, chairs and organizers for their involvement in EC-TEL 2014. Next EC-TEL will take place in Toledo, Spain, in the week September, 15th till 18th, 2015. Call for paper and details will be announced during October. Hope we will see you again.

September, 19th - Joint European Summer School for Doctoral Students on TEL announced

The 11th Joint European Summer School for Doctoral Students on Technology Enhanced Learning will take place in Ischia, Italy, between June 6th and June 13th 2015.

September, 19th - Best Demos awarded

We are happy to announce the winners of the EC-TEL 2014 Best Demo Award. The awards is sponsored by ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, the largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors. The awards were granted based on the votes of the conference participants.

  • Best Demo:
    Jan Schneider, Dirk Börner, Peter van Rosmalen & Marcus Specht

    Presentation Trainer: a toolkit for learning non-verbal public speaking skills
  • 2nd Position:
    Manolis Mavrikis & Sergio Gutierrez Santos

    Talk, Tutor, Explore, Learn Intelligent Tutoring and Exploration for Robust Learning"
  • 3rd Position:
    Pablo Llinás, Pablo Haya, Miguel A. Gutierrez, Estefanía Martín, Jorge Castellanos, Isidoro Hernán & Jaime Urquiza

    ClipIt: Supporting Social Reflective Learning through Student-Made Educational Videos

September, 18th - Best Papers awarded

We are happy to announce the EC-TEL 2014 Best Paper and Best Student Paper. Both awards are sponsored by EA-TEL, the European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning. Congratulations.

Best Paper:

Tomasz D. Loboda, Julio Guerra, Roya Hosseini, Peter Brusilovsky
Mastery Grids: An Open Source Social Educational Progress Visualization

Best Student Paper:

David Cabielles-Hernández, Juan Ramón Pérez-Pérez, MPuerto Paule-Ruiz, Víctor M. Álvarez-García, Samuel Fernández-Fernández
dmTEA: Mobile learning to aid in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders

September, 17th - Online Educa sponsors best demo award

ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, the largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors, donates the EC-TEL best demo award.


September, 11th - Detailed Session Schedule

The detailed program of the EC-TEL scientific, industry, demo & poster sessions and doctoral consortium can be viewed here (pdf-file).


September, 4th - Conference Proceedings

For all EC-TEL participants Conference Proceedings are available free of charge till end of the conference.


August, 28th - Announcement of 2nd EC-TEL Soccer Tournament

Following the incredible success of the EC-TEL 2013 soccer tournament there will be a new soccer tournament this year. Mixed soccer teams from EU TEL but also teams consisting of members from more than one project are invited to enter a team for this year's event.

August, 24th - Conference Navigator for EC-TEL 2014 is released

We are pleased to announce that EC-TEL/I-Know 2014 is supported by Conference Navigator, a social system for conference attendees that provides personal scheduling, social linking and personalized recommendations of papers.


August, 14th - Conference Proceedings

The electronic version of the EC-TEL Conference Proceedings is now available in Springer Link.


July, 31th - Detailed schedule for EC-TEL sessions published

The detailed preliminary program of the EC-TEL scientific sessions has been published and can be viewed here (pdf-file). Modifications are subject to change.


July, 31th - Sponsor-Packages for EC-TEL & i-KNOW 2014

Help us to make this year’s conference a great success through your support and participation! We offer different packages for your participation as sponsor or exhibitor.


July, 30th - Austrian Airlines offers flight discounts for EC-TEL participants

Discounts are available for Austrian Airlines flights to Graz from 9th, 2014 until September 26th, 2014. Details are announced here.


July, 16th - EC-TEL Best Papers will be invited for publication in IEEE TLT

IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies is one of the top journals in the Educational Technology area. It appears #9 in the top publications in Educational Technology in google scholar ranking. We are happy to announce, that the authors of the best EC-TEL papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their EC-TEL publication to IEEE TLT.

July, 14th - Call for Industry Track Presentations

During EC-TEL there will be again an Industry Track. It will present how innovations in technology enhanced learning (TEL) have made their way from research to products and services of industry and will discuss which are open questions from the industry perspectives. The organizers of the track Nils Faltin and Jon Arambarri are looking for speakers.

July, 1th - Preliminary program published

The preliminary program for EC-TEL and i-KNOW 2014 has been published. EC-TEL starts with workshops and the Doctoral Consortium. Scientific and industry sessions are planned for Thursday and Friday. 4 Keynotes will be highlights. The program is rounded off by poster presentations and a demo shootout followed by presentations.

June, 17th - 2nd Call for Demos and Posters published

We offer an opportunity to present existing prototypes as demos and work in progress as posters to ECTEL community. Therefore we encourage you to submit a poster or a demonstration to EC-TEL. For more details please refer to the complete call.

June, 16th -EC-TEL registration opened

Online Registration for EC-TEL is now opened. Early Registration is possible until 31 July 2014. Please register here.

June, 12th - Bernardo A. Huberman to give keynote at i-KNOW and EC-TEL

We are happy to announce the following shared keynote. Bernado A. Huberman, Senior HP Fellow and Director of the Social Computing Lab at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, will give the closing keynote at i-KNOW

2014 and EC-TEL participants will have the opportunity to see his talk entitled “Big Data and the Attention Economy”.

June, 5th - Notifications were sent out

EC-TEL 2014 has been very competitive: We have received 165 valid submissions, out of which 28 were accepted as full papers, 18 as short papers, 16 as demos and 33 as posters. Authors were notified yesterday.

June, 2nd - Viktor Mayer-Schönberger to give keynote at i-KNOW and EC-TEL

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at University of Oxford, will give a sahred keynote at i-KNOW 2014. He will talk about Big Data and how it promises to fundamentally change how we make sense of the world. EC-TEL participants will have the opportunity to see his talk.

May, 7th - Decision on Workshops & Tutorials

Out of 14 proposals we decided to accept eleven workshops and tutorials, which will take place in conjunction with EC-TEL 2014. Please consider the individual calls.

April, 15th - Review process started

After expiry of the deadline for submitting papers we started the review process. 182 submissions have been assigned to the members of the Programm Committee. We thank all authors for their contribution and the member of the PC for their willingness to help us with their expertise.

April, 12th - Tomorrow deadline for final paper submission and paper bidding 

Review process will start at Tuesday, 15th of April. Authors are requested to submit the complete paper till tomorrow. PC members are requested to bid for papers they want to review.

April, 2nd - Étienne Wenger to give opening keynote

Great news: Etienne Wenger, educational theorist and practitioner, best known for his seminal work on communities of practice and social learning theory, will give the opening keynote at EC-TEL and i-KNOW 2014.

March, 29th - More than 200 papers submitted

More than 200 paper abstracts have been submitted. This is a really great turnout, we have not expected. We thank all the authors for their interest and great work.

EC-TEL 2014

Supporting Organisations

Technische Universität GrazKnow Center GrazTechnische Universität DarmstadtCurtin UniversityTallinn UniversityUniversidad Carlos III de MadridUniversity of MaltaInstitut Mines-TélécomCentre for Learning Sciences and Technologiesimc information multimedia communication AGVirtualwareSpringer - Lecture Notes in Computer Science
European Association On Technology Enhanced Learning


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