Meet the host of ICWL 2014: Tallinn University

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Meet the host of ICWL 2014: Tallinn University

  1. 1. Meet the host of ICWL’14: Tallinn University Tallinn University, Centre for Educational Technology, 2013
  2. 2. Estonia: population 1.3 million •1941-1991 in Soviet Union •Since 2004: member of EU •Since 2011 in Euro zone Tallinn: population 0.4 million •Medieval Old Town, 2 million tourists annually •Well connected, incl. ferries from Helsinki, Stockholm •IT industry, home of Skype •Mid-August: short nights Centre for Educational Technology, Tallinn University, Narva road. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Centre for Educational Technology, Tallinn University, Narva road. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355
  3. 3. • Established in 2005 (or 1920) • 3rd largest public university in Estonia • 10 000 students, 540 academic staff • New campus in the city centre • Specialisation: educational sciences, humanities and languages, fine arts, dance, cultural studies, law, business, political sciences, natural sciences, film and media, social sciences, sports, health and recreation, IT, library and information sciences Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355
  4. 4. • Attending ICWL since 2009, local organisation of ICWL’14 • Est.1996 in the Faculty of Educational Sciences • Since 2005: R&D unit within the Institute of Informatics Staff: 25 researchers, incl. 10 from abroad (Germany, Austria, Portugal, Italy, Cape Verde, Jordan, Georgia) Focus: education + technology • R&D projects in Technology-Enhanced Learning, HCI • MA programmes: HCI (in English) and Educ. Technology • PhD programme ‘Information Society Technologies’ • Labs: Apple RTC lab, Interaction Design (IxD) lab, digital safety lab Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355
  5. 5. Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355 Prof. David Lamas PhD Prof. Tobias Ley Phd
  6. 6. Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355 Kai Pata PhD, Senior researcher Terje Vä ljataga PhD, researcher
  7. 7. Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355 Mart Laanpere researcher Sonia Sousa PhD, researcher
  8. 8. Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355 Vladimir Tomberg researcher Hans Põldoja researcher
  9. 9. Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355 Kairit Tammets researcher Martin Sillaots researcher
  10. 10. Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355
  11. 11. • Deadline for papers, posters, demos, workshops: Feb 1 • Camera-ready papers submitted by May 8 • Papers to be published in Springer LNCS (pending) • Posters will be published online (ISBN, TLU) • General co-chairs: Howard Leung, Mart Laanpere • Programme co-chairs: Elvira Popescu, Rynson Lau, Kai Pata • Panel co-chairs: Ralf Klamma, Weijia Jia • Workshop co-chairs: Yiwei Cao, Terje Vä ljataga • Local organisation: Kairit Tammets Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355
  12. 12. See you in Tallinn, in August 2014!
  13. 13. E-mail: mart.laanpere@tlu.ee Skype: martlaa Phone: (+372) 640 9355 Webpage: http://htk.tlu.ee Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355Haridustehnoloogia keskus, Tallinna Ülikool, Narva mnt. 25, Tallinn | tel/fax +372 6409 355

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