International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools
issep20104th Evolution and Perspective
4th International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools:
Evolution and Perspective
January 13-16, 2010
Department of Computer Science, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Call for Papers
The International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools: Evolution and Perspective (ISSEP) is an emerging forum for
researchers and practitioners in the area of Computer Science Education with a focus on secondary schools. The ISSEP series started in
2005 and has been a biannual event since 2006.
Previous meetings were held in Klagenfurt (Austria, 2005), Vilnius (Lithuania, 2006), and Torun (Poland, 2008).
PROGRAM COMMITTEE SCOPE
Peter Antonitsch (U. Klagenfurt) Contributions solicited cover a variety of topics including but not limited to:
Owen L. Astrachan (Duke U.) - Accessibility - High School/College Transition Issues
Ralph-Johan Back (Abo Akademi U.) - Assessment - Information Systems
Harry Buhrman (CWI & U. Amsterdam) - Classroom Management - Information Technology
Valentina Dagiene (Vilnius IMI) - Communication Skills - Interdisciplinary Courses and Projects
Judith Gal-Ezer (The Open U. of Israel) - Computer Science Contests - Laboratory/Active Learning
David Ginat (Tel Aviv U.) - Computers and Society - Multimedia
Juraj Hromkovič (ETH Zürich, co-chair) - Courseware - Object-Oriented Issues
Peter Hubwieser (TU München) - Curriculum Issues - Pedagogy
Ivan Kalaš (U. Bratislava) - Research in Informatics Education - Student Retention and Persistence
Peter Micheuz (U. Klagenfurt) - Diagnostic Teaching - Role of Programming and Algorithmics
Roland Mittermeir (U. Klagenfurt) - Empirical Methods - Using Emerging Instructional
Wolfgang Pohl (Bundeswettbewerb INF) - Ethical/Societal Issues Technologies
Ulrik Schroeder (RWTH Aachen) - Gender and Diversity Issues - Web-based Techniques/Web Services
Jarkko Suhonen (U. Joensuu)
Maciej M. Syslo (UMK Torun, U. Wroclaw)
Jan Vahrenhold (TU Dortmund, co-chair) SPECIAL FOCI
Tom Verhoe (TU Eindhoven)
In addition to the above topics, the following tracks describe special foci of ISSEP 2010.
Michal Winczer (U. Bratislava)
Contributions of Competitions to Empirical Research
PLENARY SPEAKERS Informatics Education
Valentina Dagiene (Vilnius IMI) We invite papers about preparing and organizing We invite papers about di erent aspects of
David Ginat (Tel Aviv U.) competitions, about the achievements of the empirical research (in general and in research
David Gries (Cornell U.) competitions' participants, in particular in in Informatics Education in particular) as well
Elsbeth Stern (ETH Zürich) relation to their training process, and about the as about the correct use of statistical
Allen B. Tucker (Bowdoin College) in uence of competitions on the educational methods and reports about research
Amiram Yehudai (Tel Aviv U.) processes in secondary education. experiments.
IMPORTANT DATES SUBMISSIONS
Submission deadline: August 24, 2009 Authors are invited to submit high-quality manuscripts reporting original unpublished research and
(11:59 PST) recent developments in the topics related to the symposium. Simultaneous submission to other
Author noti cation: October 10, 2009 conferences or workshops with published proceedings is not allowed.
Camera ready due: October 26, 2009
Symposium: January 13-16, 2010 Submissions must not exceed 12 pages formatted according to LNCS style plus an optional, clearly
marked appendix of reasonable length. All papers will be peer reviewed and comments will be
provided to the authors. The submission system can be accessed via http://www.issep2010.org.
Petra Hieber (ETH Zürich) PROCEEDINGS
Juraj Hromkovič (ETH Zürich, chair)
Accepted papers will be published in the ISSEP 2010 proceedings (details to follow).
Lucia Keller (ETH Zürich)
Richard Královič (ETH Zürich)
Jan Lichtensteiger (ETH Zürich) CONTACT
Andreas Sprock (ETH Zürich)
Björn Ste en (ETH Zürich) Juraj Hromkovič , Department of Computer Science, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monika Steinová (ETH Zürich) ETH Zürich, CH-8006 Zürich, Switzerland. Fax: +41 44 632 13 90