CfA: Summer school in technology enhanced learning, Ohrid, 15-21.6.2008
- Dear all,
European projects PROLEARN and PALETTE with support of SEE-ERA.NET
are organizing a summer school for PhD students in the field of
technology enhanced learning and knowledge management. The summer
school will take place in Ohrid, FYROM from 15.6. till 21.6.2008.
A number of scholarships are available for the students from Western
Balkan Countries. Each scholarship covers participation, accommodation
and travel costs. More detailed information is available at
The deadline for applications is 15.3.2008.
Institut "Jozef Stefan"
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
PROLEARN - PALETTE JOINT SUMMER SCHOOL 2008
VENUE: Ohrid, FYROM
DATE: June 15 - 21, 2008
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: March 15th, 2008
PROLEARN, the Network of Excellence in Technology Enhanced Learning
for Professionals, now working under the umbrella of the EATEL
Association (http://www.ea-tel.eu/) and PALETTE, European Integrated
Project aiming at developing interoperable web-services for
Communities of Practice (http://palette.ercim.org) are pleased to
announce their joint 2008 Summer School.
Our ambition is to foster cross-domain training and collaboration
opportunities among researchers in Europe and beyond, working in the
disparate fields of expertise which promote the advancement of TEL at
the workplace. The programme includes lectures and working sessions
from leading professors in the field, tutoring, mentoring, and joint
research opportunities. Additionally the school will offer practical
sessions in research methodology for Technology Enhanced Learning.
Advanced PhD students will be identified to present their research at
the Third European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning in
Maastricht, The Netherlands, September 17-19, 2008
(http://www.ectel08.org), and to participate in EATEL thematic
Collaborative Design between Educational Scientists and Computer Scientists
Creation of and Access to Knowledge and Learning Resources
Practice Modelling, Management & Mining for TEL
Personalisation & Adaptation in Learning Environments
Privacy and Security
Pedagogy, Life-Long Learning, and TEL
Individual, Social & Organisational Learning Processes
Interoperability: TEL Standards, Models, Processes, Tools
The Future of TEL
In order to increase social contacts among the summer school
participants, the programme will include several social events. A
variety of sport activities will also be offered to the summer school
Cultural excursions are organised on the Sunday preceding the summer
school and the Saturday which closes the summer school.
This year the PROLEARN/EATEL ? PALETTE joint Summer School will
benefit from a special grant from SEEERA.NET to promote collaboration
with the Western Balkan countries. The summer school has the
pro-active support from a growing number of EU IST and eContent funded
R&D projects such as APOSDLE, MATURE, iCAMP, PROLIX, MACE,
TENCompetence, GRAPPLE, and ARIADNE.
Magnificent and exciting, mysterious and surprising, Ohrid is one of
the most ancient towns in Europe, flavoured with a taste of centuries
gone by, full of Hellenistic, Roman, Slavic, Byzantine, and Turkish
memories. During the classical and medieval periods Orhid was the
artistic, cultural and spiritual centre of the Balkans and has been
called ?a notable bridge of European art?. The town is proud of its
rich cultural heritage and unique lake which both belong to UNESCO?s
World Cultural and Natural Heritage ( http://www.ohrid.com.mk/ ).
ACCOMODATION AND SOCIAL EVENTS:
Accommodation and summer school facilities will be made available at
Hotel Granit (http://www.hotelgranit.com.mk/). Granit Hotel is located
on the coast of Lake Ohrid in St. Stefan, 5 km from the centre of
Ohrid. It is 12 km from the Ohrid airport. The Hotel has two harbours
which enable access to the hotel and the beach from the lake. The
wonderful woods which surround St. Stefan Monastery are located 1 km
from the Granit Hotel.
PhD students are asked to share a double room with other PhD students.
COST OF SUMMER SCHOOL:
The cost for PhD students is Euro 500 (including accommodation - 7
nights in double room, meals, and excursions). PROLEARN ? PALETTE
Summer School 2008 will offer 50 scholarships to PhD students to cover
summer school accommodation, catering, and events. Please indicate if
you are applying for a scholarship in your application. Selected students
with scholarship from the Western Balkan Countries will also get their
travel costs to Ohrid reimbursed.
ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCESS:
The summer school is intended for PhD students investigating issues
related to Technology Enhanced Learning and making progress on their
dissertation research. PhD students are invited to submit applications to
mailto:summerschool@...-aachen.de. The application
should include a Curriculum Vitae and a summary (not to exceed 5 pages
including references and any figures, tables, etc.) describing the
student's dissertation. The deadline for submissions is March 15th,
2008. To ensure a high ratio between tutors and students the school
will be limited to 60 PhD students. We look forward to seeing you at
the summer school!
March 15th, 2008: Deadline for submitting applications to the Summer School
May 1st, 2008: Notification of acceptance
May15th, 2008: Pre-Summer School videoconferences begin
June 15th, 2008: Summer School begins
Klime Poposki (St. Kliment Ohridski University), klime.poposki@...
Luc Vandenabeele (Centre de recherche public Henri Tudor),
Stefanie Lindstaedt (Know Center), slind@...
Liliane Esnault (E.M. Lyon), esnault@...
Martin Wolpers (Fraunhofer), martin.wolpers@...
Summer School Website:
Mohamed Amine Chatti (RWTH Aachen), chatti@...-aachen.de
Summer School Promotion:
Margit Hofer (CSI), hofer@...,
Collaborative Learning Support:
Ambj=F6rn Naeve (KTH), amb@...
Peter Scott (OU), peter.scott@...
Fridolin Wild (Vienna University of Economics and Business
Katherine Maillet (INT), Katherine.Maillet@...
Ralf Klamma (RWTH Aachen), klamma@...-aachen.de
Tomaz Klobucar (IJS), tomaz@...
Andrej Afonin, Lithunia
Olivier Bohl, Germany
Zuzana Bizonova, Slovakia
Daniel Burgos, Spain
Bernadette Charlier, Switzerland
Mohamed Amine Chatti, Germany
Alexandra Christea, United Kingdom
Hannes Ebner, Sweden
Liliane Esnault, France
Luc Vandenabeele, Switzerland
Denis Gillet, Switzerland
Ashley Healy, United Kingdom
Maurice Hendrix, The Netherlands
Margit Hofer, Austria
Patrick Johnscher, Germany
Anna-Kaarina Kairamo, Finland
Ralf Klamma, Germany
Styliani Kleanthous, Greece
Tomaz Klobucar, Slovenia
Tobias Ley, Austria
Katrina Leyking, Germany
Stefanie Lindstaedt, Austria
Matthias Lux, Austria
Katherine Maillet, France
Mark Melia, Ireland
Ambj=F6rn Naeve, Sweden
Wolfgang Nejdl, Germany
Klime Poposki, Macedonia
Peter Scott, United Kingdom
Steinn E. Sigur=F0arson, Austria
Martin Sillaots, Estonia
Marcus Specht, The Netherlands
Armin Ulbrich, Austria
Fridolin Wild, Austria