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Spring Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe

Riga, 12th - 13th May, 2017.

ATEE Spring Conference in Riga 12-13th May 2017

Special Issue On: Educational Innovations in Robotics, Emerging Technologies, and Interdisciplinary Research

Submission Due Date
6/12/2017

Guest Editors
Linda Daniela, University of Latvia
Miltiades Lytras, American College of Greece
--Editors-in-Chief

Introduction
Innovative pedagogical methods, different technologies and technological solutions have an immeasurable potential to broaden the range of methods applied in education, to promote learning and to introduce changes in the pedagogical process. Innovations serve as the teachers’ assistant to share the good practice, to develop learning platforms, to change the cooperation forms and to ensure in real life a teaching/learning process that places children youth and adults in the centre. However, the greatest challenge still is – how to help teachers personalize the teaching/learning content according to pupils’/students’ (learners’) individual needs and interests, to ensure a possibility for all learners to improve their potential, to provide equal opportunities for all to support and promote their learning. How to ensure that technological solutions serve not only as a help for the teacher to transform the learning principles but also facilitate pupils’ and students’ participation in the learning process, in searching creative solutions and in elaborating innovations? How to verify that the application of different innovative pedagogical methods and technologies, the change of learning forms is meaningful? What research methods should be used? These are questions to discuss.

Objective
This journal special issue will collect the best articles from the ATEE Spring Conference 2017, “Innovations, technologies and research in education,” to discuss use of robotics and other educational technologies in education.

Recommended Topics

  • Educational innovations
  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Bettering experiences in teacher education
  • Educational robotics
  • Emerging technologies
  • Educational novelties in a changing society

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on Educational Innovations in Robotics, Emerging Technologies and Interdisciplinary Research on or before 12th June, 2017. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at www.igi-global.com. All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.
You should submitt your article here.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Linda Daniela
E-mail: linda.daniela@lu.lv


Publications should be submitted in English and will be prepared according to the standards. All accepted articles will be published.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR HOTELS
Conference participants have special rates in hotels:
1. Radisson BLU Latvia
2. Opera Hotel Latvia
3. Mercure Riga Centre hotel