IMPDET and edtech reserach group at the School of Computing organises a two day scientific symposium titled: Global tools, local needs. The programme of the symposium includes presentations given by visiting scholar and the public examination of Msc. Carolina Islas Sedano's doctoral dissertation.
Students who participate to the symposium are able to receive 1 ECTS of advanced level Computer Science course mark by participating to the four presentations of the symposium, and writing an essay of 1-2 pages, clarifying how they can contribute to at least three themes covered during the presentations.
For more information, please contact Carolina Islas Sedano: carolina.islas(at)uef.fi.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2012
Place: edTech lab (2D309), Science Park
13:15 - 14:15
Dr. Adele Botha, Principal Researcher, Meraka Institute, CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa
Topic: Mobile Learning in South Africa, Challenges and Opportunities
14:20 - 15:30
Mr. Jaakko Helminen, Climate Impact Consulting Ltd, Espoo, Finland
Topic: Community Climate Service for Farmers in the Chokwe District, Mozambique and its Challenges and Opportunities for the Mobile Phone Communication
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
10:15 - 11:00, edTech lab (2D309), Science Park
Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano
Topic: eLearning and Tourism. A Map of a Fruitful Collaboration
13:00, Louhela Auditorium, Science Park
Public examination of doctoral dissertation: Msc. Carolina Islas Sedano
Topic: Hypercontextualised Games