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Intro

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.

Schedule

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

13:00, Louhela Auditorium, Science Park

Public examination of doctoral dissertation: Msc. Carolina Islas Sedano

Topic: Hypercontextualised Games

Abstract

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