2nd International Workshop on Intelligent Educational Systems and Technology-enhanced Learning (INTEL-EDU 2011)

2nd International Workshop on Intelligent Educational Systems and
          Technology-enhanced Learning (INTEL-EDU 2011)
                                   October 6,2011

Venue:                 Meža str. 1/4, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology 

WS co-chairs :    Janis Grundspeņķis
                             Leonids Novickis        

WS program

8:00 –  9:00       Registration
9:00 –10:30       Session 1
9:00 - 9:10         Opening
9:10 - 9:25         The Conceptual Framework for Integration of Intelligent Tutoring and Knowledge Management  Systems  in Education Settings
                          J.Grundspeņķis, J.Ciekure (RTU, Latvia)
9:25 - 9:45         Using Mixed  Reality for Expertise Networks to Transfer Knowledge to Industry
                           E.Bluemel, H.Fredrich, A.Winge ( Fraunhofer IFF Institute, Germany)
9 :45 - 10:00       Education Capacity Assessment and Improvement
                           A.Mitasiunas (Vilnius University, Lithuania), L.Novickis (RTU,Latvia)
10:00-10:15        E-learning System Individualization for Intellectual Ability Measurement
                           V.Vagale, L.Niedrīte (University of Latvia)
10:15-10:30        An Explorative Study for Evaluating  „Scratch” – A Tool for Learning Programming
                           P.Bellstrom, L.Molin (Karlstad University, Sweden)
10:30 – 11:00     Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30     Session 2
11:00 - 11:15      Graph Based Framework for Personalization of Education Process Realized by the Tutoring Module of Intelligent Tutoring System
                           J.Grundspeņķis, R.Rollande (RTU, Latvia)
11:15 – 11:30    Workplace Learning: Have a break, Have a LightBite
                           R.Elferink (RayCom BV, Netherlands)
11:30 – 11:45    Adding Social Media Features to Work-related Adult Learning: Educator Views, Expectations and Experieces
                          J.Leino, E.Tanhua-Piiroinen, J.Sommers-Piiroinen (University of Tampere, Finland)
11:45 –12:00     Using Antecedents of Offline Training Satisfaction to Explain the Intention to Use Online Learning Platforms
                          F.Goethals, K.Toumazeau, M.Billiot, A.Caplan, C.Zanetto, O.Loquineau
                          (IESEG School of Management, Belgium / France)
12:00-12:15       IKAS as a Tool for Internationalization of Education
                          R.Lukašenko, J.Grundspeņķis (RTU, Latvia)
12:15-12:30       Supporting the Psychophysiological Model of the Learmer in the Collaborative e-Learning System
                          A.Lesovskis, V.Kotovs, L.Novickis, T.Rikure (RTU, Latvia)
12:30 - 14:00     Lunch
14:00 - 15:30     Session 3
14:00 - 14:15     Harmonizing „Logistics Information Systems” Course`s Content According to Bloom`s Taxonomy
                          A.Romanovs, OSoshko, Y.Merkuryev, L.Novickis (RTU, Latvia)
14:15-14:30       Expert Profiling in Learning Netwoks
                          M.Hochmeister (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
14:30-14:45       Application Sharing for Distance Teaching and Learning
                          J.Lavendels, V.Sitikovs, J.Steinmans, G.Jekabsons (RTU, Latvia)
14:45-15:00       Algorithms for Knowledge Remediation in Concept Map Based Assessment System
                          V.Graudiņa (RTU, Latvia)
15:00-15:15       Expansion of a Set of Graph Patterns for IKAS
                          M.Strautmane (RTU, Latvia)
15:15-15:30       Knowledge Based Training for Academic Staff – a Common Solution for Two Baltic Universities
                           A.Puptsau (European Humanities University), B.Mishnevs (TSI, Latvia)
15:30 - 16:00     Coffee  break
16:00 - 17:30     Session 4  - RTU BONITA Showroom launch event
-  Promotion of E-learning and Other ICT Solutions via BONITA Project”s Baltic Regional
                           Competence Network and  Showrooms
                           A,Jurenoks, L.Novickis, T.Rikure, M.Sotnicoks (RTU, Latvia),
                           A.Mitasiunas (University of Vilnius, Lithaunia)
-  Demonstration of Baltic Sea Region INTERREG Programme BONITA Project`s
                           RTU Showroom
- BONITA Showroom Welcome Reception
- Discussion, WS closing


WS  Procedure
Each WS presentation is planned to be organised as follows:
- 12 min. : author”s presentation
-   3 min. : questions from the audience.
All accepted papers will be published in local BIR2011 WSs and doctoral consortium proceedings.
The best papers selected by the WS Program Committee will be also published in BIR2011 post conference Springer LNBIP proceedings.


The aim of the workshop

The main aim of the INTEL-EDU series of workshops is to provide an international platform for the presentation of research on intelligent educational systems theory, development of advanced tools and technologies, and their innovative applications.

The 2nd workshop INTEL-EDU 2011 continues the workshop held in Riga in 2009 in conjunction with 13th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2009).

We invite researchers and practitioners from both industry and academia to submit original results of their completed or ongoing research and projects.

Workshop topics

include, but are not limited to:

  • Innovative Adaptive and Intuitive  Systems for Learning and Teaching
  • Artificial Intelligence, Modelling and Internet Based Tutoring Systems
  • Teaching and Training Skills for Knowledge Based Society in 21st century
  • Revolutionary  Learning Appliances and Advanced Cognitive Tutors
  • Managing and Organizing E-Learning Systems
  • Advanced Tools and Technologies (collaborative learning environments, shared online video etc.)
  • Web 2.0 and Social Networking
  • Virtual and Distance Education and Training
  • Mobile Teaching and Learning Technologies
  • Open Education
  • Technologies for Socially Responsive Learning
  • Accreditation and Quality Standards in Informatics
  • Show cases of Intelligent Systems  Applications.

Paper Submission and Proceedings

Submissions to INTEL-EDU 2011 have to be made by using the submission systems EasyChair http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=inteledu2011

Each paper will be reviewed by at least two workshop Programme Committee members.

Papers accepted for publication will be published in proceedings of INTEL-EDU 2011 workshop as a part of BIR2011 workshops proceedings with ISBN. Best papers will be published by Springer as part of the BIR 2011 post-conference workshops proceedings in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series.

Papers submitted need to follow LNBIP formatting guidelines: available from: http://www.springer.com/computer+science/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-791344-0

Papers shall not have more than 8 pages (including figures, tables and appendices). Longer papers will not be included in workshop proceedings.

Important dates

  • Submission deadline (extended): July 15th
  • Notification of acceptance – August 15th
  • Camera ready deadline – August 30th
  • Workshop date – October 6


Early registration fee is  EUR 100, -. Detailed registration information is available here.

Program committee chairs

Program committee

  • Eberhard Bluemel, Fraunhofer Institute IFF, Germany
  • Michael Boronowski, University of Bremen, Germany
  • Agostino Bruzzone, University of Genoa, Italy
  • Alexander Berezko, Russian Academy of Science, Russia
  • Andrzej Dzielinski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Ildar Galeev, Kazan State University, Russia
  • Egils Ginters, Vidzeme University of Applied Science, Latvia
  • Alla Anohina-Naumeca, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Antanas Mitasiunas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
  • Mingtao Zhou, Beijing HOPE Software Association,  Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • Jurijs Lavendels, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Emilio Vizuete Luciano, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Jurijs Merkurjevs, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Boriss Mishnev, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Tatiana Rikure, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Vjacheslav Shitikov, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Abdel-Badeeh M.Salem, Ain Shams University, Egypt
  • Uldis Sukovskis, Riga Technical University, Latvia

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