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Paula Escudeiro
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Portugal


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Gennaro Costagliola
Università di Salerno
Italy


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Gennaro Costagliola is a Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Salerno, Italy. His past experiences include the direction of the e-learning services for the CRUI Campus One project and the direction of the Computer Science Studies at the University of Salerno. He has participated to several national funded projects and carried out scientific activities in many Program Committees of international Workshops and Symposia. He is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Visual Languages and Computation (Elsevier). He is the Director of the Web Technologies and e-Learning Lab. His research interests include the theory, implementation, and applications of visual languages, human-computer interaction, data management, web engineering and e-learning as documented in more than 170 published papers. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery since 1992 and IEEE Computer Society since 1991. He is currently a member of the Scientific and Technical Committee of the University of Salerno for the Quality Assurance. During his career he has taught and/or supported courses at the University of Pittsburgh, University of Maryland Tri-service Education Center and University of Salerno - Department of Computer Science. Since 1998 he uses web tools to support his teaching both in web enhanced and blended learning modalities. ... More >>


Susan Zvacek
University of Denver
United States


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Susan Zvacek is Associate Provost for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Denver, where she oversees the Office of Teaching and Learning. She has worked in higher education as a faculty member, dissertation advisor, and administrator. Her publications are in the areas of distance education, instructional design, and faculty development and she is co-author of a distance education textbook (Teaching and Learning at a Distance, currently in its fifth edition) and Blackboard for Dummies. She was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in the Czech Republic and has also worked with the University of Porto (Portugal) to integrate higher order thinking skills into online and f2f engineering education. ... More >>


James Uhomoibhi
University of Ulster
United Kingdom


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Prof. Uhomoibhi, a native born of Nigeria is an academic of strong international standing in Physics, Computing and Engineering. He has a first degree in Physics from Nigeria, a BPhil degree from Italy and moved to the UK where he completed his MSc in Optoelectronics and Optical Information Processing and a PhD in Laser Physics. Following his initial appointment as lecturer in Queen’s University Belfast he completed a PGCHET in Higher Education. Today he is at the University of Ulster as Faculty e-learning coordinator and a visiting Professor of Physics, Computer Science and IT in Nigerian U niversities. Prof. Uhomoibhi is a Chartered Physicist and a member of the Institute of Physics; He is a Chartered IT Professional and a Fellow of BCS and also a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. Prof. Uhomoibhi is the African Laser Centre Representative in Europe and has served as Head of SEFI Task Force on European Cooperation with Africa. SEFI is the European Society for Engineering Education. He also sits on the Board of the International Network for Engineering Education and Research (iNEER). He is a member of Council of SEFI and of the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. Prof. Uhomoibhi is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee (DIC) and the International of the Institute of Physics (IoP). He is the founder and current Chair of the BCS e-Learning Specialist Group. In 2011 Prof Uhomoibhi was appointed a LEADS Scholar by the Nigerian National Universities Commission (NUC), charged with the responsibility of linking experts and academics in the Diaspora to the country. Prof Uhomoibhi is a recipient several academic and community awards including amongst others, the iNEER Global Achievement Award in Engineering Education (2011), Belfast Ambassadors Award (2012), BCS Long Service Award and the Distinguished Service Award of the Powerlist All Ireland African Leadership Excellence Award Programme, which he received in 2012. ... More >>

 


Ana Barata
ISEP
Portugal


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Piedade Carvalho
ISEP
Portugal


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Bertil Marques
ISEP
Portugal


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PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Mehdi Adda, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada
Shirley Agostinho, University of Wollongong, Australia
Shakeel Ahmed Khoja, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan
Jan Aidemark, Linneus University, Sweden
Esma Aïmeur, University of Montreal, Canada
Carlos Alario-Hoyos, Universdad Carlos III, Spain
Nelma Albuquerque, People-Inspired Technologies, Netherlands
Fernando Albuquerque Costa, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Efthimios Alepis, University of Piraeus, Greece
George Anastassakis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Luca Andrea Ludovico, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Galia Angelova, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Francisco Arcega, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Inmaculada Arnedillo-Sanchez, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ivon Arroyo, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States
Juan Ignacio Asensio, University of Valladolid, Spain
Anders Avdic, Dalarna University, Sweden
Breno Fabrício Terra Azevedo, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia Fluminense, Brazil
Cristina Azevedo Gomes, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Portugal
Paul M. A. Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Adriano Baratè, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Jorge Barbosa, UNISINOS, Brazil
Patrícia Brandalise Scherer Bassani, Universidade Feevale, Brazil
Clemens Bechter, TBS, Thailand
Patricia Alejandra Behar, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Mohammed Belkhatir, University of Lyon, France
Kay Berkling, Cooperative State University Baden Württemberg, Karlsruhe, Germany
Pavol Bistak, Slovak University of Technology, Slovak Republic
Marlies Bitter-Rijpkema, Open Universiteit, Netherlands
Lars Bollen, Universiteit Twente, Netherlands
Andreas Bollin, Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Katrin Borcea-Pfitzmann, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Ivana Bosnic, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Croatia
Federico Botella, Miguel Hernandez University of Elche, Spain
Rosa Bottino, Istituto Tecnologie Didattiche, Italy
François Bouchet, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, France
Ghizlane El Boussaidi, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
Patrice Bouvier, XIWEN studio, France
Krysia Broda, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Dumitru Burdescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Manuel José Cabral Dos Santos Reis, University of Trás-os-montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Pasquina Campanella, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Chris Campbell, University of Queensland, Australia
Alberto Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Thibault Carron, Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University, France
Manuel Castro Gil, National University for Distance Education, Spain
Isabel Chagas, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Chia-Hu Chang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Amitava Chatterjee, Jadavpur University, India
Lilia Cheniti Belcadhi, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Jie Chi Yang, National Central University, Taiwan
Lukas Chrpa, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Alison Clark-Wilson, University College London, United Kingdom
Jo Coldwell-Neilson, Deakin University, Australia
Marc Conrad, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Manuel Perez Cota, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Caroline M. Crawford, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States
John Philip Cuthell, Virtual Learning, United Kingdom
Thanasis Daradoumis, University of the Aegean / Open University of Catalonia, Greece
Sergiu Dascalu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Luis de la Fuente Valentín, Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, Spain
Claudia Deco, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina
Giuliana Dettori, Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche (ITD-CNR), Italy
Tania Di Mascio, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Darina Dicheva, Winston-salem State University, United States
Yannis Dimitriadis, School of Telecommunications Engineering, University of Valladolid, Spain
Danail Dochev, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Toby Dragon, Ithaca College, United States
Jon Dron, Athabasca University, Canada
Amalia Duch, UPC- Politechnical University of Catalonia, Spain
Ishbel Duncan, University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Richard E. Ferdig, Kent State University, United States
Martin Ebner, Technische Universität Graz, Austria
Joseph Ekstrom, Brigham Young University, United States
Paula Escudeiro, Instituto Superior De Engenharia Do Porto, Portugal
Larbi Esmahi, Athabasca University, Canada
Ramon Fabregat Gesa, Universitat de Girona, Spain
Si Fan, University of Tasmania, Australia
Mingyu Feng, SRI International, United States
Rosa M. Fernandez-Alcala, University of Jaen, Spain
Filomena Ferrucci, Università di Salerno, Italy
Panos Fitsilis, TEI Thessaly, Greece
Davide Fossati, Emory University, United States
Rita Francese, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Ismar Frango, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil
Vittorio Fuccella, Università Di Salerno, Italy
Judith Gal-Ezer, The Open University of Israel, Israel
Mikuláš Gangur, Faculty of Economics, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Francisco García Peñalvo, Salamanca University, Spain
Serge Garlatti, TELECOM Bretagne, France
Isabela Gasparini, UDESC, Brazil
Xun Ge, University of Oklahoma, United States
Sébastien George, Université du Maine, France
Christos Georgiadis, University of Macedonia, Greece
Biswadip Ghosh, Metropolitan State University of Denver, United States
David Gibson, Curtin University, Australia
Henrique Gil, Escola Superior de Educação do Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Blandine Ginon, University of Birmingham, France
Mercè Gisbert, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Anabela Gomes, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal
Maria João Gomes, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Nuno Pina Gonçalves, Superior School of Technology, Polithecnical Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
Ana González Marcos, Universidad de la Rioja, Spain
Anandha Gopalan, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Angela Guercio, Kent State University, United States
Christian Guetl, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Nathalie Guin, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, France
David Guralnick, Kaleidoscope Learning, United States
Leontios Hadjileontiadis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ibrahim A. Hameed, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Ålesund, Norway
Yasunari Harada, Waseda University, Japan
Roger Hartley, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Stylianos Hatzipanagos, King's College London, United Kingdom
Olivier Heidmann, University of Thessaly, Greece
Oriel Herrera, Universidad Catolica de Temuco, Chile
George Hloupis, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
Kin-chuen Hui, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Ivan Ivanov, SUNY Empire State College, United States
Romina Jamieson-Proctor, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Marc Jansen, University of Applied Sciences Ruhr West, Germany
Stéphanie Jean-Daubias, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1 / LIRIS, France
Jelena Jovanovic, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Michail Kalogiannakis, University of Crete, Greece
Achilles Kameas, Hellenic Open University, Greece
Atis Kapenieks, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Bill Kapralos, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Charalampos Karagiannidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Ilias Karasavvidis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Göran Karlsson, KTH Stockholm, Sweden
David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Jalal Kawash, University of Calgary, Canada
Samer Khasawneh, The College of Wooster, United States
Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
Maria Kordaki, University of the Aegean, Greece
Leandro Krug Wives, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Miroslav Kulich, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Chronis Kynigos, University of Athens and CTI, Greece
Jean-Marc Labat, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Timo Lainema, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland
H. Chad Lane, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, United States
Teresa Larkin, American University, United States
Rynson Lau, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tobias Lauer, Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
José Paulo Leal, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Portugal
Celina Leão, University of Minho, Portugal
Dominique Leclet, UPJV, France
Mark Lee, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Newton Lee, Newton Lee Laboratories LLC and Institute for Education Research and Scholarships, United States
Marie Lefevre, University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Frederick Li, University of Durham, United Kingdom
Andrew Lian, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Veronica Liesaputra, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Cheng-Min Lin, Nan Kai University of Technology, Taiwan
Chiu Pin Lin, National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan
Andreas Lingnau, SGM, Germany
Martin Llamas-Nistal, University of Vigo, Spain
Rosemary Luckin, Institute of Education University of London, United Kingdom
Heide Lukosch, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Laura M. Justice, Ohio State University, United States
Krystina Madej, Georgia Tech, United States
Massimo Marchiori, University of Padua, Italy
Jacek Marciniak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
Ivana Marenzi, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
José Couto Marques, FEUP, Portugal
Lindsay Marshall, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Alke Martens, Universität of Rostock, Germany
Oscar Martinez Bonastre, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Scheila Martins, Loyola University Maryland, United States
Bruce Maxim, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States
Hamid Mcheick, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada
António José Mendes, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Robert Meolic, University of Maribor, Slovenia
José Carlos Metrôlho, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Bakhtiar Mikhak, Harvard University, United States
Michihiko Minoh, Kyoto University, Japan
Riichiro Mizoguchi, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Gyöngyvér Molnár, University of Szeged, Hungary
António Moreira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Leonel Morgado, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
Antao Moura, Federal Universisty of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil
Muhanna Muhanna, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan
Jogesh K. Muppala, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Stavros N. Demetriadis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Hiroyuki Nagataki, Okayama University, Japan
Ryohei Nakatsu, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Stavros Nikolopoulos, University of Ioannina, Greece
Sotiris Nikolopoulos, Technological Educational Institute of Larissa, Greece
Ebba Ossiannilsson, The Swedish Association for Distance Education (SADE), Sweden
Thomas Ottmann, University of Freiburg, Germany
George Palaigeorgiou, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
José Palma, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal
Manuel Palomo Duarte, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain
Pantelis papadopoulos, Aarhus University, Denmark
Kyparisia A. Papanikolaou, School of Pedagogical & Technological Education, Greece
Iraklis Paraskakis, South East European Research Centre, Greece
Simon Parkinson, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Paul Peachey, University of South Wales, United Kingdom
Emanuel Peres, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro/INESC-TEC, Portugal
Donatella Persico, Consiglio Nazionale Ricerche (CNR)- Italian National Research Council, Italy
Antonio Ramón Bartolomé Pina, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Niels Pinkwart, Humboldt University, Germany
Leonard A. Plugge, Cooperative SURF, Netherlands
Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Kaska Porayska-Pomsta, Institute of Education, United Kingdom
Petra Poulová, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Alexandra Poulovassilis, Birkbeck College, University of London, United Kingdom
Ricardo Queirós, DI/ESEIG & CRACS, Portugal
Khalid Rabayah, Arab American University, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
Liana Razmerita, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Eliseo Reategui, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Manuela Repetto, INDIRE, Italy
Fernando Reinaldo Ribeiro, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Laura Ricci, University of Pisa, Italy
Martin Rich, Cass Business School, United Kingdom
Leon Rothkrantz, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Jože Rugelj, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, Slovenia
Razvan Rughinis, University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Romania
Rebecca Rutherfoord, Kennesaw State University, Georgia
Libuse Samkova, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic
Demetrios Sampson, Curtin University, Australia
Abdolhossein Sarrafzadeh, Unitec, New Zealand
Anthony Savidis, Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Greece
Eileen Scanlon, Open University UK, United Kingdom
Georg J. Schneider, University of Applied Sciences Trier, Germany
Wolfgang Schreiner, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Ulrik Schroeder, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
María Luisa Sein-Echaluce, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Abhishek Shukla, R. D. Engineering College, India
Pei Hwa Siew, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Juarez Bento da Silva, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Ole Smørdal, University of Oslo, Norway
Zacharoula Smyrnaiou, University of Athens, Greece
Filomena Soares, University of Minho, Portugal
Michael Sonntag, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
J. Michael Spector, University of North Texas, United States
Craig Stewart, Indiana University, United States
Tamara Sumner, University of Colorado Boulder, United States
Katsuaki Suzuki, Kumamoto University, Japan
Ekaterina Talalakina, NRU HSE, Russian Federation
Bénédicte Talon, ULCO, Université Lille Nord de France, France
Brendan Tangney, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland
Marco Temperini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Uwe Terton, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
Neena Thota, University of Saint Joseph, Macau
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Edmundo Tovar, Madrid Polytechnic University, Spain
Stephan Trahasch, University of Applied Sciences Offenburg, Germany
Hariklia Tsalapatas, University of Thessaly, Greece
George Tsihrintzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Richard Van Eck, School Of Medicine And Health Sciences, University Of North Dakota, United States
Leo van Moergestel, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Norman Vaughan, Mount Royal University, Canada
Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, ISEP, Portugal
Andreas Veglis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ioanna Vekiri, Independent Researcher, Greece
Maria Virvou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Harald Vranken, Open Universiteit, Netherlands
Pieter de Vries, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Xinli Wang, Michigan Technological University, United States
Alf Inge Wang, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Martin Wessner, Darmstadt University of Apllied Sciences, Germany
David Whittinghill, Purdue University, United States
Michalis Xenos, Hellenic Open University, Greece
Amel Yessad, Laboratoir d'Informatique de Paris 6, France
Katarina Zakova, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Diego Zapata-Rivera, Educational Testing Service, United States
Qinghua Zheng, Xi’an Jitaotong University, China
Iveta Zolotova, Technical University in Kosice, Slovak Republic
Amal Zouaq, University of Ottawa, Canada
Javier García Zubía, Universidad de Deusto, Spain

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