2021 International Conference in Information Technology & Education (Icited21)

“​Multidisciplinary conference, transversal to all the sectors of activity that involve Information Technologies and systems in Educational area, namely: Higher Education Institutions, Research and Development, Business & Finance; Public Administration; Economics; Management Science; Information and Communications Technology.

ICT and Virtual learning
Apps for education
Augmented and Virtual Reality
Collaborative Virtual Environments
Distance Education
E/B- Learning
Emergency Remote Learning / Teaching
ICT and Education
ICT skills and competencies among teachers
Learning Management Systems
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
Social media in education
Technology enhanced Learning
Virtual Learning Environments
Virtual Universities
Web 2.0 and Social Networking
Web classroom applications

Pedagogical & Didactical Innovations
Active Learning
Educational Experiences
Educational Leadership
Educational Practice and Case Studies
Language Education and Literacy
Learning / Teaching Methodologies
Learning models
Lifelong Learning
Tutoring and Coaching
Transferable skills
Evaluation and Assessment of Student Learning
Collaborative and Problem-based Learning
Flipped Learning
Experiences in STEM Education
Next Generation Classroom
Vocational Education and Training

Technologies issues in the Education in the different scientific areas
Business and Economics
Entrepreneurship and Management
Financial education
Hospitality and Tourism
Information systems
Language Education and Literacy
Natural Sciences
Physical education and Sports
Science Education
Social Sciences
Special and Inclusive Education

Quality in Education
Accreditation / assessment processes
Assessment software tools
Learning / Teaching methodologies and assessment Academic experiences and best practice contributions
Learning analytics
Online courses accreditation / assessment
Quality standards at national and international level
Virtual learning assessment

Technological Issues in Education and Research
Challenges of information technology for the workplace
Educational Research Experiences
Research on Technology in Education
Links between Education and Research
Research Methodologies
Engineering Research Centres
Human Capital, Creativity and Innovation
Impacts of digital transformation in education and in the workplace
Preparation of digital workers

Educational Software and Serious Games
Educational Software experiences
Experiences in Educational/Serious Games
Videos for Learning
3D Applications and Virtual Reality

Curriculum Design and Innovation
Curriculum Development
Forecasting of labour market and skill needs
Generic skills and their development
New Experiences for Curriculum Design
One to One/Laptop Curriculum
Personal Learning Environments
Strategies, Principles and Challenges

University-Industry Collaboration
Continuous Education
Entrepreneurship Education
Higher Education
University/Industry Experiences
Work Employability
Workplace Learning​​

Submission and Decision
Articles submitted in English (up to a 10-page limit) must comply with the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series format (see Instructions for Authors at Springer Website / Word Template​). Articles submitted in Spanish or Portuguese (up to a maximum of 10 pages) must comply with the Thomson Reuters format.
Submitted papers must not have been published before, not be under review for any other conference or publication and not include any information leading to the authors’ identification. Therefore, the authors’ names, affiliations and bibliographic references should not be included in the version for evaluation by the Scientific Committee. This information should only be included in the camera-ready version, saved in Word or Latex format and also in PDF format. These files must be accompanied by the Consent to Publish form filled out, in a ZIP file, and uploaded at the conference management system.
All papers will be subjected to a “double-blind review” by at least two members of the Scientific Committee.
Based on Scientific Committee evaluation, a paper can be rejected or accepted by the Conference Chairs. In the later case, it can be accepted as the type originally submitted or as another type.
The authors of accepted papers will have 15 minutes to present their work in a Conference Work Session; approximately 5 minutes of discussion will follow each presentation.
The authors of accepted poster papers must also build and print a poster to be exhibited during the Conference.
This poster must follow an A1 or A2 vertical format. The Conference can includes Work Sessions where these posters are presented and orally discussed, with a 7 minute limit per poster.​

Important Dates
Paper Submission: March 31, 2021
Notification of Acceptance: April 30, 2021
Payment of Registration, to ensure the inclusion of an accepted paper in the proceedings: May 17, 2021
Camera-ready Submission: May 17, 2021

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