Call for Presentations

Come and share your ideas, experience and good practices at the

WEB SCIENCE EDUCATION WORKSHOP 2014

‘Web Science Education: Sharing experiences and developing community’

June 23rd, 2014

ACM Web Science Conference 2014
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. USA – June 23-26 2014

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Useful info:

The submission deadline is April 20th, 2014
Notification of acceptance is May 20th, 2014

This workshop will allow participants to present experiences, good practices and ideas.
A program committee will review 2 pages proposals and 2 pages position papers.
Accepted proposals and papers will be presented in 5 minutes oral presentations during the workshop.

Presentation material and position papers will be made available online on the Web Science Education Worskhop’s website after the workshop.

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The Call for Presentations

The Web Science Education Workshop’s call for presentation is divided in 2 topics:

Topic #1 :Web Science Education activities / Students feedback

The second hour of the workshop will be dedicated to oral presentations of 5 minutes each by participants involved in Web Science program design, teaching activities, teaching content production and students feedback.

Participants who would want to present their activities or experiences should produce a 2 pages proposal for one of the following items:

1. Web science teaching experiences

Web Scientists with “Web related” teaching activities (courses, seminars, etc.) are invited to present their experiences in this workshop.

Submissions should detail:

  • Course context (level, students, discipline, etc.)
  • Course objectives and targeted competencies
  • Course content (Structure, sections, topics, references)
  • Evaluation methods (Tests, projects, papers, etc.)

2. Web Science education programmes design

Participants involved in Web Science education programmes are invited to present:

  • Their experience with WS curriculum construction and usage
  • Strategies for attracting students
  • Experiences of dealing with institutions also in relation to how we get these cross-disciplinary cross-faculty programmes to work in University structures that are often very siloed.

3. Student feedback

Web Science students can share their experience in short presentations.

Topic #2 : Web Science Education community building and tools

Participants are invited to present position papers (2 pages) on suggestions to build the Web Science Education community online and offline.
Accepted position papers will be presented in 5 minutes during the third hour of the workshop.

Suggestions should focus on:

  • Teaching material
  • Curriculum development
  • Online tools for content delivery / Collaborative platforms
  • E-Learning / MOOCs
  • Teachers and students shared activities
  • International exchanges of teachers or students
  • Outreach Programmes

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How to Submit?

Submission format:

  • English Language
  • Maximum 2 pages
  • Please indicate the TOPIC!
  • Word or PDF document

Paper submissions should be formatted according to the official ACM SIG proceedings template (http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates). Please make use of the ACM 1998 classification scheme (http://www.acm.org/about/class/1998/), and submit papers using EasyChair at

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wseducation2014

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Important dates
The submission deadline is April 20th
Notification of acceptance is May 20th

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