About IKASNABAR '13 Conference
Extended deadline for submitting papers: May 31
We have a new deadline for receiving research papers at Ikasnabar 13: July 31. You can submit it in English, French, German, Spanish, Catalan or Basque-Navarrese.
MOOCs, PLEs and eLearning platforms
The main three topics of the 6th International Conference on Open Education and Technology are Massive Open Online Courses, Personal Learning Environments and Learning Content Management Systems, i.e. MOOC, PLE and LCMS or eLerning platforms. If you are interested in these cutting-edge topics, attend Ikasnabar 2013 in Zalla, one of the knowledge villages of Europe. This Conference is organized by researchers of the University of the Basque Country. General Chair: Gorka J. Palazio, EHU. Program co-chairs: Inmaculada Maiz and Carlos Castaño.
- A glimpse of the implications of Open Education and the transformation of learning methodologies.
- Understand the concept of Massive Open Online Courses and typology of them.
- How to implement Personal Learning Environments, PLEs.
- Defining the future of LMSs and its funcionalities.
- See the best practices of eLearning in Education and Skill training.
- How to improve content for eLearning courses and for flipping classes.
This International Conference addresses educational topics to all kind of teachers, specially to lecturers and professors, who want to learn, collaborate and know more about Social learning, Open Education and Technology. The papers presented at this Conference must be refered to these two main topics: Open Education and Technology for teachers and learners. We encourage teachers throughout this Conference to write research papers. If you are involved in the design, management or development of eLearning, performance support or organizational training and development, come to Zalla and discover how you can maximize performance with learning technologies.
Do you want to send us a research paper about one of the topics of Ikasnabar and publish it in our proceedings? You can submit your research papers from now on. The final day to receive your paper is May 31 (extended). Papers must be 7-15 pages long, using APA guidelines, and with this typography: Times 12. You can download this template in Open Document format to write it. The images and other graphic references mustn't be more than 30 percent of the whole paper. Send it to our email till May 31. Remember that the paper will be under a P2P review and will contact authors on June 9th to tell them is the paper has been accepted or not. Email your paper via email@example.com. Remember to write an abstract in English, whatever the paper language is. The summary should be two hundred words or less.
Visit the heart of the Ancient Enkarterri
Apart from attending this Conference for getting information about eLearning strategies at European and international levels, you have a lot to see as a turist. We hope you'll come to Zalla, the ancient Navarrese village of Knowledge. One amazing trip visiting the Western heart of the Basque Landscape. Here you can taste the famous txakoli (white wine) of Biscay, visit the Basque bonnet Museum in Balmaseda or the Historical Museum of Enkarterri in Urreztieta, Sopuerta. Not very far from Zalla you can visit Guggenheim Museum or the unique ferry of Portugalte (suspension bridge). More information at Enkartur's website.
Lodging & location. Hotels and facilities
Location: Zalla zine-antzokia, the newest convention facilities in Zalla. There is a train station, so you can go to Bilbao City and the coast in 35 minutes. Conference attendees can make their own room reservation in Zalla, but we can help you. Our discounted rate at The Hotel Ibarra hasn't expired yet, and there may still be rooms available for 59 euros and up. To find out exact rates, we encourage you to contact us so we can arrange your stay in Zalla, ikasnabar (at) gmail (dot) com. We also have other cheaper choices (Chicote hotel) and we can arrange your visit in other town, village o city near Zalla. There is another excellent hotel in Balmaseda (Hotel San Roque). GPS of Hotel Ibarra: Lat: 43º 11' 46 .6" Long: 3º 08' 00.4". If you are planning to come by plane, the nearest airport is the one located in Loiu, not very far from Zalla and with bus and train to get to Bilbao city. More information about flights here.
Rates include: attendance to all sessions plus the MOOC making course, Proceedings (ebook with ISBN), Coffee Breaks and 1 ticket to visit the famous vineyards of 'Otxaran txakolina' with a tasting session at Señorío de Otxaran txakoli. Rates for attendants: 200 euros. Attedants with accepted research papers: 150 euros. Students: 100 euros. Non-European attendants: 100 euros. Contact us via email [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Committees and members
Honorary Committee: Javier Portillo (mayor of Zalla), Iñaki Goirizelaia (rector of the EHU), Fernando Plazaola (vicerector of the EHU), Carmelo Garitaonandia (vicerector of the EHU). Scientific Committee: Inmaculada Maiz (EHU), Carlos Castano (EHU), J. Ignacio Armentia (EHU), Begoña Zalbidea (EHU), Gorka Palazio (EHU), Jesús Romo (EHU), Manuel Benito (EHU), Xabier Basogain (EHU), Urtza Garay (EHU), Mikel Olabe (EHU), Koldo Espinosa (EHU), Eneko Tejada (EHU), Stephen Downes (National Research Council of Canada), Ana Landeta (Udima), Javier Bravo Agapito (Udima), Germán Ruipérez (UNED), J. Carlos García Cabrero (UNED), Elena Bárcena (UNED), Álvaro Ramírez (Univ of Bergen), Esperanza Román (Washington Univ.), Antonio Russo (Univ. of Lyon), Brian Mulligan (Institute of Technology Sligo), Cristobal Suárez (Univ of Valencia), Jordi Adell (Univ. Jaume I), José I. Aguaded (Univ. of Huelva), Francisco García Peñalvo (Univ. of Salamanca), José Ortega Mohedano (Univ of Salamanca), Camino López (Univ. of Salamanca), Víctor Cazurro (Univ Isabel 1), Alberto Campo (UI1), Alberto Gómez Barahona (UI1), Antonio Sarasa (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Jesús Salinas (Univ. Illes Balears), Julio Cabero (Univ of Seville), Eloy López Meneses (Univ. Pablo de Olavide), Mar Camacho (Univ. Rovira i Virgili), Flora Marin (EHU), José Caminos (EHU), María Ganzabal (EHU), Juan C. Pérez (EHU), Santi Urrutia (EHU), Susana López (EHU), Manu Martinez (EHU), Mila Amurrio (EHU), Ainhoa Ezeiza (EHU), María Luz Guenaga (Deusto Univ.) Juan Carlos Miguel (EHU), Gorka Orueta (EHU), Eneko Lorente (EHU) and Mikel Agirregabiria (Basque Gov. Education). Organizing Committee: Aitor Castañeda, Paula Pineda, Marijo Deogracias, Javier Ortega. General Chair: Gorka J. Palazio. Program co-chairs: Inmaculada Maiz and Carlos Castaño.
PosterDownload. Poster in English
Till July 8Registration Now Open! We have four pass types.
May.31Deadline to submit research papers
VenueThe Conference facilities of the village of Zalla, Enkarterri.
09.Jun.13Information on addmission or not of research papers.
9.July.13Publishing of the proceedings book.
9.July.13Attendants can get credentials.
Agenda & Sessions
Free Course for all the attendants: 'How to implement a MOOC on Chamilo LMS', by Yannick Warnier. Chamilo is a powerful GPL licensed eLearning platform. Venue: Library, Kultur Etxea (Culture Center).
Group visit to the famous vineyard of txakoli Otxaran (white wine), tasting one of the best wines of Enkarterri and of the world. Attendants will see the implementation of cutting-edge technology in the process of making wine, in order to get inspiration. We'll go there by public bus. It's not very far from the village centre.
Lunch time. Get some rest!
Opening ceremony for the 6th. International Conference on Open Education and Technology. Speakers: Iñaki Goirizelaia (Rector of the University of the Basque Country), Javier Portillo (mayor of Zalla), Alfonso Unceta, Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Social Sciences (EHU), and Yannick Warnier, President of the Chamilo Association. Presentation of the translation of Chamilo LMS into Basque language.
Local keynote speakers. Xabier Basogain (EHU): 'Coursera, a MOOCx experience for the New Age'. Inmaculada Maiz (EHU): "Learning to learn in the Network: Personal Learning Environments "
Presentation of papers in two different venues: Zine-antzokia and Library.
Keynote speakers. Timothy M. Read, Richard Shepherd, Rosabel Roig and Julio Cabero.
Coffe break. Get some rest!
Lunch time. Get some rest!
Keynote speakers: Yannick Warnier, Germán Ruipérez, Ana Landeta and Svet Ivantchev, .
Coffe break. Get some rest!
Research papers. Local keynotes: Carlos Castaño (EHU): 'Challenge in Higher Education: Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs)' and Gorka J. Palazio (EHU): 'Student-centered platforms and methodologies for new educational needs'
Head of UNED Abierta,
Open University of Spain
'UNED and Edx, an experience for fostering Open Education via MOOCs'
Head of Technology Services
'Macmillan educational platform. How to deliver digital content'
University of Alacant
University of Alacant
'Challenges of Open Education and Open Research'
University of Seville
University of Seville
'Strategies for skill training in the knowledge society: Personal Learning Environments'
Cátedra Toledo de eLearning
Full Professor, German Filology, UNED
'The MOOC Movement: A Global Vision And Perspectives Of Future'
Open University of Madrid
'Moodle platform for improving eLearning methodologies in an open university'
Develper and expert in eLearning
'How Machine Learning and Big Data can help us with the Human Learning'
Contact & Registration
P.O. Box 644, Bilbao, University of the Basque Country,
Department of Journalism Tel. +34 946015206
Email. ikasnabar (at) gmail.com. Paula Pineda or Aitor Castañeda.
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