Call for Contributions

10th IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education
WCCE 2013 Torun, 2–5 July 2013

The 10th IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 2013) is an IFIP (Inter-national Federation for Information Processing) event hosted by the Nicolaus Copernicus University of Toruń (Poland).

learning while we are connected

is the main theme for WCCE 2013. The conference will enlighten and explore different perspectives of this theme, covering all levels of formal education as well as informal learning arenas, societal aspects and challenges that are faced by developing countries.

Key speakers:
John E. Davies
vice president of the Sales and Marketing Group and general manager of the Intel World Ahead Program
George Siemens - an expert on connectivism
Mitchel Resnick - Scratch programming language and online community

Presentation Types

The following types of presentation are invited:

  • Papers: full and short papers, posters
  • Panels
  • Thematic streams
  • Professional groups meetings
  • Tutorials
  • Workshops – before, during or after the conference
  • Software and/or tools demonstrations
  • Exhibitions (companies)

Full papers will be blind peer reviewed by the International Program Committee. All other contributions will be reviewed for suitability, content and relevance.


Proposals are invited on a wide range of topics relevant to the conference theme and may include, but not restricted to, the following areas:

  1. Changing pedagogy: formative assessment, teacher role, student role, e-assessment, shared pedagogy, e-pedagogy
  2. Emerging tools for education: wiki, blog, social networking, micro-blog, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, mobile technologies
  3. Digital pedagogy: collaborative, adaptive, personalised, AI, learner centred, e-participation
  4. Developing computational thinking: learning programming, programming environments, visualisation of algorithms, modelling, simulation, informatics / computing curricula, understanding computing, taxonomy of computing
  5. Attracting students to learn sciences: interactive learning, collaborative investigations, team work, virtual laboratories, online experiments
  6. Re-engineering teacher education: new teacher roles, professional development, pre-service education, peer learning, practices research
  7. Collaborative learning communities: online, social networking
  8. Researching ICT in education: new research approaches, new methods, innovative strategies, new models, complex systems, inquiry learning
  9. Learning through games and simulation: online gaming, contests, competitions, serious games, science simulations
  10. e-Inclusion and e-Participation: special educational needs, gender issues
  11. Virtual schooling: learning objects, distance learning, curriculum integration, mentoring, evaluation issues, teacher collaboration, PLE, lifelong learning
  12. Re-structuring education systems, management of Complexity: policy, e-safety, re-structuring classrooms, learning spaces, change theories


Book of abstracts (paper and electronic)
Conference proceedings
Special issues of journals, e.g. Education and Information Techologies (Springer)
IFIP digital library

Sponsors and Exhibitors