EDUCON2018 17-20 April, 2018, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

EDUCON2018 17-20 April, 2018, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

EDUCON Meritorious Service Award

  • Prize: Plaque and Certificate.
  • Funding: Funded by the EDUCON Steering Committee.
  • Eligibility: Must be a member of the IEEE Education Society.
  • Basis for Judging: Dedication, effort and contributions.
  • Presentation: During the Opening Ceremony of the annual IEEE EDUCON Conference.

2018 recipient is Tiia Rüütmann for outstanding contributions to the administrative and management efforts for the IEEE EDUCON conference.

Best Paper Awards

Best Paper Awards are appointed in the following categories:

  • Educational Methods and Learning Mechanisms in Engineering Education
  • Infrastructure and Technologies for Engineering Education
  • Innovative Materials, Teaching and Learning Experiences in Engineering Education
  • Excellence in Engineering Education
  • Knowledge and Competencies in Engineering Education

and furthermore:

  • Best Student Paper
  • Most Innovative Paper regarding Engineering Education
  • Prize: Certificate.
  • Eligibility: Authors of accepted submissions of the IEEE EDUCON Conference.
  • Basis for Judging: Review results and voting of the session chairs especially considering the quality, originality, and attractiveness of the presentation.
  • Presentation: During the Closing Ceremony of the annual IEEE EDUCON Conference.

Area 1: Infrastructure and Technologies for Engineering Education

Benefits and drawbacks of source code plagiarism detection in engineering education

Pawelczak, Dieter (UniBw Munich, Germany)

Area 2: Innovation, Methods, Teaching and Learning Experiences in Engineering Education

Evaluation of a Diagnostic Test for Competences that are Relevant in Computer Science - Detailed Focus on Methodical Competences

Hammer, Sabine; Zehetmeier, Daniela; Böttcher, Axel; Thurner, Veronika (University of Applied Science Munich, Germany)

Area 3: Attracting, Engaging and Retaining Human Talent to Engineering

Introducing Storytelling to Educational Robotic Activities

Angel-Fernandez, Julian Mauricio; Vincze, Markus (Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria)

Area 4: Serious Games, Game-Based Learning and Gamification for Engineering Education

Designing IoT applications in lower secondary schools

Mavroudi, Anna1; Divitini, Monica2; Gianni, Francesco2; Mora, Simone2; Kvittem, Dag R.1 (1 KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden – 2 Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway)

Area 5: Virtual and Remote Labs in Engineering Education

Embedded Smart Home – Remote Lab MOOC with Optional Real Hardware Experience for over 4000 students

Malchow, Martin; Bauer, Matthias; Meinel, Christoph (Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany)

Innovation Award

Improving Access to Online Lecture Videos

Bauer, Matthias; Malchow, Martin; Meinel, Christoph (Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany)

Best Student Paper Award

Mining LMS students’ data on online task-based master degree studies

Menacho, Antonio; Castro, Manuel; Perez-Molina, Clara Maria (UNED, Madrid, Spain)

Important Dates

21 Oct 2017- Abstract submission for main conference,
- Proposals for Special Sessions
30 Oct 2017Invitation to submit complete papers for main conference
20 Nov 2017- Complete paper upload for accepted abstracts (main conference),
- Submission of Panel and Workshop proposals,
- Submission of complete papers for Special Sessions (no abstracts)
22 Dec 2017Notification of Acceptance
02 Feb 2018- Author registration and payment,
- Camera-ready submission for all submission types
17 Apr 2018Pre-conference Workshops
18 Apr 2018Conference Opening


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