Social Software for Education and Training

Date: 2. March 2007

Prolearn's 4th Thematic Workshop on Social Software (in cooperation with iCamp and the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture)
Vienna, 2 March 2007

The workshop is designed to serve as a forum for researchers, practioners, and intermediaries related to Social Software and its use in Technology Enhanced Learning.The meeting will provide unique networking possibilities. It will enable discussions around innovative research results and findings, experience reports and will address further research needs, as well as case studies describing innovative applications of new Social Software learning environments and approaches.

We welcome all interested researchers, practitioners and intermediaries focusing on the aspect of Social Software for Technology Enhanced Learning to participate in the mornings for high level key note speakers and to contribute actively in the afternoon at the workshop.

Key note speakers morning:
A Model for Social Software / Community Mining Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University , GER
Social Proxies - John Erickson, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
The rise of Social Software and its technical / philosophical roots - Christina Merle, AUT
Social Capital - Volkmar Pipek, University of Siegen GER
Wiki Tools for Learning - Anja Ebersbacher, University of Konstanz, GER
Integrating Social Software in existing Learning Systems - Guido Grohman, IMC , GER (tentative)

Afternoon Workshops:
workshop 1: Case study workshop
workshop 2: Austrian track workshop
workshop 3: Teacher workshop
Detailed Programme and Registration under:

Participation is limited to 100 persons.

best regards,
Margit Hofer and Fridolin Wild

Type: Event organised by ZSI

Organizer: ZSI

Location: Wien

Contact: Dr. Margit Hofer
Zentrum für Soziale Innovation - Centre for Social Innovation
Linke Wienzeile 246
A-1150 Wien
Tel.: +43 1 4950442-63 Fax. ext.: -40


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