Topics and types of contributions

We herewith invite contributions (theoretical, applied and practice case studies) that show how the design and implementation of ICT or informatics education and learning at different levels of the educational system can enhance sustainability of ICT4D initiatives in Southern countries. Topics and related questions of interest for the track include the following but are not limited to:

  • Theoretical or methodological approaches for understanding informatics education design and implementation.
  • Design of IS curriculum
  • Peer and collaborative learning in informatics
  • Pedagogical approaches to teaching specific informatics courses
  • Case studies of workplace learning related to information systems
  • Information systems competencies in workplace settings
  • Case studies of E-learning related to information systems
  • The importance of human-computer interaction in ICT education
  • Human-centered design and evaluation in ICT education
  • Usability and User Experience in E-learning
  • Ecosystem approach to ICT4D and education
  • Identifying limitations in I, C & T skills and finding capacities
  • Intersections between ICT4D and information intensive areas (health care, services etc)
  • Best practices in multisector/discipline approaches in capacity building
  • Exploring buy-in and sourcing to use information and ICT
  • ICT4D and data utilization in decision-making
  • Regional and local educational policies to promote IT adoption at schools
  • Alternatives for school managers to promote IT in administrative and teaching tasks
  • Digital technologies and social inclusion
  • Mobile technologies and social networks
  • Case studies of communities of practice powered by technologies
  • Digital Literacies for the mobility of labor and capital
  • Closing the gap: women and girls in ICT
  • Case studies of ICT contributing to sustainable social futures