ISSEP 2006 Start ISSEP 2006, November 7–11, Vilnius, Lithuania

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MII Institute of Mathematics and Informatics

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LRS Parliament (Seimas) of the Republic of Lithuania
IVPK Information Society Development Committee under the Government
ŠMM Ministry of Education and Science
ITC Centre of IT of Education
Klagenfurt University Klagenfurt University, Austria
TEV Publishing House TEV
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[Friday, November 10] [Saturday, November 11]


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
11.00REGISTRATION AT SEIMAS OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA, GEDIMINAS AVE. 53 (OPEN ALL DAY)
14.00EXCURSION TO VILNIUS UNIVERSITY - OLD LIBRARY

On Thursday (7 November) the excursion to Vilnius University library is available. Those who wish to take part in it are kindly invited to gather in Seimas (near reception) at 14.00 p.m. or at the main entrance to Vilnius University (Universiteto str. 3) at 14.45 p.m.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
8.30–9.00REGISTRATION AT SEIMAS OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA, GEDIMINAS AVE. 53
9.00–9.30OPENING CEREMONY
9.30–11.00PLENARY SESSION 1
Schools computerization in Lithuania for the development of educational system. V. Brazdeikis, R. Motuzas (Lithuania)
Evolution of the cultural-based paradigm for informatics education in secondary schools – two decades of Lithuanian experience. V. Dagienė, G. Dzemyda, M. Sapagovas (Lithuania)
11.00–11.30COFFEE BREAK
11.30–13.00PLENARY SESSION 2
Discovering informatics fundamentals through interactive interfaces for learning. I. Kalaš (Slovakia)
Contributing to general education by teaching informatics. J. Hromkovic (Switzerland)
13.00–14.00LUNCH BREAK
14.00–15.30SESSION 1: FACETS OF INFORMATICS EDUCATION I
Bridging the gap between school computing and the “real world”. C. Yehezkel, B. Haberman (Israel)
Programming vs. application. P. Szlavi, L. Zsako (Hungary)
Databases as a tool of general education. P. K. Antonitsch (Austria)
Music as a pradigm to teach computer science principles. E. Neuwirth (Austria)
What can we learn from educationally disadvantaged high school students about variable?. T. Paz (Izrael)
14.00–15.30SESSION 2: NEW MEDIA IN EDUCATION: E-LEARNING I
ePortfolios in Australian schools: supporting learners’ self-esteem, multiliteracies and reflection on learning. E. Hartnell-Young (UK)
Metacognition in web-based learning activities. G. Chiazzese, S. Ottaviano and others (Italy)
Development of modern e-learning services for Lithuanian distance education network LieDM. A. Targamadzė, G. Cibulskis (Lithuania)
A framework for evaluating the information security of e-learning systems. C. J. Eibl, B. S. H. von Solms, S. Schubert (Germany, Rep. S. Africa)
14.00–15.30SESSION 3: ICT IN TRADITIONAL SUBJECTS I
Problems of training computer literate citizen. A. Otas, E. Telešius (Lithuania)
ICT at upper secondary schools – walking on a tight rope between all-round education and preparation for professional university training. M. Peltomäki, T. Salakoski (Finland)
Robotic jewelry in a fourth grade classroom: inventing locally contextualized mathematics as part of a collaborative engineering project. F. Martin, M. Lurgio, D. Coffey (USA)
ICT beyond school education: challenges and future perspectives of ICT enhanced foreign language studies. N. C. Premawardhena, C. H. de Silva (Sri Lanka)
14.00–15.30TUTORIAL 1
Content management systems and didactical approaches in theory and practice. P. Micheuz (Austria)
15.30–16.00COFFEE BREAK
16.00–18.00SESSION 4: FACETS OF INFORMATICS EDUCATION II
Handling the diversity of learners’ interests by putting informatics content in various context. E. Sendova (Bulgaria)
Computer science in English high schools: we lost the S, now the C is going. M. Clark, R. Boyle (UK)
Educator’s ICT competence: searching for the evaluation strategy. P. Jucevičienė, V. Brazdeikis (Lithuania)
Presentation of attribute extraction in IT talents and evaluation criteria. S. Cha, Y. Kim and others (Korea)
First steps into computer science: the German project “Einstieg Informatik”. W. Pohl, K. Kranzdorf, H.-W. Hein (Germany)
16.00–18.00SESSION 5: NEW MEDIA IN EDUCATION: E-LEARNING II
Computational technologies in Mexican classrooms: the challenge of changing a school culture. A. I. Sacristan, S. Ursini, M. Trigueros, N. Gil (Mexico)
Enhancing creation and delivery of educational resources by using ontologies. L. Tankelevičienė, D. Dzemydienė (Lithuania)
The potential of imagine and magic forest for the construction of technological enhanced interactive narratives and games. S. Correia (Portugal)
Localization and internationalization of web-based learning environment. T. Jevsikova (Lithuania)
A framework for knowledge acquisition in Intelligent tutoring systems. S. Riccucci, A. Carbonaro, G. Casadei (Italy)
E-Learning development in educational organizations: problem of management.. T. Bulajeva, L. Duoblienė, V. Targamadzė (Lithuania)
16.00–18.00TUTORIAL 2
Randomness as a source of efficiency. J. Hromkovic (Switzerland)
16.00–18.00POSTER SESSION
19.00RECEPTION AT THE TOWN HALL

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
8.30–11.00PLENARY SESSION 3
New media and open and distance learning: new challenges for education in a knowledge society. B. Cornu (France)
Teaching computing in secondary schools in a dynamic world: challenges and directions. B. Haberman (Israel)
Functions, objects and states: teaching informatics in secondary schools. P. Hubwieser (Germany)
11.00–11.30COFFEE BREAK
11.30–13.00SESSION 6: TEACHER’S EDUCATION I
Modelling and evaluating ICT courses for pre-service teachers: what works and how it works? L. Markauskaitė, N. Goodwin, D. Reid, P. Reimann (Australia)
The role of education portals in Hungary - are teachers facing a change in methodology? A. Abonyi-Toth (Hungary)
A virtual teacher community to facilitate professional development. D. Ratcheva, E. Stefanova, I. Nikolova (Bulgaria)
System of elementary school (1st – 6th grades) teacher training informatics and IT: experience and prospects. A. A. Vitukhnovskaya (Russia)
11.30–13.00SESSION 7: PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTION I
From intuition to programme. M. Weigend (Germany)
On novices’ local views of algorithmic characteristics. D. Ginat (Israel)
Learning computer programming with autonomous robots. S. Kurebayashi, T. Kamada, S. Kanemune (Japan)
A master class software engineering for secondary education. T. Verhoeff (The Netherlands)
11.30–13.00SESSION 8: NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES I
Informatics education at Austria’s lower secondary schools between autonomy and standards. P. Micheuz (Austria)
Development of an integrated informatics curriculum for K-12 in Korea. S. Yoo, Y. Yeum, and others (Korea)
Development and application of ubiquitous learning model at “u-learning model schools” in Korea. J. H. Seo, Y. Kim, B. S. Ko (Korea)
Study on ICT competency of Estonian pupils. A. Villems, L.-M. Tooding (Estonia)
13.00–14.00LUNCH BREAK
14.00–15.30SESSION 9: TEACHER’S EDUCATION II
Research and development related to the training program for teachers on information security. Y. Kim, M. J. Gu and others (Korea)
Competencies of teachers for delivery of distance education in Lithuania. F. Ivanauskienė, S. Turskienė, M. Gruslytė (Lithuania)
Teacher motivation factors to use ICT in teaching. A. Volungevičienė, R. Petrauskienė (Lithuania)
Informatics teachers training standards, programs and curricula in Ukraine. O. Spirin (Ukraine)
Students’ reactions to the Integration of Weblogs and WebQuests in a Master Education Course. A. A. Carvalho (Portugal)
14.00–15.30SESSION 10: NEW MEDIA IN EDUCATION: E-LEARNING III
The conceptual structure of blended e-learning delivery model. R. Kulvietienė, I. Šileikienė (Lithuania)
Web-based collaborative environments to support learning activities. G. Gachev, I. Nikolova (Bulgaria)
Virtual learning environments: benefits and potentials to support social constructivist pedagogies. E. Kurilovas (Lithuania)
Education in a networked society: virtual learning environments and standards. T. Jevsikova, V. Dagienė (Lithuania)
14.00–15.30TUTORIAL 3
Research-based guidelines for teaching OOP. N. Ragonis (Israel)
15.30–16.00COFFEE BREAK
16.00–18.00SESSION 11: EXAMINATIONS AND COMPETITIONS I
Experiences with graduated difficulty in programming contest problems. W. Pohl, T. Polley (Germany)
Task types at „Beaver“ contests. M. Opmanis, V. Dagienė, A. Truu (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia)
Varna learning centre for competitors in informatics. G. Momcheva, V. Bogdanova (Bulgaria)
Non-formal activities as scaffolding to informatics achievements. M. Forisek, M. Winczer (Slovakia)
Evolution of informatics maturity exams and challenge for learning programming. J. Blonskis, V. Dagienė (Lithuania)
Inclusive Programming Contests = Inclusive Problem Sets. R. Boersen (New Zealand)
16.00–18.00SESSION 12: DISTANCE EDUCATION AND E-LEARNING
Learning media competences in informatics. S. Freischlad (Germany)
Distance education didactics. M. Krasna, I. Gerlic (Slovenia)
Games and mobile technologies in learning. N. Kligienė (Lithuania)
Distance education quality assurance mechanisms in the aspect of quality control. L. Tankelevičienė (Lithuania)
Distance education at secondary school. Creation and management of e-courses using A-Tutor. L. Zajančkauskienė (Lithuania)
Model of evaluating learners‘ knowledge and skills. D. Rutkauskienė, A. Volungevičienė, M. Teresevičienė (Lithuania)
16.00–18.00TUTORIAL 4
Young people’s perceptions of computer science as a university course. P. Fullick, R. Boyle, M. Clark (UK)
19.00CONFERENCE DINNER IN SCANDIC NERINGA HOTEL (GEDIMINO AVE 23)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
9.00–11.00SESSION 13: ICT IN TRADITIONAL SUBJECTS II
Contribution of informatics education to mathematics education. M. M. Syslo, A. B. Kwiatkowska (Poland)
Student's reactions to the integration of weblogs and webquests in a master education course. A. A. Carvalho (Portugal)
SOLO taxonomy and concept maps in teaching mathematics. E. Dabulskytė, R. Kudžma, I. Varanytė (Lithuania)
Virtual multimedia complex as an alternative to traditional physic laboratory experiment. V. Lubchak, A. Silka, N. Slepushko (Ukraine)
News in the school schedule optimization program. L. Pupeikienė (Lithuania)
9.00–11.00SESSION 14: PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTION II
Algorithmic thinking: the key for understanding computer science. G. Futschek (Austria)
Issue of selection of programming environment for programming curriculum in general education. R. Laucius (Lithuania)
Natural object-oriented programming: the evolution metaphor behind elica. P. Boytchev (Bulgaria)
Programming for the nintendo-generation. from student’s minds to virtual reality. C. Landerer (Austria)
Object-oriented programming at upper secondary school for advanced students. L. Salanci (Slovakia)
9.00–11.00TUTORIAL 5
A model of informatics teacher studies in Austria. K. Fuchs (Austria)
11.00–11.30COFFEE BREAK
11.30–13.00PLENARY SESSION 4 (TRANSLATION TO LITHUANIAN)
Informatics as an environment for child development and introduction to modern mathematics. A. Semionov (Russia)
Sustaining local identity, control and ownership while integrating technology into school learning. D. Butler, C. Strohecker, F. Martin (Ireland, USA)
13.00–14.00LUNCH BREAK
14.00–16.00VIDEO CONFERENCE WITH FINLAND - KOLI CALLING
16.00–16.30COFFEE BREAK
16.30–18.00SESSION 15: NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES II
An ICT education project for children in Japan. S. Kanemune, S. Kurebayashi, Y. Kuno (Japan)
Information technology in secondary education: the Sri Lankan experience. C. de Silva (Sri Lanka)
A New Zealand Initiative to encourage young women in IT. M. Phillipps (New Zealand)
OpenOffice.org in the Norwegian education system. M. Hauge (Norway)
Informatics education in Mongolia. U. Sambuu (Mongolia)
16.30–18.00SESSION 16: EXAMINATIONS AND COMPETITIONS II
Objective scoring for computing competition tasks. G. Kemkes, T. Vasiga, G. Cormack (Canada)
Programming style – part of grading scheme in informatics olympiads: Lithuanian experience. J. Skūpienė (Lithuania)
Security of programming contest systems. M. Forisek (Slovakia)
Informatics education beyond school – Croatian model. P. Brodjanac (Croatia)
Some programming olympiad problems with detailed solutions. B. Melnikov, E. Melnikova (Russia)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
9.00–10.30SESSION 17: EDUCATIONAL POLICIES
Informatics matura examination: useful or not? E. Kolczyk (Poland)
Engineering in Europe in the way to Bologna. Creating the European higher education area. J. Bilbao, E. Bravo and others (Spain)
Why there are no results from good ideas. R. Skorulskienė (Lithuania)
Europe learning resource exchange policy and experience. T. Jevsikova, E. Kurilovas (Lithuania)
Free Software in Science and Study Organizations. Ž. Jančoras (Lithuania)
How to choose the profession using IT: preparation of testing portal. A. Dėmenienė, R. Padaigienė, A. Valackienė (Lithuania)
9.00–10.30SESSION 18: PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTION III
Should we teach programming everyone?. P. Chrzastowski (Poland)
Examining methods of applications competitions. A. Abonyi-Toth, L. Gudenus, S. Papp, L. Zsako (Hungary)
Teaching algorithms and programming by distance: quarter century’s activity in Lithuania. V. Dagys, V. Dagienė, G. Grigas (Lithuania)
Functional modelling, fundamental ideas and threads in the subject informatics. M. Schneider (Germany)
9.00–10.30TUTORIAL 6
Demonstration of DALEST-Elica educational software. P. Boytchev (Bulgaria)
10.30–11.00COFFEE BREAK
11.00–12.30PLENARY SESSION 5
Designing digital technologies for layered learning. K. Kahn, R. Noss, C. Hoyles, D. Jones (UK)
Field evolution: from informatics to computation, information and relation. D. Cavallo (USA)
12.30–14.00INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES CONTEST „BEAVER“. WINNER’S AWARDING.
CLOSING CEREMONY