The symposium’s main theme is Digital generationsLearning society , which will be divided into several sub-themes:
- Cyber worldness and Cyber worldliness. Topics include but not limited to young people’s use and experiences of the Internet, keeping learners healthy, safe and productively engaged as collaborative knowledge builders on the Internet.
- Designing and assessing learning. Topics include but not limited to learning and assessment designs, learning analytics and visualizations to provide a ubiquitous and informative learning environment to help learners, teachers and parents set appropriate learning goals, monitor learning progress and revise learning pathways so that learners can achieve their desired academic, cognitive, social, and emotional learning outcome goals.
- The future of open learning. Topics include but not limited to the use of open Educational Resources (OER), the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on students’ learning and on educational institutions, the sustainability and accreditation of open learning.
- Emerging pedagogies and technologies. Topics include but not limited to games for learning at scale, gamification, fablabs, location and context aware technology, wearable technology, automated feedback and grading tools.