The Malta International Summer School on Educational
Technology in a Cultural Context
An International PhD Summer School on Educational Technology in a Cultural
Context is being organised in conjunction with two IADIS conferences:
IADIS International Conference e-Society 2005 (http://www.iadis.org/es2005/) and IADIS International Conference on Mobile Learning 2005 (http://www.iadis.org/ml2005/) Organised by the Faculty of Education, University of Malta, the summer school will be held at the Dolmen Resort Hotel, Qawra, between June 20th and 25th.
The summer school offers an excellent opportunity for an intensive week of collaboration between a diverse mix of Ph.D. students and professionals already established in the field. The emphasis will be on the implications and applications of educational technology within a cultural context in this case taking Malta as the context and content source for the track projects.
The Malta Ph.D. Summer school will be the fourth International PhD Summer School on Educational Technology in a Cultural Context to be organised. The previous three summer schools were organised by University of Joensuu, Finland, at Mekrijarvi Research station. Following the success of the first three summer schools, it was decided to expand the concept outside of Finland.
As in previous editions, renowned field experts in Educational Technology, Pedagogy and local history will mentor Ph.D. students and fellow academics from different parts of the world and with a variety of backgrounds. The scientific committee includes: Dr Carmel Borg, Dean, Faculty of Education; Mr Philip Bonanno (University of Malta); Prof. Piet Kommers (University of Twente, the Netherlands); Dr Esko Kähkönen (University of Joensuu); Prof. Erkki Sutinen (University of Joensuu); Prof. Catherine MacCloughlin (Australian Catholic University); Dr Jan Blom, Nokia Research Centre.
For further information please contact Dr Carmel Borg (firstname.lastname@example.org), Mr Philip Bonanno (email@example.com) or visit the Faculty's website at www.educ.um.edu.mt