[opeverkosto] Koli Calling: Doctoral consortium

Kirjoittajan mukaan: Lauri Malmi <lma_at_cs.hut.fi>
Päiväyksen mukaan: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 22:51:06 +0300

Dear colleagues,

Please distribute this announcement to any colleagues or doctoral students who
might be interested.

Lauri Malmi



Doctoral Consortium, Joensuu, Finland


Koli Calling 2009 will organize a doctoral consortium as a
pre-conference workshop on Thursday 29th of October.

The aims of the workshop are:

- To offer a friendly forum for students to discuss their research
topics, research questions and design
    in computing education / educational technology
- To receive constructive feedback from their peers and senior researchers.
- To support networking with other researchers in the computing
education research field.
- To discuss any relevant questions related to research and academic life.


The consortium is designed primarily for students who are currently
enrolled in any stage of doctoral studies with a focus on computing
education research or educational technology. Students, who aim to
carry out research in the field and who have a research plan but not
yet a formal doctoral student researcher status, may apply, as well.
The number of participants is limited to 12.

In addition to organizers, senior researchers in the field will
provide feedback and suggestions for improvement of the research


Each applicant should submit a document, which includes the following

- a brief background of the applicant including information about
previous studies, previous research
    topics, publications if any, and possible teaching experience or
pedagogical studies
- a summary of his/her research, including motivation, any relevant
background and literature to
    contextualize the research, research questions, methodologies used
or planned, and possible
    results obtained.
- questions related to the research that the applicant would like to
discuss and get feedback on in the
    doctoral consortium
- the summary will be made available for other participants of the
doctoral consortium to allow
   providing feedback and preparing questions on the research.

The research summary in free format should be 1-2 pages long.

Important dates:

Applicants should send the research proposal in PDF format by email
to Lauri Malmi (Lauri.Malmi_at_tkk.fi) by September 20th. Notification
of acceptance will be sent by email on September 25th. Registration
deadline is October 5th.

Note: When submitting the applications you must put Koli Calling DC
2009 in the Subject line!

Venue and pricing

The doctoral consortium will be organized at University of Joensuu on
Thursday (10 - 17), so that participants can take the bus connection
from Joensuu to Koli at 17.15. International visitors are advised to
arrive at Joensuu on Wednesday and stay overnight in some hotel.

Participation is free for people attending the Koli Calling 2009
conference. People who wish to participate the consortium only, pay
a fee of 30 euros covering lunch and coffees. All participants will
pay their own travel and lodging in Joensuu.

If you would like more information, please, contact

Prof. Lauri Malmi
Helsinki University of Technology


PhD Anders Berglund (Anders.Berglund_at_it.uu.se)
Uppsala University

Lauri Malmi, professori
Teknillinen korkeakoulu,  Tietotekniikan laitos
PL 5400, 02015 TKK
email:  Lauri.Malmi_at_hut.fi
puh. +358 - 9 - 451 3236, fax +358 - 9 - 451 3293
Received on 2009-08-31 klo 22.51 EEST

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