Welcome from the Conference Chairs
WCCE 2009 - Education and Technology for a Better World Monday, July 27th - Friday, July 31th 2009 Bento Gonçalves Brazil,Rio Grande do
Education and Technology for a Better World was the main theme for WCCE 2009. The conference highlighted and explored different perspectives of the theme, covering all levels of formal education as well as informal learning and societal aspects of education. The conference was open to everyone involved education and training. Additionally players from technological, societal, business and political fields outside education were invited to make relevant contributions within the theme: Education and Technology for a Better World.
Along with traditional paper sessions the conference had several symposia and expert panels for professional in depth discussions and reflections. A special stream was dedicated to Lifelong Learning under the IFIP AGORA umbrella. All of these activities are reported in this CD proceedings.
The 9th IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 2009) is an IFIP event hosted by the Brazilian Computer Society - SBC (Sociedade Brasileira de Computação), and organised by UFRGS (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul), UFSC (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina), IDESTI (Instituto de Capacitação, Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento Institucional em Gestão Social de Tecnologia de Informação). This is the first WCCE to be held in South America ever.
- WG 3.1 - Informatics and ICT in Secondary Education
- WG 3.2 - Informatics and ICT in Higher Education
- WG 3.3 - Research on Education Applications of Information Technologies
- WG 3.4 - IT-Professional and Vocational Education in Information Technology
- WG 3.5 - Informatics in Elementary Education
- WG 3.6 - Distance Learning
- WG 3.7 - Information Technology in Educational Management
International Programme Committee
- IPC chair: Sindre Røsvik
- IPC Vice-Chair: Bernard Cornu
- TC 3: Jan Wibe, Raymond Morel, Peter Waker, Anton Knierzinger
- OC Chair: Rosa Maria Vicari
- WG 3.1: Pieter Hogenbirk, Kwok-Wing Lai, Bob Munro, Hélène Godinet, Valentina Dagiene
- WG 3.2: Gordon Davies, Raul Sidnei Wazlawick
- WG 3.3: Rosa Maria Bottino, Ann McDougall
- WG 3.4: J. Barrie Thompson, Arhtur Tatnall, Bill Davey
- WG 3.5: Marta Turcsanyi-Szabo, Ivan Kalas, Ernesto Laval
- WG 3.6: Steve Wheeler, Elizabeth Stacy, Zdena Lustigova
- WG 3.7: Ian Selwood, C D O'Mahony, Chris Thorn
- WG 3.8: Mike Kendall
- WG 3.9: Lampros Stergioulas
- AGORA-initiative: Jan Wibe,(Raymond Morel)
- TC2, Software: Theory and Practice: Robert Meersman (TC2 chair)
- TC6, Communication systems: Ana Pont Sanjuan
- TC9, Relation between Computer and Society: WG 9.7 History of Education: John Impagliazzo
- TC11, Protection in Information Processing Systems: Ronald C. Dodge JR
- TC12, Artificial Intelligence: Max Bramer
- TC13, Human Computer Interaction: Annelise Mark Pejtersen
- TC14, Entertainment Computing: Matthias Rauterberg
- EDITORS: Ian Selwood, Arthur Tatnall, Anthony Jones
- Paul Brna, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Anne McDougall, Gerald Futschek, Roumen Nikolov, Jaime Sanchez, LI Xiaoming, Ernesto Cuadros-Vargas, Jari Koivisto, Monique Grandbastien, Sigrid Schubert, Eleni Ntrenogianni, Anna Kristjansdottir, Pradeep H Pendse, Vittorio Midoro, Hajime Ohiwa, Chan-Mo Park, Valentina Dagienë, Alain Senteni, J.A. Frederik, Hab. Maciej M. Syslo, Ana Carvalho, Miladin Stefanovic, Wong Lung Hsiang, Ivan Kalas, Vladislav Rajkovic, Carlos Delgado Kloos, Lena Olsson, Srisakdi Charmonman,Cedric Wachholz, Albert Joseph Turner, Willis King, Anton Knierzinger, Mikko Ruohonen.
National Organising Committee
Rosa Maria Vicari (Chair)
Raul Sidnei Wazlawick (Co-Chair)
Sérgio Franco, Liane Tarouco, Margaret Axt, Liliana Maria Passerino, Patricia Alejandra Behar, Alexandre Ribeiro, Daltro José Nunes, Demetrio A Ovalle Carranza, Franco Simini, Luis A. Guerrero, Leacir Nogueira Bastos.
Bento Gonçalves is a town located in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. It is the wine capital of Brazil, located in a region with many vineyards. Many of the Italian immigrants and their descendants helped establish the wine industry in the region. As of 2006 its population was of approximately 103,000 inhabitants.
One may experience the rolling country side of Bento Gonçalves, Garibaldi and Carlos Barbosa by taking a day trip on the Maria Fumaça steam locomotive. One may also learn more about the Italian heritage of the people through such museums as Epopéia Italiana.
External link to Bento Gonçalves
The Address: Bento Gonçalves Event Park
Please, visit also the official Web site of the city of Bento Gonçalves (in portuguese).
WCCE 2009 CD editors
- Elder Rizzon Santos
- Evandro Manara Miletto
- Marta Turcsanyi-Szabo
Design, layout & PDF production
- Evandro Manara Miletto
- Marta Turcsanyi-Szabo
© 2009 WCCE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising of promotional purposes or for creatign new collective works for reseale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in order works must be obtained from the WCCE.
Technical inquires should be sent to:
Dr. Rosa Vicari, UFRGS, II, PO Box 15064, CEP 91501-970
Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
Phone: +55 051 3308 3070 - Fax: +55 051 3308 3997
- ISBN 978-3-901882-35-7