EC-TEL 2021 Bozen/ Bolzano

Sixteenth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning

Technology-Enhanced Learning for a Free, Safe, and Sustainable World

Online (Bozen-Bolzano, Italy), 20-24 September 2021


General Chair

Carlos Alario-Hoyos

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

Carlos Alario-Hoyos is Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Telematics Engineering at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He is also subdirector of the UNESCO Chair “Scalable Digital Education for All” at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. His skills and experience include research and development in MOOCs and SPOCs, social networking, collaborative learning and […]

Programme Chair

Tinne De Laet

KU Leuven, Belgium

Tinne currently works at the Faculty of Engineering Science of KU Leuven. She chairs the Leuven Engineering and Science Education Center of the same university. Tinne does research in Engineering Education, Multiple-Choice assessment, and Learning Analytics.

Programme Chair

Roland Klemke

Open University of The Netherlands, The Netherlands / TH Köln, Germany

Prof. Dr. Roland Klemke is chair of the department of Technology-enhanced Learning and Innovation of the Faculty of Educational Science of the Open University of the Netherlands. He leads national and international research projects in the TEL field. Research topics include artificial intelligence for education, multimodal learning experiences, augmented- and mixed-reality, multi-sensor architectures, serious gaming, game-based […]

Poster/Demo Chair

Isabel Hilliger

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Isabel is the Associate Director for Assessment and Evaluation at the Engineering School in Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC-Chile). Isabel received a PhD in Engineering Sciences from PUC-Chile (Computer Science field), and an MA in Politics, Organization and Leadership Studies from Stanford Graduate School of Education in the U.S. Her research focuses on the […]

Poster/Demo Chair

Alejandro Ortega-Arranz

Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

Practice Chair

Tracie Farrell

The Open University, UK

Tracie is a research associate in Web Science at the Open University. She works on the topics of networked misogyny, discrimination and hate speech, as well as disinformation and misinformation. Her background is in learning and cognition, with an interest in how new technologies (such as artificial intelligence, learning analytics, augmented reality, virtual reality, blockchains […]

Practice Chair

Emmanuel Guardiola

TH Köln, Germany

Workshop Chair

Ioana Jivet

LDE Centre for Education and Learning, The Netherlands

Workshop Chair

Jan Schneider

DIPF, Germany

DC Chair

Mikhail Fominykh

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

DC Chair

Maria Aristeidou

The Open University, UK

Maria Aristeidou is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Technology Enhanced Learning and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) at The Open University, UK. She is a mixed-methods researcher that combines expertise from the Education, Human-Computer Interaction and Citizen Science fields. The main focuses of her research are the design and evaluation of engaging […]

Local Organization Chair

Claus Pahl

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Claus Pahl is a Full Professor of software engineering. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. His research interest range from software architecture in edge and IoT domains to software engineering education to educational technology systems.

Local Organization Chair

Ilenia Fronza

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Steering Com. Representative

Ralf Klamma

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Ralf Klamma leads the research group “Advanced Community Information Systems” (ACIS) at the Information Systems chair, RWTH Aachen University (Germany). He is known for his work in major EU and national funded projects for Technology Enhanced Learning (PROLEARN, GALA, ROLE, Learning Layers, TELMAP, Tellnet, CUELC, SAGE, BOOST, VIRTUS, WEKIT, tech4comp, MILKI-PSY and MyEduLife). Ralf organized […]