IxD&A Journal N. 31 now available for free downloading

International Journal on Interaction Design & Architecture(s) – IxD&A

– a SCOPUS and Web of Science – Emerging Sources (Thomson Reuters) indexed Journal –

N. 31 special issue on
Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development
(guest editors: Alke Martens, Radu Vasiu, Annika Wolff)

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IxD&A Journal, issue N. 31 – ToC

Special Issue on: ‘Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development’


Alke Martens, Radu Vasiu, Annika Wolff
pp. 3 – 4

Carlo Giovannella
Participatory bottom-up self-evaluation of schools’ smartness: an Italian case study, pp. 9-18

Diego Galego, Carlo Giovannella, Oscar Mealha
An investigation of actors’ differences in the perception of learning ecosystems’ smartness: the case of University of Aveiro, pp. 19-31

Óscar Mealha
Citizen-driven dashboards in smart ecosystems: a framework, pp. 32-42

Silviu Vert, Radu Vasiu
Data Profiling in a Mobile Touristic Augmented Reality Application for Smart Environments based on Linked Open Data, pp. 43-58

Razvan Bogdan
Guidelines for developing educational environments in the automotive industry, pp. 59-73

Airina Volungevičienė, Margarita Teresevičienė, Estela Daukšienė
The Use of Information Communication Technologies for Staff Continuous Professional Development in Organizations. The case study, pp. 74-85

Roxana Moldovan, Bogdan Orza, Danut Mihon, Cosmin Porumb, Serban Meza
External Resource Annotation Framework and its applications in E-learning, pp. 86-97

Fabian Lorig, Lukas Reuter, Jan-Felix Zolitschka, Ingo J. Timm, Christoph Emmerling, Thomas Udelhoven
An Agent-based Approach for Simulating Transformation Processes of Socio-ecological Systems as Serious Game, pp. 98-114


Following up

• ‘Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development’ (part II)
will be published on IxD&A issue N. 32

“2nd International Conference on
“Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development”
Citizen, Territory and Technologies: Smart Learning Contexts and Practices

June 22-23, 2017
University of Aveiro, Portugal

SLERD Conference website

deadline for paper submission: February 24, 2017

Proceedings will be published by Springer in the Series
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies
that will be indexed by SCOPUS, EI-Compendex and Springerlink

Extended version of selected papers will be also included in a special issue of IxD&A journal N.35 winter 2017

Link to the paper submission page on easy chair:


Ralf Klamma has diploma, doctoral and habilitation degrees in computer science from RWTH Aachen University. He leads the research group “advanced community information systems” (ACIS) at the information systems chair, RWTH Aachen University. He is coordinating and working in major EU projects for Technology Enhanced Learning (Learning Layers, GALA, METIS and BOOST), He is member of the research excellence cluster "Ultra High Speed Mobile Information and Communication" (UMIC) specialized in mobile multimedia. Ralf organized doctoral summer schools and conferences in Technology Enhanced Learning, and Social Network Analysis. He is on the editorial board of Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM) and other journals. His research interests are community information systems, multimedia metadata, social network analysis and technology enhanced learning.