Social Behaviors and Learning in Smart Communities – IxD&A

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

N. 22 special issue on:

“Social Behaviors and Learning in Smart Communities”
(guest editors: Mihai Dascalu, Philippe Dessus, Nicolae Nistor, Stefan Trausan-Matu)

is now available for free downloading:
see “ToC” below.

IxD&A implements the Gold Open Access road to its contents with no charge to the authors

IxD&A Journal, issue N. 22 – ToC

• Ambar Murillo Montes de Oca, Nicolae Nistor, Mihai Dascalu, Stefan Trausan-Matu
Designing Smart Knowledge Building Communities
pp. 9 – 21

• Nicolae Nistor, Costin-Gabriel Chiru, Nicolas Bresser
Newcomer Integration in Online Knowledge Building Communities: Automated Dialogue Analysis in Integrative vs. Non-Integrative Blogger Communities
pp. 22 – 33

• Zinayida Petrushyna, Ralf Klamma, Matthias Jarke
The Impact of Culture On Smart Community Technology: The Case of 13 Wikipedia Instances
pp. 34 – 47

• Thomas Köhler, Sander Münster, Lars Schlenker
Smart communities in virtual reality. A comparison of design approaches for academic education
pp. 48 – 59

Regular paper

• Carlo Giovannella
Where’s the smartness of learning in smart territories ?
pp. 60 – 68


• Next issue, N. 23, will be dedicated to

“The Design of TeL with Evidence and Users”
(guest editors: Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez, Fernando De la Prieta,
Tania Di Mascio, Rosella Gennari, Pierpaolo Vittorini)

and will contain a focus section on

“Designing Self-Care For Everyday Life”
(guest editors: Nervo Verdezoto, Francisco Nunes, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Erik Grönvall)


• Open submissions:

•• 2016: Call for Special Issues and Focus Section proposals

deadline for submission: January 31

•• special issue N. 24 on:

“Peer-to-Peer Exchange and the Sharing Economy: Analysis, Designs, and Implications”
(guest editors: John M. Carroll, Victoria Bellotti)

that will include a focus section on

“Innovative Designs with Social, Mobile and Wearable Technologies for Creative Teaching and Learning”
(guest editors: Ilona Buchem, Isa Jahnke, Yishay Mor, Dimitris Apostolou)

deadline for abstract submission: January 31
deadline for paper submission: February 28


• Soon published the call for special issue N. 25 on:

“Learning eAssessment”
(guest editors: Marco Kalz, Eric Ras, Denise Whitelock)

that will include a focus section on

“Making Places: Visualization, Interaction and Experience in Urban Space”
(guest editors: Paula Trigueiros, Michael Smyth, Ingi Helgason, Sarah Gallacher)


for more information please refer to IxD&A website:


We also invite submission of original contributions as regular papers
(full, short, position and review papers).
All submissions will undergo a standard peer review process.

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