miércoles, 8 de enero de 2014

2nd European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)

¡La Comunidad de Práctica de Destrezas de Información les desea muchísimas felicidades en este Nuevo Año 2014 que acaba de comenzar! 

Por otra parte, compartimos con ustedes la convocatoria al 2nd European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL). Esta Conferencia se efectuará en Dubrovnik, Croatia, del 20 al 23 de octubre de 2014. La misma es de carácter internacional y contará con la participación de cientos de expertos, provenientes de sobre 60 países, en la temática de destrezas de información. 

Para obtener más información sobre la Conferencia, puede acceder a la siguiente dirección electrónica: http://ecil2014.org/

First Call for Papers
European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) web page: http://ecil2014.org/
20-23 October 2014 in Dubrovnik, Croatia Valamar Lacroma Hotel
We would like to invite you to the 2nd European Conference on Information Literacy (or ECIL) organized by the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, Turkey. 2nd European Conference on Information Literacy (or ECIL) will be held on 20-23 October 2014 in Dubrovnik at the Valamar Lacroma Hotel, Croatia.
ECIL is an international conference and conference committees include over hundred distinguished experts from over sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English.
Aim & Scope Information Literacy, Media Literacy and Lifelong Learning being the main theme, ECIL aims to bring together researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators, policy makers, employers and all other related parties from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current issues, recent developments, challenges, theories, and good practices. Topics Main topics of the Conference include (but not limited with) the following:
• Information literacy and lifelong learning
• Information literacy in theoretical context (models, standards, indicators, etc.)
• Information literacy and related concepts (transversal competencies, media literacy, transliteracy, metaliteracy, e-literacy, digital literacy, computer literacy, scientific literacy, visual literacy, digital empowerment, etc.)
• Media and information literacy (MIL) as a new concept
• Information literacy research (methods and techniques)
• Information seeking and information behavior
• Information literacy good practices
• Information literacy networks and networking
• Information literacy policies and policy development
• Information literacy and libraries (college and university libraries, school libraries, public libraries, special libraries)
• Information literacy and LIS education
• Information literacy and knowledge management
• Information literacy across disciplines
• Information literacy in different cultures and countries
• Information literacy in different contexts (juristic, health, etc.)
• Information literacy and education (Bologna Process, etc.)
• Planning strategies for information literacy training (promotion and marketing, training the trainers, partnership, collaboration across professions, teacher education, integrating into curricula)
• Information literacy instruction (teaching techniques and methods, instructional design, curriculum development, measurement and evaluation, Web-based training, e-learning)
• Information literacy education in different sectors (K-12, higher education, vocational education)
• Information literacy in the workplace
• Information literacy for adults
• Information literacy for disadvantaged groups
• Information literacy for multicultural societies
• Information literacy and ethical and social issues
• Information literacy and democracy
• Information literacy and citizenship
• Information literacy and digital divide
• Information literacy and emerging technologies and tools (Web 2.0, Web 3.0, mobile technologies)
• Information literacy in the future
Important Dates
First Call: 24 November 2013 Second Call: 26 January 2014 Third Call: 23 February 2014 Abstract submission: 16 March 2014 Notification of acceptance: 6 April 2014 Deadline for submitting final versions: 18 May 2014 Full paper: 15 June 2014 Notification of acceptance full paper: 27 July 2014 Full paper final version: 17 August 2014 Registration starts: 30 May 2014 Conference sessions: 20-23 October 2014
Paper Submission The conference will be composed of several types of contributions, such as full papers, posters, PechaKucha, best practices, workshops, panels, invited talks, doctoral forum. Each has different requirements and restrictions regarding the length, time allocation and content. Submission of abstract should be prepared using the templates available through the Conference web site and submitted electronically via the conference management system by 16 March 2014. At least one of the authors should register online via Conference web site and take part at the conference to make the presentation. Looking forward to your contributions to and participation in the Conference.
Mihaela Banek Zorica, Co-chair of the Standing Committee and Co-chair of the Local Organizing Committee, mbanek@ffzg.hr
Sonja Špiranec, Co-chair of the Standing Committee and Co-chair of the Local Organizing Committee, sspiran@ffzg.hr
Serap Kurbanoğlu, Co-chair of the Standing Commitee and Chair of Program Commitee serap@hacettepe.edu.tr
Conference Secretariat: ecil@ffzg.hr

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