Description
The proposed Workshop, aims to guide the scientific community in developing countries into the potentialities of the newest mobile scientific educational possibilities and the creation of educational scientific contents for mobile devices. The Workshop also aims to give a balanced mix of technical detail, general overview, societal impact and a sense of the possible with "Scientific m-Learning".
Go to day
  • Monday, 4 June 2012
    • 08:30 - 10:45 Registration and Administrative Matters
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:30 Registration and Administrative Matters 2h15'
    • 10:45 - 11:00 Opening Address and Presentation Book: "Mobile Science & Learning"
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:45 Opening Address and Presentation Book: "Mobile Science & Learning" 15'
        Speaker: E. Canessa, M. Zennaro (ICTP-SDU, Italy)
    • 11:00 - 11:10 Introduction to ICTP
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:00 Introduction to ICTP 10'
        Speaker: S. Randjbar-Daemi (Assistant Director, ICTP & Head HECAP, section ICTP)
    • 11:10 - 12:00 e-Learning and m-Learning at IAEA
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:10 e-Learning and m-Learning at IAEA 50'
        Speaker: R. Quevenco (IAEA, Austria)
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Mobile Access to Knowledge (A2K)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:00 Mobile Access to Knowledge (A2K) 30'
        Speaker: M. Pucciarelli, L. Cantoni (Univ. della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:30 - 15:45 Why m-Learning ?
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:30 Why m-Learning ? 1h15'
        Speaker: D. Clark (Planb.bogspot.com, UK)
    • 15:45 - 16:00 m-Learning Tools and Applications 1
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:45 m-Learning Tools and Applications 1 15'
        Speaker: K. Trivedi (Shantilal Shah Eng. College, Gujarat, India)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 m-Learning Tools and Applications 11
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 m-Learning Tools and Applications 11 1h0'
        Speaker: K. Trivedi
    • 17:30 - 18:30 Physics Lab. with the iPad
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:30 Physics Lab. with the iPad 1h0'
        Speaker: Carlo Fonda (ICTP, Italy)
  • Tuesday, 5 June 2012
    • 08:45 - 09:45 Pedagogy & m-Learning
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:45 Pedagogy & m-Learning 1h0'
        Speaker: D. Clark
    • 09:45 - 10:15 Coffee Break and Group Photo
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 09:45 Coffee Break and Group Photo 30'
    • 10:15 - 11:00 Atmosphere Design for Mobile Learning
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:15 Atmosphere Design for Mobile Learning 45'
        Speaker: A. Varesano, B. Barricelli (Universita di Udine, & Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy)
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Can you graduate from MIT by using iTunes U ?
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:00 Can you graduate from MIT by using iTunes U ? 30'
        Speaker: E. Salvatori (Universita di Pisa, Italy)
    • 11:30 - 12:00 The ITU Academy
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:30 The ITU Academy 30'
        Speaker: B. Williams (International Telecommunications Union, Switzerland)
    • 12:15 - 13:45 OFFICIAL BUFFET LUNCH
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 12:15 OFFICIAL BUFFET LUNCH 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 m-Learning for Languages
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:00 m-Learning for Languages 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Nathani (NOKIA, India)
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Cognitive Study of m-Learning Users in Developing Countries
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:00 Cognitive Study of m-Learning Users in Developing Countries 1h0'
        Speaker: K. Trivedi
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:00 Knowledge Society Division UNESCO
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 Knowledge Society Division UNESCO 30'
        Speaker: B. R. Neupane (UNESCO, Paris, France)
    • 17:00 - 18:30 From Bits to Atoms: 3D Objects in Education
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:00 From Bits to Atoms: 3D Objects in Education 1h30'
        Speaker: C. Fonda, D. Pietrosemoli (ICTP, MediaLab-Prado, Spain)
  • Wednesday, 6 June 2012
    • 08:45 - 09:30 Developing Educational Apps for Mobiles l
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:45 Developing Educational Apps for Mobiles l 45'
        Speaker: P. Nathani
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 09:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:00 - 11:00 Developing Educational Apps for Mobiles ll (Hands-on for the participants)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:00 Developing Educational Apps for Mobiles ll (Hands-on for the participants) 1h0'
        Speaker: P. Nathani
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Introduction to Mobile Application Development using Al- l-
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:00 Introduction to Mobile Application Development using Al- l- 1h0'
        Speaker: K. Trivedi
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Introduction to Mobile Application Development using Al- ll-
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:00 Introduction to Mobile Application Development using Al- ll- 1h0'
        Speaker: K. Trivedi
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Notions of Android O.S.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:00 Notions of Android O.S. 1h0'
        Speaker: M. Ronchetti (Universite di Trento, Italy)
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:15 Examples of App Android in Science
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 Examples of App Android in Science 45'
        Speaker: M. Ronchetti
    • 17:15 - 18:30 Designing an m-Learning Application
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:15 Designing an m-Learning Application 1h15'
        Speaker: P. Mohan (Univ. of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago)
  • Thursday, 7 June 2012
    • 08:45 - 09:30 iTunes U at University of Trento
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:45 iTunes U at University of Trento 45'
        Speaker: M. Ronchetti
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 09:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:00 - 10:30 UNESCO Science Sector's Educational Activities
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:00 UNESCO Science Sector's Educational Activities 30'
        Speaker: I. Khodabux (UNESCO, Paris, France)
    • 10:30 - 11:00 The Role of Openness in Knowledge Dissemination
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 The Role of Openness in Knowledge Dissemination 30'
        Speaker: M. Hwang (OCW/OpenCourseWare Consortium)
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Experiences with openEyA-Lecture Capture System (Pros and Cons)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:00 Experiences with openEyA-Lecture Capture System (Pros and Cons) 30'
        Speaker: S. Valla (University of Parma, Italy)
    • 11:30 - 12:15 HTML5 Rich-Media Prototype at ICTP
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:30 HTML5 Rich-Media Prototype at ICTP 45'
        Speaker: C. Fonda
    • 12:15 - 12:45 Building Mobile Learning Applications for Physics and Maths using Java (J2ME)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 12:15 Building Mobile Learning Applications for Physics and Maths using Java (J2ME) 30'
        Speaker: P. Mohan
    • 12:45 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:45 Lunch Break 1h15'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 Collaborative m-Learning Applications
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:00 Collaborative m-Learning Applications 1h30'
        Speaker: P. Mohan
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Case Studies by Participants: Mobile based Tele-ECA for Rural Areas, B. Sarade, BARC, India Migration of openEyA Liunux to MS Windows, M.A. Quintero Velasquez, ULA, Venezuela m-Learning in Education, R.B. Jain, India Effect of mobile Phone Radiation on Physical, Mental, Social and Psychological Health, F. Zafar, Pakistan Security Risk in m-Learning, M. Serrhini, Morocco
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:00 Case Studies by Participants: Mobile based Tele-ECA for Rural Areas, B. Sarade, BARC, India Migration of openEyA Liunux to MS Windows, M.A. Quintero Velasquez, ULA, Venezuela m-Learning in Education, R.B. Jain, India Effect of mobile Phone Radiation on Physical, Mental, Social and Psychological Health, F. Zafar, Pakistan Security Risk in m-Learning, M. Serrhini, Morocco 30'
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Rapid Application Development for Android Devices without coding - Demo
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 Rapid Application Development for Android Devices without coding - Demo 1h0'
        Speaker: K. Trivedi
    • 17:30 - 18:00 Final Discussion and Distribution of Certificates to Participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:30 Final Discussion and Distribution of Certificates to Participants 30'