Hagenberg CampusInformatics, Communications and Media


Programme Outline


The 1st International Summer Workshop on IT Education & Research will take three days and is split in the following parts:

  • Keynote and talks, dinner in the evening
  • Half-day workshops, panel discussion in the afternoon
  • Full-day social event

Day 1: The talks on day 1 will take place in a single track and in time slots of 30 minutes (presentation of best practice models of IT educators, "nuggets of my lecture").

Day 2: On day 2, there will be six workshops in three parallel tracks with a duration of 2 hours each, with the following topics:

  • TRACK 1

    • WORKSHOP A: How much programming is adequate in a modern IT curriculum?
    • WORKSHOP B: How to make use of mobile devices and social media in IT education?

  • TRACK 2

    • WORKSHOP C: How to motivate students and teach formal techniques in a modern IT curriculum?
    • WORKSHOP D: How to use the students' own laptops in in-class exams?

  • TRACK 3

    • WORKSHOP E: How important is internationalization in IT education?
    • WORKSHOP F: How to join IT education and research?

The workshops will be followed by a panel discussion in the afternoon, where the workshop chairs will present the outcome of their workshops and discuss them with the audience.


Thursday, June 13th
09:00am Registration
09:45am Opening
10:00am Keynote Prof. Dr. Jörn Loviscach
11:00am Coffee Break
11:30am Talks
12:30pm Lunch
01:30pm Keynote Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Bruno Buchberger
02:30pm Coffee Break
03:00pm Talks
07:00pm Dinner in Linz
Friday, June 14th
09:00am Workshops A/C/E
11:00am Coffee break
11:30am Campus Tour
12:30pm Lunch
01:30pm Workshops B/D/F
03:30pm Coffee Break
04:00pm Panel Discussion
Saturday, June 15th
09:00am - 07:00pm Day trip to Hallstatt