ALLS Attends ICCE 2014

The 22nd International Conference on Computers in Education was held last November 29 to December 4 at the New Public Hall in Nara, Japan. In attendance and representing both the Ateneo and the Philippines were six members of the Ateneo Laboratory for the Learning Sciences: Dr. Ma. Mercedes Rodrigo, Miguel Andres, Jayzon Ty, Michelle Banawan and Yancy Paredes, doctorate students from the Ateneo de Davao and advisees of Dr. Rodrigo, and Marc Santos, BS ECCE 2010, currently pursuing his PhD in Computer Science at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology.

L to R: Marc, Yancy, Michelle, Dr. Rodrigo, Miguel, and Jayzon.

The following conference papers, posters, and workshop papers were accepted into the conference and presented that week:

  1. Evaluating Augmented Reality for Situated Vocabulary Learning, a full paper by Marc and Dr. Rodrigo, with co-authors Arno In Wolde Lubke, Takafumi Taketomi, Goshiro Yamamoto, Christian Sandor, and Hirokazu Kato,
  2. Learning and Affect Trajectories Within Newton’s Playground, a workshop paper by Miguel and Dr. Rodrigo, accepted into the 3rd International Workshop on ICT Trends in Emerging Economies,
  3. An Examination of Affect and its Relationship with Learning among Students using SimStudent, a short paper by Michelle, Yancy, and Dr. Rodrigo, with co-authors Maureen Villamor, Cesar Tecson, Wilfredo Badoy, and John Roy Geralde,
  4. An Exploratory Analysis of Confusion Among Students Using Newton’s Playground, a short paper by Miguel and Dr. Rodrigo, with co-authors Jessica Sugay, Ryan Baker, Luc Paquette, Valerie Shute, Matthew Ventura, and Matthew Small, and
  5. Authoring Augmented Reality as Situated Multimedia, a poster by Marc, Jayzon, and Dr. Rodrigo, with co-authors Takafumi Taketomi, Goshiro Yamamoto, Christian Sandor, and Hirokazu Kato.
Marc presenting his poster.
Miguel presenting his short paper.
Michelle presenting her short paper.
Marc presenting his full paper.

The conference proceedings are Scopus-listed, and the acceptance rate for full papers was at a staggering 25% this year. As such, it was very fortunate that the Ateneo’s presence at ICCE was the most substantial ever. For copies of the accepted papers: please visit our Publications page.


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