Call for papers: MicroECoP. Using Microblogging to enhance communication within Communities of Practice

Deadline: 15 March 2010

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Antonella Esposito
12 February 2010

Brisbane, 24 September 2010

The workshop focuses on current research trends in the application of microblogging in various domains. The workshop seeks to attract quality research papers that propose solutions to the issues identified above. The workshop also seeks papers that comment how the application of micro-blogging can impact on real life experiences in diverse communities. It aims to bring together scientists and engineers who work on designing and/or developing the above mentioned solutions, as well as practitioners who use and evaluate them in diverse authentic environments.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Design and development of microblogging tools
  • Application of micro-blogging in teaching scenarios
  • Application of micro-blogging in software engineering scenarios
  • Communication and interaction issues using microblogging
  • Understanding the dynamics of microblogging communities
  • Harnessing the semantic filtering capabilities of microblogging
  • Visualization issues of microblogging
  • Evaluation issues and case studies
  • Smart devices for microblogging in education
  • Using microblogging for enhancing creativity in education
  • Digital identities and microblogging
  • Ethical and safety issue
  • Harshtagging and tweckling
  • Developing pedagogies around the use of microblogging
  • Live microblogging and micro-narratives
  • Language Learning with microblogging
  • Engagement analysis and microblogging

Papers up to 12 but no less than 8 pages are solicited. All submissions should be original and not published or under consideration elsewhere. Papers must correspond to the WCC 2010 conference format requirements, as they are described at the conference web site ( All accepted papers must be presented at the conference by at least one of the authors. One of the authors of accepted paper needs to register for the workshop.

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