8th International Conference on Smart Education and E-Learning

SEEL 2021

Data Mining & Analysis Databases & Information Systems Educational Technology Engineering & Computer Science (General) Human Computer Interaction Higher Education Teaching & Teacher Education

SEEL 2021: 8th International Conference on Smart Education and E-Learning | June 14-16, 2021 | Virtual Conference 


Part of the KES multi themed conference Smart Digital Futures which groups AMSTA-21, IDT-21, HCIS-21, InMed-21, SEEL-21 and STS-21 in one venue. 



SEEL is a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, findings and outcomes of research and design and development projects in the emerging areas of smart education, strategies and approaches for smart teaching, learning, and e-learning, applications of smart technology and smart systems in education and e-learning, smart classrooms and smart universities, and knowledge-based smart society. 

SEEL will provide an excellent opportunity for scholars, Ph.D. students, faculty, administrators, and practitioners to meet well-known experts from all over the world and to discuss innovative ideas, approaches and novelties in smart teaching and learning, advances in smart technology, intelligent systems and state-of-the-art software and hardware systems for education, research findings and outcomes, best practices and case studies, national and international projects, institutional standards and policies, and many other topics related to innovative smart education, smart universities and smart schools. 

Dates, Conference and Publication 

• Submission Deadline: 11 January 2021 

• Acceptance Notification: 08 February 2021 

• Camera Ready Submission: 01 March 2021 

• Presentation at Conference: 14-16 June 2021 

• Publication: Springer; Series on Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies 


1. Smart Education (SmE Track) 

Conceptual frameworks for smart education 

Innovative smart teaching and learning technologies 

Best practices and case studies on smart education 

Smart pedagogy 

Smart classroom (features, characteristics, infrastructure, etc.) 

Smart curriculum and courseware design and development 

Smart assessment and testing 

Smart education analytics 

Faculty development and instructor's skills for smart education 

University-wide smart systems for teaching, learning, research, collaboration, communication, management, security 

Smart blended, distance, online and open education 

Partnerships, national and international projects on smart education 

Standards and policies in smart education 

Economics of smart education 

2. Smart e-Learning (SmL Track) 

Smart e-learning: concepts, strategies and approaches 

Smart e-learning teaching strategies 

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) 

Small Personal Online Courses (SPOC) 

Assessment and testing in smart e-learning 

Serious games-based smart e-learning 

Courseware design and development for smart e-learning 

Smart e-learning environments 

Hardware and software systems, portals and platforms for smart e-learning 

Smart e-learning pedagogy 

Smart e-learner modeling 

Smart e-learning management, analytics, and quality assurance 

Faculty development and instructor's skills for smart e-learning 

Best practices and case studies on smart e-learning 

Benefits and effectiveness of smart e-learning 

Partnerships, national and international projects on smart e-learning 

Standards and policies in smart e-learning 

Social, cultural, and ethical dimensions and challenges of smart e-learning 

Economics of smart e-learning 

3. Smart Technology Applications in Education and e-Learning (SmT Track) 

Smart technology enhanced teaching and learning 

Internet-of-Things (IoT) in smart learning environments 

Smart phones and smart devices in education 

Smart technologies and systems for education and e-learning 

Educational applications of smart technology and smart systems 

Smart technology-based educational software and hardware systems 

Mobility, security, access and control in smart learning environments 

Smart gamification (fusion of smart technology and serious games) 

Smart multimedia (fusion of smart technology and rich multimedia technology) 

Smart mobility (fusion of smart technology and mobile technology) 

4. From Smart Education to Smart Society" Continuum (SmS Track) 

Smart school 

Applications of smart toys in education 

Smart management and administration 

Smart campus and smart university 

Economics of smart universities 

Smart house 

Smart healthcare 

Smart wealth 

Smart cities 

Smart society 

5. Smart University as a Hub for Students' Engagement into Virtual Business and Entrepreneurship (SmB Track) 

Entrepreneurship and innovation at university: student role and engagement 

Student engagement with virtual businesses and virtual companies 

Virtual teams and virtual team working (technology, models, ethics) 

University curricula for entrepreneurship and innovation (core and supplemental courses) 

New student goal - start his/her own business (instead of getting a job in a company) 

Students and start-up companies (approaches, models, best practices 

Call for Invited Sessions 

An invited session consists of a presentation session of 6 to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference. We invite senior scientists who have a special interest in a specific conference topic to take responsibility for an invited session, gathering papers from a range of research expertise around the world. Researchers who would like to organise one or more Invited Sessions on topics falling within the scope of the conference are invited to submit a proposal for consideration. 

Contact: contact@kesinternational.org 

For details of the sessions accepted so far see here: 


IS01 Smart Universities and their Impact on Students with Disabilities 

IS02 Digital Education and Economics in Smart University 

Submission Guidelines and Review Process 

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished papers which are not under review for another conference, workshop, or journal by the time of submission. The contributors should address one or more research areas included above. 

Detailed submission information is available on the conference page. 

Submitted papers will undergo double-blind peer review by at least two members of the program committee. Prior to submission, please ensure that you have removed any information from your paper which could identify the authors. Paper acceptance is based on the following criteria: novelty, technical soundness, practical or theoretical impact, clarity, and presentation. At least one author per paper submission is required to register for the conference, and to present the paper. 


General Chair: Prof. Vladimir Uskov, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Co-Director, InterLabs Research Institute. Bradley University, U.S.A. 

Honorary Chair: Prof. Lakhmi C. Jain, University of Technology Sydney, Australia and Liverpool Hope University, UK 

Executive Chair: Prof. Robert Howlett, Bournemouth University, UK 

International Program Committee 

The list of the IPC members will be added shortly to the conference page: 


Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, SDF-21 will be virtual conference run via online platform KES Online (www.kesonline.info). 


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