CPTTE 2017 Initial Call for Papers

Conference on Pen and Touch Technology in Education
October 12 – October 14, 2017 • Northwestern University • Evanston, IL

We invite educators, administrators and researchers in the pen and touch technology space to submit their work to CPTTE 2017. This year the conference will be held at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL from October 12 through October 14, 2017, chaired by Dr. Kenneth Forbus.

Important Dates (changed due to popular demand):


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Submissions Template:

Papers should be formatted using the Springer guidelines at https://www.springer.com/gp/authors-editors/book-authors-editors/manuscript-preparation/5636#c3324.

A sample submission template is available at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oi3a8ggxHl9Gcic-eTsWWQbml4yuziDG4VOd5iClcjU/edit#.

The organizing committee seeks full paper, short paper, and poster submissions in the following categories:

In addition to a formal presentation slot, all presenters will be invited to present a poster to permit greater exposure and interactivity. Individuals interested in presenting on-going work in a poster session format only are welcome to submit a one page description (see submission instructions).

All submissions will be peer reviewed. Proceedings will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. (To be confirmed)

Topics of Interest

Contributors are welcome to define Education broadly to include in-class experiences as well as learning activities that occur outside the classroom.

Successful submissions in the Technology Research strand may highlight investigations in one or more of the following areas:

Papers in this strand often include an empirical component, but the committee also welcomes compelling demonstrations and theoretical papers that can help the community realize a promising future.

Successful submissions in the Applied Technology strand will typically consider impact in one or more of the following areas:

Although we expect many technology evaluations to be largely positive, we recognize the value of also sharing what has not worked. Therefore, the evaluation component may include positive outcomes, negative outcomes, or a mixture of the two.