InSITE 2010

Informing Science & IT Education:
A Conference in Three Parts

 June  19 - 24,  2010  
 new Schedule of Papersnew

June 19-21

Cassino, June 21-24

InSITE: Connect


InSITE: Inform

Learning from Applications of Theory: Visits to Interesting Sites Technology Enhanced (Teaching & Learning Environments)  

Informing Science Research & Teaching and Learning about IT

InSITE:  Connect consists of study in Rome, Pompei, Naples, and Abbey of Montecassino on the transmission of information across ages.

InSITE:  TeLE focuses on research topics related to using IT to teach.  For example, these topics include e-Learning, m-Learning, making classroom teaching more effective, and distance learning.

InSITE: Inform solicits papers in any area that explores issues in effectively and efficiently informing clients through IT (information technology) and papers on IT education.

You can attend all or just part of the conference.

All submissions undergo blind review by six or more external referees. Accepted papers of delegates are published in either the conference proceedings or one of the Institute's journals.

Presentation on InSITE 2011 in Novi Sad, Serbia

the transdiscipline of Informing Science

The purpose of Informing Science is to encourage and enable the sharing of knowledge and collaboration among the wide variety of fields that use information technology to inform clients. Here are some of these areas: 
Communications, Communicating Meaning, Community and Society, Computer Science, Data Communications, Distance Education, eCommerce, Education, Government, Health Care, Medicine, History, Information Science & Library, Journalism, Justice and Law, Mathematics, Philosophical Issues, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology, Technology, Working Together.
IT Education Papers that cover research in Information Technology Education, such as Curriculum and Techniques for teaching IT are invited.
IT for Education Papers that deal with any aspect of knowledge, eLearning, mLearning,  and learning objects (theory, practice, innovation, and research ) are invited
 Special Topics The conference is especially interested in papers on the topics:
  • Misinforming/Misinformation and Bias in informing systems.
  • Teaching and mentoring of doctoral students
  • Art and Design as element of Informing
  • Informing non-Humans (Robots)
Preliminary Schedule
June 18
Arrive in Cassino (see Getting There)
June 19
Day Trip to Rome (lunch on your own)
June 20
Day Trip to Pompeii and Naples (lunch on your own)
June 21
Morning Trip to Abbey of Montecassino and its closed archives
(lunch on your own)

Joint Opening Session for InSITE:  TeLE and InSITE: Inform


June 22
Joint Conference with Lunch
Banquet Dinner
June 23
Joint Conference with Lunch
June 24
Joint Conference with Lunch

Closing Session and Reception

June 25
(See Getting There)

Hosted by the University of Cassino

Conference Chair
Antonio Cartelli

Organized by the Informing Science Institute
Eli Cohen and Elizabeth Boyd