Call for Book Chapters: Contemporary Didactics, Methods and Technologies of Microlearning in Computer Science

We invite researchers to submit a proposal of the chapters in the planned publication, which creates an essential part of the project FITPED.

The primary goal of the publication is the dissemination of project results in the field of microlearning content development. We assume that the individual chapters of the publication will help readers to understand appropriate methodologies of microlearning better, identify effective and ineffective approaches and strategies, get acquainted with the advantages but also pitfalls and limitations that the integration of microlearning into education can bring and gain knowledge to streamline microlearning content development. Simultaneously, the publication will provide case studies of microlearning applications in IT-related fields. Special attention will be devoted to the implementation of automated assessment and source code evaluation to microlearning content.

We assume that the publication will cover the following topics:

  • the principles of active learning, which requires continual interactivity of the students,
  • the microlearning methods and technologies enabling the provision of micro-content anytime, anywhere,
  • techniques for providing immediate feedback for students,
  • the approaches leading to the personalization of the content,
  • the relationship between microlearning and gamification,
  • the role of the community of learners in the context of microlearning, 
  • identification of weak and problematic places based on collecting and evaluating educational data from a microlearning environment.

The editors:

  • Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska dr hab. – Associated Professor, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Education
  • Piet Kommers Dr, Professor – University of Twente, Netherland
  • doc. Mgr. Martin Drlík, PhD. – Associate Professor, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
  • RNDr. Ján Skalka, PhD. – Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia

A description of the intended readership/users.

  • We believe that this book will be appropriate for publication by Springer because it addresses the issues of both educational research and computer science practice, and therefore might be of interest to teachers, academics, and researchers who would like to increase the research and educational process quality, e.g. in area of designing and implementation of microlearning environment in computer science study programs.
  • Readership/users are: Academic teachers, PhD students, researchers, scientists, experts, teachers, educators, tutors, IT-specialists