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SMART 2015 Participants and Schedule



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Thursday, October 29, 2015 00:10-23:59 Receiving e-mails with full papers Please send your full paper by e-mail to

Friday, October 30, 2015

08:00-20:00 Arrival of participants Location: Voronet Residence, Gura Humorului, Romania

Saturday, October 31, 2013

09:00-09:10 – Welcome Talk – Gabriela Tabacaru (EduSoft)

09:10-09:30 – Keynote Speaker

Bogdan Patrut (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau) – Application for Real-Time Conferences Schedules

09:30-09:50 – Keynote Speaker

Bogdan Nadolu, Delia Nadolu (The West University of Timisoara) – Ro-Computer – Mediated Security Threats into the Web 2.0 Society

09:50-10:10 – Keynote Speaker

Konstantinos Kalemis (National & Kapodistrian University of Athens) – Implementig ICT Technologies as an Effective Strategy Model of a Diferentiated Learning Approach

10:10-10:20 – Diana Andone (Politehnica University of Timisoara), Carmen Holotescu (Ioan Slavici University of Timisoara), Gabriela Grosseck (The West University of Timisoara) –  Conceptualizing a Framework for Smart City Learning Analytics

10:20-10:30 – Catalina Grigorasi (The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration) – Constructing Power and Identity through Facebook: The Case of ‘Rosia Montana in World UNESCO Heritage’ Page

10:30-10:40 – Dana Crãciun, Madalin Bunoiu (The West University of Timisoara) – Romania – Training Teachers for the Knowledge Society: Social Media in Science Education

10:40-10:50 – Viorel Guliciuc (Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava) – Is There “Entanglement” in Social Networking?

10:50-11:10 – Coffee break Coffee break with coffee, tea, pasticeries etc.

11:10-11:20 – Konstantinos Kalemis (National & Kapodistrian University of Athens) –  The Global Era of Education in the 21st Century: Enhanced Intercultural Strategies to Facilitate Learning and Leadership

11:20-11:30 – O. Jomah, A. K. Masoud, X. P. Kishore, S. Aurelia (Azzaytuna University, Baniwalid, Libya) –  Micro Learning: A Modernized Education System

11:30-11:40 – Alexandru Nedelea, Mihai Costea (Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava) – Presence and Activity on Facebook of Informative Travel Organizations in Romania

11:40-11:50 – Mircea Georgescu, Daniela Popescul (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi) – Generation y students in social media: what do we know about them?

11:50-12:00 – Loredana Manasia, Teodora Chicioreanu (Politehnica University of Bucharest) – Digital natives and academic cheating. A student-oriented approach

12:00-12:10 – Costica Lupu (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau) – The Influence of Group Work on Improving Mathematical Performances

12:10-12:20 – Rafael Bogdan Leucuta, Radu Vasiu (Politehnica University Timisoara) – Overview on the Techniques Used in Publishing Interactive Multimedia Materials

12:20-12:30 – Renate Simion, Radu Vasiu, Diana Andone (Politehnica University of Timisoara) –  The potential impact of image based web 2.0 technologies in visual communication. Analyzing web 2.0 technologies through three perspective template

12:30-12:40 – Vlad Mihaescu, Diana Andone (Politehnica University Timisoara) – A Word Cloud of MOOC Research Report

12:40-12:50 – Naaji (V. Goldis Western U. of Arad), A. Mustea, C. Herman (eLearning&Software SRL), C. Holotescu (I. Slavici U. of Timisoara) – How to mix the ingredients for a blended course recipe

12:50-13:00 – Gemma Tur Ferrer, Santos Urbina, Juan Moreno (University of the Balearic Islands) From OER to OPEN Education: Perceptions of Student Teachers after Creating Digital Stories with Creative Common Resources

13:00-13:10 – Mirela-Amelia Mioc, Stefan-Gheorghe Pentiuc (Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava) –  Study of a Random Navigation on the Web Using Software Simulation

13:10-13:20 – Dina Tsybulsky, Ilya Levin (School of Education, Tel Aviv University) – Study wareness about the Digital Revolution in Contemporary School

13:20-13:30 – Aleksandar Karadimce, Dijana Capeska Bogatinoska (University of Information Science and Technology St. Paul the Apostle Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia) – Mobile Social Beahvior

13:30-13:40 – Roxana-Ema Dreve, Valeria-Alina Miron (Babes Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca) Social Media in (Foreign) – Language Teaching: A case study for the Nordic Languages

13:40-13:50 – Oana Lenta, Cristina Cormos, Florin Tarnauceanu (Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava) – Social Work through Social Media

13:50-14:00 – Ion Tutuianu (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau) – Aspects compared between private justice and state justice

14:00-14:10 – Diana Andone, Andrei Ternauciuc, Camelia Ciuclea (Politehnica University of Timisoara) – A Social Media Strategy for a Higher Education Virtual Campus

14:10-14:20 – Iulian-Marius Furdu (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau) – Is Research Gate a Gate to Research?

14:20-15:40 – Lunch

Lunch will take place at Voronet Residence restaurant.

15.40-16.50 – Round table : “Nowadays Academic Conferences: Past, Present, Trends, and Future”

16.50-17.00 – Cofee break

17:00-17:10 – Dmytro Zubov (School of Engineering and Sciences, San Luis Potosi, Mexico) – Early Warning of Heat /Cold Waves as a Smart City Subsystem: A Retrospective Case Study of Nonanticipative Analogmethodology

17:10-17:20 – Carlos Eduardo Montano (Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, Mexic) – Towards Academic Metaliteracy?

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Trip in Bucovina region