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The Fifth International Conference on Educational Innovation through Technology (EITT 2016)

Tainan, Taiwan, September 22-24, 2016

<<download EITT2016 CFP File​ here​​​​​​​​​>>

Society of International Chinese in Educational Technology (SICET) will organize its fifth International Conference of Educational Innovation through Technology (EITT2016) to provide a forum for researchers and teachers who study technology and education to publish research findings and exchange experiences in related topics.

The conference will be held on September 22-24, 2016 in Tainan, Taiwan. You are invited to present at EITT2016 to share your findings with your peers, the professional practitioners and researches from various disciplines around the world. The first EITT conference was successfully held in Beijing, China during August 10-12, 2012. The second EITT took place in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA during November 4-6, 2013. The third was held in Brisbane, Australia during Oct. 27-30, 2014, and the forth was held in Wuhan, China during Oct. 16-18, 2015.

Founded in 2003, the SICET is a non-political, and non-profit academic organization. The mission of SICET is to establish and strengthen international academic connections, exchanges, research, and studies in educational technology for teaching and learning, and to promote the application of educational technology in education.

    The conference proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS), with best papers recommended for publication in special issues of international journals. (All articles in the EITT2014 and EITT2015 proceedings have been successfully indexed in EI (Compendex). Likewise, the organizer of this year conference will also cooperate with Conference Publishing Services (CPS) to publish the EITT2016 proceedings. All files of the conference proceedings will be submitted to Xplore and, upon acceptance, submitted for indexing in EI (Compendex).)


Topics of interests include but not limit to the following:

  • Educational information strategies, policies, and assessment.
  • Theories and practices of educational technology integration into curriculum. 
  • Theories and practices of open and distance education. 
  • Intelligence, mobile, and ubiquitous learning. 
  • Theories and practices for teacher education and development. 
  • Innovation of Chinese and language teaching in digital learning environment. 
  • Development and application practice of education platform. 
  • Technology, structure, standards, and system in education informalization.


Three types of submission are invited for EITT 2016:

  1. Refereed paper: (with peer-review and 3-6 pages in length)
  2. Poster: (with review and 1 pages in length)
  3. Workshop/Tutorial: (workshop's organizers handle the review process) 

Call For  Papers:

Important Dates: 

  • Paper Submission: March 20th, 2016  (Extended to) April 15th, 2016 , April 30th, 2016  (Final Extension)      
  • Author Notification: May 5th, 2016,  June 3rd, 2016 (Extended to) June 13th
  • Final Manuscript Due: July 1st, 2016
  • IEEE Final Paper Upload Due: July 15th, 2016
  • Early Registration Due: Aug 15th, 2016

       **Virtual Presentation is available (Video Recording/Teleconferening)**


Manuscript Format of Papers:

Do not exceed 6 single-space double column, 8.5 x 11-inch pages (including figures, tables and references) in 11 point Times Roman or similar font. Number each page. Include an abstract, five to ten keywords, the technical area(s) most relevant to your paper, and the corresponding author's e-mail address. Submissions should represent original, substantive research results. We will not accept any paper which, at the time of submission, is under review for or has already been published (or accepted) for publication in another conference or journal.


Submission of Papers: (Submission System link) (Download  Paper  Template​)

Each paper submitted to EITT2016 will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition and should be prepared according to the IEEE proceedings template (http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html). It must be 3-6 pages in length, including a 200-word abstract, references and tables/figures. Authors should submit their manuscripts in PDF format to EITT2016 on EasyChair (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eitt2016) by logging in with their EasyChair username and password (non-members may signup for an account). 

If authors have any queries on submissions, please do not hesitate to e-mail: EITT2016@gmail.com.


Call For  Posters:

Description of Posters:

All accepted posters will be displayed in a prominent place, and a dedicated time for presenters to discuss their work. The poster's language  can be English or Chinese because all accepted posters will Not be included in the IEEE digital library, but they will appear in the program of proceedings.

Important Dates  (Poster): 

  • Poster Submission: May 25th, 2016June 15th, 2016          
  • Author Notification: July 4th, 2016
  • Early Registration Due: Aug 15th 2016


Abstract Format of Posters:

Do not exceed 1 single-space and single-column, 8.5 x 11-inch page (including Title, Authors (with Affiliation and e-mail), Abstract, and five to ten keywords) in 11 point Times Roman or similar font.  


Submission of Poster: (Submission System link

Authors must submit their manuscripts in PDF format to EITT2016 on EasyChair (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eitt2016) by logging in with their EasyChair username and password (non-members may signup for an account) and clicking on New Submission while selecting the track: "Poster Track"


Final Format of Accepted Posters:

Presenters need to bring the completed poster (with your own display device if necessary) to EITT2016 for the display at the time and location specified in the EITT2016 program. Your final poster needs to follow the following guidelines:

Sizes:  AO, A1
Type: Minimum of 16 point font size for body text (Include images where possible to illustrate key ideas)


Call For Workshop/Tutorial Proposals:

EITT2016 invites the Workshop/Tutorial Proposals to be submitted and held in conjunction with the conference for sharing the ideas and research in the field of Educational Innovation through Technology.  

Description of Workshop:

The purpose of the workshops is to provide participants with a less formal setting to exchange intellectual ideas and to share practical experiences on focused topics or emerging sub-areas in Educational Innovation through Technology.

The organizers of approved workshops are expected to define the workshop's focus, gather, and review the submissions, and decide upon final program content. Once the workshop proposals are approved, the workshop organizers may proceed to issue calls for papers.

All papers submitted to workshops will go through the review process using the main-conference submission system (easychair). The paper's language of the workshop can be English or Chinese because all accepted papers in the workshops will Not be included in the IEEE digital library, but they will appear in one volume of workshop proceedings

A workshop proposal should not exceed 3 pages and should contain the following information (English or Chinese is acceptable):

<<workshop proposal file download here>>

  1. Title of the workshop
  2. A brief description of the workshop topic
  3. A draft of the Call for workshop Papers
  4. Names, affiliations, email addresses, and short biographies of the workshop organizers
  5. A list of prospective members of the workshop program committee
  6. Expected number of attendees and the planned length of the workshop (i.e., 1/2 day or full day):

(in order to foster effective intellectual exchange, each workshop must eventually accept at least 3 papers.)


Description of Tutorial:

The puporse of the Tutorial is to involve the formal presentation of the principles, such as the tools and methods, behind an established research area.

A Tutorial proposal should not exceed 3 pages and should contain the following information (English or Chinese is acceptable):

<<Tutorial proposal file download here>>

  1. Title of the Tutorial
  2. A brief description of the Tutorial topic
  3. Names, affiliations, email addresses, and short biographies of the workshop organizers
  4. Expected number of attendees and the planned length of the Tutorial (i.e., 2 hours, 1/2 day, or full day):


Important Dates (Workshops/Tutorial):

  • Submission deadline for Workshops/Tutorial proposals:  April 15th, 2016,  (Extended to) April 30th, 2016
  • Notification of Workshops/Tutorial proposal acceptance: April 30th, 2016(Extended to) May 10th, 2016
  • Submission deadline for workshop papers: May 25th, 2016 (Extended to) Aug 1st, 2016
  • Acceptance notification of workshop papers: Aug 7th, 2016
  • Final camera-ready version due for workshop papers: Aug 10th, 2016


Topics of interests include but not limit to the following:


Workshop/Tutorial Proposals Submission:

All workshop/Tutorial proposals should be submitted as a single PDF file by emailing to Workshop/Tutorial Chairs:


Submission of Workshop Papers(English or Chinese is acceptable)

Each workshop paper submitted to EITT2016 should be prepared according to the IEEE proceedings template (http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html). It must be 3-6 pages in length, including a 200-word abstract, references and tables/figures. Authors should submit their manuscripts in PDF format to EITT2016 on EasyChair (https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eitt2016) by logging in with their EasyChair username and password (non-members may signup for an account) and clicking on New Submission while selecting the track: "Workshop's  Title Track"