The Conference
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  2. Keynote speakers
  3. Committees
  4. SMART 2014
  1. Deadlines and instructions for authors
  2. Registration and fee
  3. Virtual participation
  1. Indexes and Publication
  2. Programme
  1. Location
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  3. Weather in June at Bacau
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Thursday, June 6, 2013

08:00-20:00: Arrival of participants
20:00-21:00: Participants registration and welcome cocktail

Friday, June 7, 2013

07:00-09:00: Breakfast
09:00-09:30: Welcome talk (Dr Bogdan Patrut - Chair of SMART 2013)
09:30-10:00: Prof. Ilya Levin - Academic Education in Era of Digital Culture
10:00-10:30: Dr. Charlotte Holland - Learning 2.0 - Pedagogy and Social Media: A Critique of Pedagogical Models/ Approaches Deployed in the Infusion of Social Media in Higher Education
10:30-10:45: Coffee break
10:45-11:15: Prof. Gabriella Grosseck - New Job or a New Skill for Academia? How to be a Social Media Educational Archaeologist
11:15-11:45: Dr. Michael Nentwich - From Cyberscience to Cyberscience 2.0 and Beyond
11:45-13:00: Parallel events: 13:00-14:30: Lunch
14:30-17:00: Papers presentations
  1. René König (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany) - CyberScience 2.0
  2. Stoica Mihaela (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania) - Universities in the Era of Web 2.0: Social Media Facilitating Improvement of Quality of Education
  3. Azidah Abu Ziden, Muhammad Faizal Abdul Rahman (Universiti Sains Malaysia) - Exploring the use of Social Networking Media by Malaysian Higher Education Institutions
  4. Livia Stefan (Institute for Computers ITC SA Bucharest, Romania) & Dragos Gheorghiu (National University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania) - Participative Teaching for Undergraduate Students with Mobile Devices and Social Networks
  5. Minoo Alemi & Z. Lahri (Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran) - MALL, Vocabulary and Reading: a Case of university students
  6. Diana Lupan (University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania), St. Bobocescu-Kesikis (University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania), Mihai Dascalu (University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania), St. Trausan-Matu (University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania) & Philippe Dessus (University Grenoble Alpes, LSE, France) - Predicting Readers' Emotional States Induced by News Articles through Latent Semantic Analysis
  7. Tuomas Korkalainen, Markku Tähtinen, Robert Arpo, Anna-Maria Vilkuna (Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland) - Thesis Work in a Cloud Environment - Case PROksi
  8. Mirela Danubianu (Stefan cel Mare Unversity of Suceava, Romania) - Big Data - A Chance to Change the Academic Scene?
  9. Yue Man (Communication University of China, Beijing, China) - The Correct use of Communities Formed on the Basic of Social Media
  10. Mircea Fuciu (Romanian-German University of Sibiu, Romania), M. D. Pop (Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania) & L. Dumitrescu (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania) - Study on the usage of online social networks by high school students
  11. Alexandra-Andreea Rusu, A. Serbanescu, R. Clondir & D. Popovici (National University of Arts Bucharest, Romania) - Social Media for Preserving Local Technological Traditions
  12. Anca Gabriela Popa, D. Indolean, C. M. Campian & N. Chira (Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania) - Modern versus Traditional Teaching and Learning Methods in the Field of Civil Engineering
  13. Sagaya Aurelia, Xavier Patrick Kishore, Omer Jomah & Amamer Khalil Masoud Ahmidat (Azzaytuna University, Baniwalid, Libya) - Adequacy of Mash-up Personal Learning Environments with Learning Methodologies
  14. Ligia Moga (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania) - Integrating Blended Learning in Higher Education
  15. Alexandru Tugui (A. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania), Anamaria Siclovan (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau, Romania) - Social media interaction via cloud computing in Romania
17:00-17:10: Coffee break
17:10-18:50: Papers presentations
  1. Minoo Alemi, S. Susan Marandi & Mohsen Alipour (Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran) - Effects of an Online Flash Card Activity on the Vocabulary Use among EAP Students
  2. Daniela Popescul, Mircea Georgescu (A. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania) - Social Media – A New Challenge for the Personal Information and Knowledge Management
  3. Georgeta Drula (University of Bucharest, Romania) - LINKEDIN as academic and professional network in communication field
  4. Sabina Nicula (A. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania) – Studying the Meaning of the Social Media Incentives in the Academic Environment
  5. Laura-Diana Radu (A. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania) - The Influence of Social Media on Green IT
  6. Ioan Maxim & Tiberiu Socaciu (Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania) - Social Media Facilitaties in the Collaborative Learning
  7. Sabin Corneliu Buraga (A. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania) - The Use, Reuse, and Abuse of Data in the Social Web Context
  8. Mihai Stanislav Jalobeanu (Vasile Goldis West University of Arad, Romania) - From Web-based Teaching to Virtual Learning Environment and Towards Social Media Used in Education
  9. Simona Elena Varlan (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau, Romania) - Semantic Web in Social Media
  10. Viorel Guliciuc (Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania) - Is there a Link Between the Social Media and the Ancient Schools of Philosophy?
18:50-20:00: Free time
20:00-03:00: Gala dinner - will be organized in Dumbrava Restaurant - see here some pictures
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Saturday, June 8, 2013

07:00-08:00: Breakfast
08:00-18:30: Excursion in Neamt & Harghita counties (Bicaz Lake, Bicaz Gorges & Red Lake) (including lunch, see here some pictures: )
18:30-22:00: Free time/participants depart

Sunday, June 9, 2013

07:00-09:00: Breakfast
09:00-09:30: Jonathan Bishop, Swansea University, UK - Preparing Higher Education for Digital Teens: The role of Classroom 2.0 and Gamification
09:30-10:00: Prof. Sandra Hofhues & Dr. Mandy Schiefner-Rohs - Education beyond Facebook. Critical Reflections at the Current Status of ICT in Higher Education
10:00-10:10: Coffee break
10:10-12:30: Virtual paper presentations
12:30-14:30: Lunch
14:30-16:30: Paralel events 16:30-18:00: Bacau sightseeing