SAICET 2015 Call for Papers

South Africa International Conference on Educational Technologies 2015

19th – 21th April 2015

(Educational Technologies in the 21st Century)

The South Africa International Conference on Educational Technologies 2015 (SAICET  2015) is an international refereed conference that is dedicated to the advancement of the practices in education.

SAICET 2015 aims to offer a platform for academics and researchers in educational technologies from all over the world to deliberate, network and present a wide range of perspectives, scholarship, and expertise in the pursuit of excellence in education.

The SAICET 2015 invites submission of papers on the following areas:

  • Advanced Classroom Technology
  • Animation and 3D Systems
  • Blended Learning
  • Collaborative Virtual Environments
  • Computational Thinking
  • Computer Software on Education
  • Computer Supported Collaborative Work
  • Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Tools
  • Digital Identity Management
  • Digital Libraries and Repositories
  • Digital Media in Education
  • Digital Storytelling/Video
  • Distance Learning
  • Distance/Flexible Education
  • E-content Management and Development
  • Educational Games
  • Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia
  • Educational Software
  • e-Learning Projects and Experiences
  • e-Learning Standards (SCORM)
  • Emerging Technologies in Education
  • e-Moderating
  • e-Portfolios
  • e-Tutoring
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Games & Simulations
  • ICT for Development
  • ICT Skills Education
  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Managed Learning Environments
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)
  • Mobile Learning
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Online Assessment
  • Online/Virtual Laboratories
  • Security and Data Protection
  • Social Media in Education
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Technology-Enhanced Evaluation and Assessment
  • User-Generated Content
  • Videos for Learning
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Web 2.0 and Social Networking
  • Web 3D Applications and Virtual Reality
  • Web Classroom Applications
  • Web Technologies and Education
  • Workforce Education


*Abstract only Submission Deadline 28th February 2015
Full Paper Submission Deadline 28th February 2015
Final Paper (Camera-Ready) Submission Deadline 20th March 2015
Early Bird Registration Deadline 20th February 2015
**Late Registration Deadline (for Authors) 20th March 2015
Conference Dates 19th  – 21st  April 2015


*Authors that want to submit only abstracts (for presentation purpose), the abstracts will appear only in the book of abstracts but will not be included in the Conference Proceedings.

** Papers that their authors’ did not register before the late registration deadline may NOT be included in the Conference Proceedings.

Maximum of two papers will be accepted per author

Venue: Manhattan Hotel Pretoria South Africa


Prof. A. Mji, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

Prof. J. O. Uhomoibhi, University of Ulster, UK

Dr. M. P. Rankhumise, Central University of Technology, South Africa

Prof. K. P. Hewagamage, School of Computing, University of Colombo Sri Lanka

Prof. C. I. O. Okeke, University of Fort Hare, South Africa

Jose Maria del Campo, Technical University of Madrid, Spain

Prof. A. Bayaga, University of Zululand, South Africa

Ms. D. Nwaozuzu, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Prof. G.O.M. Onwu, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Dr. A. Mutanga, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

Lady Gladys Charles-Ogan, University of Port Harcourt Nigeria

Prof. L.D. Mogari, University of South Africa


All papers must be submitted and presented in English and be sent in MS word format

Abstracts and papers can be submitted online at or emailed to

Abstract Submission format

The abstract should provide a summary of the paper in maximum of 500 words. It should include the name of the author(s), the institutional/organization affiliation(s), and the email address(es) of the author(s).

Please indicate at end of the abstract the type of presentation (Oral or Poster) that you wish to give at the conference.

Full Paper Submission Format

Page size: A4 (29.7 × 21.0 cm)

Margins: 2.54 cm on all sides.
Font type: Times New Roman

Line space: Single.
Word Limit: The paper should be maximum of 10 pages (about 4,000 words) in length (including references, tables, graphs, and figures). Extra pages will be charged at $50 per page.

Title: Centered, 14 point sizes, Bold

Authors, affiliation: Centered, 12 point sizes, italic, superscripts of different affiliation (1, 2, …)

Main text: Times New Roman, 12 point sizes.

The paper should include but not limited to the following:

  1. Purpose/objectives of the paper
  2. Conceptual/theoretical background or framework
  3. Methods/ techniques
  4. Results/findings
  5. Conclusion
  6. References (APA style).


Presentations will either be oral or in poster form.

Oral presentation will consist of three presentations in a 60 minute session.


SAICET 2015 welcomes papers on any of the areas listed above. The abstract will be reviewed by experts in the field to determine their suitability for presentation at the conference. Full papers will be subjected to double blind reviews and based on the reviewers comments the editorial board will take a decision to accepted the paper or not. All accepted full papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be issued at the conference.

* Some selected papers will be published in special issues of academic journals



The conference will offer two keynote sections by reputable scholars in educational technologies



Participants from South Africa Participants from outside South Africa
Early Bird Registration(on or before 20th February 2015) R5000.00 $500.00
Late Registration(After 20th February 2015) R6000.00 $600.00

Registration covers all conference materials – programme, book of abstract, proceedings, teas, lunches, and admission to all conference programmes and conference special gala dinner.


There are many good hotels in Pretoria that participants can book their own accommodation. You can use the accommodation links to access the hotels.

VENUE: Manhattan Hotel Pretoria


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