FAQs

Who will participate at EDULEARN21?

Every year, EDULEARN brings together more than 800 delegates from 80 different countries. This year, the conference will be held virtually but we expect to have many participants from all over the globe creating a truly international atmosphere.

Why participate at EDULEARN21?

EDULEARN21 provides the ideal opportunity to present your projects and research as well as innovative methods in teaching and learning. At EDULEARN you can:
- Present your paper in one of the largest international conferences on education.
- Interact on-line with international educators and technologist for future cooperation.
- Learn about education innovations and strategies in different thematic sessions.
- Publish your paper in EDULEARN21 Proceedings.

When will the final program be available?

The final conference program with the presentations details will be published on the conference website before the conference dates.

EDULEARN21 will allow authors to share abstracts and papers, as well as their virtual presentations (slides, videos or posters) and open them for discussion.

Additionally, participants will be able to join EDULEARN21 live program, with a selection of live keynote speeches, workshops and webinars and chat rooms.

Can abstracts and papers be submitted in different foreign languages?

No. The official language of the event is English.
Therefore, all presentations, abstracts and papers should be written in English.

What if I miss a submission deadline?

If you missed a deadline, please email edulearn21@iated.org.

What are the requirements for my final paper?

A Final paper should be submitted for each accepted abstract.
The final paper template is available here.
The final paper length should be between 4 to 10 pages (including references). The submission formats for final papers are Microsoft Word or RTF for editing purposes.

In case your final paper was not submitted, your accepted abstract would be included in EDULEARN21 Proceedings.

Will EDULEARN21 Proceedings be indexed in CPCI (Web of Science)?

EDULEARN21 will produce a publication (with ISBN): EDULEARN21 Proceedings. It will include all accepted abstract and papers at the EDULEARN21 conference.
All accepted abstracts will also be indexed in our Digital Library available at: library.iated.org

In addition, EDULEARN21 Proceedings will be submitted for evaluation for their inclusion in Web of Science (Conference Proceedings Citation Index). Please note that this is not an IATED decision as papers should go through the Web of Science review process. Authors will be notified about it as soon as the confirmation is received.

Since 2010, all EDULEARN Conference Proceedings have been accepted and indexed in the  Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Web of Science.

Also, each published paper in EDULEARN21 Proceedings will be assigned a DOI number (Digital Object Identifier) for its easy citation and indexation.

What should virtual presenters take into account?

Virtual presentations will be uploaded on-line.

Authors can submit up to 3 presentation files for each paper in any of the following formats:

  • Video (mp4): A video with the author presenting the main ideas of the paper.
  • Presentations slides (Powerpoint or pdf): Authors can submit a powerpoint or pdf file with the presentation material and slides.
  • Poster (pdf): Posters should include a good combination of text, pictures and graphics. They should include the results and conclusions of the paper.

The submission deadline for your virtual presentation is June 3rd, 2021.

Following the conference, virtual authors will receive the following material by courier:
an Author Certificate, a Participation Certificate, EDULEARN21 Proceedings (with ISBN) in USB flash drive format, EDULEARN21 material and an invoice of your registration.

Will virtual presentations be synchronous or asynchronous?

Considering the large amount of countries who will be participating in EDULEARN21, the paper presentations will be asynchronous, allowing each participant to have access to all virtual presentations during and after the event, without incurring any limitations linked to time zone differences. Therefore, there will not be an assigned date-time for presentation, as virtual presentations will not be simultaneous.
A messaging tool will be provided to all delegates to be able to contact other participants or request a virtual meeting.
In addition to having access to all the accepted presentations, participants will be able to have access to different on-line conference activities, keynote speeches and workshops that will be offered live in the program during the 5th and 6th of July.

Is it compulsory to submit a virtual presentation?

In addition to the abstract and paper submission, virtual authors will be able to submit their presentations. This is strongly recommended in order to provide more visibility to your paper.

The deadline for submitting virtual is June 3rd, 2021. Submissions should be made online.

However, an author can decide not to submit this presentation due to professional (copyright, private contents, etc) or personal reasons. In this case, the abstract and paper will be included in the Conference Proceedings, but the presentation will not be available for participants.

Can I republish my presentation in a journal or another conference?

According to the copyright signed for your paper publication in EDULEARN, you give the right to IATED to include your paper in the Conference Proceedings.
Regarding the contents of your paper, you can use the published content that you generated and write similar versions of it to publish it elsewhere, but you cannot present exactly the same article in other conferences or journals. This does not hinder you using the published content and re-writing another paper with a similar version for other publication purposes.
More information about IATED publication ethics guidelines are available here.

Can I participate at the conference without presenting?

Yes, you can participate at the conference as general public. This will enable you to join the live events, chat rooms and have access to the Technical Program. Also, you would receive your conference material, Proceedings and participation certificate by DHL after the conference, All you need is to complete your on-line registration and payment. Please choose the option “general public” on the registration form.

What happens if I need to cancel my participation?

Refund and cancellation requests must be received in writing before June 7th, 2021. There is a 60 € service charge for refunds on registrations. Bank taxes must be paid by the participants.