Call for Papers
2006 International Conference on Simulation in Education (ICSiE'06)

Part of the 2006 Spring Simulation Multiconference (SpringSim'06)

Sponsored by:
The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS)

April 2 - 6, 2006

Von Braun Center
Holiday Inn Select, Huntsville Downtown
Huntsville, AL

ICSiE06 provides a forum for discussion and presentations focusing on the development of a curricular body of knowledge, accreditation criteria for simulation education, and the use of simulation tools in education and training. This year we will offer a session dedicated to the development of the body of knowledge in modeling and simulation for undergraduate and graduate education. We will propose models for undergraduate modeling and simulation education, propose an accreditation approach and criteria, examine certification within the university model, and explore the differences in US and European simulation education structures and needs.

Major topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Teaching modeling and simulation
Educational case studies
Design and use of simulators for educational purposes
Modeling and simulation curriculum
Computer and web based education and training
Innovative uses of modeling and simulation
Development of multimedia models and their application in education
New educational paradigms
Virtual reality and potential applications of VR in education
Modeling and simulation for education
Use of simulations for educational purposes
Simulation languages, packages, and simulation-based curricula
Computer-based and simulation-integrated laboratories
New software and hardware developments and their impact
Experiences in integrating computers and software tools in education
Government and corporate programs in support of computer- and multimedia-based education

Authors interested in topics listed above are encouraged to submit four copies of the extended abstract, up to two pages long, and a one-page summary to the Program Chair

Key Dates

Abstract Submission due (all participants)

October 6, 2005

Feedback on appropriateness of the abstract

November 10, 2005

Submission deadline (full papers)

January 27, 2006

Author Notification (all participants)

February 6, 2006

Camera-ready Copy

February 13, 2006

ICSiE'06 Chairs

General Chair

Hamid Vakilzadian
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Program Chair   Chell Roberts
Arizona State University, USA
Phone: +1-602-965-2567
Fax: +1-602-965-2910

Sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International
P.O. Box 17900
San Diego, California 92177
Phone 858-277-3888
Fax 858-277-3930

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