13 November, 2019

SS07 – Special Session on Innovation in Computer Science Higher Education


The practice of effective and meaningful teaching can benefit immensely when educators experiment and apply new or different pedagogical approaches, technologies, curricular enhancement, course design and organization, and assessments. This special session is focused on innovation aspects for teaching and learning in computer science in higher education, and all its related degrees. In this sense, authors are encouraged to share new methodologies that has led to the improvement of academic results. Innovative practices in all aspects of teaching and learning will also be discussed. Ongoing experiences with preliminary results are also welcome.


Topics of interest for this special session include, but are not limited to:

  • Virtual Learning
  • Virtual Reality in Education
  • E-learning
  • Educational Technology
  • Interactive Teaching Tools
  • Model-Based Methodologies
  • Data Mining for Education
  • Explorative Learning
  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Web-based Training
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Internet and Information Systems Learning by Game-Building

Session Chairs

  • Cristina Rubio Escudero, University of Seville (Spain)
  • Guillermo Santamaría Bonfil, CONACYT-INEEL (Mexico)
  • Federico Divina, Pablo de Olavide University (Spain)
  • Isabel Sofía Brito, Polytechnic Institute of Beja (Portugal)
  • Miguel Torres-García, Pablo de Olavide University (Spain)
  • Maria Teresa Godinho, Polytechnic Institute of Beja (Portugal)
  • Francisco Gómez-Vela, Pablo de Olavide University (Spain)
  • Francisco Martínez-Álvarez, Pablo de Olavide University (Spain)


Prof. Francisco Martínez-Álvarez

Data Science & Big Data Lab, Pablo de Olavide University

Ctra. de Utrera, 1, 41013 Seville, Spain

e-mail: fmaralv@upo.es