Goodbye Delft, hello Heidelberg!

ECTEL 2020 will take place in Heidelberg from 14 to 18 September. Hope to see you all there!

Recordings to keynotes

Hope you all enjoyed the conference last week as much as we did! The talks of our keynotes are available online:

Opening keynote of Geoff Stead on Wednesday

Rose Luckin's keynote on Thursday

Best Paper, Demo and Poster awards

We are proud to announce the winners of this year's awards:

Best Paper:

Discovering Time Management Strategies in Learning Processes Using Process Mining Techniques

authored by

Nora’ayu Ahmad Uzir, Dragan Gaševi, Wannisa Matcha, Jelena Jovanovi, Abelardo Pardo, Lisa-Angelique Lim, and Sheridan Gentili


Voted Best Demo:

A Novel Approach to Monitor Loco-Motor Skills in Children: A Pilot Study”

authored by

Benoit Bossavit and Inmaculada Arnedillo-Sánchez


Voted Best Poster:

Error 404 – Struggling Learners Not Found´ Exploring the Behavior of MOOC Learners

authored by

Paraskevi Topali, Alejandro Ortega-Arranz, Yannis Dimitriadis, Alejandra Martínez-Monés, Sara L. Villagrá-Sobrino, and Juan I. Asensio-Pérez


Congratulations to all winners!!

Room changes

Here and in the conference app you can find the most updated version of the programme. Please take a look for some last minute room changes..

Please download the event app!

Welcome to Delft!! We are ready to welcome you..

Don't forget to download the event app to keep updated about room changes and other news. Look for 'CEL events' in the app store of Apple or Android.

Proceedings online!

We are happy to annouce you can download the Conference Proceedings  and of course Practitioner Proceedings now.

We hope you have a good weekend and a safe flight; see you all next week.


Programme with locations

A few more days to go!! Time for an update on the programme. The latest version can be found here.

Most sessions will be in the X building on TU Delft Campus. On the floorplan you can get an impression where to find the sessions you registered for.

Safe travels to Delft & see you next week!

Soccer tournament

Keeping the EC-TEL traditions alive!!

We are excited to host yet another soccer match for the EC-TEL participants. This match will take place on 18 september  at Beachclub Breeze in 's Gravenzande . Please email bibeg.limbu(at)ou.nlto participate.

Limited seats, apply now!!

Doctoral Consortium programme online

We are happy to present the programme of the Doctoral Consortium. Please take a look here to find out!

Best Paper at EC-TEL 2019 – Nominations Announced

We are delighted to announce the 5 papers that have been short-listed for the Best Paper Award at EC-TEL 2019. Congratulations to all the nominated authors! The winner of this year’s award, which is sponsored by Springer, will be announced at the Conference Dinner on Wednesday, 18th September.

Maartje Henderikx, Ansje Lohr and Marco Kalz
Enjoyed or Bored? A Study into Achievement Emotions and the Association with Barriers to Learning in MOOCs

Anastasios Ntourmas, Nikolaos Avouris, Sophia Daskalaki and Yannis Dimitriadis
Teaching Assistants in MOOCs forums: Omnipresent Interlocutors or Knowledge Facilitators

Mohsin Abbas, Peter van Rosmalen and Marco Kalz
Identifying critical features for formative essay feedback with artificial neural networks and backward elimination

Zacharoula Papamitsiou, Anastasios A.Economides and Michail Giannakos Fostering learners’ performance with on-demand metacognitive feedback

Nora'Ayu Ahmad Uzir, Dragan Gaševi?, Jelena Jovanovic, Wannisa Matcha, Abelardo Pardo, Lisa Lim and Sheridan Gentili
Discovering Time Management Strategies in Learning Processes Using Process Mining Techniques


Conference programme available!

The conference programme is available now; you can find it here.  Please keep an eye on our site; we will add more details in the coming days.

Registration now open!

Registration for EC TEL 2019 is now open!
Registration form

Information about and discount code for accommodation in and around Delft can be found here.

Preliminary Workshop Schedule now online

Please find the preliminary Workshop Schedule and Outlines of the workshops here

Need a visa?

If you need an invitation letter or other formal document to apply for a visa, please contact c.s.f.walsariewolff(at)


Conference rates available

Conference registration will open June 17th. You can check the rates here
Hotel information will also follow soon

Deadline Doctoral Consortium to May 20th

The deadline for advanced Ph.D. candidates, who seek indepth feedback from the ECTEL Doctoral Consortium Board to submit a proposal is now 20 May 2019.

Interested Ph.D. candidates can upload their submissions to

Keynote Speakers EC-TEL 2019

We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers of the 2019 conference:

  • Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design at UCL
  • Danielle S. McNamara, Professor of Psychology in the Psychology Department at Arizona State University
  • Geoff Stead is the Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Babbel, Joint keynote with MLearn 2019

Look here for more information


Second Call for Papers out now!

Please check here for an updated version of the Call for Papers.


February Update

Behind the scenes the organizing team of EC-TEL 2019 is working hard to make this years' conference a success. Please take a look here for the CfP and submit a proposal.
For important dates look here.

We are pleased to announce that EC-TEL 2019 will be held in conjunction with this year's M-Learn conference.
Bringing together the two conferences and the work of EA-TEL and IAmLearn in Delft will provide a unique platform to bring the communities together. We hope this will mark a new milestone in digital education and learning.

Call for papers

6 January 2019

The first call for papers for EC-TEL 2019 has been published.

The conference theme is "Transforming Learning with Meaningful Technologies" and you can find the detailed call for papers here

EC-TEL 2019 - Save the date

10 December 2018

The 14th annual European Conference for Technology-Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) will be organized by the Leiden Delft Erasmus Center for Education & Learning. The conference will take place at the University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands on 16-20 September 2019.

Conference theme is Transforming Learning with Meaningful Technologies.






Host Organisation

Centre for Education and Learning

Supporting Organisations

Delft University of TechnologyErasmus Universiteit RotterdamUniversiteit LeidenDIPF Bildungsforschung und BildungsinformationInstitut JOŽEFA STEFANKing's College LondonKnow Center TU GrazOpen UniversiteitTallinn UniversityTU GrazUniversité Toulouse III Paul Sabatierhttc e.V.


European Association On Technology Enhanced Learning



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