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Call for papers

The first ABU3QCE is a local symposium dedicated to the exchange of research and practice aimed at enhancing quality in computing education. This includes all fields of computing education; computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, computer information technology and software engineering education. ABU3QCE aims to publish quality papers that combine teaching and learning experiences with theoretically founded research within the field. The symposium is a collaborative initiative of Al Baha University, KSA, and Uppsala University, Sweden.

Symposium format

ABU3QCE is a single-track symposium with research and practice presentations as well as working groups, keynotes and invited talks.

The symposium aims at a moderate size, relaxed atmosphere, and lively discussions. Therefore, only a limited number of submissions from Al Baha University and Uppsala University staff and students, and invited guests from regional universities will be accepted.

The symposium language is English.

Review process and publication

To ensure a varied selection of high quality contributions, submissions will be reviewed. All papers presented at the symposium will be included in the online proceedings

Important dates

Submission deadline: January 29, 2015
Notification of acceptance: February 8, 2015
Submission of camera-ready manuscripts: February 15, 2015
Registration deadline: February 17, 2015
Symposium: February 24-25, 2015


Submissions are invited in all areas related to the symposium theme. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching innovations, best practices, assessment development, and case studies in computing education.
  • Use of technology to support education in computer science and engineering and related sciences.
  • Cultural aspects of teaching and learning in computer science and engineering education.
  • Teaching and learning of non-technical content in computing engineering education.
  • Computing education research: methods and findings.
Submission information

Short papers of up to 4 pages should be submitted through EasyChair. Please follow the IEEE formatting instructions at

Advisory board


Symposium chairs

Aletta Nylén, Uppsala University, Sweden,
Mohamed Shenify, Al Baha University, KSA,

Programme committee

Anders Berglund
Arnold Pears
Ismat Aldmour
Fokrul Alom Mazarbhuiya
Mohamed Gamar Hussein
Mohammed Al Qursi
Muhammad QaiserSaleem
Neena Thota
Nimir Salih
Rahmat Budiarto
Yusuf Perwej


Participation of staff and students, female and male, from Al Baha University is strongly encouraged. Registration should be done by mail to

Symposium venue

The symposium takes place in Al Baha, KSA.

Symposium fee

The symposium is free. Meals and tea/coffee are provided for registered participants.

More information

Please, contact Aletta Nylén for further information.

Uppdaterad  2015-02-01 17:48:51 av Aletta Nylén.