ICEDS 2024



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2024 5th International Conference on Education Development and Studies (ICEDS 2024)

The University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK | April 24-26, 2024


The conference proceedings of ICEDS 2024 has been included into ACM Digital Library.

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The 5th International Conference on Education Development and Studies (ICEDS 2024) was held at the prestigious University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, from April 24th to 26th, 2024, the conference focused on the theme "Empowering Education in the Digital Era: Innovations, Integration, and Inclusivity". This theme encapsulated the dynamic and evolving landscape of e-education, emphasizing the critical need for innovative practices, inclusive approaches, and seamless integration of digital technologies in education.



Opening Remarks


The conference commenced with a captivating opening address by Prof. Kelum Gamage from the University of Glasgow, UK. Prof. Gamage emphasized the significance of collaborative endeavors in advancing knowledge and highlighted the vital role that this international symposium plays in fostering intellectual exchange.



Keynote Speakers


ICEDS 2024 was further enriched by the presence of two distinguished keynote speakers. Prof. Jan Vermunt from Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, brought his extensive expertise in learning and instruction, while Prof. Alan Garfield from University of Dubuque, USA, chaired the keynote sessions and provided deep insights into digital learning environments. Their contributions were instrumental in driving the conference's intellectual rigor and broadening the scope of discussions.



Invited Speakers



The conference also featured three esteemed invited speakers. Assoc. Prof. Rachel Fitzgerald from University of Queensland, Australia, discussed her innovative approaches to game-based learning. Principal Lecturer Dr. Panagiotis Fotaris from University of Brighton, UK, contributed his extensive knowledge on technology-assisted learning. Their presentations were pivotal in driving the discourse on contemporary educational challenges and solutions.

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ICEDS 2024 organized three onsite parallel technical sessions and one online session, ensuring a broad and inclusive participation. The sessions covered a range of pertinent topics, including:

Technology Assisted Learning and Game-Based Learning
AI in Education
Digital Learning and Innovative Teaching Methods

Educational Information Technology

These sessions facilitated a rich exchange of ideas, allowing participants to delve into specialized areas of interest and engage with cutting-edge research.



Best Paper Awards


Session 1
DS1050: Implementing Gamified Adaptive Learning Environments for Effective Cyber Security Teams Education
Presenter: Basil Alothman, Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST), Kuwait

Session 2
DS1072: Immediate vs. Delayed Corrective Feedback in Online English Learning: Analyzing Emotional Engagement through Facial Expressions
Presenter: Wanying Liang, Beijing Normal University, China

Session 3
DS1107-A: The interconnectedness of empathy development and intercultural engagement
Presenter: Tsz Yui Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Online Session 1
DS1027: The Influence of CodeCombat on Computational Thinking in Python Programming Learning at Primary School
Presenter: Wan Chong Choi, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA


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