CONFERENCE 20202021-05-25T11:29:55+00:00


Cagliari, 10th – 11th February 2020

T-Hotel, Via dei Giudicati, 66 – Cagliari

Organised by the “Educational Technology” Program of CRS4 (Center for Advanced Studies, Research and Development in Sardinia)


Kevin Burden

Dr. Kevin Burden is Professor of Digital Education in the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education (FACE) at the University of Hull where he leads a team investigating the impact and pedagogical potential of digital technologies on learning and on education more generally.


What does Innovative Mobile Learning Look Like? With: Kevin Burden, Professor, University of Hull, United Kingdom

Francesco Cabras

Francesco Cabras is an entrepreneur who works in cloud-based software development. He is also a consultant with over 20 years of experience in the field of ICT. Before working freelance, he worked for about 10 years as researcher at CRS4 where he dealt with data management and data presentation in multimedia, health information technology and telemedicine. He is now part of the IDEA team as responsible for the creation and the usage of technological platform.


The IDEA Platform, the cloud at the service of didactics. With: Francesco Cabras, Consultant CRS4, Radix, Italy

Donald Clark

Donald Clark is an EdTech Entrepreneur, CEO, Professor, Researcher, Blogger and Speaker.


AI changes everything. With: Donald Clark, Ed Tech Entrepreneur, Visiting Professor, University of Derby, United Kingdom

Kaśka Porayska-Pomsta

Professor Kaśka Porayska-Pomsta research focuses on Artificial Intelligence in Education, with the specific emphasis on developing adaptive interactive environments for learning.


Scaffolding learners’ socio-emotional self-regulation through AI-enhanced learning environments. With: Kaśka Porayska-Pomsta, Professor, University College London, United Kingdom

Valéry Psyché

Professor Valéry Psyché is specialized in technology enhanced learning, in instructional design, and Artificial Intelligence applied to education. She holds a PhD in cognitive informatics from the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM).


Instructional design for Intelligent Adaptive Learning. With: Valéry Psyché, Professor, University Teluq, Quebec, Canada

Daniel Schneider

Daniel K. Schneider is an associate professor of educational technology at TECFA, a research and teaching unit in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Geneva.


Computational Thinking and making. With: Daniel Schneider, Professor, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Barbara Wasson

Barbara Wasson, Director of the Centre for The Science of Learning & Technology (SLATE), University of Bergen, Norway is a full Professor in the Department of Information Science & Media Studies.


Learning Analytics. With: Barbara Wasson, Director of the Centre for The Science of Learning & Technology (SLATE)

Davide Zedda

By training, Davide is a physicist and works as IT teacher at high school level. He presently teaches in IISS Giua, Cagliari. He has always worked in the area of Information Technology (IBM, University of Cagliari, Hydrocontrol), with a strong interest towards research. This aspiration is fulfilled with the collaboration with the Edutech group of CRS4, especially collaborating to the IDEA project.


Remote Intelligent Access to Lab Experiment. With: Davide Zedda, CRS4 and IISS “Michele Giua”, Cagliari, Italy



School Principal: Gianbattista Carmelo Marras – Istituto Comprensivo S. Satta – A. Fais di Perfugas

Teacher: Silvana Pinna

Didactic Tutor: Pier Luigi Lai

Technological Tutor: Alessandro Costantino

Theme: Interdisciplinarity in digital teaching


School Principal: Gianbattista Usai – Istituto Tecnico Professionale IANAS di Tortolì

Teachers: Claudia Moi, Laura Piazza, Rosa Deidda, Cristina Bini

Didactic Tutor: Scilla Contu

Technological Tutor: Anna Costa

Theme: School Without Walls


School Principal: Maria Romina Lai – I.I.S. Minerario G. Asproni – I.T.C.G. E. Fermi di Iglesias

Teachers: Stefania Anna Russo, Riccardo Bachis

Didactic Tutors: Roberta Aru, Emanuela Nioi

Technological Tutors: Santiago Garrido Rua, Giulio Lai

Themes: School Without Walls, Computational Thinking


School Principal: Gianbattista Usai – Istituto Tecnico Professionale IANAS di Tortolì

Teachers: Anna Marongiu, Orietta Scattu

Didactic Tutor: Scilla Contu

Technological Tutor: Mauro Mereu

Theme: Computational Thinking


School Principal: Giovanni Carmelo Marras – Istituto Comprensivo S. Satta – A. Fais di Perfugas

Teacher: Giovannica Cosso

Didactic Tutor: Barbara Letteri

Technological Tutor: Vittorio Padiglia

Theme: Computational Thinking


Interview with Annalisa Bonfiglio, President of CRS4.

Interview with Carole Salis, Scientific Coordinator of the IDEA Project.

Interview with Barbara Wasson, University of Bergen, Norway.

Interview with Donald Clark, Derby University, United Kingdom.

Interview with Emanuela Nioi, Didactic Tutor of the IDEA Project.

Interview withGiovanni C. Marras, School Principal IC “S. Satta-A. Fais”, Perfugas(SS), Italy.

Interview with Kevin Burden, Hull University, United Kingdom.

Interview with Luca Galassi, Director of School Policy Service.

Interview with Pietro Zanarini, Director of the Information Society sector of CRS4.

Interview with Rossana Boi, IC “E. d’Arborea” San Gavino (CA) Italy.

Contact Info

CRS4, Loc. Piscina Manna, Edificio 1, 09050 Pula

Web: IdeaB3