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• Ballot to select Best IxD&A (paper) of the year 2015



Each individual is allowed to give only one vote to only one paper.
To be fair authors are kindly requested not to vote for their own paper.

->  Paper of the year 2014 and the other papers selected for the ballot



• 2017Call for Special Issues and Focus Section proposals is now

** open **   -> read the call

Deadline: Open call till the filling of all available slots -> only focus section slots still available
Notification with feedback to the proponents: within 30 days from the date of the proposal submission 



• 2015 in figures: around 35% acceptance rate, 4 issues, 33 published papers written by 108 authors from 5 continents (21 countries).

-> full stats



• N. 27 is now available for downloading



'Smart City Learning: Opportunities and Challenges'

guest editors:

Paloma Diaz, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain 

Monica Divitini, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Fernando Ramos, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal


with a focus section on:

'Innovation in Human Computer Interaction: What can we learn from Design Thinking?'

Guest Editors:

Alma Leora Culén, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo 

Asbjørn Følstad, SINTEF


see Tables of Contents -> ToC n. 27



Next issue:


• Spring 2016


'Mobile learning and Special Education'

Guest Editors: Peña L. Bedesem, Enrico Gandolfi, Richard E. Ferdig,  C. C. Lu

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with a focus section on:

'Emotions and Personality in Personalized Systems'

Guest Editors: Nadja DeCarolis, Marco de Gemmis, Andrej Košir and Marko Tkalcic

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Open issues:


• Summer 2016

'The Social Innovation capacity of Open Education and Learning'

Guest Editors: Carlo Giovannella & Demetrios Sampson

-> read the call


with a focus section on:

'Experiences of Technology Appropriation: Unanticipated Users, Usage, Circumstances, and Design'

Guest Editors: Alina Krischkowsky, Nervo Verdezoto, Manfred Tscheligi, Michael Muller

-> read the call


Preliminary communication on further scheduled issues:


• Autumn 2016

'On Making'

Guest Editors: Joep Frens, Bart Hengeveld, Pierry Levy, Patrizia Marti 

-> read the call


with a focus section on:

'Player and Learner eXperience'

Guest Editors: Monica Divitini, Gabriella Dodero, Rosella Gennari

-> read the call


• Winter 2016

'Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development'

Guest Editors: Alke Martens, Radu Vasiu, Annika Wolff


• Spring 2017

'The Future of Human-Building Interaction: An HCI Perspective'

Guest Editors: Hamed S. Alavi, Denis Lalanne


• Summer 2017

'Connecting Learning Design and Learning Analytics''

Guest Editors: Davinia Hernandez Leo, Yishay Mor, Maria Jesus-Triana, Paul Salvador


• Autumn 2017

'Emerging Design: Transforming the STEAM Learning Landscape with the Support of Digital Technologies'

Guest Editors: Daniel Spikol, Jalal Nouri, Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Marcelo Milrad 



• Citation of papers published on IxD&A  

We recommend to use the following citation schemes (to be adapted to the specific Journal format):

Surname1 N1., Surname2 N2., Surname3 N3.: Paper Title, IxD&A Journal, N.23, 2014, pp. 15--30

(if you wish you can use the full name of the Journal, but in this case do not forget to add the short name, as follow: Interaction Design & Architecture(s) - IxD&A Journal) 


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-> link to the short version 

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