Conferences & Workshops

WG2+WG3 Workshop

ELN WGs 2 and 3 will meet in Zagreb to coordinate and advance their joint projects and activities. 

Travel Arrangements

Meeting Venue

The meeting will take place in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb. 


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Zagreb (FHSS)

The FHSS is the largest higher education institution in Croatia, which carries out research activities and executes university programs in the field of humanities and social sciences, as well as a significant cultural institution with a great impact on Croatian culture and society. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is part of the University of Zagreb, the oldest university in Croatia and one of the oldest universities in Europe. In addition to teaching activities, members of Faculty perform research activities in special scientific areas. The main research activities are in the field of psychology, sociology, information and communication sciences, philosophy, linguistics, history, art history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural anthropology, and many philological groups. In some scientific aspects in the field of humanities and social sciences it can be safely said that the FHSS is a point of reference at the European level.




 Sarah Huffman
Iowa State University

University of Gothenburg





Sarah Huffman, Iowa State University, short-bio

Tomas Tjus, University of Gothenburg, short-bio

Tomas Tjus is licensed psychologist, licensed psychotherapist and professor at Department of psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Before doing an academic career he worked at child- and adolescent clinic and child neuropsychiatric clinic and he has also been supervisor for clinical staff at schools and treatment units for children and adolescents with various problems. He is conducting basic research about children’s cognitive, social and communicative development and applied research investigating the use of multimedia programs when trying to increase literacy skills in children with different reading problems.
Thursday, March 30


 Parallel meetings on methods, tools and experiments:
WG2 (Academic Team and Developmental Team), WG3 (Tools inventory Team), and Societal Team.


 Coffee Break


  Parallel meetings


  Lunch break

  Parallel meetings


  Coffee Break


  Parallel meetings

Friday, March 31


  Move analysis for automated writing evaluation
  Sarah Huffman, Iowa State University


  Digital provision to academic writing: Approaches, technologies, uses
  Christian Rapp, Zurich University of Applied Sciences

  Introducing innovation action iRead: Foundations and next steps
  Mina Vasalou, University College London


  Coffee Break


  Digital literacy and learning solutions: Country based examples
  Maria Jose Brites, University of Minho


  Dissertation/thesis writing across Europe: Exploring student writers’ experiences
  Bojana Petric, University of Essex


  Presentation of good practices in promotion of reading - short presentations 
  Let Me Read You a Book: Presentation of a National Reading Project, 

  Kristina Čunović, Croatian Reading Association
  Let Me Tell You a Story: Volunteer project based on using storytelling with hospitalized children
  Antonia Ćosić, Centre for psychological support and development "Talk To Me”

  Home Reading: From Cesarić to Shakespeare
  Đurđica Jelačić, Elementary school Dobriša Cesarić 


  Lunch Break


  Training reading skills with the use of computer programs encompassing bottom-up and top-down strategies
  Tomas Tjus, University of Gothenburg


  From Critical Reader to Critical Citizen 
  Anita Peti-Stantić, University of Zagreb


  STSM to IBBY Lampedusa Library: Reading with (migrant) families on the island of Lampedusa
  Helen Limon, Newcastle University


  Coffee Break 


 Discussion of ELN Charter and closing session
 Societal team 

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