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Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia welcomes you to Seminar on Advances in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering for Elementary Schools (SAMSES) 2020 which will be held on 8 October 2020. This seminar aims to bring together academic practitioners, university lecturers and students, independent scholars and researchers to share and exchange the knowledge, practices, and research results on areas related to the implementation of STEM in elementary school settings. SAMSES also provides an interdisciplinary forum for educators and policy makers to present and discuss current innovations, developments, practical challenges, as well as potential solutions to issues in the fields of STEM for elementary school children.

Aim and Scope

SAMSES invites academic practitioners, university lecturers and students, independent scholars and researchers to present their research abstracts and papers. Contributions on unpublished results of empirical and experimental research in areas of elementary education are cordially invited for presentation. Topics of interest for presentation in SAMSES include, but not limited to:

  • Educational studies in Mathematics
  • Physics Education
  • Science Teaching Kit
  • Engineering for Kids
  • Robotic and game teaching in elementary school
  • Electronics for kids
  • Computer-based learning
  • Computer programming for kids
  • Foundations of Engineering, Technology, and Robotics

Keynote Speakers

Dr. I Gusti Darmawan
Adelaide University, Australia

Dr I Gusti Darmawan is Senior Lecturer, Associate Head (International), School of Education, The University of Adelaide. He specialises in ICT, Science and Mathematics Education, Assessment and the measurement of student achievement, progress, and attitude, Secondary data analysis, Advanced quantitative methods and their applications (e.g. SEM and multilevel modelling), and Cross national and comparative studies.

Prof. Dr. Didi Suryadi, M.Ed.
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia

Prof Dr Didi Suryadi is a professor of Mathematics Education at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. Some of his works are Mathematical Problem Solving and Primary School Children: Some Essential Issues, Classroom-Based Studies on Teaching Mathematical Thinking and Problem-Solving in Japan and Possible Implementations in Indonesian School Mathematics, and A Review of Process Variable Studies in the Area of Mathematical Problem Solving, all published in reputable international journals.

Assoc. Prof. Wang Qiyun
National Institute of Education, Singapore

Dr Wang Qiyun is the Associate Professor in Learning Sciences and Assessment Academic Group. He is also the Programme Leader of the Master of Education (Learning Sciences and Technologies), and the Chair of the Ethnic Clearance Committee of the Academic Group. He specialises in blended synchronous learning (using real-time video conferencing), technology-supported learning environment, and education design-based research.

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline : 31 August 2020
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance : 6 September 2020
  • Full Paper Submission Deadline : 20 September 2020
  • Payment Deadline : 20 September 2020
  • Seminar Date : 8 October 2020

Call for Papers

Authors are requested to submit an abstract to the Organizing Committee by 31 August 2020. The abstract must contain the following section: introduction, aim of the study, method, results, conclusion, and keywords. The abstract must have no longer than 200 words.

The paper must be submitted two weeks after the seminar day. Please go to “Submission System” menu then “Login” to submit the full paper. Selected papers will be published in IOP Journal of Physics: Conference Series.

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Call for Papers

[IMPORTANT] To submit an abstract, authors must register first (click here). Then they can submit their abstracts by logging in to this site (menu “Submission System” then “Login”). The submitted abstracts will be selected for presentation. The manuscripts (full papers) should be submitted only after the abstracts are accepted.

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Registration Fee and Payment

Indonesian Presenter

International Presenter

Please do bank transfer for the registration fee to:
Bank Name: Bank BNI
Virtual Account Number: 9881 9541 2040 8012
Account Holder: SAMSES

[IMPORTANT] After making the payment, author MUST upload the transfer proof via this website (NOT Email). Author can upload by logging in to our submission system. Payment receipt can be downloaded directly from your account once your payment is confirmed by the committee.