Scientific program

The presentations of the key and invited lectures are now available.

Plenary and invited lectures
Theodore Hodapp
Designing multimedia (MM) for teaching/learning physics and science in general
François Cellier
Teaching Physics by Modeling
István Juhos
GeoGebra - Dynamic Mathematics & Science for Everyone
Francisco Esquembre
Creating simulations for tablets using Easy Java(script) Simulations

The presentations of those authors who wanted to share them are listed below:

Parallel sessions presentations
Angela Milazzo et al.
An experimental activity to improve learning in Sciences
Victor J. Pérez Rubio et al.
Scientix observatory: Good practices in internationalisation and localisation of learning objects in STEM education
Almudena Ruiz Sáez et al.
High-level control of Robots in EJS
Anna Spyrtou et al.
“The Journey of Electrical Energy”: an educational animation film for promoting scientific literacy in primary and secondary school
Daniel Aguirre et al.
Computer simulations to teach Physics in secondary education. Main features for a successful learning
Anneke Thurlings et al.
Computer Based Assessment in Physics: Context and multimedia
Antje Kohnle et al.
Interactive simulations for the learning and teaching of quantum mechanics concepts
Lookang Lawrence Wee et al.
Easy Java Simulation (EJS), an innovative tool for teacher as designers of gravity-physics computer models
Ian Lawrence et al.
Creating and curating the Supporting Physics Teaching materials
Paulo Simeao Carvalho et al.
Kinetic and energetic approaches of the Bouncing Ball Phenomenon with a Virtual Experimental Activity
Luis de la Torre et al.
EJSApp: Using virtual and remote labs in Moodle & New Physics Remote Laboratories for UNEDLabs
Darren Wong et al.
Redesigning instruction to promote inquiry, interactive and collaborative learning in physics for large class settings
Vera Montalbano
Sound and noise: a proposal for an interdisciplinary learning path
Dejan Krizaj et al.
Helmholtz pair as an environment for teaching basic properties of magnetic field by combining multimedia and real experiments
Maria José Cano Vicente et al.
Bringing Partial Differential Equations to life


The complete scientific program is now available. In this section you can also find the conference timetable.

Also, the plenary lectures have been arranged like this:
  • Wednesday 11th September: Designing multimedia (MM) for teaching/learning physics and science in general. (Theodore Hodapp)
  • Thursday 12th September: Teaching Physics by Modeling. (François E. Cellier)
  • Friday 13th September: GeoGebra - Dynamic Mathematics & Science for Everyone. (István Juhos)

  Tu 10th Sep. Wed 11th Sep. Th 12th Sep. Fr 13th Sep.
9:00 - 10:00
Workshop Pre Conf.
Plenary lecture
Plenary lecture
Opening ceremony
10:00 - 11:00
Plenary lecture
Invited lecture
Panel session
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30
Workshop Pre Conf.
Parallel sessions 1&2 (PS1&PS2)
Evaluations of MM
Parallel sessions 1&2 (PS1&PS2)
12:30 - 14:00
Closing ceremony & lunch
14:00 - 15:00
Workshop Pre Conf.
Parallel sessions 1&2 (PS1&PS2)
Parallel sessions 1&2 (PS1&PS2)
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
16:30 - 17:30
Workshop Pre Conf.
Parallel sessions 1&2 (PS1&PS2)
Parallel sessions 1&2 (PS1&PS2)
17:30 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:30
Welcome cocktail
Guided tour
19:30 - 20:30
Banquet dinner

Presentations will consist in a 15 minutes talk with additional 5 minutes for questions.

Please note that Tuesday 10th of September is a Pre-Conference day and so, assistants to the MPTL18 are not required to assist till Wednesday 11th..

Profs. István Juhos, Theodore Hodapp and François E. Cellier are the invited speakers of the MPTL'18.

The MPTL'18 will be held at an Associated Centre of UNED, in the centre of Madrid.