To the participants of the Udine International Seminar
Development in Teacher Education and Training University of Udine, Italy 01-06
thank you very much for
having applied to the Seminar.
It is only a few days before the beginning
of the seminar and I know that some of you are already leaving to come here. I
therefore take the opportunity to send you some general information so that it
shall be easy for you to settle during the first two days of activities, whatever
your day of arrival is. All those who asked to be booked in the university colleges
will be guests of the following: ERDISU, RENATI, PAULINI. A personal letter confirming
the booking has been sent to all those concerned: we ask anyone who doesn't receive
it to please get in touch with us. Apart from the opening cerimony, which shall
take place at Udine castle, all the seminar activities will take place at Palazzo
Antonini, an ancient palace situated in the historycal town centre, less than
10 minutes walk from Palazzo Florio, where you will always find the Secretariate
if any help is needed. It shall be a great pleasure to welcome you in Room 1 of
Antonini Palast with a coffe, a 'tajut' of wine and San Daniele ham on the 1st
of September, after your arrival and registration, at Palazzo Florio, seat of
the University Rectorate. Anyone who doesn't manage to make their registration
the afternoon of the 1st of September, can do so on the 2nd of September starting
from 2 p.m., always at the secretariate. We apologize for this, but unfortunately
it is not possible to transfer the secretariate, with all its documents, to the
Sala del Parlamento in Udine castle, where the opening ceremony takes place. In
my letter I also include some general information which might be useful to you.
Yours cordially, Marisa Michelini
the kind attention of every participant
- you are kindly invited to hand in
five copies of your work for the seminar ( four paper versions and one electronic
- remember it is also important to confirm your participation in
the various activities proposed in the social programme
- please ensure you
make your final accommodation payment and the second part of fee payment.
the seminar, we wish to make sure that you can dedicate as much time as possible
to interacting and discussing with the other participants, and Workshops are the
place where all this is possible. We remind you that each participant is invited
to contribute to the Round Table both during the discussion both with written
contribution handled to the Seminar Secretariat.
Florio, Palazzo Florio
1st of September, 2003; time 4 p.m.-7 p.m
Secretariat operates for payments, collection of scientific materials and general
information. A letter, handed to each partecipant, will contain words of welcome,
the forms for the enrolment in the social programme, the statement of payments
and any supplementary payments.
The participants will be welcomed
with a reception in Room 1 at Palazzo Antonini, very closed with Palazzo Florio,
where the evening talk of Christian Ucke will take place at 7.30.
HOW TO REACH PALAZZO FLORIO AND ANTONINI
By car: there is a big parking lot
in Piazza Primo Maggio, just 5 min. walk from Palazzo Florio. By bus: bus n.1
reaches Palazzo Antonini (stopping in Piazza San
Cristoforo) leaving from
the Railway station every 10 min. and passing through via Aquileia, Piazza della
Libertà and via Mercatovecchio From Hotel Friuli: only 10 min. walk or
bus n. 10 which stops in Piazza
Primo Maggio just 3 min. walk from Palazzo
- From Hotel Ambassador: only 10 min. walk
through via Carducci, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio or bus n. 1 in
via Aquileia at the rear of the hotel.
- From Hotel Cristallo: 10 min.
walk through viale Ungheria, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio or bus
n. 1 in via Aquileia.
- From Hotel Europa: 10 min. walk through via Roma,
via Carducci, via Vittorio Veneto and via Mercatovecchio or bus n. 1 from the
- From Hotel Due Palme: 10 min. walk through via Villalta
and via Mazzini. From ERDISU: 10 min. walk through viale Ungheria, via Vittorio
Veneto and via Mercatovecchio.
- From Collegio Renati: 10 min. walk, through
via Treppo, via Manin and via Mercatovecchio.
- From Collegio Paulini:
10 min. from the railway station through via Roma, via Carducci, via Vittorio
Veneto and via Mercatovecchio.
OPENING OF THE SEMINAR
Sala del Parlamento, Udine Castle
2nd of September, 2003; time 9.15-13.00
The opening Ceremony will take place in the Sala del
Parlamento of Udine Castle according to the following programme:
a.m. Opening talk - GT1
Manfred Euler, President of Girep, Department of Physics
Education, IPN, Kiel, Germany Quality Development Challenges to Physics Education
The improvement of science teaching and the role of the Institutions
to improve the quality of pre-service and in service teacher education Aart Kleyn
(EPS) - chairman,
Leonard Jossem (AAPT) - responsible for the outcomes,
Gunnar Tibell (ICPE),
Giunio Luzzatto (CONCURED),
Elena Sassi (University
of Napoli, Italy),
Salvatore Serio (SAIt)
is in the centre of the city at the top of a natural hill. HOW TO REACH UDINE
CASTLE By car: there is a large parking area in Piazza Primo Maggio at the rear
of the Castle. By bus: bus n.1 runs every 10 min. from the Railway Station.
- From Hotel Friuli: 10 min. walk or bus n. 10 stopping in Piazza Primo Maggio,
3 min. walk from the Castle.
- From Hotel Ambassador: 10 min. walk through
via Carducci and via Vittorio Veneto or bus n. 1 in via Aquileia at the rear of
- From Hotel Cristallo: 10 min. walk through viale Ungheria
and via Vittorio Veneto or bus n. 1 in via Aquileia.
- From Hotel Europa:
10 min. walk through via Roma, via Carducci and via Vittorio Veneto or bus n.
1 from the railway station.
- From Hotel Due Palme: 10 min. walk through
via Villalta, via Mazzini and via Mercatovecchio.
- From ERDISU: 10 min.
walk through viale Ungheria and via Vittorio Veneto.
- From Collegio Renati:
10 min. walk, through via Treppo and via Manin.
- From Collegio Paulini:
10 min. from the railway station through via Roma, via Carducci and via Vittorio
SECRETARIAT OF THE SEMINAR IN SALA FLORIO AT
The Secretariat is open in the Sala Florio
at Palazzo Florio,with the following timetable:
1st 4.30 p.m-7 p.m.
September, 2nd 2 p.m.-7 p.m.
September, 3th, 4th and
5th 8.30 a.m.-11.30 a.m.
2.30 p.m.-5.30 p.m.
September, 6th 8.30 a.m.-11.30
Partecipants are reminded that the total fee is 140 Euros.
Payments must be in Euro. All the registered participants will receive the Seminar
programme booklet, a bag with paper, pen and tourist information, typical products
of Friuli, invitations for the social programme and information on Proceedings
and on Refereeing procedure.
THE SEMINAR TAKES PLACE IN PALAZZO
ANTONINI (from the afternoon of September 2 to the morning of September 6)
an old city building of historical and artisitc interest, is located in the centre
of Udine and was built during the Renaissance by the Antoninis. It has been the
head offices of Udine University since 1978.
POSTERS AND EXHIBITS
Entrance and Room n.10 (map of Palazzo Antonini in this booklet) is devoted to
the poster and exhibits. The preparation must be carried out by those concerned,
who are kindly asked to contact dr. Alberto Stefanel for any scientific requirements
and sigg. Mauro Sabadini and Oliver Opee for any technical requirements.
During the whole Seminar, these services are available to all the
* Secretariat (Sala Florio, Palazzo Florio)
* Computer room
(room APC, Palazzo Antonini)
* Internet connection terminals (room APC, Palazzo
* Canteens ( ERDISU Student College )
* Drink vending machine
( Palazzo Antonini )
* Coffee breaks ( room A1, Palazzo Antonini )
room ( Palazzo Antonini )
* Photocopying ( in a limited number, Secretariat)
* Incoming fax ( by the Secretariat)
* Notice board for participants (Secretariat
and entrance of Palazzo Antonini)
* Overhead-projector in every room
N.4 PC with videoprojector
* N.1 Videorecorder
All the participants are eligible to eat in the canteen of ERDISU college which
will be opened from the 2nd of September 2003. This allows the participants to
have a complete meal at the special price of 7 Euros per meal, pre-paid to the
Secretariat of the Seminar. ERDISU, viale Ungheria, 500 m. from Palazzo Antonini
LUNCH: 12a.m.- 2p.m.
DINNER: 7p.m.- 8.30p.m.
It is always possible for
the participants to have a complete meal (first and second course and side-dish,
drinks excluded) at the price of only Italian 6-12 Euros at the Restaurant "Al
Vecchio Stallo" or "Ai Frati". Information on other restaurants
in Udine can be found in the Secretariat.
The participants staying in hotels may settle the payment at their own hotel at
the reduced price found in the first circular. The participants staying at the
Student Dormitory (PAULINI, ERDISU, RENATI) may settle the payment at the Secretariat.
IN OF PAPERS FOR THE PROCEEDINGS
Papers presented at the Seminar will be published
in a book. A selected number of contributions will be published after the referring
procedure. For these reasons all the participants are kindly invited to carry
five copies of their works for the seminar: four paper versions and one electronic
version following the instructions reported below and available on the website
of the Seminar. The refereeing procedure will follow the "exam-on-the-spot"
scheme as in the Barcelona GIREP Conference. The copies on paper and the copy
on disk (DOS format or disk with ASCII file or Word for Windows file) must be
handed to Claudia Longhetto, at the Secretariat.
NOTE ON SOCIAL
MONDAY 1st September 2003 - Evening Talk
Ucke, Department of Physics, Technical University, Munich, Germany [Physics and
TUESDAY 2nd September 2003
Visit to Wine House
3rd September 2003 - Evening Talk
Stanley Micklavzina, Department of Physics,University
of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA and Goraz Planinsic, Secretary of GIREP, Department
of Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia [Physics Nocturno]
4th September 2003 - Evening activities
9 p.m. Aula Magna Kolbe
of the Band Group "Armonie" directed by prof. Fabrizio Fontanot (a hundred
pupils for a concert) "The Magic of Physics" - show of the students
of Liceo Scientifico G. Marinelli supervised by Prof. Vilma Capocchiani Remote
laboratory with a telescope - Astronomical Observatory of Trieste The audio, video,
and data connection will enable to perform a real "remote observation",
controlling the instrument and getting astronomical images and any other data
of interest. The activity is the main part of the national project "Le stelle
stanno a guardare" for the diffusion of the scientific culture and to make
telescopes available to the schools.
FRIDAY 5th September
2003 - 5pm: Visit to Villa Manin in Passariano, visit to the painting exhibition
"Da Canaletto a Zuccarelli - the venetian landscape of the 18th century"
and Informal dinner at the typical friulan restaurant "Napoleone"
SEPTEMBER 6 AFTERNOON: TRIP TO GRADO AND AQUILEIA!!!