International Conference on Educational Technologies 2013

full name / name of organization: 
(1) International Association for Development of the Information Society (2) Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia (3) Curtin Business School, Curtin University, Australia
contact email: 
secretariat@icedutech-conf.org

ICEduTech is the scientific conference addressing the real topics as seen by teachers, students, parents and school leaders. Both scientists, professionals and institutional leaders are invited to be informed by experts, sharpen the understanding what education needs and how to achieve it.

Topics for the ICEduTech Conference:

1. Education in Context

a. Education in the Network Society
b. Educational Games
c. Social Media in Education
d. Home Schooling
e. Students’ Rights
f. Parents’ Rights
g. Teachers’ Rights
h. Student-Safe Searching
i. School Violence
j. Education and Tolerance for Peace
k. Education in Developing Countries

2. Education as Professional Field

a. Teacher Education
b. Teachers’ Professional Development
c. Teachers’ Workload
d. Teacher Support for Grading, Time Tabling, Grading, Learning Tools, and Online Learning Software
e. Teachers’ learning in Communities of Practice
f. Web-based Communities for Teacher Support
g. Teachers’ Career Planning
h. Legal and Financial Issues
i. Conflict Resolution and Mediation
j. Governance and Servant Leadership
k. Educational Policies

3. Curricular Evolution

a. Problem-based Learning
b. Critical Thinking Skills
c. Creativity Skills
d. Learning Citizenship
e. Global Education
f. Media Literacy / -Pedagogy
g. Multicultural Education
h. Alternative Assessment Methods

4. Learner Orientation

a. Student-Oriented Learning
b. Peer- and Collaborative Learning
c. Learning Strategies: Learn how to Learn
d. Motivating Students
e. Recognizing Students’ Learning Styles
f. Special Education

5. Integrating Educational Technologies

a. Social Media and Social Networking
b. The Semantic Web 3.0
c. Podcasting for Broadcasting Video Lectures
d. Podcasting feedback to students
e. Wiki and blogs in Higher Education
f. Mobile, Virtual and Vicarious Learning
g. Simulations and Modeling

6. International Higher Education

a. Marketing Higher Education as a Business Case
b. Pitfalls and Solutions in Joint and Double Degree Programs
c. Enculturation and International Teacher Accreditation
d. Web-based, Mobile, Virtual Presence and Social Media to Overcome Student Mobility
e. Blended Learning and Student Assessment at a Distance
f. Student Mobility and Distance Education
g. New-Emerging Standards and Benchmarks for Higher Education
h. Education, Research, Exchange an Capacity Building
i. 21st Century Academic and Industrial Brain Exchange
j. Academic Salaries, Faculty Contracts, Residence Permits and Legal Issues
k. International Student Exchange Funding Programs: Erasmus Mundus, the U.S. Council on International Educational Student Exchange, and the Euro-American “Atlantis” program
l. Networks for International Higher Education in the Pacific, Australia, Europe, Asian and European countries
m. Higher Education, Cultural Diversity, Tolerance and Political Conflict

The Conference will be composed of several types of contributions:

Full Papers – These include mainly accomplished research results and have 8 pages at the maximum (5,000 words).
Short Papers – These are mostly composed of work in progress reports or fresh developments and have 4 pages at maximum (2,500 words).
Reflection Papers – These might review recent research literature pertaining to a particular problem or approach, indicate what the findings suggest, and/or provide a suggestion - with rationale and justification - for a different approach or perspective on that problem. Reflection papers might also analyze general trends or discuss important issues in topics related to Applied Computing. These have two pages at maximum (1500 words).
Posters / Demonstrations – These have one page at the maximum (625 words) besides the poster itself (or demonstration) that will be exposed at the conference.
Tutorials – Tutorials can be proposed by scholars or company representatives. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
Panels – Discussions on selected topics will be held. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
Invited Talks – These will be made of contributions from well-known scholars and company representatives. An abstract will be included in the conference proceedings.
Doctoral Consortium – The Doctoral Consortium will discuss on going work of PhD students in an informal and formative atmosphere. Contributions to the consortium should take the form of either: a critical literature review of the research topic providing the rationale for the relevance and interest of the research topic; or a short paper discussing the research question(s), research objectives, research methodology and work done so far.
Doctoral Consortium Contributions should have a maximum 2,500 words (4 pages).
Corporate Showcases & Exhibitions – The former enables Companies to present recent developments and applications, inform a large and qualified audience of your future directions and showcase company’s noteworthy products and services. There will be a time slot for companies to make their presentation in a room. The latter enables companies the opportunity to display its latest offerings of hardware, software, tools, services and books, through an exhibit booth. For further details please contact the publicity chair - secretariat@icedutech-conf.org.

This is a blind peer-reviewed conference.

Important Dates

- Submission Deadline: 28 June 2013

- Notification to Authors: 31 July 2013

- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: until 6 September 2013

- Late Registration: after 6 September 2013

- Conference: 29 November - 1 December 2013

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graduate_conferences
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