Knowledge Crossing Borders: Opportunities and Challenges in Regional, Transnational and Global Collaboratives (March 8-12, 2010)

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International Conference on Higher Education (West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica)

Join us in beautiful Heredia, Costa Rica, March 8-12, 2010. In increasingly globalized and technologically-driven societies, geographical and intellectual borders are being reconstructed and reconfigured. Central to these situations are political, economic, and sociocultural issues surrounding the production, dissemination, and ownership of knowledge. This international conference will examine how knowledge transactions across regional and global borders create challenges as well as transformative opportunities for cooperation, creativity, and innovation. Topical areas include: Sustainable Development; Information Technologies; Accessing Higher Education and Meeting Economic, Geographic, and Physical Challenges; Student Retention, Success, and Support; External Resources Funding for Research and Creative Projects; Art Across Borders; Literature, Languages, and Cultures; Public Health, Global Health, Bioethics; Humanities in Today's World; Copyright and Intellectual Property. PROPOSAL DEADLINE 8 JANUARY 2010. Information and application website: Please forward this cfp to interested parties.