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Call for contributions to the 2012 Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development

From the ISSoTL listserv:

2012 Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development
“Across the Globe Higher Education Learning and Teaching”
Bangkok, 23rd-25th July

The general aim of the ICED 2012 Conference is to become an international meeting point for participants to reflect and exchange ideas and experiences in researching and supporting educational development at different levels from classroom to national scales. The experiences of scholars in many countries, especially those in Asia and ASEAN, will be shared with scholars from other parts of the world. The sharing of best practice in the development of higher education will be most valuable for rethinking of quality learning and teaching paradigms for all parts of the world.

Conference Themes

  • Strategies for enhancing learning for the next generation of students
  • Scholarship and research into the practice of educational and academic development
  • Policies and practice in institutional and organizational development
  • The development of higher education across the globe

Conference Topics
We welcome proposals on these topics below, or any others which are interesting and important to the world-wide community of educational and academic developers.

Transformative learning

  • Education for sustainability
  • A futuristic view of education
  • Learning for social change
  • Postmodern teaching pedagogy and instructional technology
  • Changes to the learning environment
  • Learning engagement and course design / development / management
  • Paradigm shifts in teaching and learning
  • Assessment in higher education
  • Cross-cultural education
  • Global quality and standards of higher education
  • Student and lecturer mobility

Submissions and Abstracts
We invite the submission of abstracts for consideration by the peer review panel for one or more of the following types of sessions in the conference: paper, workshop or poster.

Papers should report research findings, or discuss evidence-based practice, or critically assess policy or practice. Papers may be clustered and presented in shared sessions (20, 30 or 60 minutes, including discussion time).

Workshops should be action-oriented (60 minutes).  They should include a short input (up to 15 minutes) and activities for delegates to participate in. They should be of interest and relevance to a wide audience Please include a timetable showing the design of the event.

Posters should be A0 in size (portrait layout) and present summary information about your work in a visual or text format in a way that is of interest to the conference participants. You will be asked to talk about your poster during networking sessions.

Abstracts should include title and speaker names, and the name of a key contact. They should be no more than 200 words. They will be published in the Conference programme.

The deadline for submissions is January 15th 2012.

Peer review process
All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by two peer reviewers, and the final selection of the successful contributions will be made by the conference organizing committee. You will be informed of the outcome by February 29th 2012.

Pre-conference workshops – 22nd July
There will be a separate call for proposals for Pre-Conference Workshops which will be held on 22nd July 2012.

Further details
Due to the present emergency in Bangkok, the Conference Web Site is not available, and therefore it is not possible to use the electronic submission process straight away. A second Call for Papers will be circulated when the web site is up and running.

Further information about ICED can be found on the ICED web site. Please circulate this Call to your colleagues.


About judithcoe

I am a retired music professor emerita, faculty development champion, SoTL practitioner mentor and trainer, technology geek, fulbright alum, cultural ambassador, digital explorer, artist, and observer with a passion for Irish land- and seascapes, music and literature, Blasket Island people and culture, and the sea.


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