Thursday, May 22, 2014

World Congress on Education (WCE-2014)


Call for Papers, Extended Abstracts, Posters, Workshops and Tutorials!
World Congress on Education (WCE-2014)
Organised by the University of South Africa (UNISA)
September 15 - 17, 2014,
Nelspruit, Pretoria, South Africa
The WCE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The WCE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education. The aim of WCE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. The WCE-2014 invites research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation.

The topics in WCE-2014 include but are not confined to the following areas:

*Accessible World*
Aging and Disability
Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)
Assessment and Early intervention
Baby Boomers
Building and Sustaining an Inclusive Community
Cognitive Disabilities
Curriculum Adaptation and Modification
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Developmental
Disabilities Disability and Diversity
Human Rights/Disability Rights
Legal Issues (Legislative and Policy)
Learning Disabilities
Living In(ter)dependently
Support Services
Postsecondary Education
Public Health, Diversity and Disability
Resiliency Across the Lifespan
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Study Skills Development
Sustainable Environment
Climate Change

*Adult Education*
Competitive Skills
Continuing Education
Higher Education
Adult education
Vocational Education
Transferring Disciplines

*Art Education*
Music Education
Writing Education
Imaginative Education
Language Education

*Business Education*
Educational Administration
Human Resource Development
Academic Advising and Counselling
Education Policy and Leadership
Industrial Cooperation  
Life-long Learning Experiences
Workplace Learning and Collaborative Learning  
Work Employability
Educational Institution Government Partnership  
Patent Registration and Technology Transfer
University Spin-Off Companies

*Course Management* 
Accreditation and Quality Assurance
Academic Experiences and Best Practice Contributions
Digital Libraries and Repositories
Digital Rights Management
Evaluation and Assessment
E-content Management and Development
E-content Management and Development. Open Content
Grading Methods  
Knowledge Management
Quality processes at National and International level
Security and Data Protection
Student Selection Criteria in Interdisciplinary Studies  
User-Generated Content

*Curriculum, Research and Development* 
Acoustics in Education Environment
Counsellor Education
Courses, Tutorials and Labs
Curriculum Design
Social Networking
Study Abroad Programmes
Faculty Development
Distance Learning: Assessment, Methods and Technologies
Teaching and Learning Experiences in Engineering Education

*Educational Foundations*
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Geographical Education
Health Education
Home Education
Rural Education
Science Education
Secondary Education
Second life Educators
Social Studies Education
Special Education

*Interaction and Cultural Models of Disability* 
Adaptive Transportation
Augmented and Alternative Communication
Healthcare Specialists
Hospitality and Tourism
Labor Market Integration
Medical Experts
Sport, Fitness and Leisure
Special Educational Centres
Social Innovation and E-Service Delivery
Social Workers
Student and Adults with Disabilities
Usability and Ergonomics

*Learning / Teaching Methodologies and Assessment* 
Simulated Communities and Online Mentoring
e-Testing and new Test Theories
Supervising and Managing Student Projects
Pedagogy Enhancement with e-Learning
Educating the Educators
Immersive Learning
Blended Learning
Computer-Aided Assessment
Metrics and Performance Measurement
Assessment Software Tools
Assessment Methods in Blended Learning Environments

*Global Issues In Education and Research*
Education, Research and Globalization
Barriers to Learning (ethnicity, age, psychosocial factors ... etc.)
Women and Minorities in Science and Technology
Indigenous and Diversity Issues
Government Policy issues
Organizational, Legal and Financial Aspects
Digital Divide
Increasing Affordability and Access to the Internet
Ethical issues in Education
Intellectual Property Rights and Plagiarism

Important dates:
Research Paper, Extended Abstract, Case Study, Work in Progress and Report Submission Deadline: June 01, 2014 
*Notification of Paper, Extended Abstract, Case Study, Work in Progress and Report Acceptance Date: June 15, 2014 
*Final Paper Submission Deadline for Conference Proceedings Publication: August 01, 2014 
*Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline: June 25, 2014 
*Notification of Workshop Proposal Acceptance/Rejection: July 05, 2014 
*Poster/Demo Proposal Submission: June 25, 2014 
*Notification of Poster/Demo Acceptance: July 05, 2014 
Participant(s) Registration (Open): April 01, 2014  
Early Bird Registration: February 01 to June 30, 2014 
Late Bird Registration: July 01 to August 15, 2014 
Conference Dates: September 15 - 17, 2014 

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