Notification and Preliminary Call for Papers

The WCE-2017 theme is Global Issues in Education and Research. We invite Papers, Extended Abstracts, Panel Discussions, Posters, Speaker’s and Workshop Proposals, Virtual Presentation, that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation.

The topics in WCE-2017 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
  • E-Accessibility
  • 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
  • History

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
  • Copy-right
  • Digital Libraries and Repositories
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Evaluation and Assessment
  • E-content Management and Development
  • E-content Management and Development. Open Content
  • e-Portfolios
  • 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
  • APD/Listening
  • Counsellor Education
  • Courses, Tutorials and Labs
  • Curriculum Design
  • ESL/TESL
  • Bullying
  • 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 Needs Education

Interaction and Cultural Models of Disability

  • Adaptive Transportation
  • Augmented and Alternative Communication
  • Gerontechnology
  • Healthcare Specialists
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Labour 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

Issues In Education and Research

  • Education, Research and Globalization
  • Barriers to Learning (ethnicity, age, psychosocial factors, …)
  • 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
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Interaction and Cultural Models of Disability
  • Diversity and Equality in Education
  • Inclusive Education

Pedagogy

  • Teacher Education
  • Cross-disciplinary areas of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Education practice trends and issues
  • Indigenous Education
  • Kinesiology and Leisure Science
  • K12
  • Life-long Learning Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Reading Education
  • Religion and Education Studies
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Discipline Led Integrated
  • Active Learning
  • Adult Learning
  • Student Centred Learning

Research Management

  • Research Methodologies
  • Academic Research Projects
  • Joint-research programmes
  • Research on Technology in Education
  • Research Centres
  • Links between Education and Research
  • New Challenges in Education
  • ECTS experiences
  • The Bologna Process and its implementation
  • Joint-Degree Programmes
  • Erasmus and Exchange experiences in universities
  • Students and Teaching staff Exchange programmes

Ubiquitous Learning

  • Accessibility to Disabled Users
  • Animation, 3D, and Web 3D Applications
  • Context Dependent Learning
  • Distance Education
  • E-Learning
  • E-Manufacturing
  • Educational Technology
  • Educational Games and Software
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • ICT Education
  • Internet technologies
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Mobile Applications and Learning (M-learning)
  • Multi-Virtual Environment
  • Standards and Interoperability
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Technology Support for Pervasive Learning
  • Sustainable Technologies
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Videos for Learning and Educational Multimedia
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)
  • Using technology to overcome social barriers
  • Web 2.0
  • Social Networking
  • Blogs and Wikis
  • Wireless Applications

Humanities

  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Social Science
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology

Research In Progress

  • Ongoing research from undergraduates, graduates/postgraduates and professionals Projects
  • Integration of cross-cultural studies in curriculum
  • Research Assessment Exercise (RAE)
  • New Trends And Experiences