Topics

The scope of ICERI2013 includes the following topics:

Global Issues in Education and Research

Education, Research and Globalization
Barriers to Learning (ethnicity, age, psychosocial factors, ...)
Women and minorities in science and technology
Indigenous perspectives and Diversity issues
Government Policy issues
Organizational, legal and financial aspects
Leadership and University Administration
Digital Divide
Increasing affordability and access to the Internet
Student Support in Education
Ethical issues in Education
Intellectual Property Rights and Plagiarism
Managing Cultural Diversity
Youth participation
Impact of economic crisis on education
Marketing and fundraising in education

Education: New Trends and Experiences

Education practice trends and issues
Experiences in Undergraduate education
Experiences in Post-graduate education
Experiences in Primary and Secondary Education
Life-long learning education
Adult education
Vocational training
Transferring disciplines
Academic Advising and Tutoring
Assessment of student learning
Examination Policies and Grading methods
Student Selection Criteria in interdisciplinary studies 
Learning space design
Language Learning Innovations


Research: New Trends and Experiences

Research Methodologies
Academic Research Projects
Joint-research programmes
Research on Technology in Education
Research Centres
Links between Education and Research
Research Management

New Challenges in the Higher Education Area

New challenges for the European Higher Education Area
ECTS experiences
The Bologna Process and its implementation
Joint-degree programmes
Erasmus and Exchange experiences in universities
Students and Teaching staff Exchange programmes

Teacher Training

Pre-service teacher experiences
In-service training and Professional development of teachers
School experience of student teachers
Human Resource Development
Teacher leaders

Curriculum Design

New Experiences for Curriculum Design
Strategies, Principles and Challenges
Integration of cross-cultural studies in curriculum
Analysing the skill needs of Labour Market
Generic skills and their development
Courses, Tutorials and Labs
Course management
Humanities in the 21st century

Accreditation and Quality Assurance

Academic experiences and best practice contributions
Quality processes at National and International level
Evaluation and Assessment

University-Industry Cooperation

University/Industry Experiences
Life-long learning experiences
Workplace learning and Collaborative Learning
Work Employability
University/Industry/Government partnership 
Patent Registration and Technology Transfer
University spin-off companies

International Projects

New experiences for the International cooperation
Project outcomes and conclusions 
Joint Education and Research programmes
University networks


Technology in Teaching and Learning

Learning and Teaching Innovations
ICT Skills Education
Advanced classroom applications and technologies
Online/Virtual Laboratories
e-learning experiences
m-Learning: mobile applications and technologies
Blended Learning
e-Tutoring
Training the e-Trainer
Online Assessment
Virtual Universities
Building Virtual Communities
Web 2.0 and Social Networking: Blogs, Wikis, …
Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)
Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Educational/Serious Games and Software
Videos for Learning and Educational Multimedia 
Animation, 3D, and Web 3D Applications
Virtual and Augmented Reality

E-content Management and Development

Digital Libraries and Repositories
Digital Rights Management
User-Generated Content
E-content Management and Development. Open Content
e-Portfolios
Knowledge Management
Security and Data Protection