Topics

The scope of ICERI2016 includes the following topics:

Global Issues in Education and Research

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

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
Adult education
Special education
Vocational training
Employability issues and trends
Language Learning Innovations
STEM Education Experiences
Pedagogical Methods and Innovations
Collaborative and Problem-based Learning
Game-based learning and Gamification
Academic Advising and Tutoring
Assessment of student learning
Examination Policies and Grading methods
Student selection criteria
Learning space design: Next generation classroom
Transferring disciplines


New Challenges for the Higher Education Area

New challenges for the Higher Education Area
ECTS experiences
The Bologna Process
Erasmus+ Programme development and experiences
Students and Teaching staff exchange programmes
Joint-degree programmes


Teacher Training

Pre-service teacher experiences
In-service training and Professional development of teachers
ICT skills and training
Human Resources development
Teacher Leaders

Curriculum Design

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

Accreditation and Quality in Education

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

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

University-Industry Cooperation

University/Industry experiences
Life-long learning experiences
Workplace Learning
Work Employability
Challenges between employers and HE institutions
University/Industry/Government partnership
Entrepreneurship Education
Technology Transfer and Patents
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
Advanced classroom applications and technologies
Online/Virtual Laboratories
e-learning experiences
m-Learning: mobile applications and technologies
Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom
e-Tutoring and e-Mentoring
Training the e-Trainer
Online Assessment
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
Virtual Universities
Virtual Learning Environments (VLE )
Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Building Virtual Communities


Emerging Technologies in Education

Web 2.0 and Social Networking: Blogs, Wikis, …
Educational/Serious Games and Software
Videos for Learning and Educational Multimedia
Animation and 3D Applications
Virtual and Augmented Reality

E-content Management and Development

Digital Libraries and Repositories
e-Portfolios
User-Generated Content
Open Content
Learning Analytics
Plagiarism and Intellectual Property Rights
Digital Rights Management
Knowledge Management
IT Services Management and Development
Security and Data Protection

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