5th Asian Conference on Education (ACE) 2013

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  • The Inter­na­tional Aca­d­e­mic Forum (IAFOR) in part­ner­ship with Waseda Uni­ver­sity (Japan), Birk­beck Uni­ver­sity of Lon­don (UK), The National Insti­tute of Edu­ca­tion (Sin­ga­pore), The National Uni­ver­sity of Tainan (Tai­wan), Lin­coln Uni­ver­sity (UK), the Hong Kong Insti­tute of Edu­ca­tion (HKSAR), Auburn Uni­ver­sity (USA), and its global part­ners is proud to announce the Fifth Annual Asian Con­fer­ence on Edu­ca­tion (ACE), to be held from Octo­ber 23 – 27 2013, in Osaka, Japan.

    The Asian Con­fer­ence on Edu­ca­tion is an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary inter­na­tional con­fer­ence that invites aca­d­e­mics and inde­pen­dent schol­ars and researchers from around the world to meet and exchange the lat­est ideas and views in a forum encour­ag­ing respect­ful dia­logue, and offer­ing the oppor­tu­nity for renew­ing old acquain­tances, mak­ing new con­tacts, and net­work­ing across higher education.

    Since its incep­tion in 2009, ACE has wel­comed over 1500 aca­d­e­mics and prac­ti­tion­ers to its annual Osaka event, and this year we expect to wel­come a fur­ther 500 atten­dees as ACE con­tin­ues to grow.

    We are also excited to develop the con­fer­ence with the addi­tion of the Asian Con­fer­ence on Soci­ety, Edu­ca­tion and Tech­nol­ogy (ACSET 2013), which will be run in par­al­lel to ACE.

    Pub­lish­ing Opportunities

    Authors of accepted abstracts will have the oppor­tu­nity of pub­lish­ing their paper in the offi­cial con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings, and a selec­tion of papers will be con­sid­ered for inclu­sion in the IAFOR Jour­nal of Edu­ca­tion or the planned IAFOR Jour­nal of Tech­nol­ogy, Edu­ca­tion and Soci­ety. For more infor­ma­tion about IAFOR jour­nals, please click here.

    Con­fer­ence Theme: Learn­ing and Teach­ing in Times of Change

    The con­fer­ence com­mit­tee and pro­gram advis­ers for the Fifth Asian Con­fer­ence on Edu­ca­tion encour­age sub­mis­sions that con­sider learn­ing and teach­ing, and other research dis­ci­plines con­nected to edu­ca­tion, and have orga­nized the fol­low­ing sub-​themes and streams into which pre­sen­ta­tions will be arranged:

    Learn­ing and Teach­ing in Times of Change

    • Chal­lenges and trans­for­ma­tions in times of change
    • Equity, social jus­tice and social change
    • Edu­ca­tion and social and polit­i­cal movements
    • Edu­ca­tion, post-​colonialism and globalisation
    • Edu­ca­tion for sus­tain­able development
    • Con­test­ing per­spec­tives in learn­ing and teaching
    • Vir­tual spaces: dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies and communications
    • Edu­ca­tional Change through Technology

    (Inter)cultural com­mu­ni­ca­tions & under­stand­ing: chal­leng­ing and pre­serv­ing cul­tural differences

    • Eng­lishes’ and cul­tural communications
    • Bi-​cultural, bilin­gual and bi-​national education
    • Lan­guages Edu­ca­tion and Applied Lin­guis­tics (ESL/​TESL/​TEFL)
    • Lan­guage Preservation
    • Lin­guis­tics
    • Lit­er­acy, Lan­guage, Multiliteracies

    Learn­ing and teach­ing through chang­ing edu­ca­tional structures

    • Adult, Voca­tional, Dis­tance, and Pro­fes­sional Learning
    • Higher edu­ca­tion
    • Pri­mary and sec­ondary education
    • Edu­ca­tional Vision, Pol­icy, Lead­er­ship, Man­age­ment and Administration
    • Cur­ricu­lum and Pedagogy
    • Eco­nom­ics of Education
    • Insti­tu­tional Accred­i­ta­tion and Ranking
    • Inter­na­tional School­ing and Education
    • Orga­ni­za­tional Learn­ing and Change
    • Pro­fes­sional Con­cerns, Train­ing and Development
    • Spe­cial Edu­ca­tion, Learn­ing Dif­fi­cul­ties, Disability
    • Stu­dent Learn­ing, Learner Expe­ri­ences & Learner Diversity
    • Stu­dent Affairs

    Dis­ci­plines and interdisciplinarity

    • Arts, Drama and Design
    • STEM (Sci­ence, Tech­nol­ogy, Engi­neer­ing, and Math) Learning
    • Music Edu­ca­tion
    • Tech­nol­ogy in Learning
    • Inte­gra­tive Stud­ies: Work­ing beyond the disciplines
    • Edu­ca­tional research and Development


    ACE/​ACSET 2013 Keynote Speaker

    Pro­fes­sor Mary Stu­art – Vice-​Chancellor, Uni­ver­sity of Lin­coln, UK

    Pro­fes­sor Stu­art joined the Uni­ver­sity of Lin­coln as Vice Chan­cel­lor in Novem­ber 2009. She is a Board mem­ber of Uni­ver­si­ties UK, a mem­ber of HEFCE’s Teach­ing Qual­ity and Stu­dent Expe­ri­ence Strate­gic Com­mit­tee and the Higher Edu­ca­tion Pub­lic Infor­ma­tion Steer­ing Group as well as being Chair of the Uni­ver­si­ties Asso­ci­a­tion of Life­long Learn­ing (UALL), Chair of Open Edu­ca­tional Resource (OER) Steer­ing Group, Chair of Action on Access Advi­sory Com­mit­tee and Deputy Chair of the Uni­ver­sity Alliance.

    ACE/​ACSET 2013 Con­fer­ence Co-​Chair & Fea­tured Speaker

    Pro­fes­sor Keith Miller – Uni­ver­sity of Illi­nois Spring­field, USA

    Keith W. Miller is the Schewe Pro­fes­sor of Lib­eral Arts and Sci­ence at the Uni­ver­sity of Illi­nois Spring­field, where he is a mem­ber of the Com­puter Sci­ence Depart­ment, and an asso­ciate mem­ber of the Phi­los­o­phy Depart­ment. Dr. Miller’s research inter­ests are in soft­ware test­ing and in com­puter ethics, and he is cur­rently the editor-​in-​chief of IEEE Tech­nol­ogy and Soci­ety Mag­a­zine. He was awarded the 2011 Joseph Weizen­baum Award by the Inter­na­tional Soci­ety for Ethics and Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy. He is the prin­ci­pal inves­ti­ga­tor of a recent grant from the U.S. National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion to study the effects of ethics edu­ca­tion for com­puter sci­ence students.

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