International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (ICICTE) 2008 (ICICTE 2008)

Venue: Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel

Location: Corfu, Ghana

Event Date/Time: Jul 10, 2008 End Date/Time: Jul 12, 2008
Registration Date: Jul 09, 2008
Early Registration Date: May 26, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 21, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Apr 15, 2011
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Description

ICICTE 2008 will seek to address the many challenges and new directions presented by technological innovations in educational settings. With the keynote speaker, plenary sessions, workshops, and forums examining the integration of technology into all facets of education, the conference will provide participants with a forum for intensive interdisciplinary interaction and collegial debate. Those attending ICICTE 2008 will leave with an excellent overview of current thinking and practices in applications of technology to education. Thematic streams will include alternative processes, procedures, techniques and tools for creating learning environments appropriate for the twenty-first century.

Conference themes include:

Institutional and national responses to technological change

Political economy and educational technology: Intersections

The architecture of learning; accessibility; the evolution of the classroom

Pedagogy in the evolving tech environment

Informal and formal adult education

Multi-grade education

Instructional design and delivery; evaluation and assessment

Strategies and tools for teaching and learning, simulations and gaming

Effects on training institutions and industry

Impacts on educational institutions: effects on faculty, staff, administration, and students; curriculum and program development

Intellectual property

Ethical considerations in the use of information technology in teaching and learning

The internationalization of institutions and of education

Open/Distance learning

Building communities of teachers/educators; cooperative learning

Teacher training

The use of technology in education to promote democratic ideals, freedom, equality.

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Additional Information

Keynote speaker: Dr. Gilly Salmon, University of Leicester Following in the tradition of previous ICICTE conferences, ICICTE 2008 will bring together an international community of scholars and practitioners in a forum setting. Opportunities for discussion on current thinking and practices in applications of technology to education are enhanced by the limited number of participants. For a full listing of topics for ICICTE 2008, please consult the conference Aims and Themes. We are pleased to note that the journals Campus-Wide Information Systems, the UCFV Research Review, and Interactive Learning Behaviour will again devote special issues to selected papers from ICICTE. Closing ceremonies will include presentation of the UCFV Graduate Student Paper Prize and other awards. First given in 2004, this award recognizes the work of upcoming scholars and practitioners. The conference’s social programs have always brought Greek hospitality to the fore of our meetings and discussions. This year’s social program includes the opening night reception, the closing ‘Greek Night’ dinner, and three lunches, including the UCFV President’s lunch.

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