World Conference on Educational Sciences - 2010 (WCES-2010)

Venue: Bahcesehir University

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Event Date/Time: Feb 04, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 08, 2010
Registration Date: Jan 09, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 12, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 15, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jan 09, 2010
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The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to; the following major topics as they relate to the Educational Sciences: Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology, Educational Administration, Guiding and Counseling, Educational Planning, Measurement and Evaluation in Education, Learning Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Instructional Design, Learning and Teaching, Special Education, Distance Education, Life Long Learning, Mathematic Education, Social Sciences Teaching, Science Education, Language Learning and Teaching, Human Resources in Education, Teacher Training, Pre-school Education, Primary School Education, Secondary School Education, Vocational Education, College and Higher Education, Learner Needs in 21 Century, The Role of Education in The Globalization World, Human Rights Education, Democracy Education, Innovation and Changing in Education, New Learning Environments, Environmental Education, Professional Development, Nursery Education, Healthy Education, Sport and Physical Education, Multi-cultural Education, Mobile Learning, Technology-Based Learning and etc.

Steven M. Rose, Editor, Educational Technology Research & Development
Marilyn Campbell, Editor, Australian Journal of Guidance and Counseling
Jean Underwood, Editor, Computers & Education
Nick Rusby, Editor, British Journal of Educational Technology
Jongho Shin, Editor, Asia Pacific Education Review
Ali E. Sahin, Editor, Eurasian Journal of Educational Research
Aytekin Isman, Editor, Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

Authors of selected articles are welcomed to submit extended version for publication in regular issues of the following reputed journals, in addition to publication in the conference proceedings.
The journals that have been confirmed so far (further replies are expected in following days)
Australian Journal of Guidance and Counseling (Indexed in SSCI)
British Journal of Educational Technology (Indexed in SSCI)
Asia Pacific Education Review (Indexed in SSCI)
Eurasian Journal of Educational Research (Indexed in SSCI)
Computers & Education (Indexed in SSCI)
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology (Indexed in SSCI)
Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences
Journal of Turkish Science Education
World Journal on Educational Technology

There will be workshops held by the editors of the Supporting Journals. In these workshops information regarding to the vision, scopes, review process, new trends, expectations from authors, etc. will be given of their Journals. Participators will get the chance to express their opinions and ask questions to the editors. This process is expected to inevitably help building long-lasting relationships between participators and editors.
There will be simultaneous translation from English to Turkish in the workshop sessions. Number of chairs in the workshops is limited therefore it is suggested to sign up on early date.
Workshop programme and application form will be announced in the conference web page in the following days.

Researchers who are unable to resolve the funding issue concerning the conference expenses will be provided with an alternative approach for participation, namely, Virtual Online Presentation. Those who would like to make their presentations online from their home countries will also be awarded with a certificate and their papers will be considered for publications similar to other participants as if they were present physically. Those who would like to make use of the Virtual Online Presentation facility will be requested to send their virtual posters or other soft copy materials such as power point presentations to the secretariat. In addition, these participants who would prefer to make use of the Virtual Online Presentation facility may also contribute to the conference through video conferencing.

• Abstract Submissions* September 15, 2009
• Authors Notified September 20, 2009
• Full Paper Submissions November. 20, 2009
• Authors Notified December. 09, 2009
• Early Registration December 12, 2009
• Camera-ready for Elsevier January 09, 2010
• Late Registration January 09, 2010
• Conference Dates February 03-07, 2010
* After the submission date, the authors of abstracts will be notified in four day.

Due to the large number of papers expected for this conference, the committee only allows an author to present two papers. The abstracts can be one-page long (200-400 words). The abstract include Problem Statement, Purpose of Study, Methods, Findings and Results, and Conclusions and Recommendations (These elements may need some adaptation in the case of discussion papers: Background, Purpose of Study, Sources of Evidence, Main Argument, and Conclusions). Please note that some elements are optional in abstracts.
The abstracts should be mailed to

All proceedings of the conference will be published with D.O.I. number in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428) by Elsevier Publication . All papers published in Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal are also indexed by Scopus and ScienceDirect. In addition, Elsevier Publication will be submitted to ERIC and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
All proposals will be subjected to peer-reviews. Selected papers from the conference will be considered for extended version publication in the supporting journals. The selection rate for publication in supporting journals is 22.46% at WCES2009.


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All proceedings of the conference will be published with D.O.I. number in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428) by Elsevier Publication.