International Conference on Higher Education and Quality Assurance 2010 (GTCHEQA)

Venue: MUSCAT

Location: MUSCAT, Oman

Event Date/Time: Apr 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Apr 07, 2010
Registration Date: Feb 15, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 31, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Feb 15, 2010
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MAZOON COLLEGE, MUSCAT
2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

CALL FOR PAPERS

Mazoon College (University College), Muscat, Sultanate of Oman is organizing an International Conference on “Higher Education and Quality Assurance” in April 2010 in association with Ministry of Higher Education, Oman, and Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, U.S.A.
This 2-day conference is aimed to provide opportunities for exchange of information and ideas in higher education developments and quality assurance in higher education. It will provide an opportunity for academicians, students, educational administrators, researchers to promote discussion and share knowledge, experience and expertise on developments and best practices in higher education. This conference will also discuss challenges and issues pertaining to new developments, innovation, and technology based education. Policies, governance and management in education will also be discussed.
The theme of the conference is:
“Global Trends and Challenges in Higher Education and Quality Assurance”

The conference will review:
• Globalization of higher education and impact of Quality Assurance;
• International cooperation in higher education;
• Assuring and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning;
• New environments and challenges in higher education;
• Best practices in Quality Management, and policies and practices in higher education and cross-border higher education;
• Cooperation among management, instructors and support staff for the development of higher education

LANGUAGE OF THE CONFERENCE

English

TOPIC AREAS/SUB THEMES

• Innovation and creativity in higher education
• Recent trends in Higher Education
• Change and development in higher education in the Arab region
• Excellence and evaluation in higher education
• Strategic planning in higher education
• A global revolution in private higher education
• Impact of quality assurance in higher education
• Policies, good governance and leadership in higher education
• Quality assurance and students learning outcomes
• Assessing quality in higher education
• Accreditation and Measuring performance in higher education
• Institutional performance in higher education
• Internal evaluation in higher education Institutions
• Technology and E – learning based education
• Collaboration between Academia and Industry in QA enhancement
• Enhancing human resource development/professional development
• The social and economic benefits of QA in higher education
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
All submissions should be in English Language and submitted through MS Word format.
Research-based papers should include a critical analysis of current issues and challenges in higher education and quality assurance. The abstract should also include the research question(s), hypotheses, methodology, data collection, findings or results and discussion. Abstracts should not be more than 500 words of Times New Roman 12 font and should be submitted via e-mail to the Program Committee at "conference@mazooncollege.edu.om" and copy to: drnaseer27@gmail.com
FULL PAPER SUBMISSION
• A4 size format
• Margins must be 1 inch on all sides
• Font size 12 Times New Roman (body text)
• Single spacing
• Referencing, graphics & tables will be considered in the total page count.
• Maximum 10 pages
• Please use only the Harvard style of referencing
• The proceedings will be published in CD format.

Submission should include a separate title page which indicates title of the paper, the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s), contact details and e-mail address (es). Submission should also include four key words that describe the paper.

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission deadline December 31,2009
Notification of abstract acceptance January 15, 2010
Receipt of full papers with registration fee February 15, 2010

Venue

MUSCAT
MUSCAT
Oman
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