10th Annual Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture

Venue: Trilussa Palace Hotel Roma

Location: Rome, Italy

Event Date/Time: Nov 30, 2011 End Date/Time: Dec 02, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 15, 2011
Early Registration Date: May 13, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: May 13, 2011
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Description

There will be a welcome and keynote address on the afternoon of 30 November, followed by two full days of sessions and panels on 1-2 December.

Approximately 65 individual presentations will be scheduled for the 10th Annual Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture. To participate, please see the Registration page on our website for an electronic submission form. Deadline for consideration of all abstracts is 13 May 2011.

Subjects for 2011 will include all disciplines on multiple levels:

- Exploring and Comparing Cultures
- Language Skills and Cross-Translation
- Internet and Social Technology
- Media, Film and Entertainment
- Connecting Teaching and Learning
- Religion and the Individual
- Communication Across Countries
- Entrepreneurship and Global Business
- Liberal Arts in Community
- Multicultural Texts and Contexts
- World Politics and Practices
- International Agendas

In addition, there will be three roundtable sessions on timely topics:

“The Facebook Revolution: Third 'Largest ‘Nation’ in the World” – A discussion on the profound influence and power of Facebook and other social media in changing the world.

“Technology is the Medium, But What is the Message?” – An examination of how the message changes in various disciplines and cultures because of the medium.

“The Crisis in Global Education” – A debate with the audience on what is ahead and how to fix the problem before it’s too late!

REGISTRATION

The cost of registration is $275 USD per person, which includes all registration materials, three receptions, coffee breaks and two full buffet lunches.

LODGING

Sessions will be conducted at the Trilussa Palace Hotel, a four-star deluxe facility in the Trastevere district of Rome. Discounted lodging is available at the host hotel and at other nearby locations.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Three full scholarships will be available this year to help scholars from developing countries attend the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture. A complete list of nations may be found on our website. Applicants must indicate their interest in receiving a scholarship when sending the abstract.

OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Please see our website to read or submit to the Journal of the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture. This juried journal is published twice each year and welcomes manuscripts on all subjects related to international education and multiculturalism. All those attending the congress will be invited to submit a paper for the proceedings and the journal.

ABOUT US

In 2002, the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture hosted its first meeting at John Cabot University in Rome. With a focus on improving education throughout the world, 30 professors from five countries met to exchange ideas and perspectives on diverse methods of education. Since that time, the Worldwide Forum has grown to include dozens of scholars and professionals representing 28 nations.

Two years ago, the Worldwide Forum released its first volume of work under the title Education Landscapes in the 21st Century: Cross-Cultural Challenges and Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives. This 450-page book, which contains highlights from the first six years of the organization’s proceedings, was published by Cambridge Scholars Press in the United Kingdom. A second volume will be published in early 2011.

Venue

Trastevere (Roma)
Rome
Italy
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