TLHE 2011 : International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Call For Papers
CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Organizing Committee of TLHE 2011 in Singapore is now calling for participation in three categories:
(a) individual 30-minute papers (including Q&A);
(b) Poster sessions; and
(c) Student panels*.
* The student panels are intended to serve as a platform for student groups to share and discuss their experiences in higher education and to help other participants to better understand the challenges faced by Gen Y learners and their learning needs. Students are encouraged to form their own groups, propose a topic, and submit an abstract in the format given below. Student groups, whose proposals are selected, will have access to facilitators who can help them prepare for their sessions and facilitate their sessions at the conference. Individual students may also submit proposals: If they are selected, the organizers will help them to form groups and identify a suitable group topic.
All interested participants are invited to submit an abstract (max. 500 words) addressing any of the following sub-themes:
• Diversity and multiculturalism on campus: Opportunities and challenges for teaching and learning
• Gen Y learners or ‘digital natives’: What to teach? How to teach? What to learn? How to learn?
• Innovative student engagement methods
• Literacies for the new world economy
• Student-centric teaching and learning strategies and approaches
• Sustainability and quality assurance issues in tertiary education
• Technology-assisted education for Gen Y learners and the 21st Century classroom
• Towards advanced personalized learning: A grand challenge for 21st Century education
• Undergraduate and postgraduate student experience in the university
The abstract should:
i) clearly state the goals of the study
ii) provide sufficient background information including key literature references
iii) briefly describe the methodology adopted
iv) highlight data sources
v) report the main findings and
vi) include up to five keywords and state the conference subtheme(s)for which it is intended for.
The abstracts may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The authors will be notified of the decision on their submitted abstracts by 1 June 2011. Authors of abstracts that have been accepted for presentation (oral and poster) at the conference will be asked to submit full papers (6 pages max.) by 30 September 2011. A template for the full paper will be made available to authors at a later date.