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HEAd 2015 : 1st International Conference on Higher Education Advances


When Jun 24, 2014 - Jun 26, 2014
Where Valencia, Spain
Submission Deadline Jan 30, 2015
Notification Due Mar 31, 2015
Final Version Due Apr 21, 2015
Categories    education technology   higher education   innovative materials

Call For Papers

************************ Call for Papers **************************************

1st International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'15)

June 24 - 26, 2015. Valencia, Spain


Information and communication technologies together with new teaching paradigms
are reshaping the learning environment. The First International Conference on
Higher Education Advances (HEAd'15) aims to become a forum for researchers and
practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and research results
relating to the preparation of students, teaching/learning methodologies and
the organization of educational systems.

The HEAd'15 conference will be held on June 24-26, 2015 at the Faculty of
Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politecnica de
Valencia (UPV), which has been recently ranked as the best technical university
in Spain by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2014.

The program committee encourages the submission of articles that communicate
applied and empirical findings of interest to higher education professionals.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas:

- Innovative materials, teaching and learning experiences

- Planning and organization of teaching

- Evaluation and assessment of student learning

- Emerging technology practices (e.g., MOOC, OER, gamification)

- Experiences outside the classroom (e.g., practicums, mobility)

- New teaching/learning theories and models

- Globalization in education and education reforms

- Industry and education

Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, published by UPV
Press, and will be provided with a DOI number and indexed in major
international bibliographic databases. Authors of selected papers will be
awarded and invited to submit an extended version to be published as a chapter
in a book edited by UPV Press.

Submission deadline: January 30, 2015
Author notification: March 31, 2015
Camera ready due: April 21, 2015
Registration Deadline: April 21, 2015
Conference Dates: June 24-26, 2015

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and is located on the shore of the
Mediterranean Sea. It embraces culture and tradition from the past combined
with singular architecture, exciting gastronomy, nightlife, and beautiful white
sand beaches. Valencia is the capital city of the Comunitat Valenciana region,
which is major tourist destination in summer. More info at:

Authors from all over the world are invited to submit original and unpublished
papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal. All
papers will be peer reviewed by the program committee based on their
originality, significance, methodological soundness, and clarity of exposition.

Submitted papers must be written in English and should be in PDF or word
format. They must follow the instructions in the template file, available in
Microsoft Word format at:

Paper length must be between 4 and 8 pages (A4 size), incorporating all text,
references, figures and tables. Up to 2 extra pages are permitted with
additional costs. These guidelines are strict: papers failing to adhere to the
guidelines (by being more than 10 pages, altering margins or not following the
template) will be rejected without consideration of their merits. Submissions
imply the willingness of at least one author to register, attend the
conference, and present the paper.

HEAd'15 is using the OCS platform of UPV Press to manage the submissions. In
order to submit your paper, you must first create an OCS account. OCS will
provide you with a submissions homepage where you can register your paper
submission and make appropriate changes. The submission website is:

The organizing committee looks forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful
conference with open discussions and important networking to promote high
quality education.

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