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HEAd 2016 : 2nd International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Link: http://www.headconf.org/
 
When Jun 21, 2016 - Jun 23, 2016
Where Valencia, Spain
Submission Deadline Jan 29, 2016
Notification Due Mar 30, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 19, 2016
Categories    education   higher education
 

Call For Papers

2nd International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'16)

June 21 - 23, 2016. Valencia, Spain

http://www.headconf.org
twitter: @headconf

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SCOPE:
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After the great success of the first HEAd conference, which received
submissions from 41 countries, we are pleased to announce the Second
International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'16).
This conference is an excellent 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'16 conference will be held on June 21-23, 2016 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) 2015.


TOPICS OF INTEREST:
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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 and new tools for teaching

- Teaching and learning experiences

- Educational technology (e.g., virtual labs, e-learning)

- Evaluation and assessment of student learning

- Emerging technologies in learning (e.g., MOOC, OER, gamification)

- Educational strategies

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

- New teaching/learning theories and models

- Globalization in education and education reforms

- Learning for employment

- Education accreditation, quality and assessment

- Competency-based learning and skill assessment


IMPORTANT DATES:
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Submission deadline: *January 29, 2016*
Author notification: March 30, 2016 Camera ready due: April 19, 2016
Conference Dates: June 21-23, 2016


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


AWARDS:
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The HEAd'16 Program Committee will select the winners for the Best
Paper and Best Student Paper awards. To be eligible for the best
student paper award, the first author of the paper authors must be
a full-time student at the time of submission.


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
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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 format.
They must follow the instructions in the template file,
available in Microsoft Word format at:

http://www.headconf.org/template.docx

Paper length must be between 4 and 8 pages, incorporating all text,
references, figures and tables. These guidelines are strict: papers
failing to adhere to the guidelines 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'16 is using the OCS platform of UPV Press to manage the
submissions. This platform provides you with a submissions homepage
where you can register your paper submission and make appropriate
changes. The submission website is:

http://www.headconf.org/submission-instructions/


ABOUT THE VENUE:
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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:

http://www.headconf.org/venue/about-valencia/


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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