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Call for Papers, Extended Abstracts, Posters, Workshops and Tutorials! 

World Congress on Education (WCE-2014)
Organised by the University of South Africa (UNISA)
September 15 – 17, 2014,
Nelspruit, Pretoria, South Africa
The WCE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The WCE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education. The aim of WCE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. The WCE-2014 invites research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation.

The topics in WCE-2014 include but are not confined to the following areas:

*Accessible World*

Aging and Disability

Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)

Assessment and Early intervention

Baby Boomers

Building and Sustaining an Inclusive Community

Cognitive Disabilities

Curriculum Adaptation and Modification

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Developmental

Disabilities Disability and Diversity


Human Rights/Disability Rights

Legal Issues (Legislative and Policy)

Learning Disabilities

Living In(ter)dependently

Support Services

Postsecondary Education

Public Health, Diversity and Disability

Resiliency Across the Lifespan

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Study Skills Development

Sustainable Environment

Climate Change


*Adult Education*

Competitive Skills

Continuing Education

Higher Education

Adult education

Vocational Education

Transferring Disciplines


*Art Education*

Music Education

Writing Education

Imaginative Education

Language Education



*Business Education*

Educational Administration

Human Resource Development

Academic Advising and Counselling

Education Policy and Leadership

Industrial Cooperation

Life-long Learning Experiences

Workplace Learning and Collaborative Learning

Work Employability

Educational Institution Government Partnership

Patent Registration and Technology Transfer

University Spin-Off Companies


*Course Management*

Accreditation and Quality Assurance

Academic Experiences and Best Practice Contributions


Digital Libraries and Repositories

Digital Rights Management

Evaluation and Assessment

E-content Management and Development

E-content Management and Development. Open Content


Grading Methods

Knowledge Management

Quality processes at National and International level

Security and Data Protection

Student Selection Criteria in Interdisciplinary Studies

User-Generated Content


*Curriculum, Research and Development* 

Acoustics in Education Environment


Counsellor Education

Courses, Tutorials and Labs

Curriculum Design



Social Networking

Study Abroad Programmes

Faculty Development

Distance Learning: Assessment, Methods and Technologies

Teaching and Learning Experiences in Engineering Education


*Educational Foundations*

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Geographical Education

Health Education

Home Education

Rural Education

Science Education

Secondary Education

Second life Educators

Social Studies Education

Special Education


*Interaction and Cultural Models of Disability* 

Adaptive Transportation

Augmented and Alternative Communication


Healthcare Specialists

Hospitality and Tourism

Labor Market Integration

Medical Experts

Sport, Fitness and Leisure

Special Educational Centres

Social Innovation and E-Service Delivery

Social Workers

Student and Adults with Disabilities

Usability and Ergonomics


*Learning / Teaching Methodologies and Assessment* 

Simulated Communities and Online Mentoring

e-Testing and new Test Theories

Supervising and Managing Student Projects

Pedagogy Enhancement with e-Learning

Educating the Educators

Immersive Learning

Blended Learning

Computer-Aided Assessment

Metrics and Performance Measurement

Assessment Software Tools

Assessment Methods in Blended Learning Environments


*Global Issues In Education and Research*

Education, Research and Globalization

Barriers to Learning (ethnicity, age, psychosocial factors … etc.)

Women and Minorities in Science and Technology

Indigenous and Diversity Issues

Government Policy issues

Organizational, Legal and Financial Aspects

Digital Divide

Increasing Affordability and Access to the Internet

Ethical issues in Education

Intellectual Property Rights and Plagiarism


Important dates:

Research Paper, Extended Abstract, Case Study, Work in Progress and Report Submission Deadline: June 01, 2014

*Notification of Paper, Extended Abstract, Case Study, Work in Progress and Report Acceptance Date: June 15, 2014

*Final Paper Submission Deadline for Conference Proceedings Publication: August 01, 2014

*Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline: June 25, 2014

*Notification of Workshop Proposal Acceptance/Rejection: July 05, 2014

*Poster/Demo Proposal Submission: June 25, 2014

*Notification of Poster/Demo Acceptance: July 05, 2014

Participant(s) Registration (Open): April 01, 2014

Early Bird Registration: February 01 to June 30, 2014

Late Bird Registration: July 01 to August 15, 2014

Conference Dates: September 15 – 17, 2014


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