Posted by: Richard Schwier | September 13, 2008

WORLD CONFERENCE ON EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES

WCES-2009

February 4-7, 2009
Near East University
Nicosia – CYPRUS

** Submissions Due: October 08, 2008 **
The abstracts should be mailed to wces2009@world-education-center.org

www.wces2009.org

TOPICS

The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to; the following major topics as they relate to the Educational Sciences: Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology, Educational Administration, Guiding and Counseling, Educational Planning, Measurement and Evaluation in Education, Learning Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Instructional Design, Learning and Teaching, Special Education, Distance Education, Life Long Learning, Mathematic Education, Social Sciences Teaching, Science Education, Language Learning and Teaching, Human Resources in Education, Teacher Training, Pre-school Education, Primary School Education, Secondary School Education, Vocational Education, College and Higher Education, Learner Needs in 21 Century, The Role of Education in The Globalization World, Human Rights Education, Democracy Education, Innovation and Changing in Education, New Learning Environments, Environmental Education, Professional Development, Nursery Education, Healthy Education, Sport and Physical Education, Multi-cultural Education, Mobile Learning, Technology-Based Learning and etc.

INVATED SPEAKERS

Steven M. Rose, Editor, Educational Technology Research & Development
Marilyn Campbell,Editor, Australian Journal of Guidance and Counseling
Nick Rusby, Editor, British Journal of Educational Technology
Jung-Cheol Shin, Editor, Asia Pacific Education Review
Kinshuk, Editor, Educational Technology and Society
Ali E. Sahin, Editor, Eurasian Journal of Educational Research
Charalambos Vrasidas, Editor, Educational Media International
Aytekin Isman, Editor, Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

SUPPORTING JOURNALS

Authors of selected articles are welcomed to submit extended version for publication in regular issues of the following reputed journals, in addition to publication in the conference proceedings.
The journals that has been confirmed so far (further replies are expected in following days)

Australian Journal of Guidance and Counseling (Indexed in SSCI)
Educational Technology Research & Development (Indexed in SSCI)
British Journal of Educational Technology (Indexed in SSCI)
Asia Pacific Education Review (Indexed in SSCI)
Educational Technology and Society (Indexed in SSCI)
Eurasian Journal of Educational Research (Indexed in SSCI)
Educational Media International
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology
Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences

WORKSHOPS

There will be workshops held by the Editors of the Journals which will publish the selected articles. In these workshops information regarding to the vision, scopes, review process, new trends, expectations from authors, etc. will be given of their Journals. Participators will get the chance to express their opinions and ask questions to the editors. This process is expected to inevitably help building long-lasting relationships between participators and editors.
There will be simultaneous translation from English to Turkish in the workshop sessions. Number of chairs in the workshops is limited therefore it is suggested to sign up on early date.
Workshop programme and application form will be announced in the conference web page in the following days.

CONFERENCE LANGUAGE

The official languages of the conference are English and Turkish.
Sessions will be held in both languages.
There will be separate presentations and poster halls for Turkish papers.
Presentations in English Language are also encouraged by the organization committee.
There will be simultaneous translation from English to Turkish in the workshop sessions.

DEADLINES & IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Submissions: Oct. 08, 2008
Authors Notified: Oct. 30, 2008
Full Paper Submissions: Nov. 20, 2008
Authors Notified: Dec. 09, 2008
Early Registration: Dec. 12, 2008
Hotel Reservation: Dec. 15, 2009
Camera-ready: Jan. 09, 2009
Late Registration: Jan. 09, 2009
Conference Dates: Feb. 04-06, 2009

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

The abstracts can be one-page long (300-400 words), and it must be structured. The element of the structured abstracts; Problem Statement, Purpose of Study, Methods, Findings and Results, and Conclusions and Recommendations (These headings may need some adaptation in the case of discussion papers: Background, Purpose of Study, Sources of Evidence, Main Argument, and Conclusions). Please note that some elements are optional in structured abstracts.
The abstracts should be mailed to wces2009@world-education-center.org

PUBLICATION OF THE PAPERS

All proposals will be subjected to peer-reviews.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book.
Selected papers from the conference will be considered for publication in the best journals.
All Papers will be submitted to Index to Social Sciences & Humanities Proceedings (ISSHP/ISI Proceedings – SSCI), ERIC and Scopus.

Contact:
WCES-2009
Cyprus Educational Sciences Association
Near East University
Post Office
Nicosia
Cyprus
Tel: +9 03922236464 – 110
Fax: +9 03926802023
E-mail: wces2009@world-education-center.org
Web: www.wces2009.org


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