14th International Forum on Educational Technology (IFET2015)

The 14th International Forum on Educational Technology (IFET2015)

First Announcement 

International Forum on Educational Technology, organized by the Steering Committee for Professional Teaching of Educational Technology in Colleges and Universities of the Ministry of Education, has been held by 13 consecutive years. It has been an important platform for idea exchange, academic research, practical communication, and information sharing for Education Technology experts and scholars from China and abroad.

 The 14th International Forum on Educational Technology (IFET2015) will be held at Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China, on Sept. 26-28, 2015. The Joint Meeting of Directors and Heads of Department of Educational Technology will also be held at the same time. We at Shaanxi Normal University sincerely invite experts, scholars, researchers, teachers, and graduate students whose research is in the field of educational technology from China and abroad to submit papers for attending the IFET2015 conference.

I. Conference Organizers

Organizer: Steering Committee for Professional Teaching of Educational Technology in Colleges and Universities, Ministry of Education

Co-Organizer: Steering Committee for Professional Teaching of Learning Sciences in Colleges and Universities, Ministry of Education

Host: School of Education, Shaanxi Normal University, Xian, China

Supporters:E-Education Research Press; China Educational Technology Press; Open Education Research Press; Modern Educational Technology Press; Journal of Distance Education Press; Modern Distance Education Research Press; Distance Education in China Press; Modern Distance Education Press; Higher Education Press; Electronic Industry Press

II. Important Dates and Conference Location

Registration dateSept. 26, 2015; Conference dates: Sept. 27-28, 2015

Registration Location: Qixiayuan Hotel,Yanta Campus,Shaanxi Normal University

III. The Conference Theme

Technology, Learning, and Education Innovations: Opportunities and Challenges in Educational Technology

Main Themes

Topic 1:Development strategy on educational informatization and subject development of educational technology

Topic 2:Effective learning research supported by new technology, new media, and new theory

Topic 3:Theory and practice on instructional design under the environment of informatization

Topic 4:Research on modern distance education theory and practice

Topic 5:Research on digital learning resources construction and sharing

Topic 6:New learning method research under the perspective of learning sciences

Topic 7:Education technology research methods and methodology

Topic 8:Research on digital learning technology and environment

Topic 9:Research on methods, ways and teaching effects of the deep integration of information technology and education

Topic 10:Teachers’ professional development research on informatization environment

Topic 11:Research on wisdom campus construction and application

Topic 12:Research on instructional design case of flip classroom

Topic 13:Practice and reflection on Micro lessons and MOOCs

Other Topics: Other projects related to teaching and learning of technical support

IV. Paper Due Date

The deadline of conference papers submission is Jul.15, 2015. An expert panel will review the submissions and determine whether your paper can be accepted. The conference plans to publish proceedings in both English and Chinese by well known publishers. The paper review panel will also select papers for best paper awards. Excellent papers will be recommended for publishing on professional journals from our supporters. The conference will invite some well-known scholars and academic leaders from China and overseas in the field of educational technology to give talks at the conference.

VPaper Submission Requirements

1. Topics of papers can be selected from the conference themes provided or self-selected

2. Submissions should be unpublished papers;

3. Papers can be in Chinese or English;

4. Paper length can be 8000 words or fewer in principle (including charts and figures);

5. Paper submission: paper should be sent to the e-mailbox: ifet2015@163.com; please put “Paper for the IFET2015” in the email subject ;

6. Detailed requirements on the submissions can be found in the attachment.

VIConference fees

Registration fee: 900 RMB per person for international faculty members, 450 RMB for international students. Students need to carry student ID card. The expenses of international and local transportation and accommodation are of conference participants ‘own cost.

VIIContact Information

Prof. Yong Nie,Telephone:13359239856

Dr. Rong Zhou,Telephone:13309296061

Conference mailbox: ifet2015@163.com

Conference web site: http://se.snnu.edu.cn/ifet2015

The organizing committee of
The 14th International Forum on Educational Technology (IFET2015)

The Association for Educational Communications & Technology
320 W. 8th Street. Suite 101
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Office: 812-335-7675
Fax: 812-335-7678
Toll-Free 1-877-677-2328

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