Job Posting: Education Researcher at TERC

The Educational Gaming Environments (EdGE) group at TERC is looking to hire a new Ph.D.  in the areas of Educational Data Mining, Learning Analytics, or other quantitative methods as an Education Researcher.  The full job description can be found at


3M Council – IFNTF Summit 2018 – Call for Papers Reminder

 IFNTF Summit 2018 – Call for Papers Reminder

FEBRUARY 15, 2018

IFNTF Second World Summit
Nurturing Teaching Excellence across Disciplines
May 3-5, 2018
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Second Annual World Summit of the IFNTF will be held from May 3-5, 2018  at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  The summit will bring together award-winning teachers, educators and students from around the globe to engage in thought-provoking presentations and panel discussions on nurturing and enhancing teaching excellence. The summit is organized by the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows  (IFNTF), ( which was founded in 2016 with a mandate to bring national award winning teachers from around the world to share ideas and experiences in teaching and higher education. Following the successful first summit in Birmingham, UK in February 2017 where the theme was Defining Teaching Excellence within the Disciplines, the 2018 summit will focus on Nurturing Teaching Excellence across Disciplines.  The key areas of the summit will revolve around the following key task areas, namely, creating a culture of teaching excellence, high-impact pedagogies, student engagement strategies and impactful teaching.

The summit will be hosted at Dalhousie University ( and will coincide with the year during which the university celebrates its 200th year anniversary. The summit is lined up so that attendees will have an opportunity to also participate in another teaching and learning conference, namely,  the Dalhousie Conference on University Teaching and Learning (DCUTL)(
that is being held on May 2nd and 3rd.

We welcome submissions for paper sessions. Papers can be theoretical, conceptual, and/or empirical. Authors should submit an extended summary limited to 1500 words (excluding references). Papers should be related to the key theme of the conference and the key task areas.

Click here for the PDF version of the Call for Papers and Summit details.

Submissions due: February 15, 2018
Notification of acceptance: March 15, 2018
Registrations due: April 15, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth Wells
Co-President, IFNTF
Dean of Arts, Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada

Dr. Srini Sampalli
Vice President (Canada), IFNTF
Professor of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

JGER Inaugural Issue Published: Journal of Global Education and Research Vol 1 Issue 1

It is with a great pleasure that we announce the inaugural issue of the Journal of Global Education and Research (JGER). JGER as an interdisciplinary journal aims to bring together researchers, scientists, scholar and graduate students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Global Education and Research and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. JGER is housed at the University of South Florida and sponsored by M3 Center at the USF Sarasota-Manatee. Website of JGER is:
Please note that submitting an article and accessing published articles do not cost any money to researchers. JGER has a distinguished, international Scientific Committee and Editorial Board that works on a volunteer basis. JGER will publish two issues in 2018.
Please access the first issue articles at:
Please forward this email to your colleagues and graduate students. We encourage you to submit articles to JGER. We also seek subject area editors, regional editors, assistant editors and special issue editors. If you are interested, please apply at:
Dr. Waynne James, Professor, University of South Florida
Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu, McKibbon Endowed Chair Professor, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee