World Congress on Education (WCE-2014), September 15 - 17, 2014, Nelspruit, Pretoria, South Africa

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
  • E-Accessibility
  • 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
  • History
*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
  • Copyright  
  • Digital Libraries and Repositories
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Evaluation and Assessment
  • E-content Management and Development
  • E-content Management and Development. Open Content
  • e-Portfolios
  • 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
  • APD/Listening
  • Counsellor Education
  • Courses, Tutorials and Labs
  • Curriculum Design
  • Bullying
  • 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
  • Gerontechnology
  • 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, ...)
  • 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 

For further information please visit WCE-2014 at