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ICCCT 2017 : 19th International Conference on Critical and Creative Thought

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICCCT

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICCCT 2017: 19th International Conference on Critical and Creative Thought aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Critical and Creative Thought. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Critical and Creative Thought.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Critical and Creative Thought are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICCCT 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Critical and Creative Thought. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Ads on Social Issues: A Tool for Improving Critical Thinking Skills in a Foreign Language Classroom
Fonseca Jully, Chia Maribel, Rodríguez Ilba
2) Q-Test of Undergraduate Epistemology and Scientific Thought: Development and Testing of an Assessment of Scientific Epistemology
Matthew J. Zagumny
3) The Dialectic between Effectiveness and Humanity in the Era of Open Knowledge from the Perspective of Pedagogy
Sophia Ming Lee Wen, Chao-Ching Kuo, Yu-Line Hu, Yu-Lung Ho, Chih-Cheng Huang, Yi-Hwa Lee
4) Development of EREC IF Model to Increase Critical Thinking and Creativity Skills of Undergraduate Nursing Students
Kamolrat Turner, Boontuan Wattanakul
5) Miller’s Model for Developing Critical Thinking Skill of Pre-Service Teachers at Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University
Suttipong Boonphadung, Thassanant Unnanantn
6) An Innovative Approach to Improve Skills of Students in Qatar University Spending in Virtual Class through Learning Management System
Mohammad Shahid Jamil, Mohamed Chabi
7) Students’ Level of Participation, Critical Thinking, Types of Action and Influencing Factors in Online Forum Environment
N. I. Bazid, I. N. Umar
8) The Islamic Element of Al-‘Adl in Critical Thinking: the Perception of Muslim Engineering Undergraduates in Malaysia
Mohd Nuri Al-Amin Endut, Wan Suhaimi Wan Abdullah, Zulqarnain Abu Bakar
9) Deep Learning and Virtual Environment
Danielle Morin, Jennifer D.E.Thomas, Raafat G. Saade
10) Using Knowledge Management and Critical Thinking to Understand Thai Perceptions and Decisions towards Work-Life Balance in a Multinational Software Development Firm
N. Mantalay, N. Chakpitak, W. Janchai, P. Sureepong
11) Developing ESL Students' Writing
Esmaeil Hassannejad
12) The Engineering Eportfolio: Enhancing Communication, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving and Teamwork Skills?
Linda Mei Sui Khoo, Dorit Maor, Renato Schibeci
13) Reflections of Prospective Teachers Toward a Critical Thinking-Based Pedagogical Course: A Case Study
Ahmet Ok, Banu Yücel Toy
14) Different Multimedia Presentation Types and Students' Interpretation Achievement
Cenk Akbiyik, Gonul Altin Akbiyik
15) Using Weblog to Promote Critical Thinking – An Exploratory Study
Huay Lit Woo, Qiyun Wang