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ICIAD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Individual and Academic Development

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICIAD

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICIAD 2017: 19th International Conference on Individual and Academic Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Individual and Academic Development. 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 Individual and Academic Development.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Individual and Academic Development are cordially invited for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

ICIAD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Individual and Academic Development. 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) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
2) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen
3) Integrating Generic Skills into Disciplinary Curricula
Sitalakshmi Venkatraman, Fiona Wahr, Anthony de Souza-Daw, Samuel Kaspi
4) Mobile Learning in Developing Countries: A Synthesis of the Past to Define the Future
Harriet Koshie Lamptey, Richard Boateng
5) Problem Solving in Chilean Higher Education: Figurations Prior in Interpretations of Cartesian Graphs
Verónica Díaz
6) Being a Lay Partner in Jesuit Higher Education in the Philippines: A Grounded Theory Application
Janet B. Badong-Badilla
7) Evaluating the Role of Multisensory Elements in Foreign Language Acquisition
Sari Myréen
8) The Mentoring in Professional Development of University Teachers
Nagore Guerra Bilbao, Clemente Lobato Fraile
9) Measuring E-Learning Effectiveness Using a Three-Way Comparison
Matthew Montebello
10) Elaboration and Validation of a Survey about Research on the Characteristics of Mentoring of University Professors’ Lifelong Learning
Nagore Guerra Bilbao, Clemente Lobato Fraile
11) Cultivating a Successful Academic Career in Higher Education Institutes: The 10 X C Model
S. Zamir
12) A Developmental Study of the Flipped Classroom Approach on Students’ Learning in English Language Modules in British University in Egypt
A. T. Zaki
13) Entrepreneurial Intention and Social Entrepreneurship among Students in Malaysian Higher Education
Radin Siti Aishah Radin A Rahman, Norasmah Othman, Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie, Hariyaty Ab. Wahid
14) Knowing Where the Learning Is a Shift from Summative to Formative Assessment
Eric Ho
15) A Framework on the Critical Success Factors of E-Learning Implementation in Higher Education: A Review of the Literature
Sujit K. Basak, Marguerite Wotto, Paul Bélanger

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