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ICST 2017 : 19th International Conference on Sociocybernetics and Technology

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: 17ZA01ICST

Conference Aims and Objectives

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

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Sociocybernetics and Technology are cordially invited for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

ICST 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Sociocybernetics and Technology. 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) Online Language Learning and Teaching Pedagogy: Constructivism and Beyond
Zeineb Deymi-Gheriani
2) Enhancement of Higher Order Thinking Skills among Teacher Trainers by Fun Game Learning Approach
Malathi Balakrishnan, Gananathan M. Nadarajah, Saraswathy Vellasamy, Evelyn Gnanam William George
3) Learner Autonomy Based On Constructivism Learning Theory
Haiyan Wang
4) On the Constructivist Teaching of Extensive Reading for English Majors
Haiyan Wang
5) Constructivism Learning Management in Mathematical Analysis Courses
K. Paisal
6) Students- uses of Wiki in Teacher Education: A Statistical Analysis
Said Hadjerrouit
7) Robotics, Education and Economy
David G. Maxínez, Francisco Javier Sánchez Rangel, Guillermo Castillo Tapia, Petra Baldovinos Noyola, M. Antonieta García Galván, Moisés G Sierra
8) Effect of Teaching Games for Understanding Approach on Students- Cognitive Learning Outcome
Malathi Balakrishnan, Shabeshan Rengasamy, Mohd Salleh Aman
9) Organization as System, Psychic Dynamism as Equilibration: A Conceptualization
Abbas Moshref Razavi, Rodina Ahmad
10) Evaluation of Chiller Power Consumption Using Grey Prediction
Tien-Shun Chan, Yung-Chung Chang, Cheng-Yu Chu, Wen-Hui Chen, Yuan-Lin Chen, Shun-Chong Wang, Chang-Chun Wang
11) Designing and Implementing an Innovative Course about World Wide Web, Based on the Conceptual Representations of Students
Andreanna K. Koufou, Dimitrios K. Tsolis, Marida I. Ergazaki, Vasilis I. Komis, Vasiliki P. Zogza
12) Analysing the Elementary Science and Technology Coursebook and Student Workbook in Terms of Constructivism
Nil Duban
13) Robust Disturbance Rejection for Left Invertible Singular Systems with Nonlinear Uncertain Structure
Fotis N. Koumboulis, Michael G. Skarpetis, Maria P. Tzamtzi