Call for Papers C7

Sub-Conference on Practice-driven Research, Teacher Professional Development and Policy of ICT in Education (PTP)

In response to emerging research diversity, ICCE 2019 will be a meta-conference, comprising of seven co-located theme-based conferences. This is the Call for Papers for the theme-based conference, C7: Practice?driven Research, Teacher Professional Development and Policy of ICT in Education (PTP).

The ICCE C7 sub-conference on Practice?driven Research, Teacher Professional Development and Policy of ICT in Education (PTP) welcomes contributions that concern research, diffusion and effective practices of ICT innovation in education, focusing on issues regarding technological innovation, and related emerging pedagogical and methodological concerns. It ai at exploring issues regarding technological innovation to support practice-driven research and evidence based education in the context of sustainable practices in the classroom. It covers scalability issues appearing in teacher professional development when using technology and ICT in education and the area of policy of ICT in education, focusing particularly on formulating national and local policies, promoting instructional leadership of principals and heads of department. The sub-conference aims to connect researchers in the Asia-Pacific region and other parts of the world to share scholarly findings and professional insights into the research, practice and policies on ICT in education.

The C7 sub-conference focuses on the following areas:
  • Research on ICT innovation in education

  • Diffusion of ICT innovation into education

  • Research on effective practices of ICT in education

  • Discussion about emerging pedagogical and methodological issues and other concerns in research on technology in education

  • Issues regarding technological innovations to support practice-driven research and evidence-based education

  • Approaches and issues in translating research-based ICT innovations leading to sustainable practices in the classroom

  • Effective methods of teachers' professional development for promoting ICT in education

  • Technological innovations for teachers' professional development

  • Scalability issues with professional teacher development

  • Key concerns about teachers' professional development for promoting ICT in education

  • Initiatives, planning and analysis of policies on ICT in education

All contributions in relation to accomplished research or work in progress under the sub-conference areas are valued.