29, 30 November and 1 December 2010 – Perth, Australia
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations. The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS Digital Library (online accessible).
* Types of submissions:
Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations, Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium. All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.
These include, but are not limited to the following topics:
1. Technologies for spreading learning around the world
2. Higher Education and International student exchange
3. Learning far away from home and close to your future colleagues
4. Learning in multicultural contexts
5. Virtual presence as option for extending the students’ learning space
6. Formal and pragmatic obstacles and opportunities in student exchange programs
7. Double- versus joint degrees
8. Funding resources for staff and student exchange
9. How to establish campuses as multicultural communities
10. Coping with incompatibility in semester-, trimester and quarter year course periods
11. Trade-offs between student exchange in the bachelor- versus the master stage?
12. Will English be the default language for master courses around the globe?
13. Does studying abroad imply “living together with local students”, or prefer “international student houses”?
14. How to recruit highly talented students abroad?
15. How to defend the yielded higher criterion to the access of regional- and local students?
16. How to evaluate students’ readiness for studying abroad?
17. Acculturation: what preliminary intercultural need to be trained before been sent to a study abroad?
This conference will focus both on the acute main streams of student exchange:
- Eastern Asia to Europe, the U.S., Australia and New Zealand
- Among Western and Eastern European countries
- Among Spain, Portugal and Southern American countries
- Among Europe and the U.S.
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