Professors and professionals from around the world will meet in Rome, Italy, 30 November through 2 December 2011, to discuss this year's theme on "The Effects of Global Learning: Teaching the World about the World."
The major focus of the upcoming meeting will be on informed practices that encourage and foster a multicultural approach to teaching and learning.
Approximately 65 individual presentations will be scheduled for the 10th Annual Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture. To participate, please see the Registration page on the website for an electronic submission form. Deadline for consideration of all abstracts is 13 May 2011.
Subjects for 2011 will include all disciplines on multiple levels:
- Exploring and Comparing Cultures
- Language Skills and Cross-Translation
- Internet and Social Technology
- Media, Film and Entertainment
- Connecting Teaching and Learning
- Religion and the Individual
- Communication Across Countries
- Entrepreneurship and Global Business
- Liberal Arts in Community
- Multicultural Texts and Contexts
- World Politics and Practices
- International Agendas
In addition, there will be three roundtable sessions on pertinent topics:
“The Facebook Revolution: Third Largest ‘Nation’ in the World” – A discussion on the profound influence and power of Facebook and other social media in changing the world.
“Technology is the Medium, But What is the Message?” – An examination of how the message changes in various disciplines and cultures because of the medium.
“The Crisis in Global Education” – A debate with the audience on what is ahead and how to fix the problem before it’s too late!
The cost of registration is $275 USD per person, which includes all registration materials, three receptions, coffee breaks and two full buffet lunches.
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