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Call for Papers: AECT International / ICFER (Taiwan, June 2013)

Posted By Administration, Monday, January 7, 2013
AECT International Conference on the Frontier in e-Learning Research 2013 (ICFER)

June 18-20, 2013

National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung City, Taiwan


In response to requests from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International affiliates and members, the AECT International Conference on the Frontier in e-Learning Research 2013(AECT-ICFER 2013) will be held at the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung, Taiwan on June 18-20, 2013.


The Most Important e-Learning Research Topics
AECT-ICFER 2013 comprises four-interrelated tracks with specialized themes: (1) Digital Classrooms: From Dream-based Research to Practice-based Research, (2) Insights from Distinguished Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning Projects across the World, (3) Transforming the Classrooms: Innovative Digital Game-based Learning Designs and Applications, and (4) Neuroscience Perspectives for Science Learning in Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments. Each track is organized by a program committee and will be part of the two-and-a-half day conference schedule.

An Array of Distinguished Scholars in e-Learning Research

AECT-ICFER 2013 invites 13 distinguished scholars in e-Learning research field to be the speakers and provides an international forum to foster the exchange of ideas and to bring together scholars and experts working in this area. Please see who will give a talk in AECT-ICFER 2013

The Best Occasion for the Exchange of Ideas
AECT-ICFER 2013 invites researchers, graduate students, professional practitioners, and educators in any discipline to participate in all aspects of the conference.

A Rare Chance to Have Your Research Published in Special Issues in Well-Known International Journals
Distinguished papers accepted and presented in AECT-ICFER 2013, after further revisions, will be published in special issues in the international journalsincludingEducational Technology & Society (ET&S), International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education (IJSME), andJournal of Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning(RPTEL). In addition, many of the authors will be invited to expand papers for an edited volume to be published by Springer in its AECT summer research series.

A Special Conference Venue Rich with Treasures
AECT-ICFER 2013 will be held at National Museum of Natural Science. The museum is a six-venue complex housing the Space IMAX Theater, Science Center, Life Science Hall, Human Cultures Hall (the original Chinese Science Hall), Global Environment Hall and the Botanical Garden, excluding the Earthquake Museum in Wufong. Over 30 permanent exhibit areas cover subjects on astronomy, space science, paleontology, ecology, gems and minerals, Taiwanese aborigines, and tropical plants. Rotating special exhibits are a constant occurrence.

We welcome you to submit papers. Authors should submit a paper with 2-8 double-spaced pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references. Papers must strictly adhere to the following page limits using 12 pt. Times New Roman font:

•Full paper: 8 pages
•Short paper: 4 pages
•Poster: 2 pages

Please prepare your manuscript according to the author guidelines. Template is available here

Please submit your paper to (Do not mail or fax the form – only electronic submissions received in the online system will be considered.)

Distinguished papers accepted and presented in AECT-ICFER 2013, after further revisions, will be published in special issues of the following international journals.

•Journal of Research & Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning
•Educational Technology & Society
•International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education

We are waiting for the decisions of another international journal.
The submission deadline isFriday, January 18, 2013. Submissions will not be accepted after this date.

Please visit the conference website at for updates and information on the conference program and registration.

If you have any question about AECT-ICFER 2013 and papers submission, please e-mail to Prof. Tzu-Chien Liu ( .

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