4th International Education in a Changing Environment (ECE) Conference
- University of Salford
- 12 September 2007 00:00 - 14 September 2007 00:00
This conference provides an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to engage in discussion about the key aspects of changes in policies and practices in post-compulsory education and training.
The conference focus is on five main themes that are key aspects of the changes affecting higher education:
- Diversity, Internationalisation and Intercultural Learning
- Partnership, Collaboration and Lifelong Learning
- Employability and Workforce Development
- Learning Technologies in Higher Education
- The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
The conference will provide a forum for colleagues involved in research in these areas to present papers, workshops and posters and to discuss the implications of change in relation to their findings.
The 4th ECE has attracted international interest, with papers and workshops to be presented by colleagues from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, USA, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Canada, Nigeria, India and Ireland.
Presenters from the UK come from Edge Hill, Derby, Leeds Metropolitan, Cranfield, Northumbria, Bristol, Huddersfield, Liverpool John Moores, Chester, Northampton and two Lifelong Learning Networks, Greater Manchester Strategic Alliance and the North East Higher Skills Network.
Two keynote speakers: Steve Fuller, Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick and Gráinne Conole, Professor of e-Learning at the Open University, whose keynote topics will cover “…the critical intellectual in academic leadership” and “the implications for teaching and learning of the technology-enabled university” respectively.