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The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2014

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The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and  institutional partners is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom, to be held from April 17-20 2014, at the Rihga Royal Hotel and the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center (OICC) in Osaka, Japan.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience Japan, explore Osaka and Kyoto, join a global academic community…

Join us as we celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, and explore new avenues of interdisciplinary study in the wonderfully rich physical and cultural environment of Japan. This international conference will again bring together university scholars working throughout Japan, Asia, and beyond to share ideas and forge working relationships with each other over a stimulating, challenging, and fun long weekend.

Conference Theme 2014:
“Individual, Community, Society: Connecting, Learning and Growing”

Innovations in technology have changed the way that we communicate throughout all facets of our lives. The ability to interact with individuals or groups for any purpose, anytime, and anywhere supports new ways of engaging with others, provides creative mechanisms for teaching and learning, and enhances personal, community, and societal advancement. We invite scholars, educators, administrators, policy makers, and others to join us at ACTC 2014 to explore how technological innovations facilitate our global connectedness and empower flexible and dynamic educational experiences never before possible.ACTC 2014 will attract a diverse group of educational professionals to share research and practical applications in the utilization of advanced information technologies for teaching and learning. Selected presentations will share evidence-based practices and important lessons learned so that others may benefit in their own application of similar approaches. The International Academic Forum encourages open intellectual exchange for the purpose of individual professional development, as well as enhancement of our shared disciplines and educational communities.

We hope you can join us in Osaka 2014


steve-c-400Professor Steve Cornwell – Conference Co-Chair

Professor, Department of International and English Interdisciplinary Studies, Osaka Women’s University, Japan
Director of Programs, & Member of the Board of Directors, Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT)

barbara-webProfessor Barbara Lockee – Conference Co-Chair

Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
Associate Director of the School of Education
Associate Director of Educational Research and Outreach, Virginia Tech, USA

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom will be held alongside the Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning. Registrants for either conference will allow attendees the option of attending sessions in the other.

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About the Event

Date/Time: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Sunday, April 20, 2014 (All Day)
Venue: Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 1, 2014
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2014
Streams: Beyond Web 2.0, Blogs, Computer Adaptive Testing, Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Digital literacy, e-Assessment and new Assessment Theories and Methodologies, e-learning and collaborative learning, Education in a virtual world, Future Classrooms, Human computer interaction, Instructional Technology, Integrating e-learning in classroom based language teaching, Interactive Whiteboard technologies, Language Labs, Learning Systems Platforms, Mobile learning, Mobile technologies, Moodle and Classroom Teaching, Multimedia, New Technologies, Online Journals, Open and distance learning technologies, Social networking, Support Centers, Teaching online, Telecollaboration, Video Podcasting, Virtual and personal learning environments, Virtual Communities, Web 2.0 technologies in the classroom, Web-based Learning, Web-based Writing Education, Wikis

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