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Friday, November 27, 2009

SOE International Conference - February 12-14, 2010. Read details below.

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

First International Conference on

CURRENT TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN EDUCATION

Marriott Hotel Guam

February 12-14, 2010

About the Conference

The University of Guam School of Education is hosting an international conference for researchers, practitioners and school administrators to share their expertise, experiences, theoretical perspectives and research findings in education The conference focuses on Current Trends and Challenges in Education with the following sub-themes:

1. Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

2. Diversity, Learning Styles, and Special Needs

3. Partnerships, Collaboration, and Networking

4. Distance Education, Blended Learning, and Technology-Mediated Instruction

5. Dispositions, Values, and Relational Skills

6. Finance, Governance, and Accreditation

7. At-risk Learners, Family Crisis, and School-Based Interventions

8. Psychology, Sociology, and Philosophy of Education


Dr. Richard Giardina
Dr. Nerida F. Ellerton


Registration Fee

International Participants:

Early Bird (Before January 15, 2010): $150

On Site: $200

Regional and Local Participants: $100

Students (on daily basis): $50

Call for Papers

Participants who wish to present papers should e-mail a proposal that specifies a sub-theme and submit an abstract of not more than 250 words to the following coordinators.

1. Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Coordinator: Dr. Kelle Murphy

E-mail: kmurphy@uguam.uog.edu

2. Diversity, Learning Styles, and Special Needs

Coordinator: Dr. Richard Fee

E-mail: rfee@uguam.uog.edu

3. Partnerships. Collaboration, and Networking

Coordinator: Dr. Patrick Leddy

E-mail: greyleddy@yahoo.com

4. Distance Education Blending Learning, and Technology-Mediated Instruction

Coordinator: Dr. Jacqui Cyrus

E-mail: dr.jcyrus@gmail.com

5. Dispositions, Values, and Relational Skills

Coordinator: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera

E-mail: mnrivera1@yahoo.com

6. Finance, Governance, and Accreditation

Coordinator: Dr. James Maryott

E-mail: jmaryott@uguam.uog.edu

7. At-Risk Learners, Family Crisis, and School-Based Interventions

Coordinator: Dr. Stephen Kane

E-mail: stoppinger@yahoo.com

8. Psychology, Sociology, and Philosophy of Education

Coordinator: Dr. Sweeter Sachuo

E-mail: ssachuo@uguam.uog.edu


Those who wish to participate in the Workshop on Technology-Enhanced Classrooms and the Round Table Discussion on a Collaborative Agenda for Research in Education should e-mail their proposals to the following chairs:


Workshop Chair: Dr. John Sanchez

E-mail: jsanchez@uguam.uog.edu


Round Table Discussion Chair: Dr. Lou Ferrer

E-mail: lourdesferrer@yahoo.com


Important: Deadline for the submission of abstract and proposal is November 30, 2009.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission of abstracts: November 30, 2009

Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: December 10, 2009

Deadline for submission of full papers: January 10, 2010

For details go to http://mnrivera1.com/soe_conference


Committees

For details you may contact the following chairs:

1. Program: Dr. Stephen Kane

Email: stoppinger@hotmail.com

2. Registration: Dr. Don Shuster

E-mail: drshust@uguam.uog.edu

3. Accommodation: Dr. Marge Artero

Email: martero@uguam.uog.edu

4. Publications: Dr. John Sanchez

E-mail: jsanchez@uguam.uog.edu

5. Invitation: Dr. Velma Sablan

E-mail: sablanva@gmail.com

6. Promotions: Dr. Jacqui Cyrus

E-mail: dr.jcyrus@gmail.com

7. Sponsorship: Dr. Ning Li

E-mail: nli.uog@gmail.com

8. Secretariat: Dr. Benit Camacho-Dungca

E-mail: benit_dungca@yahoo.com

9. Cultural Tour Committee: Dr. Ye-Kyoung Kim

E-mail: yekyoung_kim@yahoo.com


Dr. Lourdes M. Ferrer

Conference Chair

Dr. Elizabeth Hawthorne

Dean, School of Education


Graduate Credits/CEUs*

You can also earn three (3) ED894 graduate credits/CEUs. You must register for the conference before you register for the graduate credits at the Professional Development and Life-Long Learning Center, 2nd floor, MARC/Computer Center/PIP Building, Room #217. For more information, call 735-2601 or fax 734-1233. You can also e-mail the Instructor, Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, at mnrivera1@yahoo.com or call 735-2440.


*This course may be funded by the YEC Recertification Scholarship to qualified GDOE educators for certain workshops/sessions that fall under specified key areas. For more information, call 735-2470.

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