OCT 06

Knowledge Crossing Borders: Building Partnerships Through Shared Knowledge

KCB 2014   


Conference CFP




  06 Oct 2014 through 10 Oct 2014

CFP Deadline:

  15 Jun 2014


  Heredia, Costa Rica, Costa Rica

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Sponsoring organization:

  Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica


  Education / Legal / Other > Education, Social Sciences > Public-Admin/Planning

Event description:

III International Higher Education Congress III Congreso Internacional de Educación Superior October 6-10, 2014 San Jose, Costa Rica Call for Papers www.WCUPA.edu/KCB Knowledge Crossing Borders: Building Partnerships Through Shared Knowledge Introduction The Knowledge Crossing Borders Planning Team is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 2014 KCB conference. You are encouraged to participate in the “Knowledge Crossing Borders: Building Partnerships through Shared Knowledge,” a multi-institutional conference to be held on the campus of the Universidad National (UNA), Heredia, Costa Rica. Program participants will share effective scholarly, pedagogical, and administrative practices with their international counterparts. Program Objectives The International Higher Education Congress seeks to build a sustainable future through global partnerships in higher education. The conference theme-Knowledge Crossing Borders, Building Partnerships Thorough Shared Knowledge – includes the research, pedagogical, outreach, and administrative functions of higher education. The conference will examine how knowledge transactions across regional and international borders create challenges and transformative opportunities for cooperation, change, creativity, and innovation. Travel Support Individuals will be required to support the expense related to their participation from their own funds toward the cost of participation. We encourage participants to anticipate their costs and apply to their institution, departments or professional associations for any financial support. Submissions The conference especially seeks papers that focus on border-crossing perspectives in broad contexts. Topics should address at least one of these topics of inquiry: • Communication and Information Technologies in Higher Education • World Peace and Higher Education • Higher Education and the Reduction of Poverty • Ethics and the Role of Higher Education • International Cooperation and Institutions of Higher Education • Higher Education and Advances in the area of Health Worldwide Applicants should submit proposals that comply with the following structures: 1. Individual presentations not to exceed 20 minutes 2. Panels or workshops that may be structured with three or more presentations for a total of 60 minutes of presentation and 15 minutes of audience response 3. Poster sessions that will include 60 minutes of scheduled presence and dialogue with conference attendees Submissions should be in Microsoft Word, double-spaced, using 12-point Times New Roman font. Full papers (15-20 pages) will receive blind peer review evaluations. Notification will be sent in May. Please include a one paragraph abstract and a few sentences of biographical information about yourself. Selection Process ~ Applications will be reviewed by peer selection committee. Decisions will be based upon quality and alignment with conference goals. Deadline for receipt of complete applications: April 1, 2014. (email: KCB@wcupa.edu) Website: www.WCUPA.edu/KCB

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17 January 2014
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