Tri-Nations Conference: Call for Papers

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2014 Tri-Nations Education Conference
March 29-30, 2014
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver, Canada
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TOPIC – Internationalization in Education: Its Nature, Challenges and Possibilities in an Increasingly Globalized World

Internationalization in Education is being discussed and debated globally as universities compete for the best students and researchers expand their networks and collaborations across national borders. University reputation and rankings are influenced by the degree of international engagement and many institutions are responding to this imperative. Yet many concerns have been raised about the motives behind internationalization, its benefits and challenges, and the short- and long-term benefits of student and faculty mobility. This conference provides a forum for a critical examination of these and other issues arising from this powerful global phenomenon.

Join us this spring in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. Submit your proposal to present at the 2014 Tri-Nations Education Conference. Proposals will be reviewed as they are received and authors notified as soon as possible. The Call for Papers closes January 27, 2014

This conference, initiated by the Deans of Education of five partner universities in China, Australia and Canada, is intended to encourage research exchange and collaboration on topics of importance to educators from around the world, but especially of interest in the Asia-Pacific Region. Paper and presentation proposals are invited in any area related to the overall theme of the conference, but especially in the following areas:

• Preparing teachers to work with increasingly diverse learners
• Reciprocity, equity and social justice
• Cooperation for global human development
• Models of program and research collaboration
• The value and challenges of comparative research
• Cultural differences and educational research
• Use of technology, online collaborative programs, MOOCs
• Ethics of internationalization
• Assessing the outcomes of internationalization
• Internationalization of the curriculum
• Institutional structures and processes
• National policies and priorities
• Language and international collaboration
• Economics of internationalization
• University status and rankings

Summaries of presentations and full papers will be published in the online 2014 Tri-Nations Education Conference proceedings after the conference.

Conference Languages
The official language of the conference is English.

Deadlines
Proposal & Abstract Submission Deadline: January 27, 2014
Early Bird Registration: before March 14, 2014
Conference: March 29-30, 2014

Submit your proposal by January 27 at:
http://trinations.educ.ubc.ca