The International Conference on Open Learning and Education Technologies (ICOLET-2019)

The International Conference on Open Learning and Education Technologies (ICOLET) is a multi-disciplinary forum discussing theories, research findings and new advances in the field of education with a special focus on learning technologies and open education. ICOLET 2019 will be held at the Novotel Century Hong Kong. It will bring together leading scholars, researchers and practitioners from around the world to discuss key topics and research findings in the fields of covered by the conference themes.  With the slogan “Opening Access, Broadening Minds“, the ICOLET 2019 organizing committee is calling for abstracts and research papers to be presented at the event.

Venue: Novotel Century Hong Kong
Conference: January 25-26, 2019

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: December 28, 2018 

CONFERENCE THEMES

  • Access to Education
  • Adaptive Learning/Testing
  • Adult Learning
  • Analytics in Education
  • Andragogy
  • Aptitude Testing
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education
  • Assistive Technologies for Learning
  • Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) in Education
  • Blended Learning
  • Blockchain for Education
  • Campus Management Systems
  • Classroom Management Systems
  • Collaborative Learning Theory
  • Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
  • Content Development
  • Creative Technologies in Education
  • Cryptocurrencies in Education
  • Curriculum Design
  • Cyber-Bullying/Computer Ethics
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Art
  • Digital Campus
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Distance Education
  • E-books and Digital Resources
  • E-Learning
  • Education Administration & Policy
  • Education Leadership & Management
  • Education Technology Management
  • Empowerment and Advocacy
  • Flipped Classrooms
  • Gamification in Education
  • Governance and Policies in Education
  • Higher-Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Immersive Learning Technologies
  • Instructional Design
  • IoT in Education
  • Intellectual Property
  • Language Lab Systems
  • Learner Profiling Systems
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Machine Learning for Education
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
  • Mobile Learning
  • Mobile/Web Applications
  • Multimodality Theory
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Neural Networks for Education
  • Online Disinhibition Effect
  • Online Learning Theories
  • Online Scholarly Publications
  • Online Testing Systems
  • Open Education/Learning
  • Pedagogy
  • Personalized Learning
  • Polling Systems
  • Presentation Systems
  • Professional Learning
  • Psychometrics
  • Self-Access/Self-Directed Learning
  • Social Media in Education
  • Social Work and Activism in Education
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Student Behavior Modelling
  • Teacher Education/Training
  • Uses & Gratification Theory
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Technology in Education
  • Technology Management in Education
  • Visual/Auditory Aids in Education
  • Wireless/Radio Technologies in Education

Abstracts:

Registrations and submission of papers for the ICOLET must be performed via the event’s online system.

Click on the ‘Register Now‘ button on the right menu bar to start your registration process.

Presenters are advised to take into consideration the following when preparing their abstracts:

  1. Abstracts must be written in English
  2. Paper titles must be written with proper capitalization and must not be longer than 15 words.
  3. The body of the abstract must contain the following information:
    • objective/purpose/rationale of the study
    • research design/methodology
    • overview of findings/trends (expected or preliminary results if the research is still in progress)
    • any conclusion/interpretations/discussions that could be drawn out from the result of the study
  4. To maintain impartiality and avoid any bias, authors are encouraged to not use any honorifics or rank such as Dr and Professor when referring to themselves in the document.
  5. The abstract text must be written in one continuous paragraph not longer than 300 words.  Numbered lists, bullet points or tables are strictly prohibited.
  6. The entire body of the abstract must be copied into the field provided in the online submission form. A Microsoft Word version of the abstract must also be uploaded using the file upload tool provided.

SUBMISSION TEMPLATE has been provided for you to use as a sample.

Abstracts shall be sent to reviewers as soon as they arrive into the system. Authors may receive review results between as early as 48 hours upon initial submission to 23 July 2018. Please ensure that you had entered a functioning email address during registration and check your spam folder in case our mail was routed there.

Full Papers:

Full papers must be uploaded in MS Word format via the event’s web-based system. Please click on the following link to access the system: HERE

Presenters are advised to download the conference’s official template to ensure that their papers meet the event’s formatting requirements.

Papers must not be more than 15 pages long. This is inclusive of all text, tables, figures, and any appendices. A fee of USD35 per page will be imposed for each additional page beyond this limit. A separate invoice will be issued to the author if this limit has been exceeded.

The author will be notified via email if his/her paper has been accepted. Acceptance notifications will normally come with suggestions and remarks from the paper’s reviewer.

Presenters may opt to NOT publish their papers in the conference proceedings. If this is the case, please inform the conference secretariat of your intentions as early as possible to prevent any issues after the official publication of the proceedings.

 A SUBMISSION TEMPLATE has been provided for you to use as a sample.

Presentation Formats:

  • Oral Presentations

Each presenter shall be given 15-20 minutes for presentation. An additional 5-10 minutes will be added for Q&A which will be moderated by the session chair.

For the benefit of the audience, the presentation should at least cover the following areas:

  1. The objective/purpose/rationale of the study
  2. Background/overview of the topic
  3. Theoretical framework
  4. Research design and methodology
  5. Overview of findings and results
  6. Conclusion/Discussion

Please be prepared with enough material to fill the time allocated to you.

All presentations must be done in English.

Please take some time to read our PRESENTATION TIPS & GUIDELINES page before preparing for your oral presentation.

  • Poster Presentations

The event also accepts posters as an alternative to oral presentations.

A special viewing and Q&A session will be held for presenters who have chosen to present their research using posters. Authors are expected to be beside their respective posters to explain or entertain any questions asked by visitors during this session.

The recommended poster size is A0 (841mm x 1189mm; orientation : portrait). Please notify the Secretariat as early as possible if you are planning to use a different size to avoid any difficulties on the conference day.

Depending on the situation, poster presenters may also be required to explain and answer questions regarding their posters in the presentation hall.

Publication:

Full papers presented at ICOLET 2019 will be published in the conference proceedings and shall be distributed to participants during the event. The volume will come with ISBN and will also be available online on the ICSAI.org proceedings archive. 

Conference website

Table of Contents

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Askar Mamin presents new Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan

Modern campuses will be established in the Tomsk Region and the Perm Territory

Kyrgyzstan universities and colleges will independently develop their educational programs

At least 14 Russian language education centers will be established abroad

The Union State of Russia and Belarus: common education space

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2019

Xi Jinping receives honorary doctorate from St. Petersburg State University

National University Ranking 2019 by Interfax

Internationalization of Kyrgyzstan universities: double degrees and digitization of higher education

Bashkir universities will cooperate with Dresden University of Technology

Putin instructed the government to increase the quota for international students

Russia and Uzbekistan have signed an agreement on the mutual recognition of education, qualifications and academic degrees

EduTraC Oman (Higher Education, Training and Career Development Exhibition)

Scholarship program for studying in Kazakhstan universities

540 young engineers will present their ideas on digitization of the fuel and energy sector

The delegation of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China visited the Republic of Belarus

Germany needs international students

CHE Ranking 2019: the most comprehensive and detailed ranking of universities from German-speaking countries

Russia and Spain agreed on mutual diploma recognition

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First Chinese-language testing center opened in Pyongyang, North Korea

Business School of RANEPA received prestigious world accreditation

Turkey abolishes limit on international students numbers at universities

Scientists at Nazarbayev University made a world discovery in physics

Government of Russia approved the rules for allocating grants for "Export of Education" activities

Scientists from NEFU and Sooam Foundation continue joint research on the cloning of an ancient foal

6,700 rural students will receive free medical education in China

The 73rd International Youth Scientific Conference "Oil and Gas-2019"

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 10th Anniversary International Russian Higher Education Conference (RHEC)

Chinese Academy of Engineering to add new members

MSU to be site of first of 15 ‘Technological Valleys’

Ministerial summit will be held during WorldSkills Kazan 2019

Draft-bill on the functioning of the Kazakhstan branch of Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov reviewed

EduTraC Oman 2019

Magdalena Gaete: "University Reputation Is a Perceived Quality"

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Scottish Government extends free tuition for EU students

Round University Ranking 2019 has been released

Россия заняла второе место в рейтинге RUR по числу представленных вузов

Новый глобальный рейтинг университетов Times Higher Education (THE)

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program 2019

The Japanese government will create national information center (NIC) to increase the chances of students to study abroad

Scientist from China can take the lead of a new research center in the Urals

Dmitry Medvedev: the number of universities participating in the Project 5-100 will be increased

School graduation exams abolished in Georgia