Call for Papers

In line with this year’s theme: Build Knowledge Based Communities, the Conference organizing committee invites you to become engaged in triggering the synergy to support change, innovation, and excellence in online education by submitting full papers, extended abstracts, case studies or poster presentations, offering you a valuable opportunity to share your experiences and practices. All submissions should to be made against any of the following sub themes.

All full papers reviewed and accepted by members of the Technical Committee will be published in the Conference proceedings following the Congress. Submissions to be made through the Online Submission System.

Track 1: Unleashing Leaders through the Creation of Knowledge Communities

Focus Areas:
  • Creating Sustainable Knowledge Communities Using Emerging Technologies
  • Education Leadership: A Bridge to School Reform
  • The intersection of technology, innovation, and smart cities
  • Building a 21st century knowledge economy
  • Globalization of education and cross-cultural perspectives
  • Transformative pedagogy and community learning
  • Reengineering Vocational Education
  • Creating inclusive settings for life-long learning

Track 2: A new wave of Schools as Knowledge-Building Communities

Focus Areas:
  • Creating Sustainable Knowledge Communities using Social Media
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Education
  • Harvesting practical knowledge for inclusive education
  • Building online learning communities
  • Student-Centered Learning Analytics
  • Cultivating Communities of Practice through schools
  • Smart Learning in the Digital World
  • Realities of social media in learning enhancement
  • Digital innovation in higher education
  • Implementing Value-Added Analysis as a tool for Enhancing Student Learning.

Track 3: Smart Learning through sustaining knowledge building

Focus Areas:
  • Learning Design to Enhance Knowledge Creation
  • Big Data and implications for security and privacy
  • Technology-enhanced Assessment
  • Using technology to promote inclusive education
  • Building Policy-Knowledge Communities for Inclusive Education
  • Sustaining knowledge building communities
  • Revisiting Instructional technology and design
  • Research Based instructional strategies (RBIS) to support building online communities
  • Engaging students with classroom technology
  • Making online learning meaningful: Gamifying learning
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning in Social Networks

Download the useful comprehensive style guidelines on abstract, case study submissions and poster presentations to guarantee submission acceptance.




All presented papers will be reviewed for their inclusion in the refereed International Journal of Excellence in Education published by HBMSU (ISSN: 1993-8675). Papers can be presented virtually without physical attendance.


Important Dates

Final Submission 30 January 2017
Presenter Registration 20 February 2017
Congress Dates 6 - 8 March 2017