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10th Annual Conference of the ICS HE Academy: Call for Papers - deadline Fri 17 April

Fri 20th Mar, 2009

This years conference will be held in University of Kent at Canterbury. Submissions are being called for papers, panel/discussion sessions, workshops and posters. If possible, session submissions should relate to the conference topics. 

The key topics for the 2009 Conference are:

  • Emerging Technologies and Web 2.0 in Teaching*
  • Pedagogic Innovation
  • Groupwork and Collaborative Learning*
  • Evaluating Learning and Teaching
  • Improving Assessment and Student Feedback
  • Distance Learning / Virtual Learning*
  • The First Year Experience
  • Managing Change
  • Enhancing Employer Engagement*
  • Internationalisation
  • Outreach and Widening Participation
  • National Policy/Future directions in the ICS disciplines*
  • E-governance*
  • Computer Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Knowledge Management*
  • Information Literacy*
  • The Teaching and Research Nexus*
  • Supporting New Academic Staff

The ICS Subject Centre would like to offer an Information & Library Studies / Science (ILS) strand at this year's conference and would particularly like to encourage contributions from the ILS community on topics indicated with an * above. Submissions for papers, workshops and posters are welcomed.  Please note the deadline for the receipt of submissions is Friday 17th April 2009.

For more information about the 10th Annual Conference please visit