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5/22/2017 to 5/25/2017
When: Monday, May 22, 2017
Where: United States

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The Global Conference on Education and Research (GLOCER 2017) will be held during May 22-25, 2017 at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus in Sarasota, Florida.

Sarasota, Florida is home to amazing beaches including the #1 beach in America (Siesta Key), museums (The Ringling Museum), art galleries, state parks, lakes, and other attractions such as the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the G-Wiz Museum, and the Sarasota Jungle Gardens. USF Sarasota-Manatee is easily accessible by two airports (Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport-SRQ and Tampa International Airport-TPA). GLOCER Conferences are organized by Association of North America Higher Education International (ANAHEI) and sponsored by University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Florida, USA. The GLOCER conference is organized and produced by USFSM Graduate Students in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership.

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GLOCER 2017 aims to bring together researchers, scientists, scholar and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Global Education and Research and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. More than 150 scholars from around the world compose the Scientific Committee. English is the official language of the conference. We welcome paper submissions. Please feel free to forward this CFP to your colleagues and graduate students. Please find PDF version of this CFP here: GLOCER CFP PDF

Important Dates:
Abstract submissions deadline - February 1, 2017
Abstract acceptance notification - March 1, 2017
Final paper submissions deadline - April 15, 2017
Conference dates - May 22-25, 2017

Topics of interest for submissions include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Education
    Adult Learning, Continuing Education, Learning Styles, Literacy, Professional Development, Self-directed Learning
  • Curriculum and Instruction Development
    Teacher Education, Trainers
  • Education in Other Specialties
    Career and Workforce, Hospitality and Tourism, Medical Education, Military Education, Public Service Agencies, Religious Education
  • Educational technology
    Digital Competencies, Digital Games-based Learning, Digital Learning, Distance Education, E-learning, Online Learning, Virtual Reality
  • ESL
    Applied Linguistics, Bilingual, ESOL, TEFL, TESOL
  • Global Competence
    Cultural Differences in Education, Intercultural Competencies, Indigenous Education, Sustainability
  • Higher Education & Educational Leadership
    4-year Colleges and Universities, Community College
  • Human Resource Development
    Curriculum and Instruction, Metrics Development (measuring, tracking, reporting), Needs Assessment, Outcome Measurement, Professional Development
  • Inclusive Education
    Autism, Applied Behavior, Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Gender, Gifted Education, LGBTQ, Race/Ethnicity, SES/Class, Special Education
  • International Education
    Global Initiatives, International Student, Study Abroad
  • Pre K-12
    Art Education, Child Development, Children’s Health, Early Childhood, Educational Psychology, Elementary Education, Language Education, Mathematics Education, Physical Education, Pre K, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Writing & Reading Education
  • Research Methods in Education
    Assessment, Action Research, Critical Analysis, Focus Group, Measurement, Qualitative & Quantitative Research

Formatting Specifications:

Manuscripts for GLOCER 2017 proceedings require special care in preparation. Please read the below “Conference Paper Guidelines” carefully; technically unsuitable manuscripts will be rejected. Please use the EasyChair System with your own account to re-submit your paper.

  1. Abstract only should be no more than 3 single-spaced pages (including reference list).
  2. Full paper should be no more than 15 single-spaced pages (including reference list and acknowledgements and appendices if applicable)
  3. Roundtable discussions should be no more than 3 single-spaced pages (including reference list).
  4. Symposium presentations should be no more than 3 single-spaced pages per person (including reference list).
  5. Poster presentations should be 4′ by 8′ standing position

Conference Registration Fees:

 Types  Registration Fee  Late Registration (After March 1, 2017)
 Authors / Observers  US$275  US$350
 Students  US$150  US$195
USF Students  US$75  US$100

Conference Fee Include:

  • Attendance to the conference
  • Conference materials with final program, badge and proceedings
  • Luncheon
  • Welcome Reception
  • Complimentary Access to the Ringling Museum (on Monday)

Conference Chairs:
Dr. Waynne James, Professor, College of Education, University of South Florida
Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu, President of ANAHEI & McKibbon Endowed Chair, USF Sarasota-Manatee

Scientific Committee:

More information: GLOCER

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