Technical and Higher education in India is undergoing a period of significant change. This is being driven by a number of factors: political, economic, cultural, and technological. India's major challenge in skills and education is to comprehend the demographic dividend of bringing several hundred million young Indians into training and education and also provide quality education to them to succeed in the long term. In the changing global scenario traditional learning is not a sufficient option. Ample exposure to technology, and global participation are gaining significance.
India has made remarkable progress in technical education, particularly IT education, that prowess however does not reflect in the world rankings of institution of higher learning. The state of research in higher education institutions is also not very satisfactory. Deliberations on addressing these issues are there fore necessary.
This International conference on the theme “Technical and Higher Education in India: Emerging Landscapes” provides a platform for the same. It aims at bringing together academicians, researchers and practitioners to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of technical and higher education. The aim of the conference is to provide a premier interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary forum to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns; practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field.
The conference focuses on diverse dimensions of the theme. The sessions are designed to address issues and means of higher education, educational objectives, instructional strategies, outcomes, and research. The conference is thus an opportunity to exhibit effective instructional methods and disseminate recent research intended to improve the quality of higher and technical education in India.
ICMIT 2015 will prove to be an event to discuss, debate, network, and share good practices on increasing access, nurturing diversity, and creating an all-encompassing milieu.
THE OBJECTIVES OF THE CONFERENCE :
- To discover the role of novelty in curriculum, technology, and financing, in improving educational outcomes.
- To discuss the avenues of national and international education partnerships and find out how innovative financing could address national and global education challenges.
- To ascertain how affiliations can be developed between educators and employers.
- To draw together leading academicians, researchers and practitioners to share and exchange their experiences and research results about all aspects of technical and higher education.
- To explore the evolution and extent of ubiquitous teaching and learning.
- To discuss avenues in inculcating and strengthening research culture in the technical field.
- To assess and deliberation improving overall quality of technical education to match global standards.
GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION :
Selection of papers for presentation and discussion will be based on detailed abstracts of 300-400 words. Abstracts must include a clear indication of the purpose of paper, major results, implications, and key references. The author(s) should clearly mention under which track the paper may be included. They should adhere to the following:
: 300-400 words excluding title/cover page and references
: Times New Roman
: 10 points
: Title, author(s), affiliation(s), contact details
The experts will review abstracts and only those abstracts approved by the reviewers will be selected. Authors
should submit one hard copy and a soft copy of the abstract in Microsoft Word to the convener. The electronic
copy should be mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Acceptance of the abstract implies that at least one of the
authors will register, attend the program and present the paper.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF FULL PAPERS :
One hard copy and one soft copy each in Microsoft Word of the paper selected for presentation will have to be
submitted to the convener. The electronic version of the paper should be sent to email@example.com
must include a clear indication of the purpose, major results, implications, and key references. They should
adhere to the following:
- One hard copy at the institutional address and an electronic version of the manuscript in MS Word
format should be submitted via E-mail to the convener of the conference at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Manuscript should be of 4000-5000 words approximately, excluding tables, graphs & charts.
- All text should be in double space with 1-inch margins on all the sides on A4 size paper using Font
Times New Roman of size 10.
- The first page of the manuscript should have the title of the paper, name of the author(s),
organizational affiliation, complete mailing address, phone number, fax number and email address.
Please do not indicate author name, affiliation, or any other such information in the manuscript
- Second page of manuscript should have the abstract of 300 to 400 words.
- All tables, charts, and graphs should be prepared on separate sheets, after the references section,
and numbered continuously in Arabic numerical as referred to in the text. The sources, wherever
necessary, should be mentioned at the bottom.
- Last page of the manuscript must have a brief autobiographical sketch of all the authors, about 100
words for each author.
- References should be arranged in alphabetical order using the APA Guidelines.
Selected quality papers presented in the conference may be considered for publication in Oorja, International
Journal of Mgmt. & IT, ISSN No. 0974-7869, subject to Approval through the Double Blind peer review process.
Papers must be formatted as per APA style.
Abstracts of selected papers will be published in the Book of Abstracts which will be released during the
Curriculum Design, Delivery,
Evaluation & Assessment :
- Curriculum Design
- Specialization versus Generalization
- Learning Management Systems
- Competency & Skill Development
- Extension activities
- Continuous Assessment
- Using Assessments Meaningfully
- Innovations & Software Tools in
- Metrics & Performance Measurement
- Assessment and Certification
- Instructor Based Teaching to Student
- Innovations in Teaching/ Learning
- Open & Online Learning
- Linking Theory to Practice
- The Transformational Teacher
- Case-based and Problem-Based
- Employability and Education
- Multi-disciplinary areas of Education
- Life Long Learning
- Educational Psychology
- Outcome Based Teaching/Learning
- Animation, 3D and Web Applications
- Educational Games and Software
- Human Computer Interaction
- ICT Education and Innovation
- Mobile Applications and Learning (MLearning)
Education Leadership, Vision and
Quality Assurance :
- Changing Role of the Leader
- Envisioning Change
- Developing & Empowering Workforce
- Establishing a Culture of Performance
- Developing Industry Academic
- Funding and Resource Mobilization
- Workforce Development
- Government Policy Planning and
- India vision 2020 for Technical and Higher
- Parameter for Quality Education
- Accreditation & Assessment
- Statutory Bodies for Higher and Technical
- Strategies for quality improvement
- Objectives / Research Methodologies
- Applicability of Research
- Research Culture and Ph.D. in
- Research on Technology in Education
- Links between Education and Research
- Collaborative Research
- Intellectual Property Rights and