Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Teachers for the Knowledge Society

The First International Conference
"Teachers for the Knowledge Society"
17-19 March 2011, Sinaia, Romania

The Conference "Teachers for the Knowledge Society" is the closing conference of a two years EU project: Training the MST Teachers through a Master Program for the Knowledge Society (http://www.masterprof.ro/eng/) organized by P.G. University of Ploiesti, Romania. It is also intended to be a starting point for a series of events dedicated to improve teacher education programs. The conference will be held in Sinaia, Romania (http://www.montania.ro), 17-19 March, 2011.

Invited speakers
- Howard Gardner, Harvard University
- Pieter de Vries, Delft University
- Wim Veen, Delft University

Educational researchers, teachers, and graduate students are encouraged to submit papers to the Conference. The abstracts and the papers should be written in English, the official language of the event. All accepted papers of the conference will be published in Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428) by ELSEVIER (www.elsevier.com) and will be indexed ScienceDirect, Scopus, and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science).

The following topics are considered for the papers/posters:
• Teacher education and e-learning
• Curriculum for teacher education
• Meaningful assessment
• Research partnerships for school improvement
• Multiple Intelligences: from the theory to the personal teaching experience
For more details, please visit the conference website http://conference2011.masterprof.ro/


Howard Gardner - Dr. Howard Gardner Harvard Graduate School of Education: "Multiple Intelligences and Education", "The theory of multiple intelligences", "Frames of Mind", "Technology and Multiple Intelligences", "Five Minds for the Future" | www.pz.harvard.edu/PIs/HG.htm | www.howardgardner.com | www.infed.org/thinkers/gardner.htm | www.indiana.edu/~intell/gardner.shtml

- Project Zero - Project Zero is an educational research group at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University | www.pz.harvard.edu
- Project Zero eBookstore - Featured Publications from Project Zero | www.pz.harvard.edu/ebookstore

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