Call for papers

iSTEM-Ed 2016
The 2016 International STEM Education Conference
The Imperial Pattaya Hotel
6-8 July 2016
Pattaya, Thailand

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Welcome to iSTEM-Ed 2016

          iSTEM-Ed 2016 is the first  International STEM Education Conference being held in Pattaya, Thailand, on July 6-8, 2016. iSTEM-Ed is an international conference annually arranged by the Electrical Engineering Academic Association (Thailand), EEAAT. iSTEM-Ed is a forum to provide an opportunity for academicians, researchers, scientists, engineers, and practitioners to share their experience, knowledge, and technique in learning and teaching in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. All aspects of research and practical-oriented papers in STEM education and related areas are appreciatory welcome. The conference activities include traditional paper presentations (oral and poster), special sessions, and workshops on current and advance innovation in STEM education.

          The papers will be published in the conference proceedings. In addition, the papers under the request of the authors will be peer-reviewed and published in Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology (TIJSAT).

Technical Scopes

iSTEM-Ed 2016 will provide parallel sessions on the following topics relevant to the educational approaches in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) but not preclude other related topic areas.

Developed Teaching Models
Bloom’s Taxonomy

CBL (Challenge based learning) 
DBL (Design based learning)
IBL (Inquiry based learning)
OBE (Outcome based education/learning)
PBL (Problem based learning)
Project based learning
Puzzle based learning
TBL (Team based learning)
Work-Based and Work-Integrated Education 
Etc.

Technology Based Teaching and Learning
Digital Technology / ICT Applications

Online/E-Learning and Distance Learning
Computer-Based Learning and Courseware Technologies
Educational Games and Simulations
Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Mobile Learning
MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)
Smart Classroom
Social Media Techniques
Etc.

Skills Development
21st Century Skills
Ethical and Social Justice Issues (e.g., Access, Equity)
Generic Skills (e.g., Communications, Teamwork)
Laboratory Experiences (On-Campus and Remote)
Lifelong Learning/Education
Research Training (Undergraduate and Graduate) 
Etc.

Education Management and System
Accreditation and Quality Assurance (QA)

Assessment and Evaluation
Curriculum Design
CDIO-based Education (Conceive Design Implement Operate)
Development of academic staff/faculty and learning organization
Educational Policy, Leadership and Administration
Entrepreneurship Programs

Examination Techniques
High School Initiatives and Partnerships
Industry Linkages and Partnerships
Instructional Design
Interdisciplinary Teaching Approaches
Learning Analytics
National Quality Frameworks (NQF)
Etc.

Practical-Oriented Based Experiences
Teaching and learning methods
Laboratory design
Educational kits
Design and experimental setup
Student group management
Education media : design or implementation
Seminar in STEM education
Etc.

Online submission of papers

Prospective authors should submit original papers of not more than four (4) pages in standard two-column format using the on-line submission process on the iSTEM-Ed 2016 website. At least one author of each accepted paper MUST register for the conference for the paper to be included in the program.

To submit a paper please visit http://www.iSTEM-Ed.com

 Important dates

  Paper submission deadline :          March 22, 2016

  Acceptance announcement :                 March 30, 2016

  Camera-ready submission deadline:      April 25, 2016

  Pre-registration deadline :                    April 29, 2016

  Conference dates:                          July 6-8. 2016

Conference venue and city

Thailand, the essence of hospitality, is a beautiful country to visit. The conference will be held in the luxury hotelin Pattaya, the beautiful beach city in Thailand.

 Organized by EEAAT, The Electrical Engineering Academic Association (Thailand)