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Technical scope:

The theme of iSTEM-Ed 2019 is "Innovating STEM Education to Prepare Next Generation Workforces."  The scope of a paper may include, but not limited to, the following areas:


Computing and Processing in Technology-enhanced STEM Teaching and Learning Environment:

  • Sensor-based Communication, Networking, and Applications
  • Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics, and Cloud Computing in Education
  • Control System and Processing of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education
  • Hardware and Software for Educational Digital Game, Simulation and Animation, AR, VR, and Virtual world
  • Management Control System for MOOC, SPOC, and Online Learning Management Technology
  • Communication of Mobile Technology for Teaching and Learning
  • Processing in Smart Classroom and Learning Environment
  • Learning Computing of Social Media and Learning Network
  • ICT-based Instructional Design and Computing


Pedagogical Modes and Applications of STEM Education:

  • Inquiry-based, Problem-based, & Project-based Learning
  • Research-led, Research-oriented, & Research-based learning
  • Design-based & Challenge-based learning
  • Brain-based learning & Educational Neuroscience
  • Collaborative & Cooperative Learning
  • Competency-based learning
  • Creative learning
  • Work-Based and Work-Integrated Education


Curriculum Studies and Development focused STEM Education:

  • General Topics for Engineers (Math, Science & Engineering)
  • Assessment and Evaluation for Engineering Thinking
  • Curriculum Design and Development of Math and Science for Future Engineering
  • Outcome-based Education and General Topics for Engineers
  • Educational Policy, Leadership and Administration in STEM Disciplines
  • Entrepreneurship Programs for Future Engineering
  • Engineer-based STEM Curriculum in Compulsory (Secondary and Elementary School Level) and Vocational Education
  • STEM Learning Program, Initiatives, and Partnerships for Digital Natives
  • Industry Linkages and Partnerships in STEM Education
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development for STEM Education


Skills & Re-skills Development for STEM Literacy:

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Ethical and Social Justice Issues (e.g., Access, Equity)
  • Soft Skills (e.g., Communications, Teamwork)
  • Laboratory Experiences (On-Campus and Remote)
  • Lifelong Learning/Education
  • Research Training (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Instructional kits for 21st Century skills development


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Paper reviewing policies

All submitted paper in the conference place great emphasis on the quality of the papers they publish. Therefore, a full double-blind refereeing process is used in which:

  • Papers are sent to 2-3 experts for their peer review.
  • The reviewers' recommendations determine whether a paper will be accepted / accepted subject to change / rejected.
  • For papers which require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.


Paper publishing policies

Selected articles will be considered by TCI group 1 journals: 

  • Silapakorn University Journal
  • Journal of Education, Khon Kaen University
  • Technical Education Journal, King Mongkut's University of Technology, North Bangkok

All accepted articles will be included in the abstract book. Conference Proceedings will include full articles of all but those to be published in the mentioned journals.

If you want to be considered for publishing in the mentioned journals, please indicate your journal preference when submitting your paper in our system. Authors are responsible for the journal publication charge if accepted.