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The Sixth Annual Conference on Global Higher Education
at Lakeland University Japan

Saturday June 8, 2019   •   Lakeland University Japan Campus


Call for Papers

Extended Deadline: February 1, 2019

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words in length, (Microsoft Word format preferred), sent to submissions@japan.lakeland.edu no later than February 1st, 2019 (mailto link to create email in client ).

Regular conference presentations are 25 minutes in length. If you would like to give a workshop or longer session, please indicate as such on your abstract. This year, we are also accepting proposals for poster presentations. Such posters would be displayed in a public place for the duration of the day-long conference. Please indicate if your proposal is for a poster presentation.


Students in the Center: Reevaluating How We Teach and Serve

Educators have myriad professional responsibilities, from fulfilling administrative duties and maintaining active research portfolios to keeping up to date with technology. As higher education becomes more global and international, these responsibilities increase even more. Yet, we sometimes forget that each of these duties is driven by a strong pedagogical imperative that also defines our in-class activity: the imperative to help our students improve as we encourage their cognitive and emotional growth. Are we teaching our students as effectively as we can? How can we better create learning environments that meet their unique needs and motivations both inside and outside of the classroom? How might the learning habits of our students offer us new ways to reflect on our role as educators?

Join us on Saturday June 8th, 2019 for a day of diverse discussion of these and other questions related to education with a global perspective in Japan and around the world.

We invite submissions on topics relevant to global higher education, including global competency, foreign language education, classroom diversity, cross-cultural communication, student advising, foreign student recruiting, study abroad, CLIL, area studies, environmental education, or related issues.


Important Dates:
Submission deadline
Notification of selection decisions
Registration deadline for presenters
General registration
Conference
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February 1, 2019
March 1, 2019
April 10, 2019
April 10 - May 31, 2019
June 8, 2019



For more details, email: conference@japan.lakeland.edu ( mailto link to open email in client ).


View the Schedule of Presentations for: the 2018 Conference
the 2017 Conference
the 2016 Conference
  the 2015 Conference
  the 2014 Conference

Many of the past conferences' presentations can be viewed on the Lakeland University Japan YouTube Channel.

Join the discussion via the Global Higher Education in Japan Facebook Group.