Wednesday, 25 June 2008

IPED conference

The 3rd International iPED Conference will take place at Coventry University TechnoCentre, UK from 8 to 9 September 2008

Please note that the reduced conference rate DEADLINE is 30th JUNE. See and

‘RESEARCHING ACADEMIC VISIONS AND REALITIES’: iPED 2008 is aimed at a broad audience of Higher Education teachers, scholars, university managers and policymakers. This year’s conference promises to challenge you, support you, interest and inform you. Our mix of participants’ disciplines, nationalities and viewpoints provides a unique forum for sharing and debating your academic research concerns on the ‘Visions and Realities’ of academic life under the themes of LEADERSHIP, LEARNING and ACADEMIC WRITING:

KEYNOTES and Invited Speakers include:

*Dr Philip Chambers - Reflective Learning, UK, “Researching Academic Visions and Realities: Learning from the Arts”;

*Stephen Downes - National Research Council, Canada (VIRTUAL Keynote), “How I Know What I Know about Online Learning”;

*Prof Robin Middlehurst - Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) and Kingston University, UK, “Transforming University Leadership: Concepts and Practice”;

*Prof James Morrison - University of North Carolina, USA, “Speculations on the Future of Higher Education”.

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