Writing: Using technology to develop academic writing skills.
- How can we use technology to develop the academic writing skills of students in order to help them respond creatively and find their own unique voice?
- Can technology provide a vehicle to engage students from non traditional backgrounds and disciplines where academic writing is not viewed as the norm?
- What are the most effective strategies to help manage the academic writing skills gap as students transition from high school to university?
- What are the opportunities and challenges surrounding teaching academic writing to English as a Second Language (ESL) students on English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programmes?
Research: How technology is transforming the global academic research and publishing landscape.
In an age of austerity how can technology help to safeguard international and national scholarly publishing standards and ensure the appropriate use of public funds?
To what extent can technology be used to inform and strengthen the editorial process?
What strategies can publishers use to mitigate risk and retractions enabling them to maintain reputation and the impact factor of their journals?
How can researchers and authors make use of technology to protect the intellectual property of their research output?
Integrity: Exploring technologically-informed strategies to promote academic integrity and prevent academic misconduct.
In collaboration with the Asia Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity (APFEI)
- What new challenges to academic integrity have appeared with the increase in online and distance education?
- What are the most effective strategies to combat the rise in online contract cheating or ghostwriting?
- How can learning analytics help to identify risks to academic integrity, as well as contribute to its positive reinforcement through educational interventions?
- How can data management tools promote consistency, transparency and fairness in the reporting of academic misconduct?
*The Asia Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity (APFEI) is a non-profit multi-institutional network of scholars and higher education institutions dedicated to the promotion of academic integrity in university students and staff.
Education: Making use of technology to provide effective feedback to students as part of a formative learning process.
- How can educators utilise technology to transform and enhance the feedback process?
- In what ways can technology both facilitate and promote dialogue between educator and student?
- How can educators ensure that students receive timely, constructive and engaging feedback on their work?
- In what ways can technology help to track the student learning process?
Please note that the official language of the conference is English.