World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)

Event in Philadelphia, USA

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The World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014) will be held at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA from the 11th to 14th of August, 2014. The WCSNE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education. The WCSNE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Educational and Industrial sectors.

The aim of WCSNE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational and Industrial sectors with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of special needs in education. The WCSNE-2014 invites speakers to share their knowledge on issues or subject matters in special needs in education that encompass conceptual analysis, case studies, design implementation and performance evaluation.

The topics in WCSNE-2014 include but are not confined to the following areas:

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Aging and Disability

Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC)

Assessment and Early intervention

Baby Boomers

Building and Sustaining an Inclusive Community

Cognitive Disabilities

Curriculum Adaptation and Modification

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Developmental

Disabilities Disability and Diversity


Human Rights/Disability Rights

Legal Issues (Legislative and Policy)

Learning Disabilities

Living In(ter)dependently

Support Services

Postsecondary Education

Public Health, Diversity and Disability

Resiliency Across the Lifespan

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Study Skills Development

Art Education

Music Education

Writing Education

Imaginative Education

Language Education


Assistive Technologies

Access Technologies

Accessibility Guidelines

Adaptation and Transformation

Emerging Assistive Technologies

End User Tools

Mobile Accessibility

Softwareand Tools User

Web Authoring Guidelines and Tools

Web Accessibility

Business Education

Educational Administration

Human Resource Development

Academic Advising and Counselling

Education Policy and Leadership

Industrial Cooperation

Life-long Learning Experiences

Workplace Learning and Collaborative Learning

Work Employability

Educational Institution Government Partnership

Patent Registration and Technology Transfer

University Spin-Off Companies

Course Management

Accreditation and Quality Assurance

Academic Experiences and Best Practice Contributions


Digital Libraries and Repositories

Digital Rights Management

Evaluation and Assessment

E-content Management and Development

Open Content


Grading Methods

Knowledge Management

Quality processes at National and International level

Security and Data Protection

Student Selection Criteria in Interdisciplinary Studies

User-Generated Content

Curriculum, Research and Development

Acoustics in Education Environment


Counsellor Education

Courses, Tutorials and Labs

Curriculum Design



Social Networking

Study Abroad Programmes

Faculty Development

Distance Learning: Assessment, Methods and Technologies

Teaching and Learning Experiences in Engineering Education

Educational Foundations

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Geographical Education

Health Education

Home Education

Rural Education

Science Education

Secondary Education

Second life Educators

Social Studies Education

Special Education

Interaction and Cultural Models of Disability

Adaptive Transportation

Augmented and Alternative Communication


Healthcare Specialists

Hospitality and Tourism

Labor Market Integration

Medical Experts

Sport, Fitness and Leisure

Special Educational Centres

Social Innovation and E-Service Delivery

Social Workers

Student and Adults with Disabilities

Usability and Ergonomics

Learning / Teaching Methodologies and Assessment

Simulated Communities and Online Mentoring

e-Testing and new Test Theories

Supervising and Managing Student Projects

Pedagogy Enhancement with e-Learning

Educating the Educators

Immersive Learning

Blended Learning

Computer-Aided Assessment

Metrics and Performance Measurement

Assessment Software Tools

Assessment Methods in Blended Learning Environments

Global Issues In Education and Research

Education, Research and Globalization

Barriers to Learning (ethnicity, age, psychosocial factors, ...)

Gender and Diversity

Women and Minorities in Science and Technology

Indigenous and Diversity Issues

Government Policy issues

Organizational, Legal and Financial Aspects

Digital Divide

Increasing Affordability and Access to the Internet

Ethical issues in Education

Intellectual Property Rights and Plagiarism


Teacher Education

Cross-disciplinary areas of Education

Educational Psychology

Education practice trends and issues

Attracting, Engaging and Retaining Human Talent

Indigenous Education

Kinesiology and Leisure Science


Life-long Learning Education

Mathematics Education

Methods and Learning Mechanisms in Engineering Education

Physical Education (PE)

Reading Education

Religion and Education Studies

Knowledge Competencies in Engineering

Research Management

Research Methodologies

Academic Research Projects

Joint-research programmes

Research on Technology in Education

Research Centres

Links between Education and Research

New Challenges in Education

ECTS experiences

The Bologna Process and its implementation

Joint-Degree Programmes

Erasmus and Exchange experiences in universities

Students and Teaching staff Exchange programmes

Ubiquitous Learning

Accessibility to Disabled Users

Animation, 3D, and Web 3D Applications

Context Dependent Learning

Distance Education



Educational Technology

Educational Games and Software

Human Computer Interaction

ICT Education

Internet technologies
Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Mobile Applications and Learning (M-learning)

Multi-Virtual Environment

Standards and Interoperability

Technology Enhanced Learning

Technology Support for Pervasive Learning

Ubiquitous Computing

Videos for Learning and Educational Multimedia

Virtual and Augmented Reality

Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)

Web 2.0, Social Networking, Blogs and Wikis

Wireless Applications

Research In Progress

Ongoing research from undergraduates, graduates/postgraduates and
professionals Projects

Collaborative Research

Interdisciplinary Teaching Approaches and Experiences

Other Areas of Education

From: August 11, 2014 08:00
To: August 14, 2014 13:00

Temple University, 1801 N Broad St, 19122, Philadelphia, United States


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