Call for papers


"New Opportunities in Teaching”

Faculty of Education
Maltepe University, İstanbul, TURKEY
11-12 May 2017

    The Faculty of Education Students’ Local Organizing Committee at  Maltepe University is pleased to announce the call for papers for the undergraduate students’ conference on  'New Opportunities in Teaching' to be held at Maltepe University on 11-12 May, 2017.

We welcome submission for individual papers and panel proposals that should be addressing, but not limited to

  1. The use of technology in classrooms

  2. The role of technology in teacher training

  3. The effect of immigration over society and education

  4. How does transforming society affect testing and evaluation in education?

  5. What are the qualifications of the teacher of the technological era?

  6. The role of education in transforming society

  7. The requirements of changing society on teaching approaches

  8. How should the education/curriculum of immigrants be?

  9. Transforming society and changing needs

  10. How technology motivates students?

Abstracts can be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] by 31st March, 2017 and should contain a clear outline of the argument, theoretical framework, methodology and results.

The text of the abstracts should be submitted in ENGLISH only, in a separate Word document in the following format: max. 300-400 words, 1.5 line spaced Arial (Plain) 11-point font (except for title which should be Times New Roman 14-point font), A4 size page formatting, with the page margins of 2.5 cm from the left, top and bottom and 2 cm from the right.

Panel proposals should consist of five individual contributions, combining a panel abstract with five individual abstracts of max. 500 words each ( 5 x 500 for individual abstracts, plus 500 for the panel’s abstract)

All participants should attach a photo that is suitable for a document.

We encourage lecturers, teachers and professors to circulate this call widely across your undergraduate students. This will be a unique occasion to visit the legendary city of Istanbul, where you can enjoy the harmony of cultures.  

Please circulate this call widely across undergraduate students in relevant to education such as special education, early childhood education, foreign language education, mathematics education…etc. Participating students will be accompanied by fellow students from Turkey and across the world to debate the raising issues in the area of education in a conference organized by the students of Faculty of Education at Maltepe University with the support of staff of Faculty of Education.


                                                       IMPORTANT DATES


   31st March , 2017     Deadline for submission
   07th April , 2017 Announcement of accepted abstracts
   28th April, 2017 Final Version Due
   11-12 May, 2017 Congress Date





For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at  [email protected]
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NB!: Please do not forget to apply for travel health insurance!

PS.:  There is NO Registration Fee! 
Participants attending the conference will be hosted by Maltepe University at our 5-star Marma Otel Istanbul ( will only have to pay their travel expenses. All other expenses will be provided by Maltepe University.

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