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1. Conference Program Dec. 08, 2016

2. Presentation Information Dec. 08, 2016

3. Extend the submission deadline to November 20, 2016

4. Paper Submission

2017 International Symposium on Teaching, Education, and Learning - Winter Session Call for Papers

Pre Conference Tour

Thai Cooking School, please contact for registration.

About ISTEL-Winter 2017

Conference Chair

Dan-Pai Feng
Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Conference Co-Chair

H. Keith Edwards
University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA

Conference Organizers

International Business Academics Consortium
Shih Chien University, Taiwan

Important Dates

Submission Deadline:
    Nov. 20, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection:
    14 days after Submission
Upload Final Manuscript Deadline:
    November 30, 2016
Registration Deadline:
    November 30, 2016

Keynote Speaker and Pre-Conference Tour


Keynote Speaker

Wachara Chantatub, Ph.D.
Chulalongkorn University

Speech Title:
"Thailand 4.0 and digital economy"


Pre-Conf Tour

January 24, 2017

Thai Cooking School

The quota for this event is limited. Please contact for registration.

Registration Fee: US$10.

International Liaisons

  • International Co-chair-Taiwan
    Che-Jen Su, Fu-Jen Catholic University
  • International Co-chair-Japan
    Jinsan Lin, Nagoya Sangyo University
  • International Co-chair-Malaysia
    Beh Loo See, University of Malaya
  • International Co-chair-Israel
    Yacov Kedem, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design
  • International Co-chair-Mauritius
    Hemant Kassean, University of Mauritius
  • International Co-chair-Iran
    Iraj Mahdavi, Mazandaran University of Science and Technology
  • International Co-chair-Sri Lanka
    J.A.S.K. Jayakody, University of Colombo
  • International Co-chair-Australia
    Fredy Valenzuela, University of New England
  • International Co-chair-Turkey
    Nihat Kasap, Sabanci University
  • International Co-chair-Singapore
    Rueylin Hsiao, National University of Singapore
  • International Co-chair-United States
    David Ang, Auburn University Montgomery

International Committee

  • Kalyan Prasad Agrawal, Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna
    Salah Alkhafaji, Sur University College
    Preeyanuch Apibunyopas, Kasetsart University
    Mehdi Asgarkhani, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology
    Christina Atanasova, Simon Fraser University
    Marinah Awang, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
    Justin Beneke, University of Cape Town
    Chaytanya Bora, Dibrugarh University
    Kotchakorn Chalermkanjana, Chulalongkorn University
    Alvin Chan, University of Western Sydney
    Chien-lung Chan, Yuan Ze University
    Sai-Keong Chan, Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur
    Hsiu-Hui Chang, Chungyu Institute of Technology
    Ming-Chung Chang, Kainan University
    Sungwoo Cho, Sungkyunkwan University
    Chang-Chien Chou, LungHwa University of Science and Technology
    Brian Corbitt, RMIT University
    Miguel Pina e Cunha, Nova School of Business and Economics
    Maciej Czaplewski, University of Szczecin
    Jan Alf Eklöf, Stockholm School of Economics
    Detelin Elenkov, Angelo State University
    Kimberly Furumo, University of Hawaii at Hilo
    Anna Gardocka-Jalowiec, University of Bialystok
    Maw-Shin Hsu, Feng Chia University
    Rich Hsu, University of South Australia
    Hsiao-Wei Hu, Fu-Jen Catholic University
    Ying-Yuh Huang, Southern Taiwan University
    Chiehwei Hung, Feng-Chia University
    Ahrar Husain, Jamia Millia Islamia
    Kayo Iizuka, Senshu University
    Rahmah Binti Ismail, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    Ron Johnson, Consultant, Higher Education
    Chichang Jou, Tamkang University
    Sami Kajalo, Aalto University School of Economics
    Bijay Kumar Kandel, KIIT University
    Hemant Kassean, University of Mauritius
    Subhash Kasturi, Indian Institute of Science
    Nada Khatib, University of Houston-Main Campus
    Hian Chye Koh, SIM University
    Davorin Kralj, Institute for Creative Management - Slovenia
    Suhal Kusairi, University Malaysia Terengganu
    Branson Chi Hing Kwok, Raffles University System
    Jin-Duan Lai, Jin Wen University of Science and Technology
    Kuok Kei Law, The Open University of Hong Kong
    Zorica Bozhinovska Lazarevska, University Ss Cyril and Methodius
  • Tek Yew Lew, Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia
    Eddy K. W. Li, University of Cambridge
    Fauziah Binti Mahat, Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Iraj Mahdavi, Mazandaran University of Science and Technology
    Maslin Masrom, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    Blair McMurchy, University of Reading
    Gianmario Piero Antonio Motta, University of Pavia
    Nuttawuth Muenjohn, RMIT University
    Natalia Nehrebecka, University of Warsaw
    Khalil Md Nor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    Symphorien Ntibagirirwa, Pretoria University
    Gerald Post, University of the Pacific
    Ajit Prasad, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research
    Prakhyath Prasad, Lancaster University Muhammad Jameel Qazi, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
    Azmawani Abd Rahman, Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Kalyan Raman, Northwestern University
    Peithe Ma Salva, Far Eastern University (Manila)
    Reza Shafiezadehgarousi, Islamic Azad University
    Noor Zahirah Mohd Siek, Universiti Teknologi MARA
    Nilubon Sivaborvornvatana, Sripatum University
    Wanpen Siwarom, North Eastert University
    Ebrahim Soltani, University of Kent
    Yuraporn Sudharatna, Kasetsart University
    Ly-Fie Sugianto, Monash University
    Pornlapas Suwannarat, Mahasarakham University
    Veena Tewari, Majan College
    Fredy-Roberto Valenzuela, University of New England
    William Philip Wall, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
    Nathalia Devina Widjaja, Binus University
    Alexander H. Wisgickl, WU Vienna
    Vasantha Noel Yahanpath, Eastern Institute of Technology
    Faizal Bin Yahya, National University of Singapore
    Keiichi Yamada, Nakamura Gakuen University
    Chih-Chin Yang, Kainan University
    Ming-Yu Yang, Asia University
    Po-Chung Yang, St. John’s University
    Wen-Fen Yang, National Chung Cheng University
    Chao-Hui Yeh, I-Shou University
    Jinn-Yi Yeh, National Chiayi University
    Ron Chuen Yeh, Meiho Institute of Technology
    Lew Tek Yew, Curtin University Sarawak Malaysia
    Wong Siew Yoong, Raffles International Institute
    Nor'Aini Yusof, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Call for Papers

The 2017 International Symposium on Teaching, Education, and Learning - Winter Session (ISTEL-Winter 2017) is to be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Scholars are encouraged to submit papers or abstracts on any aspect of Teaching, Education, and Learning including but not limited to the following topics:

  • Teacher Education
  • Teacher Training
  • Assessment & Testing
  • Curriculum Study
  • Technology in Education
  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching Method
  • Language Teaching Technique
  • Educational Material
  • School and Classroom Behavior
  • Applied Learning
  • Distance Education
  • Higher Education
  • Adult Education
  • Classroom Practice
  • Education Policy
  • Education Politics
  • Educational Psychology
  • Child Development
  • History of Education
  • Multicultural Education
  • Philosophy of education
  • Post-compulsory Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Theory of Education
  • Lifelong Learning
  • E-learning
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Learning Psychology
  • Inductive reasoning
  • Machine Learning
  • Language Acquisition

Awards and Publication Opportunities

Outstanding-Paper Awards

About five to ten percent (5-10%) of accepted papers will be select as Outstanding Papers. The Outstanding Papers list will be announced in conference program.

Publication Opportunities

All registered manuscripts will be published in the Proceedings of International Symposium on Teaching, Education, and Learning. Competitive papers will be recommended for fast-track reviews to the following Journals.


CMR, ISSN 1813-5498

All full papers accepted in conference may be considered to be published in the Contemporary Management Research (CMR), a refereed, serial publication of ISTEL conference with ISSN number. Authors who hope to submit manuscripts to CMR MUST follow the procedure of CMR manuscript submission.


IJCSE, ISSN 1995-6649

All full papers presented in the conference will be considered for possible publication in International Journal of Cyber Society and Education (IJCSE), a referred and series publication of ISTEL conference.


JSS, ISSN 1549-3652

All full papers presented in the conference will also be considered for possible publication in Journal of Social Sciences.

Online Submission

Full papers or abstracts on all fields of Teaching, Education, and Learning are invited to submit. Full paper should be no longer than 30 pages. Abstract should be around 1-2 pages with at least 3 keywords. Please follow the conference manuscript format to prepare your manuscripts.
To submit your manuscripts, please follow the following steps:
1. Apply for an account with Account ID and Password.
To apply for an account. Please click "New Account" and fill in all the necessary information to get your personal "Account" and "Password". Please note that "Account" must be in a valid email format.
2. Submit abstracts or full papers.
Following the creation of the account, the contributor can log in the Conference Management System (CMS).

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Conference Registration

Please log in the conference management system to register.
Conference Management System

1. No matter the paper is single authored or multi-authored, if you would like to have the paper published in the conference proceedings, you need to pay registration fee for each paper.
2. In case the paper is multi-authored and more than one author would like to attend the conference, each attendee needs to make registration and pays the registration fee.
3. The conference registration fee covers admission to all conference sessions, one conference program booklet, one conference proceedings in CD-ROM format, and coffee breaks.
4. Unpaid manuscripts will be treated as withdrawn.
5. Cancellation Policy for the Conference
All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to the Registration Secretariat ( For cancellations postmarked on or before 23:59 (GMT+8), November 30, 2016, 75% of the registration fee will be refunded. For cancellations after 23:59 (GMT+8), November 30, 2016, no fees will be refunded.

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The Landmark Bangkok
138 Sukhumvit Road
Bangkok 10110

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