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

Invited Guests


Invited Speaker

Fernando A. F. Ferreira, Professor
ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon & University of Memphis

Invited Guest

Ushio Sumita, Professor
Keio University

2017 International Symposium on Teaching, Education, and Learning
Hiroshima, Japan, July 04-06, 2017

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Conference Chair

Yuka Kawasaki
Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan

Conference Co-Chair

Hironori Sasaki
Chugokugakuen University, Japan

Conference Local Chair

Nobutaka Odake
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

Conference Organizers

International Business Academics Consortium
Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

Conference Sponsor


Important Dates

Submission Deadline:
    March 25, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection:
    14 days after Submission
Upload Final Manuscript Deadline:
    April 25, 2017
Registration Deadline:
    April 25, 2017

International Committee

  • Seungchan Ahn, Arizona State University, USA
    Masood Abdulla Badri, Abu Dhabi Education Council and UAE University, UAE
    Asma Butt, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan
    Yung-Ta Chang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
    Tzu-Ching Chen, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
    Wen-Chun Chen, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
    Tsai-Feng Cheng, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
    Leon K. L. Chew, Zayed University, UAE
    Ayse Nazlihan Coskun, Okan University, Turkey
    Masume esmaeili, Allame Tabatabaee University, Iran
    Paul Alexander Fisher, James Cook University, Singapore
    Connie Haasbroek, University of South Africa, South Africa
    Nor Hashimah, Universitiy Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    Roba Abou Hassana, Princess Noura University, Saudi Arabia
    Hamidreza Hassanabad, Tarbiat Moalem University, Iran
    Yu-Ling Hsu, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
    Xiao-ying Hu, Sichuan Normal University, China
    Wen-San Huang, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
    Po-Yi Hung, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
    Ahrar Husain, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
    Aziah Ismail, Universitiy Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    Khalid JOHARI, Universitiy Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    JAGPREET KAUR, Punjabi University, India
    Mrinmoyi Kulkarni, Indian Institute of Technology, India
    Wen-Feng Lai, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
    Yow-jyy Joyce Lee, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
    Yongyan LI, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Jung-Chin Liang, Ling Tung University, Taiwan
    Yun-Hsia Liang, Taipei Municipal University of Education, Taiwan
    Lu-Chun Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
    Sheng- Feng Lin, Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan
    Li-Wen Liu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
  • Yu-Ching Liu, Hsuan Chuang University, Taiwan
    Nafisah Mahmud, Universitiy Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
    Denise Maria Margonari, UNESP, Brazil
    Chew Cheng Meng, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    Victor Minichiello, University of New England, Australia
    Norita Mohamed, Universitiy Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    Abdul Jalil Othman, Universitiy Malaya, Malaysia
    Weny Savitry Sembiring Pandia, Atma Jaya Indonesia Catholic University, Indeonesia
    Lena Nessyana Panjaitan, University of Surabaya, Indonesia
    Ujsara Prasertsin, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
    Dona Eka Putri, Gunadarma University, Indonesia
    Mohamed Abdui Rashid, Universitiy Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    Nordin Abd Razak, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    Gun I Rembeck, Vastra Gotalandsregionen, Sweden
    VON LIZARES SARINO, Olivarez College, Philippines
    Eun-mi Seo, Howon University, Korea
    Vandana Sharma, Punjabi University, India
    Tian-Wei Sheu, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan
    Meng-Dar Shieh, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
    Yu-Chih Doris Shih, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
    Hsiu-Hui Su, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
    Srisiuni Sugoto, Surabaya University, Indonesia
    Pei-Chen Sun, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
    Cetin Terzi, Anadolu University, Turkey
    Emenike Collins Ugochukwu, University of Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria
    Lokman Abd Wahid, Institute of Teacher Education Malaysia, Malaysia
    P. R. Wilson, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India
    Chih-chun Wu, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
    Hsi-nan Yeh, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
    Lei-Mei Yeh, National United University, Taiwan
    Hsiao-Ping Yu, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan
    Najeemah Mohd Yusof, Universitiy Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Call for Papers

The 2017 International Symposium on Teaching, Education, and Learning (ISTEL 2017) is to be held in Hiroshima, Japan. 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 the following Journals.


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

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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 USB Flash Drive format, lunches, 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), April 25, 2017, 75% of the registration fee will be refunded. For cancellations after 23:59 (GMT+8), April 25, 2017, no fees will be refunded.

Information: Venue, Visa, Travel



International Conference Center Hiroshima
International Conference Center Hiroshima
1-5, Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima City, Japan

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Japan Visa

Every foreign visitor entering Japan must have a valid passport. Visitors from countries without visa exempt agreements with Japan should apply to a Japanese consular office or diplomatic mission in their home country. Please be informed that it is the embassy of Japan in your country that makes a decision on issuing a visa. Usually the procedure takes considerably long, so you need to begin the procedure as soon as possible. Read carefully the Japanese visa guide provided by the ministry of foreign affairs.

Japanese visa guide

Getting Around in Hiroshima

Hiroshima is the principal city of the Chugoku Region and home to over a million inhabitants. Hiroshima is blessed with beautiful nature, four distinct seasons, a long history and traditional culture. There are also many scenic spots including two World Cultural Heritage Sites, the "A-bomb Dome" and the "Itsukushima Shrine." Each season offers a reason to visit Hiroshima.

Hiroshima Travel Guide