Higher Education in the Society of Liquid Knowledge CALL FOR CHAPTERS
Name of the Book:
Higher Education in the Society of Liquid Knowledge
Names of the Editors:
Dr. Aleksander Kobylarek, Shivangi Nigam, Adriana Bernady
Names of the Organizations:
University of Wroclaw (Interdisciplinary Scientific Club VARIOGRAF), Poland
Education, Culture & Society Conference
Overview of the Book:
In the present times of technological explosion, education has a unique role. Higher education in particular has a special place because universities possess much more autonomy and can implement reforms with greater ease. What should we consider from wide perspective in terms of needed reforms? How to facilitate teaching-learning in an environment overloaded with dynamic knowledge? Which factors play a crucial role in higher education with changing approach to knowledge because of the wide extent of information technology? What is knowledge nowadays and how higher education should answer to a growing need of change?
In this book we are willing to give an overview of the directions that can be used by teachers, students and the whole society connected to higher education. It is the need of the hour that we share perspectives from different areas of research and countries to get to know the possible opportunities and limitations in education. Responsibility for proceeding smartly with that change is significant, because it affects career choices, health of our students and the usability of teaching-learning process.
- Role/Impact of liquid knowledge in higher education.
- Dynamism in Information Technology and its influence on Higher Education.
- Downsizes of new technologies in teaching-learning process at college/university level.
- Opportunities of new technologies in higher education.
- Change in perceiving the knowledge nowadays.
- Solutions from different areas used to provide newer perspectives on higher education process.
- Use of artificial intelligence.
We are open to new topics that could contribute to the qualitative content of the book.
Faculty members, students, practitioners, academicians
Deadline for submissions:
January 20, 2018
Researchers and academicians are invited to submit on or before September 30, 2017, a chapter proposal clearly explaining the topic and subject matter covered in the proposed chapter. Interested authors without a specific topic may receive suggestions for possible topics.
Proposals must include:
- Name(s) of each author
- CV from each author
- Chapter Title
- Abstract (100-200 words)
- Keywords (3-5 keywords)
Authors will be notified about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines by October 15, 2017. Authors must submit full chapters by January 20, 2018. Full chapters will be approximately 2,500-5,000 words (10-20 pages double-spaced) in length.
Proposal Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017
Authors Notified about Proposals and sent Guidelines: October 15, 2017
Full Chapter Submission Deadline: January 20, 2018
Authors Notified about Chapters: February 15, 2018
There is no publication fee. Our only concern is the quality of the chapter.