Warwick Centre for Education Studies: Annual Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Student Conference
Saturday 10 May 2014
This is an invitation for all University of Warwick students, with an interest in education in its broadest sense, to attend the University of Warwick annual Centre for Education Studies Postgraduate Conference. The conference will be based in the Westwood Lecture Theatre on Westwood Campus.
The theme of the conference is Crossing Boundaries and a key aim of the conference is to provide a platform for sharing experiences of research with colleagues from across the whole university.
The conference will be held on Saturday 10 May 2014 and the programme is linked here. Please reserve your place by using the online registration at the foot of the page. The conference is free and open to taught postgraduate and undergraduate students.
Call for Papers
Abstracts for papers are invited from research postgraduates across the university whose research or interests connect with education. This might include research on professional learning; teaching and learning across age groups and contexts; informal community and social participation; the teaching of particular subjects; the experience of learning; learning theories and learning inventories; equity and social exclusion; technology and learning; teaching and learning with second or additional languages and so on.
Presentation slots will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion. Paper presentations will normally cover one or more of the following:
- Background to your current research
- Theoretical stances in your field: strengths and shortcomings
- Methodological approaches in your field: problems and opportunities
- Challenges in your own research design
- Findings (or predicted findings)
- Implications of your research for your field of study
There will be prizes for the best paper in each strand and a certificate for all presenters.
In order to be considered by the academic committee please submit your abstract to Henry Mpako at H dot Mpako at warwick dot ac dot uk
To register for the conference please use the form below (your name and email will automatically be entered when you are logged on to Insite)