Call for Papers: The 2008 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'08), July 2008, USA

Call for Papers: The 2008 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'08), July 2008, USA

Post by A. M. G. S » Sat, 02 Feb 2008 11:31:18


C A L L F O R P A P E R S
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The 2008 International Conference on Frontiers
in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering
FECS'08

Date and Location: July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA

You are invited to submit a full paper for consideration.
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings/
book.

SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the
following:

O Accreditation and assessment
O Student recruitment and retention methods
O Promoting multi-disciplinary initiatives - impact on curriculum
O Capstone research projects: examples and case studies
O Distance learning; methods, technologies and assessment
O Innovative degree programs and certificates
O Innovative uses of technology in the classroom
O Learning models
O Learning from mistakes
O Need for change: computer science and computer engineering
curriculum
O Computer and web-based software for instruction
O Proposed methods for ranking CS and CE departments
O Ethics in computer science and engineering
O Incorporating writing into CS and CE curriculum
O Preparing graduates for academia
O Preparing graduates for industry
O Partnerships with industry and government
O Team projects and case studies
O Undergraduate research experiences
O Student observation and mentoring strategies
O Advising methods
O Evaluation strategies (professors, students, ...)
O Transition to graduate studies
O Integrating gender and culture issues into computer
science and engineering curriculum
O The balance between course-work and research
O Issues related to the choice of first programming language
O Debugging tools and learning
O Computers in classroom
O Active learning tools
O Undergraduates as teaching assistants
O Funding opportunities for curriculum development and studies
O Pilot studies
O Recruiting methods to attract graduate students
O The role of visualization and animation in education
O Academic dishonesty in a high-tech environment
O Collaborative learning
O Using the web
O Factors that lead to success in CS and CE

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:

Prospective authors are invited to submit their full paper
(about 5 to 7 pages - single space, font size of 10 to 12) to
Prof. H. R. Arabnia by Feb. 25, 2008 ( XXXX@XXXXX.COM ). email
submissions in MS Doc or PDF formats are preferable. All
reasonable
typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of accepted
papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format
to prepare their papers for publication.)

The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited
to
7 (IEEE style) pages. Papers must not have been previously
published
or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. The first page
of
the draft paper should include: title of the paper, name,
affiliation,
postal address, and email address of each author as well as the
name
of the conference the paper is being submitted to (ie, FECS'08).
The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author
and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the
content of the paper.

Each paper will be refereed by two experts in the field who are
independe