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33rd National R2P Conference at Ball State University: Call for Papers Deadline Extended to April 22, 2014

Contributed by: Ruby Cain
Published: Monday, 14 April 2014 7:00 PM
33rd National R2P Conference at Ball State University:
Call for Papers Deadline Extended to April 22, 2014

Click on 33rd National Research-to-Practice Conference website.

To: Adult and Higher Education Faculty, Researchers, Graduate Students, Practitioners:

Due to unforeseen circumstances, R2P National Steering Committee has requested an extension on Call for Papers deadline to April 22, 2014.

33rd National Research-to-Practice (R2P) Conference in Adult and Higher Education with Ball State University's 2nd Annual Adult, Higher, and Community Education Research Conference will be on Friday, September 19 and Saturday, September 20, 2014. The conference will be held at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. Our host is Department of Educational Studies, Teachers College.

Conference theme: "Innovations in Scholarship and Practice of Teaching and Learning."

In an effort to dynamically build a collaborative community among researchers and practitioners, the National R2P Conference supports new research, explores policy, and showcases industry best practices through interaction with innovative established professionals in the field of adult learning and higher education.

Pre-Conference (Friday morning) includes two tracks and varying sessions for Faculty, Researchers, Practitioners, and Graduate Students. One track will focus on innovations in technology for instruction, learning, student engagement, content retention, including emerging mobile interactive technology, featuring BSU iLearn Staff. Sign up for One-on-One consultations on technology options. The other track will focus on strategies for success in graduate education, research, and publication.

Keynote Panel Presentation will focus on adult and higher education policy, future trends, benefits, challenges, recommendations, and call to action. Panelists are Dr. Jim Flowers, Professor of Technology, Ball State University; Dr. Elisabeth Hayes, Delbert & Jewell Lewis Chair in Reading & Literacy and Professor, Teachers College, Arizona State University; and Dr. Lisa Merriweather, Assistant Professor of Adult Education, Department of Educational Leadership, University of North Caroline Charlotte.

Networking Reception for Friday evening is billed as "Speed Networking for Researchers." Graduate Students can submit Research Topic Proposals for consideration and selection as presenters. Each Graduate Student will have two minutes to share their research topic and solicit suggestions from the audience. After the presentations there will be extended networking time and opportunities to interact with conference attendees who have similar research interests. Refreshments will be served.

Full Conference Registration (includes Pre-Conference):
Early Bird registration By August 15, 2014 $145.00
Registration After August 15, 2014 $165.00

Graduate Students:
Early Bird registration By August 15, 2014 $80.00
Registration After August 15, 2014 $90.00

Pre-Conference Only:
(8:00 am - noon with lunch included)
Early Bird registration By August 15, 2014 $30.00
Registration After August 15, 2014 $35.00

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