CFP: ILA Conference

International Independent Learning Conference, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China, November 4-6, 2016
Proposal submissions: March 31, 2016

This conference is the 7th of its kind since the start and it aims to explore the educational, social, cultural and technical aspects of Independent Learning (IL), hence to establish a network as well as meeting point of IL researchers and practitioners.

We welcome presentations, seminars, workshops and posters on the following sub-themes:

1.            Autonomy and identity
2.            Autonomy and assessment
3.            Autonomy, interaction and collaboration
4.            Autonomy and critical thinking
5.            Autonomy and agency (motivation and strategies)
6.            Autonomy in the era of Information Technology
7.            Teacher and researcher autonomy
8.            Autonomy and sociocultural theory
9.            Autonomy and curriculum Design
10.          Autonomy and Flipped Classroom Teaching
11.          Autonomy and MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses)
12.          Other related topics

 Keynote Speakers (in alphabetic order):
Phil BENSON (Macquarie University, Australia)
Sara COTTERALL (American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)
Andy GAO (Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China)
Garold MURRAY (Okayama University, Japan)
SUN Youzhong (Beijing Foreign Studies University, China )
XU Jinfen (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)

 All presentations will be 20 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for Q & A. Your abstract (in MS Word version), written in English and sent to, should not exceed 250 words. Use single space, 1-inch page margin, 12-pointfont size, and Times New Roman.

 Deadline for abstract submission (250 words)     31 March 2016
Notification of acceptance;          31 May 2016