The Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing (APCCSID), which will be held on October 19-21, 2018 at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas Center, Quezon City, announced its first call for papers.
The major strands are the following: Evaluation Models, Evaluation System and Logistics, Innovative Practices in Evaluation, Challenges in Evaluation, and Beneﬁts of Evaluation. All screened and selected papers will be presented during the conference.
Interested curricularists, researchers and educators may submit abstract to [email protected]
Over 300 curricularists, researchers and educators from some countries gathered during the 1 st Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing (APCCSID) held at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas Center, Quezon City last September 25-27, 2017.
The said conference was attended by 20 international speakers from countries like USA, Australia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Korea and Thailand, and educators from all levels of education all over the Philippines as well as abroad.
Aside from the plenary speeches, there were also special sessions on citizenship education and military education. Another highlight of the conference was the presentation of well screened papers in curriculum studies during the parallel sessions.
This year the theme focused on “Shaping the Future of Curriculum Studies: Policies, Perspectives and Challenges.”
Dr. Murray Print, professor at University of Sydney and authpor of the book Curriculum Development and Design, served as keynote speaker of the Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing (APCCSID) 2017.
In his speech, he related his professional experiences being involved in curriculum studies. He said that he began researching, writing and teaching about curriculum over 30 years ago and also designing and developing curricula in that time.
“Over time challenges in curriculum and design are similar, but more complex with twists and turns. My task here is big picture issues, but with examples,” he continued.
According to his biography, Murray is a recognised leader in civic and political education and curriculum development within Australia and internationally. He has extensive experience in international research projects and has acted as assessor of research grants in Australia and other countries such as Canada, South Africa, the Netherlands, and Hong Kong.
Furthermore, Murray has conducted many international research projects in civics and citizenship, particularly in Europe and Asia and been a board member of international civic education organization.