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Conference Information

Full Title: International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning

Short Title: ICTELS 2014
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Start Date: 29-Sep-2014 - 02-Oct-2014
Contact: Dr Emmanuel Jean Francois
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.uwosh.edu/llce/conted/conferences-and-workshops-1/tels-conference
Meeting Description: The Transnational Education and Learning Society (TELS) is organizing an International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning (ICTEL).

September 29 – October 2, 2014, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA)

Theme: The State of Transnational Education and Learning


Provide scholars, administrators, and other practitioners with an academic forum that fosters the sharing of best practices, the challenges of existing paradigms, and the discussions on new ideas and frameworks that will potentially contribute to change policies, and enrich the literature and practices on transnational education and learning worldwide.

These frameworks include:
- Best practices
- Challenges of existing paradigms
- New ideas


- Concepts and theories of transnational education and learning
- Policies and legal frameworks on transnational education
- Practices of transnational education and learning
- Transnational education and information technologies
- Transnational learning
- Evaluation and quality assessment in transnational education
- Challenges and opportunities in transnational education

Registration Information:

Early registration: Before January 31, 2014
Regular registration: After January 31, 2014

Presenter: Early - $475, Regular - $525
Non-Presenter: Early - $250, Regular - $350
Graduate student: Early - $250, Regular - $250
One-day non-presenter (available only during conference days): Early - $120, Regular - $150

Reduced rates are available to graduate students. Student status proof is required. Requests for reduced rates should be sent in advance of registration to Dr. Emmanuel Jean Francois at jeanfrae@uwosh.edu.

Important Information for Overseas Participants:

It is the policy of the Conference office not to supply an invitation letter to unpaid or unregistered participants. Upon payment of registration, the participant may request an invitation letter or invoice by emailing Dr. Emmanuel Jean Francois at jeanfrae@uwosh.edu.


Hyatt Hotel
333 West Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Tel. (414) 270-6064; Fax (414) 270-6069
URL: www.milwaukee.hyatt.com
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.3131

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