First Announcement and Call for Presentations

epiSTEME – 2

Second international conference to review research in Science, Technology and Mathematics Education

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (TIFR), Mumbai, India February 12-15, 2007

This event is organised by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, a National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India. It is the second in the series of biennial conferences meant to review research world-wide in science, technology and mathematics education.

Conference epiSTEME-2 will focus on three broad strands that influence science, technology and mathematics education: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Mathematics; Cognitive Bases of STM Learning; and STM Curriculum and its Transaction. Leading scholars in the field will be invited to give overviews of some of the areas of interest within each strand. Paper and poster sessions will complement the review talks.

Important dates:

Submission of applications: April 30, 2006 Extended abstracts: May 31, 2006 Notification of acceptance: July 15, 2006 Registration with payment: September 30, 2006 Dates of conference: February 12 – 15, 2007

Proposals for paper and poster presentations should be sent, in the form of an extended abstract of about 1500 to 2000 words, to reach us on or before May 31, 2006.

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