GCCCE 2018 Doctoral Student Forum (DSF) Call For Papers



This Doctoral Student Forum (DSF) is held in the conjunction with GCCCE 2018, aiming to provide an opportunity for doctoral students to present, discuss and receive feedback on their work-in-progress research from their peers and a panel of established researchers in the related areas. All accepted submissions will be published in the GCCCE 2018 Doctoral Student Forum proceedings.


The DSF is organized to bring together doctoral students working in the following areas:

·         C1: Science of Learning and Computer Supported Collaborative Learning

·         C2: Digital Classroom, Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning       

·         C3: Joyful Learning and Society       

·         C4: Technology in Higher Education and Human Performance       

·         C5: Teacher Professional Development and Educational Policy       

·         C6: Technology Enhanced Language Learning        

·         C7: Learning Analysis, Assessment, and Artificial Intelligence in Education       

·         C8: Maker and STEM Education       

·         C9: Digital Technology, Innovation, and Education


Submission Requirements and Method

We welcome all interested doctoral students to submit their work related to the above themes to the DSF.



·         Cover (with the proposed thesis title, the supervisor name and his/her contact information, as well as the author’s name and contact information).

·         Thesis proposal (not more than 5 pages, aligning with the GCCCE paper format), including the following elements:

o    Research aim

o    Research background

o    Research methodology

o    Current milestone of the research or the results attained so far

o    Upcoming work


Important Dates:

1.  Forum Paper Submission Deadline: January 5, 2018 February 9, 2018 (4 pages for short paper, 8 pages for long paper)

2.  Forum Paper Acceptance Notification: February 5, 2018 February 24, 2018 

3.  Forum Paper Finalized Deadline: March 5, 2018 March 10, 2018  

          4.  Forum Authors Registration Deadline: March 31, 2018



The above two materials (Cover and Thesis Proposal) should be put in one MS Word or PDF file for submission. All submissions should be emailed to gccce2018.dsf@gmail.com.


Should there be any enquiries, please send email to the secretary: gccce2018.dsf@gmail.com



Program committee


Executive Chair

Chen, Gaowei           University of Hong Kong



Cao, Peijie                Institute of Education Sciences

Chen, Bodong          University of Minnesota

Hou, Huei-Tse         Taiwan University of Science and Technology


Program Committee Members

Chai, Ching Sing

Institute of Education, Singapore

Chiu, Thomas K. F.

University of Hong Kong

Gu, Xiaoqing

East China Normal University

Lin, Hao-Chiang Koong

University of Tainan

Shang, Junjie

Peking University

Song, Yanjie

Education University of Hong Kong

Wang, Maggie Minhong

University of Hong Kong

Wei, Shunping

Open University

Wu, Fati

Beijing Normal University

Xu, Xiaodong

South China Normal University

Yang, Hsi-Hsun

Yunlin University of Science and Technology

Zheng, Xudong

Central China Normal University