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International Symposium on
“The Cultivation of Creativity in University Students”


Symposium Notice

To explore theoretical and practical issues with respect to developing university students’ creativity and disseminate cutting-edge academic research in the area, and to promote the development of Macao's university sector, an international symposium on “The Cultivation of Creativity in University Students” is to be held at Macao Polytechnic Institute on 5-8 November 2013. Colleagues are cordially invited to participate in the Symposium.

Symposium Themes

  1. Theories and analyses of student creativity;
  2. University student creativity in different countries and regions; experiences and comparative studies;
  3. General education and creative ability;
  4. “Outcome-based” curriculum design and creativity;
  5. The impact of research on teaching and learning and enhancing creative ability;
  6. The development of student creativity internationally


Symposium Schedule

Symposium Snspshots

Language
Chinese (Putonghua) and English

Fee
No fee will be charged for registration or meals. Accommodation will be provided for accepted participants. Travel expenses to and from the Conference and insurance will be the responsibility of the participant.

Symposium Venue
Macao Polytechnic Institute

Important Date

Feb 2013 Symposium notice released
Until 20 May 2013 Return of reply slip and submission of paper abstract
Until 10 Aug 2013 Submission of full paper
Early Sept 2013 Completion of review of paper
Early Sept 2013 Formal invitation letter sent
1-15 Oct 2013 Paper editing and compiling
5-7 Nov 2013 Symposium held
Jun 2014 Symposium Proceedings expected to be published


Contact Information
Please send the abstract and/or full paper to the following emails
nslao@ipm.edu.mo  Ms Alice Lao
hfengzhang@ipm.edu.mo   Dr Hongfeng Zhang


Tel: 853-8599 6720 / 853-8599 6278
Fax: 853-2870 0096
Address:
Academic Affairs Department
Macao Polytechnic Institute
Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes, Macao

Paper Format

Chinese Papers (Word format) should include:

  1. Paper title, author’s name, institutional affiliation, job title, academic degree, research interests, contact address, email address (author’s information should be placed in a footer on the front page).
  2. Chinese abstract (300 words or less).
  3. English abstracts (150 words or less).
  4. Key words (5 or less).
  5. Main Text (10,000 words or less).
  6. Notes should be incorporated as footnotes, and references placed at the end of main text. Arabic numerals should be used to number notes.
  7. Font: 新細明體 (traditional) for Chinese, Times New Roman for English, with font Size 12.
  8. Spacing and Borders: Single line spacing; no art for border.
  9. Titles of tables should be placed on the top; titles of graphs/pictures should be placed underneath. Source information should be written underneath tables and graphs with font size 10.
English Papers (Word format) should include:
  1. Paper title, author’s name, institutional affiliation, job title, academic degree, research interests, contact address, email address (author’s information should be placed in a footer on the front page).
  2. Abstract (150 words or less).
  3. Key words (5 or less).
  4. Main Text (6,500 words or less).
  5. Notes should be incorporated as footnotes, and references should be placed at the end of main text. Arabic numerals should be used to number notes.
  6. Font: Times New Roman for English with font size 12.
  7. Spacing and Borders: Single line spacing; no art for border;
  8. Titles of tables should be placed on the top; titles of graphs/pictures should be placed underneath. Source information should be written underneath tables and graphs with font size 10.