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The 2014 Asia- Pacific Teaching Professor Conference (APTPC)
28-30 March 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
APTPC is the premier forum for the presentation and exchange of past experiences and new advances and research results in the field of theoretical, experimental and applied theory and teaching experience. The conference main topic is Integrating formal and informal learning.The conference welcomes leading experts, researchers, and professor as well as teacher and postgraduate students working in related fields of study from across the world.
Inquires referred to Registration & Submission, Accommodation and Transportation and so on, please email to the secretariat at email@example.com
About HATO BUS
With over a half century of experience introducing the beauty and history of Tokyo, the name Hato Bus has become synonymous with Tokyo tourism—offering visitors the most convenient and fun tours ever. Whether you are looking for the time-honored standbys—shrines, temples and Japanese gardens—or the more fashionable and trendy hot spots, Hato Bus Sightseeing Tours have exactly what you want! We have created wonderfully diverse courses combining a little of everything, from traditional Japanese food to excellent shopping, even picturesque cruising, to ensure that you end the day replete with the charms of Tokyo!
English-speaking and Chinese-speaking guides both available.
Sorry, there are no more available rooms at the conference venue (Toshi Center Hotel) during the conference date. Below are nearby hotels with cheaper rate which you may also choose from (http://www.agoda.com/?cklg=1) :
1. " Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu" Rate per room per night : US$ 137-255
2. " Hotel Sunroute Akasaka " Rate per room per night : US$ 94-150
3. " Akasaka Granbell Hotel" Rate per room per night : US$ 94-139
4. " APA Villa Hotel Akasaka-Mitsuke" Rate per room per night : US$ 97-109
‘The Multipolar 21st Century: Implications for Global Stability'
Dr Craig Mark
Associate Professor,School of International Studies
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Associate Professor at the School of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU), teaches and researches in International Security, Foreign Policy and Australian Politics. He also teaches for the School of Law and Politics at KGU, and has previously been a lecturer at Macquarie University, and the University of NSW in Sydney, Australia.
Co-author, 'Understanding International Relations: The World and Japan' (October 2013)
'Politics of the Closest Friend: Abbott, Japan and the Asia-Pacific', The Conversation, October 11 2013
'A Harder Target for Abe's Third Arrow', Business Spectator, October 8, 2013
'Maritime Rivalry in the Asia-Pacific: Prospects for a Regional Arms Control Treaty' (June 2013)
'Edward Snowden's flight shows the limits of US power' (June 2013)
'Trust in the 2013 Australian Election', (June 2013)'
'Connectedness, Identity and Alienation and the Japanese 2013 Election', (April 2013)
'War and Conflict in Africa' (March 2013)
'Geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific: the Fate of Regional Security Institutionalism' (March 2013)
Accepted papers presented at the conference will be published in the Proceedings of APTPC. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and working reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed as well as unlisted but related sub-topics.
Academic Advising and Counseling
Acoustics in Education Environment
Counselor Education Curriculum, Research and Development
Competitive Skills Continuing Education Distance Education
Early Childhood Education Educational Administration Educational Foundations Educational Psychology Educational Technology Education Policy and Leadership
Geographical Education Geographic information Systems
Human Computer Interaction
Human Resource Development
Internet technologies Imaginative Education Kinesiology and Leisure Science
Mathematics Education Mobile Applications
Physical Education (PE)Reading Education
Religion and Education Studies
Research Assessment Exercise (RAE)
Second life Educators
Social Studies Education
Technology in Education
Cross-disciplinary areas of Education
Other Areas of Education
General Information on Presentation
Parallel Sessions will run on November 29th and 30rd. Sessions are usually 90 minutes in length, and normally include six or seven presenters.
Presentations and Equipment
All meeting rooms are equipped with a screen, an LCD projector, and a laptop computer installed with PowerPoint software. You will be able to insert your USB flash drive into the computer. We recommend that you bring two copies of your presentation in case if one fails. You may also link your own laptop computer to the projector cable, however if you use your own Mac please ensure you have the requisite connector.
A Polite Request to All Participants
Participants are obliged to arrive on time for all sessions, whether to their own, or to those of other presenters. Presenters should pay special attention to the time slots that are subject to be divided equally among all oral presentations in one session to ensure that each presenter has equal right to presentation. The session chair is responsible for taking care of the fair division of presentation time.