ACT 9 - "Creative Teaching"

Bolzano, Italy  (South Tyrol-Alto Adige)
January 3 - 6, 2006

The 9th “Creative Teaching” conference provides opportunities for participants to learn from and to share with experts and colleagues innovative creative teaching approaches and methods. The emphases are on ‘Teaching and Learning’ through interactive workshops and by sharing of research and teaching/training applications. The methods discussed and presented include the case method and related instructional approaches in a variety of educational settings including distance learning.  Participants will have ample opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world with whom they can forge research/teaching partnerships. ACT and WACRA® conferences are interdisciplinary, multinational forums for scholars in the disciplines and professional fields such as business, education, engineering, law, medicine, public policy, social work and practitioners in business and industry, education and government.

Papers are solicited that report on Creative Teaching practices and proposals.  Priority will be given to papers that are innovative, interdisciplinary, and/or international.  Papers reporting the application of creative teaching and learning in university and professional training programs in diverse settings and papers on the evaluation of such methods and its related forms for teaching and learning are encouraged.

Proposals and papers will be evaluated through a blind peer review process on the basis of (a) originality; (b) the appropriateness of the topic for an interdisciplinary audience; (c) the technical adequacy of the inquiry; and (d) the contribution to the understanding of teaching/learning issues.

Submissions should include (1) a cover page including: title, name, affiliation, address, tel. & fax numbers and e-mail address of the author(s), (2) a proposal summary (not exceeding 4 pages) or the completed paper (not exceeding 12 pages). Download the manuscript guidelines from our web site below. The summary should state clearly the objectives, the framework, and the nature of the proposal and be responsive to the criteria used for review.  The name of the author(s) should not appear on the summary page to facilitate the blind peer review.

Receipt of your proposal/paper will be acknowledged and the results of the review will be sent by way of email. All proposals and papers are due on or before November 8, 2005. Completed papers received prior to December 31, 2005 will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Case Method Research & Application - IJCRA. Conference registrations are due on or before November 15, 2005. For further details visit the WACRA web site or contact ACT-WACRA directly.


23 Mackintosh Ave NEEDHAM (BOSTON) MA 02492-1218 U.S.A.

Tel. +781-444-8982  Fax: +781-444-1548

Conference Office (Denise Smith):
Telephone: +336.404.6256 Fax: +336.307.3185

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