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The Cultivation of Creativity in University Students (2013)

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 Snapshots


Chinese (Putonghua) and English


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
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