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Taiwan Education Research Association(TERA)
Taiwan Education Research Association 2009 Annual Conference

General information

Conference dates: December 25 (Fri.), 2009
Venue: National Sun Yat-sen University, No. 70, Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan.
Deadline for abstract submission: December 3 (Thurs.), 2009
Major conference themes: Psychology and Measurement
Organization Management
Curriculum and Instruction



Participants are kindly advised to register before December 20, 2009. Presenters of oral and poster sessions must be registered to ensure inclusion of their papers in the conference program.

Registration fee for regular participants

  NT$ 1000

Registration fee for student participants

  NT$ 300

Click here to down the conference registration form. Please complete the registration form and email to:

Full registration payment can be made through postal remittance or on-site.

Postal remittance account: Cheng Ying-yao, Taiwan Education Research Association
Account number: 42261534

Registration fee includes 2010 annual TERA membership fee, admission to oral /poster sessions, lunch box and coffee/tea breaks, souvenirs and conference proceedings.

Registered oral/ poster presenters will be issued with a certificate of paper presentation.


Guidelines for abstract and full paper submissions

A Chinese abstract of approximately 500 words or an English paper abstract of approximately 300 words should be submitted before December 3, 2009. Click here to download the format of paper abstract

The acceptance of paper abstracts will be announced before 12:00 am, December 8, 2009 at the website of TERA: A letter of acceptance will be emailed to individual authors afterwards.

All paper submitted are requested to follow APA format and be presented in a Word file using font size 12 and 1.5 spacing. Regular authors or authors who intend to compete for Best Research Paper Award must email a concise-format paper of less than 5,000 words or a full paper of less than 15,000 before December 20 (Sun.) 2009 to the following contact :

Division A: Psychology and Measurement

Division B: Organization Management

Division C: Creativity

Division D: Curriculum and Instruction


Instructions for oral and poster sessions

The conference will feature two types of presentation: oral and poster. The author of an accepted paper can choose to deliver a presentation in an oral or poster session.

Oral sessions: Each session will consist of 3-4 speakers and each speaker will be allocated with 12 minutes of presentation followed by a joint discussion period of 15-20 minutes. A Microsoft Power Point file is requested for a presentation. Each meeting room is equipped with a Windows XP computer and a data/video projector.

Poster sessions: The poster size is limited to maximum 100 cm of height and 80 cm of width and no restriction given to the color and content of a poster. Poster sessions will take place on Friday, 25 December between 12:00 – 14:30. Poster presenters are expected to attend the whole designated session to discuss your work. Tacks and technical equipment will be available for the hanging of posters.


Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission: December 3, 2009

Announcement for accepted paper abstracts: released at the official website of TERA before 12:00 am, December 8, 2009

Deadline for full paper submission: December 20 (Sun.), 2009


Travel information

National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) is located in the southern city of Kaohsiung, the second largest metropolitan in Taiwan with a population of 1.5 million. The campus is situated right on the beautiful beach of Hsitsu Bay overlooking the Taiwan Strait, and is adjacent to the Kaohsiung Harbor.

After arriving in Taoyuan International Airport TIA (TPE), Taiwan, you can reach Kaohsiung by taking domestic flights from TIA (TPE) to Kaohsiung International Airport (KIA) and then take MRT train from KIA station to Hsitsu Bay Station, which is just 10 minute walk away from NSYU campus.

Or you can take High Speed Rail (HSR) from Taoyuan Station to Kaohsiung Station and then take MRT train from High Speed Rail-Kaohsiung Station to Hsitsu Bay Station.

If you choose to take a taxi or bus from the Kaohsiung International Airport (KIA) to reach NSYSU campus, it is about 40 minutes by taxi or 50 minutes by bus from KIA.



To register, please email your registration form to:

To submit an abstract/ full paper, please contact:

Division A: Psychology and Measurement

Division B: Organization Management

Division C: Creativity

Division D: Curriculum and Instruction

For any further information, please contact:
Taiwan Education Research Association                                                     
National Sun Yat-sen University, No. 70, Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan.
Phone: 886-7-5252000 ext.5860 or5856                                         
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