Welcome to the conference:

Mastering the Challenges in Higher Education: Considering the way students learn, cheat and enhance performance


Pre-Conference Date: February 7, 2012 (workshops + informal get together)
Conference Date: February 8-9, 2012
Location: University of Bielefeld (Center for Interdisciplinary Research, ZiF), Germany


The focus of the interdisciplinary conference will lie on student misbehavior (such as plagiarism, cheating in exams), cognitive enhancement (such as use of medication) and students’ learning strategies , learning motivation and teaching strategies as well as adverse structural and individual inferences within these processes.

The conference will also emphasize recommendations for the individual and at the organizational level concerning the core concepts of learning and teaching, and associated methodological and ethical issues.

Researchers from disciplines such as sociology, psychology, pedagogy, neuroscience, medicine etc. are welcome along with academic staff or the study advisers.

We are looking forward to your abstract submissions and of course to an inspiring and informative conference.

Best regards,
The organizers