Call For Papers

The Organising Committee of the International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy would
like to announce the call for papers for the 12th ICEP Conference to be held at the
University of Limerick (UL) on December 12th and 13th , 2019.

The theme for this year’s
conference is: Voice of the Educator with sub-themes of:

  • Engaging pedagogy
  • Contemplative pedagogy
  • Universal design for learning and inclusive practices
  • Assessment
  • Professional development framework for those who teach in HE Emotional Intelligent
    Colleges and Universities
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • The Student as Pedagogy Partners
  • Digital Capacity
  • Sustainability

Submissions relevant to these themes are encouraged as well as papers related to other areas
of interest to the ICEP audience, including, but not limited to:

    • Pedagogy for Development of Critical Thinking and Problem Based Skills
    • Self-Reflection, Evaluation and Development – both learners and practitioners
    • Assessment incorporating Contemplative Pedagogies and the themes above.

Past papers are available at Papers will be double-blind reviewed by the ICEP
programme committee. The deadline for submissions is Friday October 18th , 2019. For
templates, guidelines and more please see A template for research papers is
available here.
Practice papers should follow the same template but be 4-5 pages.

Papers are invited to be submitted in one of the following two tracks:

  • Research papers – 10 pages including literature review and methodology
  • Practice papers – 4-5 pages in extended abstract format (Practice papers can take
    multiple forms, not limited to: case studies, discussions, reviews of a particular
    contemplative practices, ideas for a future projects, etc.)

ICEP is an annual event that brings together researchers and practitioners in the field of third-
level teaching in order to discuss means and methods of improving student engagement. The
conference format includes standard paper presentations intermingled with workshops and
panel discussions. 2019 is the twelfth year of the ICEP conference series, with the continuing
aim of further discussion and collaboration amongst researchers and practitioners in third
level teaching and learning. The conference series is themed around one central principle –
how can we as educators make education more engaging for our students? The first ICEP
conference was in 2008 and has since taken place at Maynooth University, University
College Dublin, Griffith College, the National College of Ireland, the Institute of Technology,
Blanchardstown, the Institute of Technology, Sligo, the Athlone Institute of Technology, the
College of Computing Technology in Dublin and Dublin City University.

Important Dates

  • Submissions Due: Friday October 18 th , 2019.
  • ICEP 2019: Thursday the December 12th and Friday 13th December 2019
  • For queries, please email