Education under the Pandemic Workshop and Book of Readings

Apr 1 - 1 2021, online 

Conference Details

We welcome high-quality submissions that focus on learning and teaching during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the immediate and future impacts on education, lessons learned, and how to ensure our educational systems can be designed to be more resilient to future constrained environments.

Topics for consideration include (but are not limited to):

  • Impacts of the sudden online shift on learning and teaching
  • Sudden adaptation to learning and teaching fully online
  • Changes in assessment design to suit the online environment
  • Changes in curriculum design and pedagogy to suit the online environment
  • Longer-term effects of COVID-19-related changes to learning and teaching
  • Technological innovations in teaching and learning during the pandemic
  • Impact of change on staff, students, institutional processes and readiness
  • Emergency remote learning vs online learning
  • Impacts on international students

How to submit your abstract/intention to submit

Please email your extended abstract to Christopher Cheong (  In the subject of your email, please indicate that it is about the “COVID-19 and Education Book”.  The extended abstract should contain the following.

  • Title and authors
  • Introduction, including aims and objectives, significance, and contributions of the research
  • Brief literature review
  • Methodology
  • Results or anticipated results

References are not included in the word count.


Volunteer to review for the book

To join the review board for these submissions, email Christopher Cheong at

The book will be edited by the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Research and Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice.  Both journals are part of the Informing Science Institute (ISI), which was established in 1998.  ISI is a global community of academics that publishes academic journals and hosts an annual flagship conference, Informing Science + IT Education (InSITE). The book will be published by ISI’s Informing Science Press.



For queries and questions, please contact Christopher Cheong at 

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