EAC2011 Call for Papers

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Making a difference – showing the difference

17-18 October 2011
Curtin University, Perth

Call for Proposals are now closed:

Proposal details:

  • Full papers (peer-reviewed)
  • Case studies (abstract only)
  • Posters (abstract only)

Click here to download this information about submitting a proposal.
Click here for the Full Paper Style Guide.
Click here for the Posters Style Guide

Proposal themes: proposals should relate to one or more of the following sub-themes:

  • Assessment:
    • Challenges of assessing in an e-portfolio environment
    • Using assessment for learning principles
    • Self, peer and/or mentor assessment
    • Formative and/or diagnostic assessment
    • Mapping assessment tasks
    • Assessment for credit, articulation or recognition of prior learning (RPL)
    • E-assessment and e-portfolios
  • Pathways and Participation:
    • Meeting minimum entry requirements
    • First year experience, bridging, foundational and transition courses
    • Pre-vocational training and adult & community education
    • Retention and course completion
    • Transitioning between qualifications and/or educational organisations
    • Engaging non-traditional learners
  • Evidencing Standards and Quality Assurance:
    • Meeting qualification framework requirements eg AQTF / AQF
    • Standards, quality assurance and quality enhancements
    • Addressing professional standards and/or competences
    • Improving quality standards in the workplace
    • Evidencing Graduate Attributes and threshold learning outcomes
  • Workforce Development and Graduate Employability:
    • Workplace or work integrated learning
    • Continuing professional development (CPD), personal development plans (PDP) and/or lifelong learning
    • Performance management or appraisal
    • Language, literacy and numeracy; building foundation skills
    • Gaining accreditation, occupational licenses or industry requirements
  • International Engagement:
    • Language courses for international students
    • Diploma Supplement or international recognition
    • International standards, competencies or accrediting body requirements
    • Meeting international work entry standards
    • Supporting migration and exchange programs
    • Capturing international learning experiences

Proposals not falling under these sub-themes may also be submitted for consideration, but should justify how the proposal complements the ‘Making a difference – showing the difference’ conference theme.

Submission of Proposal by 400 word Abstract is now closed (for Full papers, Case Studies and Posters) via the Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability (JTLGE) an open access, online journal published by Curtin University.  The JTLGE will accept all submissions for EAC2011 in addition to publishing its usual Journal articles.  Proposal submission enquiries: all enquires about the submission process should be directed to: Linda Lilly – l.lilly@curtin.edu.au

Step 1: Access the JTLGE website at:http://otl.curtin.edu.au/scholarship_teaching_learning/jtlge.cfm

Step 2: Register as an author with the Journal by choosing a user name and password

Step 3: On the ‘User Home’ tab, choose the author role and start a new submission

Step 4:The online system will guide you through the submission process

Guidelines for Proposals:

•Full Papers are to be written after the acceptance of an abstract (up to 400 words). The full text of the paper which must be no more than 4,000 words including, appendices and references. As a general guide, a full paper should include an introduction, literature review and methodology, results, discussion and conclusions. Full papers are subject to double blind peer-review as required by DEEWR.  Authors of successful submissions will be able to make minor corrections to the paper before final submission. Some papers will be selected for publication in the Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduates Employability (JTLGE).  Click here for the Style Guide for Full papers.

•Case Studies are an abstract (up to 400 words). Abstracts are subject to review by the ePortfolios Australia Conference 2011 Organising Committee.

•Poster Presentations are an abstract (up to 400 words). Posters are subject to review by the ePortfolios Australia Conference 2011 Organising Committee. Display versions should be sized between A3 -minimum and AO – maximum. You are not required to submit your ‘Display’ version; simply bring it with you to the Conference. Presenters are required to be in attendance with their poster during the allocated formal presentation period, to explain, discuss and to answer viewers’ questions. While every effort will be made to ensure the safe handling of posters, the conference committee takes no responsibility for loss or damage of posters.  Click here for the Poster Style Guide.

Paper submission process:

Please submit papers and abstracts to Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability (JTLGE) by the due dates as detailed below.

Submission of Proposal by 400 word Abstract (for Full papers, Case Studies and Posters) is now closed.

Author notified of proposal submission: Monday 16 May

Full Paper – first submission (papers received after this date will be published but will not be peer reviewed): Tuesday 14 June

Full Paper review feedback received: Monday 18 July

Full Paper – final submission of changes: Monday 8 August

Full Paper submission enquiries: Please forward all enquires about the submission process for Full Papers to: Linda Lilly – l.lilly@curtin.edu.au

Please note: All accepted abstracts and papers received by required deadlines will be published in an electronic ePortfolios Australia Conference 2011 Book of Abstracts and Papers (EAC2011 e-book) which will be available freely online closer to the conference.  The EAC2011 e-book will be produced under a Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative (BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Licence, with the copyright (c) of the content of each Abstract/Paper remaining with the author(s). The ePortfolios Australia Conference 2011 Organising Committee reserve the right to give permission to third parties to store, archive or re-publish the EAC2011 e-book for non-commercial purposes upon written request.   All inquires should be directed to Allison.Miller @ flexiblelearning.net.au

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