ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010
Submission for proposals
The theme of the ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010 is Widening participation - engaging the learner (see: http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/e-portfolios-australia).
Submission of proposal:
The ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010 Organising Committee invites the submission of proposals for:
- Full papers or Works in progress reports (peer-reviewed); full papers or works in progress reports of research findings and progress;
- Case studies (abstract only); discussions of key directions and findings of action research or current practice and ;
- Posters (abstract only): highly visual media communicating information about an innovation, tool, process or development.
- Paper presentations and Case studies: 25 minutes
- Posters: Posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference. There will be an hour allocated in the programme when poster presenters will be available near their posters to interact with conference participants.
Papers, reports, case studies and posters should relate to one or more of the following sub-themes:
- Key government educational initiatives:
- Quality outcomes and standards;
- Learner mobility and transitions between educational sectors; and
- Supporting learners accessing the Compact for Young Australians and Retrenched Workers initiatives;
- Learner study experiences, retention and course completions.
- Responsive learning and assessment practices:
- Learning outcomes and reflective skills;
- Recognition of prior learning (RPL), workplace learning and assessment processes;
- Assessing graduate attributes and employability skills;
- Discipline-specific initiatives;
- Work-integrated learning, fieldwork and practicum experiences.
- Career pathways and lifelong learning:
- Continuing professional development (CPD) leading to professional standards, reaccreditation and/or workforce development;
- Gaining employment
- Supporting non-traditional learners
- Improved partnerships with industry;
- Implementing e-portfolios - successes and sustainability:
- E-portfolios in the Web 2.0 environment
- Technical standards supporting e-portfolios
- Challenges and opportunities in e-portfolio implementation
- Accessibility and e-portfolios
- Sustainability and e-portfolios
- Communities of practice
Papers, reports, case studies and posters not falling under these sub-themes may also be submitted for consideration, but should justify how the proposal complements the 'Widening Participation' conference theme.
Guidelines for Proposals:
Full Papers and Work in Progress reports are proposed by submission of an abstract (up to 400 words), and 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.
Case Studies are proposed by submission of an abstract (up to 400 words). Abstracts are subject to review by the ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010 Organising Committee.
Poster Presentations are proposed through submission of an abstract (up to 400 words). Posters are subject to review by the ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010 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.
Paper submission process:
Please submit papers and abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org by the due date as detailed below.
Abstracts (for Full papers and Works in Progress reports, Case Studies and Posters) - 4 June 2010
Author notification of acceptance - 2 July 2010
Full papers (final version) due - 2 August 2010
Review feedback notification - 6 September 2010
Final submission - 4 October 2010
Paper submission enquiries:
Please forward all enquires about the submission process to: email@example.com
From: Call for Papers, for ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
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The ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010 (Melbourne, 3 to 4 November 2010), has issued a call for papers on the use of electronic portfolios in the vocational education and training (VET), higher education (HE) and adult and community education (ACE) sectors. Abstracts for Full papers, Works in Progress reports, Case Studies and Posters are due 4 June 2010
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