Submission Guidelines

Key Dates for presentations:

  • First call for papers: Monday June 29th 2015
  • Second call for papers: Monday July 27th 2015
  • Final call for papers: Wednesday August 19th 2015
  • Final receipt of papers: Monday September 14th 2015

The symposium will be accepting a number of submission types (Workshops, Tutorials, Demonstrations, Brief Presentations,, Case Studies, Round Tables).

Workshop (Time allocation: 100 minutes)Workshops must be designed to actively engage participants in authentic settings. The abstract should describe;

  • the intended outcomes of the session
  • the major features of VET to be investigated
  • how the session will be organised
  • the resources to be distributed
Tutorial (Time allocation: 100 minutes)
Tutorials must be designed to explore teaching and learning in the VET sector. The abstract should describe;

  • the objectives of the session
  • the aspect of teaching and learning investigated
  • how the session will be organised
  • the resources to be distributed
Demonstrations (Presentation Time: 20 minutes plus Q&A 10 minutes)
Demonstrations will enable participants to review innovate developments in progress and should describe;

  • the major aspect of the innovation to be demonstrated
  • the context or motivation for the innovation
  • what are the implications for future practice.
Brief Presentations (Presentation Time: 20 minutes plus Q&A 10 minutes)
Brief presentations will discuss and/or demonstrate strategies, techniques, issues, solutions, and courseware in the VET sector. They should describe.

  • the context/motivation for the topic
  • what will be shown or discussed
  • what are the implications for future practice.
Case Studies (Presentation Time: 20 minutes plus Q&A 10 minutes)
Case studies are related to institutional or individual experiences and should describe;

  • how the course was designed
  • who was involved in the development and delivery
  • what are the implications for future practice.
Round Tables (Time allocation: 30 minutes)
Round Tables allow maximum interaction in informal discussions on a single topic (for example instructional strategies, assessments and evaluation procedures) and should;

  • describe the topic to be explored
  • why the topic is important
  • how the debate will be continued

 

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