Abstract and paper submission will be via the colloquium website. Please read the following instructions before submitting:
- Click on the Submission form link on the left menu
- Complete all fields of the submission form as this information will be used in the development of all colloquium publications
- Abstracts must be no longer than 500 words. All accepted abstracts for papers and posters will be published online and with the colloquium program.
- Paper submission: after completing the submission form please email you paper to firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract submissions close 12 August 2011.
It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure that the abstract is submitted correctly. If you are unable to submit via the website please contact the colloquium organising committee via email@example.com.
To ensure a balanced and varied program, the Review Committee may limit the number of submissions made by the same lead author.
At least one author of any paper accepted for presentation must register for the colloquium in order to present it. Papers that are not presented will not be included in the proceedings.
Please read the following sections carefully to ensure your submission is in accordance with the colloquium requirements.
Full Papers (reviewed)
Full papers must be between 2500 and 5000 words, including references. Papers must be submitted in MS-Word format, and formatted using the style sheet provided on the website. The 500 word submitted abstract will appear on the colloquium website and with the detailed program. Authors are to submit the abstract only by August 12.
Full papers should be of significance to a wide audience. Where disciplinary studies are presented implications for a broader audience should be included. Full papers may contain major reviews, reports on research studies, detailed plans and justifications for research studies, evaluations, developments, commentary, reflections, or report on ALTC projects.
Authors of full papers will be allocated 30 minutes for presenting their paper and taking questions at the colloquium.
Concise Papers (unreviewed)
Concise papers, where submitted, are limited to 2500 words maximum, including references. Authors are to submit the abstract only by 12 August, and if desired develop the full text for submission by 14-15 September at the colloquium. If submitted, concise papers will be considered for inclusion in the unreviewed section of the colloquium proceedings, otherwise the abstract only will be published. Full text must be formatted using the style sheet provided on the website. The submitted abstract will appear on the colloquium website and in the detailed program.
Concise papers are intended to provide an avenue for development of a SoTL publication. They may report on research proposals, pilot projects, case studies, ALTC projects in progress, commentary, reflections, or literature reviews on relevant SoTL topics. Concise papers should be of significance to either a broad or disciplinary audience.
Authors of concise papers will be allocated 20 minutes for presenting their paper and taking questions at the colloquium.
Poster display panels will cater for A1 size (594 x 841mm), and portrait orientation is recommended. Poster displays offer an ideal opportunity to present case studies and project introductions.
The submitted poster abstract will be included in the unreviewed section of the colloquium proceedings and will appear on the colloquium website. The display poster should be brought to the colloquium by the presenter.
Workshops and Roundtables
Workshops and roundtables are intended to provide an opportunity for staff development activities in SoTL. Workshops and roundtables may result from staff development activities conducted previously at the presenters’ own institutions, or from ALTC projects. Workshops enable participants to engage with colleagues and experts in specific fields, to acquire knowledge, enhance skills and developer broader perspectives. Roundtables enable participants to engage deeply with a particular topic in order to developer broader perspectives and share skills and experiences.
Workshop and roundtable abstracts must be no longer than 500 words and include the following information:
- Length of workshop or roundtable
- Facilities required and maximum number of participants
- Intended audience
- Clear statement of the objectives
- Paragraph justifying the importance of this particular workshop or roundtable