E-Learn Presentation Types

Full Papers

Brief Papers

Best Practices Session

Panels

Roundtables

Workshops

Research / Technical Showcases (with Pecha Kucha option)

Products / Services Showcases (with Pecha Kucha option)

Products / Services Presentations

Symposia

Virtual Brief Papers

Virtual Showcases

Virtual Corporate Presentations

FULL PAPERS

Presentation time: 25 minutes
Submission proposal length: 7 pages minimum, 10 pages maximum (2500-4950 words); an abstract is not sufficient to be evaluated as a Full Paper Due date

Proceedings length: 7 pages minimum, 10 pages maximum (guidelines) Due date

AV equipment provided: PC, Projector, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

Papers present reports of significant work or integrative reviews in research, development, applications, and societal issues related to all aspects of the conference topics.

BRIEF PAPERS

Presentation time: 15 minutes
Submission proposal length: 4 pages minimum, 6 pages maximum (1250-3750 words); an abstract is not sufficient to be evaluated as a Brief Paper Due date

Proceedings length: 4 pages minimum, 6 pages maximum (guidelines) Due date

AV equipment provided: PC, Projector, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

These papers are brief, more condensed presentations or work-in-progress projects.

The submission should clearly indicate:

BEST PRACTICES SESSION

Presentation time: 20 minutes
Submission length: 1-2 paragraphs Due date

Proceedings length: 6 pages (for proceedings) or 150 words (to be published only in Abstract Book) (guidelines) Due date

AV equipment provided: PC, Projector, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

Best Practices session presenters discuss and demonstrate their organization's online learning strategies, techniques, issues, solutions, and courseware. This is an opportunity to Inform attendees about the lessons learned and future plans from those who have designed, developed, and implemented online learning.

PANELS

Presentation time: 1 hour
Submission length: 2-6 pages (1250-3750 words) Due date

Proceedings length: 6 pages maximum for each paper (guidelines) Due date

AV equipment provided: PC, Projector, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

A Panel, consisting of 3-5 people (including the chair), present their views on a common theme, issue, or question, and then to discusses them with the audience.

The Panel must present an opportunity for the audience to hear well reasoned arguments and discussions about pertinent topics as seen from a variety of viewpoints. For example, 'on-line testing' could be a Panel discussion with panelists presenting arguments in support of, and in opposition to, testing.

Panels must include the audience. Thus, the panelists should take no more than 30, of the total 60 minutes, to make their case and then guide the audience through a discussion and series of questions and answers. In an effort to present differing viewpoints, it is a requirement that panelists can NOT all represent the same institution, research project, or association.

Panel selection will be based on the importance, originality, focus and timeliness of the topic; expertise of proposed panelists; as well as the potential for informative AND controversial discussion.

Panels must allot at least 50% of the time for interaction and discussion with the audience.

The Panel leader should provide an abstract describing the panel and a submission file with the following sections that describe the panel:

  1. introduction that links the theme to the literature and its significance for the field of information technology and teacher education, around 150 word abstracts of each panelists' perspective,
  2. list of panelists' perspective titles and authors, with their organizations, and countries in the order they will be presented, and
  3. outline of how the panel will be organized. After acceptance, the Panel coordinator will be given the option to invite Panel authors to submit their papers to a specific website. Until then, authors should NOT submit their individual papers for the Panel. Contributing authors may choose to publish their papers in the Proceedings as a Full or Brief Paper. The Panel abstract will only appear in the conference Abstract book.

ROUNDTABLES

Presentation time: 1 hour
Submission length: 2-6 pages (1250-3750 words) Due date

Proceedings length: 6 pages (guidelines) Due date

AV equipment provided: electricity

These sessions allow maximum interaction in informal, small-group discussions on a single topic. The format is appropriate for papers, projects, or work-in-progress that encourage discussion. Roundtables share a room with 2-3 other concurrently held Roundtables.

WORKSHOP

Presentation time: 3.5 or 6 hours (guidelines)
Submission length: see information below Due date

Proceedings length: no pages

AV equipment provided: Instructor PC, Projector, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

Workshops are intended to enhance the skills and broaden the perspective of their attendees. They should be designed to introduce a rigorous framework for learning a new area or to provide advanced technical training in an area. Submissions will be selected on the basis of the instructors' qualifications for teaching the proposed Workshop and their contribution to the overall conference program.

Equipment Note: An instructor PC, projector, screen and WIFI will be provided for the room. Due to the extra expense required, a lab of computers cannot be furnished. If your Workshop is hands-on, please state what equipment you will bring or that participants should BYOL-Bring Your Own Laptop.

Workshop proposals must include:

RESEARCH / TECHNICAL SHOWCASES (with Pecha Kucha option)

Presentation time: 2 hours (guidelines)
Submission length: 2-6 pages (1250-3750 words) Due date

Proceedings length: 6 pages (guidelines) Due date

AV equipment provided: 4'x8' poster board, 6' table, 2 chairs, electricity, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

Research/Technical Showcases enable researchers and developers to demonstrate and discuss their latest results and developments in progress in order to gain feedback and to establish contact with similar projects.

Pecha Kucha format option: In addition to using the poster board format, presenters also will have the option to present in the popular and entertaining Pecha Kucha format, where each speakers gets 20 slides that advance automatically every 20 seconds.  If you also wish to be part of this presentation, please bring your PowerPoint (PPT) slides file.

These proposals must include:

PRODUCTS / SERVICES SHOWCASES (with Pecha Kucha option)

Presentation time: 2 hours (guidelines)
Submission length: 1-2 paragraphs Due date

Proceedings length: 6 pages (guidelines) Due date

AV equipment provided: 4'x8' poster board, 6' table, 2 chairs, electricity, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

Demonstrate and discuss your company's products, services, developments, applications and research, inform the audience of your future directions, gain feedback, and establish contacts.

Scheduled with Research/Technical Showcases grouped together in open exhibition-style, usually all in one hall. This is an informal event with a circulating conference-wide audience. Sales are permitted You may stock and sell your product at your table.

Pecha Kucha format option: In addition to using the poster board format, presenters also will have the option to present in the popular and entertaining Pecha Kucha format, where each speakers gets 20 slides that advance automatically every 20 seconds.  If you also wish to be part of this presentation, please bring your PowerPoint (PPT) slides file.

PRODUCT / SERVICES PRESENTATIONS

Presentation time: 30 minutes
Submission length: 1-2 paragraphs Due date

Proceedings length: 150 words (to be published only in Abstract Book)

AV equipment provided: PC, Projector, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

Demonstrate and discuss your organization's products, services, developments, applications and research, inform the audience of your future directions, gain feedback, and establish contacts.

Scheduled concurrently only with other Product/Services Presentations; Presentation rooms generally accommodate 50-150 people, theatre-style. This is more of a formal presentation than the Products/Services Showcase.

SYMPOSIA - NEW!

Presentation time: 2 hours
Submission Proposal length: 1-3 pages (625-1875 words) Date due

Proceedings length: 6 pages for each paper (guidelines) Date due

AV equipment provided: PC, Projector, Internet (if wireless card & PC if provided by presenter), (details)

A Symposium is a collection of Brief Papers on a theme that has been coordinated and led by the symposium’s leader(s). Each Symposium that is accepted will be allocated two adjacent hour-long slots in the conference program.

The Symposium leader should provide an abstract briefly describing the symposium and a submission file with the following sections:

  1. introduction that links the theme to the literature and its significance for the field of information technology and education/training, around 150 word abstracts of each paper,
  2. list of paper titles and authors, with their organizations, and countries in the order they will be presented and indicating which will be presented the first and second hours, and
  3. outline of how the symposium will be organized.

After acceptance, the Symposium coordinator will be asked to invite Symposium authors to submit their papers to a specific website. Until then, authors should NOT submit their individual papers for the Symposium.

Contributing authors may publish their papers in the Proceedings as Brief Papers. The Symposium abstract will only appear in the conference Abstracts book.

VIRTUAL BRIEF PAPERS

Presentation time: 30 minutes
Submission proposal length: at least 4 pages, properly formatted as per the guidelines; maximum of 6 pages. An abstract is not sufficient to be evaluated as a Brief Paper Due Date

Proceedings length: 6 pages maximum (guidelines) Due Date

Virtual Brief Paper sessions enable research, developers, and practitioners to present and asynchronously discuss, via the conference website and online Discussion board, their latest results and developments in progress in order to gain feedback and to establish contact with similar projects.

These papers are brief, more condensed presentations or work-in-progress projects.  These sessions also may be new extensions to existing projects, newly initiated projects, and/or projects underway that include opportunities for additional partners.

Virtual Paper proposals must include:

The submission should clearly indicate:

To be included in the Final Program, accepted Virtual Presenters must register by the confirmation deadline and submit their PPT or PPTX (without audio or video) presentation file. All presentation files will be reviewed.

Accepted submission authors will be requested to meet online with a conference staff member to record their presentation in Adobe Acrobat Connect using their uploaded PowerPoint slides. This recording is encouraged but not required.

VIRTUAL SHOWCASES

Presentation time: 30 minutes
Submission proposal length: 2-6 pages (1250-3750 words) Due Date

Proceedings length: 6 pages (guidelines) Due Date

Virtual Showcase sessions enable research, developers, and practitioners to present and asynchronously discuss, via the conference website and online Discussion board, their latest results and developments in progress in order to gain feedback and to establish contact with similar projects.

Virtual Poster proposals must include:

To be included in the Final Program, accepted Virtual Presenters must register by the confirmation deadline and submit their PPT or PPTX (without audio or video) presentation file. All presentation files will be reviewed.

Accepted submission authors will be requested to meet online with a conference staff member to record their presentation in Adobe Acrobat Connect using their uploaded PowerPoint slides. This recording is encouraged but not required.

VIRTUAL CORPORATE PRESENTATIONS

Presentation time: 30 minutes
Submission proposal length: 1-2 paragraphs Due Date

Proceedings length: 150 words (to be published only in Abstract Book)

Demonstrate and discuss your company's products, services, developments, applications and research, inform the audience of your future directions, gain feedback, and establish contacts.

To be included in the Final Program, accepted Virtual Presenters must register by the confirmation deadline and submit their PPT or PPTX (without audio or video) presentation file. All presentation files will be reviewed.

Accepted submission authors will be requested to meet online with a conference staff member to record their presentation in Adobe Acrobat Connect using their uploaded PowerPoint slides. This recording is encouraged but not required.

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