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Submission Guidelines

Short Communications

Short Communications are to last 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes discussion. Presentations should relate to original work and clearly be linked to the conference topic “Learning though Inquiry in Higher Education”. Abstracts should be 300 words maximum (excluding references) and preferably be structured as follows:

  • Introduction: What is the context of the study? Why was the study conducted? What was the research question? If applicable, what were the hypotheses? What were the underlying assumptions?
  • Methods: When, where and how was the study conducted?
  • Results: What were the findings?
  • Discussion: What is the significance of the results? What are the implications? How do the results link to other research? Recommendations for further research?

You will be sent instructions for presentation following acceptance.

Poster Presentations

Poster sessions will have separate time slots during the main conference. Posters should relate to original work and may report research, showcase a new initiative or describe a new theory or approach. The maximum size for posters is DIN A0 (84.1 cm x 118.9 cm). Full instructions on presenting the poster will be sent on acceptance. Abstracts should be 300 words maximum (excluding references). For guidelines on presentation structure please also see the above information on Short Communications.

All submissions will be subject to a peer review process.