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Experiential Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

 

Call for Submissions

CALL FOR PAPERS: 49th Annual Conference, September 21-23, 2020 (Virtual) Extended Abstract Guidelines

We invite you to submit an extended abstract of your NSEE 2020 conference presentation for inclusion in a special conference edition of Experiential Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (ELTHE) Journal. ELTHE focuses on concepts practices, and scholarship documenting experiential education. For more information about the journal, go to: https://nsuworks.nova.edu/elthe/

Whether you presented a session, roundtable, or PechaKucha, we welcome you to submit your work to this special issue.

What is an extended abstract?

An extended abstract is an extension of the abstract you submitted for the conference. It should be approximately two to five double-spaced pages (including tables, figures, and references). We are accepting extended abstracts for both research- and practice-based presentations.

RESEARCH-BASED

A research-based extended abstract should include the following:

  • Title: Aim for 10 words or fewer (if possible)
  • Author(s): Include full name, institution, and email address
  • Category of Conference Presentation: Either Session, Roundtable, or PechaKucha
  • Abstract: In 75-100 words, briefly describe the purpose, process, and key takeaways.
  • Keywords: 3-5 key words that describe your work.
  • Background/Introduction
  • Research Goals and Questions and/or Hypothesis
  • Research Design/Method
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis
  • Ethical Considerations/Procedures
  • Results
  • Discussion, including conclusions, limitations, and recommendations for future research
  • References
  • Please use APA 7th edition to format your paper.

PRACTICE-BASED (program implementation, case study, etc.)

A practice-based extended abstract should include the following:

  • Title: Aim for 10 words or fewer (if possible)
  • Author(s): Include full name, institution, and email address
  • Presentation Type: Session, Roundtable, PechaKucha
  • Abstract: In 75-100 words, briefly describe the purpose, process, and key takeaways
  • Keywords: 3-5 key words that describe your work.
  • Background/Introduction
  • Description of the Practice: including context, audience, goals/objectives of the practice, and outcomes
  • Implications and Next Steps
  • References
  • Please use APA 7th edition to format your paper.

TIPS FOR WRITING YOUR EXTENDED ABSTRACT

  • Extended abstracts should be no less than two and no more than five double- spaced pages.
  • For research-based studies, include no more than six to eight key references that are cited in the text. Do not list references that are not cited in the text.
  • Pay attention to proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Aim to engage the reader with a clear yet concise introduction and purpose statement.
  • Keep in mind that readers who may not be in your specific discipline will be reading your paper. Make sure your writing is clear and easy to understand. Avoid jargon.

Please submit your extended abstract to the ELTHE NSUWorks website at: https://nsuworks.nova.edu/elthe/ by October 20, 2020.

The Special ELTHE Edition from the NSEE 2020 Conference is expected to be published in December 2020.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Number 1 (2020)

Full Issue

Front Matter

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Editor's Note
Mario D'Agostino

Research Articles

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Service Learning in the Time of COVID-19
Kathy R. Doody Ph.D., Pamela Schuetze, and Katrina Fulcher