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Poster Submissions

November 15, 2005 - Submissions due by 11:59pm EST
January 15, 2006 - Notification of acceptance/rejection emailed to primary contact submitter
March 6, 2006 - Final, camera ready copy is due

The final, camera ready copy is the paper that will go in the proceedings which will be distributed at the conference and through Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates.

Poster Submission Guidelines
We invite poster submissions on the entire range of topics relevant to the Learning Sciences. Consistent with the theme, posters addressing the impact of the learning sciences on policy or teaching practices are favored.

Poster sessions will last 90 minutes. The presenter must be available for discussion throughout the Poster Session.

Presenters will be provided with a 40 in by 60 in (100 cm by 140 cm). Presenter must bring tape or stick pins. If you are using a computer as part of your display, you will have wireless access to the Internet. However, there may not be sufficient power for all tables.

Posters may have up to 4 multiple authors.

Submission is online; click the submission tab to submit a proposal. When you are ready to submit, the following information will be required:

  • Identification of primary contact including name, affiliation, address, email, phone number
  • Identification of lead author (if different from the primary contact)
  • Name and affiliation of up to 4 multiple authors
  • Title of the poster
  • Abstract ' text only, 75 words ' describing the subject and purpose of the display. We recommend that you prepare your abstract as a Word document, make changes, corrections and revisions on that document; then cut and paste in to the text box provided.
  • Full poster paper. It is recommended (but not required) that you use the formatting guidelines that will be required should your submission be accepted. Download guidelines (pdf). At a minimum, the following formatting is required
    • Submitted in PDF format
    • Must not contain names of any authors
    • Title and abstract must be on the first page
    • Maximum length of two (2) additional pages (8.5 x 11), including figures and references.
    • 1" margins
    • Single spaced
    • APA style citations
  • Identification of audio-visual equipment required for your presentation, if any

To create a high-quality program representing the newest ideas and results in the field, submitted papers will be evaluated in a blind peer review process with respect to:

  • Originality
  • Quality
  • Significance of research
  • Relevance to a broad audience of learning sciences researchers
  • Clarity
  • Consistency with the conference theme