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Call for submissions

The Centre for Learning and Teaching invites you to take part in our ECUlture conference by submitting any of the following:

  • Teaching Scholarship presentation abstract
  • Professional Practice presentation abstract
  • Poster abstract

This conference provides members of the ECU community with an informal setting within which to showcase, discuss, recognise and most importantly encourage innovative practices in learning and teaching

Critical dates

ItemDate
Call for Abstracts: Teaching Scholarship presentations, Professional Practice presentations and Posters Now
RegistrationsNow
Workshop: Design Your Own Conference PosterMonday 9 September 2019, Register via Staff Development Calendar
Teaching Scholarship Case Study presentation abstract deadline Monday 23 September 2019
Professional Practice Showcase presentation abstract deadline Monday 23 September 2019
Poster abstract deadlineMonday 23 September 2019
Printed Poster deadlineMonday 23 September 2019
ECUltureMonday 4 November 2019

Call for Teaching Scholarship presentation abstracts

This year you are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation on a scholarly investigation or research related to teaching and learning in your field. Provide an overview of your investigation methods and outcomes or preliminary findings.

Presentations should be relevant to the theme of Celebrating an Internationalised Learning Culture and supportive of the ECUlture goals in relation to inspiring others through presentations and discussions of exemplary and innovative teaching and learning practice and research.

Requirements

  • Write a 200 word abstract describing your presentation. The abstract should outline the rationale informed by the literature, methodology, evidence-based outcomes and key implications that emerge from your research.
  • Create an engaging and/or interactive presentation
  • Presentation should be a total of 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes of questions).
  • Submit abstracts with title and presenter(s) by completing the ECUlture 2019 Abstract Submission Form by Monday 23 September, 2019. Note that abstracts will appear in the program and may be posted on the ECUlture page.

Call for Professional Practice presentation abstracts

You are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation on your innovative teaching, application of best practice or even a demonstration of the use of technology in teaching and learning. Professional practice presentations should be relevant to the theme of Celebrating an Internationalised Learning Culture and supportive of the ECUlture goals in relation to inspiring others through presentations and discussions of exemplary and innovative teaching and learning practice and research.

Presentation duration will be 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes questions).

Requirements

  • Write a 200 word abstract describing the focus of your presentation. Professional practice presentations do not require formal research in to teaching and learning to have been undertaken. Sharing best practice is the focus.
  • Create an engaging and/or interactive presentation
  • Presentation should be a total of 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes of questions).
  • Submit abstracts with title and presenter(s) by completing the ECUlture 2019 Abstract Submission Form by Monday 23 September, 2019. Note that abstracts will appear in the program and may be posted on the ECUlture page.

Call for Posters

As an alternative to a presentation, you may submit a poster.

Posters will be grouped together in open exhibition-style and authors will be asked to stand by their posters at a designated time (approximately 20 minutes during part of the lunch break) to explain and discuss them with conference participants.

Effective posters include large graphics and text that are easily seen from 5 metres.  Fonts should be no smaller than 20 pt size. Be aware that photos, graphics or images need to be readable and clear. Posters should be size A1, full colour. Please bring your poster early on the morning of ECUlture to have hanging all day (or, alternatively, bring to CLT on Friday 1 November and CLT will hang the poster).

Other Requirements

  • Write a 200 word abstract describing your focus of your poster
  • Submit poster abstract including title and author(s) by completing the ECUlture 2019 Abstract Submission Form by Monday 23 September, 2019. Note that abstracts will appear in the program and may be posted on the ECUlture page.

You can watch How to Create a Better Research Poster in Less Time video

After the conference posters can be picked up at ECUlture from 3.00pm or the next day from CLT in JO 34.538

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