1. MAIN DEADLINES
Deadlines to submit a proposal for ESERA 2011: October 1st 2010 Submission platform opens January 10th 2011 Submission deadline (Please note that this is the final deadline and no extension will be offered) March 15th 2011 Notification ofacceptance or refusal of the proposals
2. TYPES OF PRESENTATION
Each presentation will be placed in one of the 14 strands. There are 3 types of presentation: Single Oral Presentation Symposium Oral Presentation Interactive Poster Presentation
2.1. Single Oral Presentation
This presentation format allows for 20 minutes of individual presentation time followed by a 10 minute discussion moderatedby the session chair. Papers will be grouped by strand.
2.2. Symposium Oral Presentation
Each Symposium will be organized by a coordinator and will contain 3 to 5 presentations concerning a common topic of interest to the group. However, the presenters in each group must be from at least 2 (and preferably 3 or more) different countries. Each symposium session will be given a 90-minute block oftime in the program. The coherence of the symposium will be evaluated, as well as the quality of each of the individual presentations. The proposer (there can be one or two coordinators of whom one is the proposer) is in charge of submitting the titles, an abstract and a synopsis of the symposium, and also providing the name of a discussant. Each single presentation within a symposium will beevaluated. If the coherence of the symposium is not evaluated positively, each accepted symposium oral presentation will be presented as a single oral presentation.
2.3. Interactive Poster Presentation
Dedicated poster sessions will be programmed during the congress.
3. LIMITS ON THE NUMBER OF PRESENTATIONS
EACH PARTICIPANT IN THE ESERA 2011 CONFERENCE CAN APPEAR ON THE PROGRAM AT MOST 5TIMES. NEVERTHELESS, A SAME PERSON CAN BE THE FIRST AUTHOR AT MOST 4 TIMES: FOR ONE INDIVIDUAL OR SYMPOSIUM ORAL PRESENTATION, AS COORDINATOR OF A SYMPOSIUM AS A WHOLE, AND AS FIRST AUTHOR OF A MAXIMUM OF TWO INTERACTIVE POSTER PRESENTATIONS. The coordinator of a symposium can also be First Author for one single or symposium oral presentation. He or she cannot be coordinator of a second symposium.UMR S2HEP
Science Education Research 9th International Conference 5th to 9th September 2011 Lyon - France
4. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 4.1. Entering Proposal Information on the ESERA 2011 Web Site
The proposals will only be submitted electronically. Please note that the paper submission form is optimized for the following browsers: Internet Explorer 7 and above,Firefox 3.0 and above. (The form cannot be submitted under Safari, Opera or Linux).
4.2. Formatting for Submission of Proposal
Each proposal should include: a) A title (A maximum of 100 characters - spaces included) b) An abstract with a maximum of 1500 characters - spaces included (about 250 words) c) Keywords (maximum 5 keywords) d) A Synopsis: Police - Times New Roman 12 points, all margins2.5 cm, DIN A4, single spacing. The synopsis should be a document in PDF format consisting of a maximum of 3 pages (including references, figures and tables) and with a maximum size of 2 Mb . If your file is too large, you can reduce the resolution of the images. The abstract and the synopsis will be ANONYMOUS: Do not include your name(s) either in the text, or in the references; replace yourname(s) in the references by the word “Author”. NB: Every attached Synopsis file will be automatically renamed to ensure confidentiality.
4.3. Processing of the Submissions
Before starting submission of your proposal or symposium, please ensure that you have compiled all information to fill in the form(s) and prepared all useful documents to attach. Each proposal will be processed starting from...