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Papers

Categories of submissions for ALT-C 2010

We welcomed submissions of two broad types.

  1. Full 5000 word Proceedings Paper, for publication in the peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings of ALT-C 2010, with a 350 word abstract (taken from the paper), and a 200 word presentation overview which will appear in the Conference Introduction and Abstracts and online.

  2. 350 word abstract describing either a Demonstration (30 minutes), Poster, Short Paper (20 minutes), Symposium (60 minutes or occasionally 80 minutes), or a Workshop (60 minutes). All abstracts will appear in the Conference Introducation and Abstracts, and online.

Calls and Guidelines

Provided below are comprehensive documents that were available for to download/refer to prior to writing or submitting a proposal and throughout the editing process should your submission have been successful. Please read these carefully. Minor enhancements were made to the poster guidelines and tag list on 14 December 2009, these are highlighted in the document.

Key dates

  • Calls and Guidelines issued 25 November 2009
  • Proposals accepted from mid December 2009
  • Submissions closed on 15 February 2010 - DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 1 MARCH 2010
  • Presenters were informed of their proposal status by mid May 2010
  • Presenters' registration deadline was 28 June 2010
  • Earlybird registration deadline was 5 July 2010
  • Registrations closed on 13 August 2010

Further information, with a sign-up form for a low volume email distribution list about the conference, is available from the conference website

Awards

Outstanding and Best Proceedings Paper Awards

All presented proceedings papers were considered by ALT for an Outstanding Proceedings Paper Award. To receive this award, the judges had to agree with the statement "This paper presents work that strongly advances the field of learning technology". [If there is no agreement on the words "strongly advances" then the judges may make a Best Proceedings Paper Award.]

The best papers at ALT-C 2010 were forwarded to the Editors of the Association for Learning Technology Journal (ALT-J), one of whom was a member of the Programme Committee, to be considered for possible publication there. This didn't preclude authors of other accepted papers from submitting revised papers to ALT-J. Further information about ALT-J.

Best Poster Award

All accepted posters were eligible for the Best Poster Award, voted for by the conference delegates.

 
   
 

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