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Instructions for Authors and Presenters

General aims of conference:

  • to report research in work integrated learning/cooperative education in New Zealand
  • to debate topical issues
  • to report on good practice & innovative features

It also is intended the conference may help practitioners involved in work integrated learning and NZACE members enhance their research and publishing capability.

Conference streams:

  • Research papers
  • Topical issues
  • Good practice papers
  • Student posters

Papers and presentations for conference:

Papers will be accepted for the program on the basis of a one page ‘structured’ abstract (download link below).  Abstracts need to be submitted using the headings on page 2 or 3, with a maximum of 500 words.

The conference is using the Easy Chair online conference management system.  All abstracts, papers and presentations are submitted to this system.  Reviewer feedback is returned to authors using the system. Instructions on logging into this system and submitting abstracts will be available on our website from mid-October.

All presenters are encouraged to submit a paper for the proceedings – either a short summary of the paper or the full conference paper. Full conference papers will be refereed and published in the conference proceedings. Papers be at least 1,400 words and must not exceed 1800 words (excluding references). Authors may be encouraged to produce a more substantial paper for publication in a journal such as the Asia- Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education (APJCE).

Presentations will be 15 – 20 minutes in duration, followed by 10 minutes for questions/discussion. Presenters are asked to submit a copy of the slides for their presentation before the conference begins so that it can be uploaded in the appropriate lecture rooms.

During the conference there may be multiple streams running.

 Key dates are as follows:

  • Abstracts –  due 16th December,  2016
  • Papers for proceedings – due end of February, 2017
  • Presentations – due 20th April 2017

Student posters:

Student posters will be displayed at the conference.    Each poster must accompanied by someone registered for the conference. Posters can demonstrate visually the work a student has undertaken or can demonstrate reflection about their placement in co-op/work-integrated learning.

Poster for presentation – brought to conference

Laminated poster minimum size of A2 and maximum of A1. Examples of previous posters are shown on pages 5 – 6.

For further information contact: info@nzace.ac.nz


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