Authors of accepted abstracts are encouraged to submit their full manuscripts for publication in the conference proceedings.
Guidelines for full paper submission
Please follow the instructions below carefully to prepare your manuscript:
- Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else;
- The manuscript must be written in proper UK English. Please ensure that your manuscript does not contain grammatical or spelling errors; this is especially important if English is not your first language;
- The manuscript should be submitted as a Microsoft Word.doc/.docx file via conference email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 31st July 2018;
- The maximum length of the paper is 15 pages (including tables, figures and references). Submissions exceeding this limit may not be accepted for review;
- All papers will be handed on to at least two members of the Scientific Committee for review and consideration for publication.
Your paper should be compiled in the following order:
- Title (Times New Roman, 14 pt, bold, centred);
- Author details: full name(s), affiliation(s) and email address(es) (Times New Roman, 12 pt, bold, centred);
- A non-structured abstract of no more than 200 words (Times New Roman, 10 pt);
- 3-6 keywords (Times New Roman, 10 pt);
- Main text: introduction; background/theoretical framework, study design/methods, results, conclusions (Times New Roman, 12 pt).
- Acknowledgements (if required) (Times New Roman, 10 pt);
- References (Times New Roman, 12 pt).
- The manuscript should be written in A4 format, set in one column according to the following parameters:
- margins – 2.5 cm,
- text editor – MS Word,
- Times New Roman, font number 12,
- spaces between lines – 1.5,
- layout – Justified,
- each paragraph should start with a 1 cm indention.
- Figures and tables should be placed as close to their reference point in the text as possible. All figures and tables must have titles and must be referenced from within the text. Avoid colour diagrams as the proceedings will be printed in black and white.
- Images must be inserted as picture files (.gif, .jpg, .bmp). You may be asked to supply the pictures as separate files.
- References in the text should follow APA Style and be cited as (Author’s Surname, Year, page) (Bruner, 2006, p. 50);
- Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and contain additional information, which the Author is willing to add to the main text.
- An alphabetically ordered list of references, all of which must be cited in the text, should be included at the end of the article.
Bauman, Z. (2007). Liquid Times. Living in an Age of Uncertainty. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Ball, D. L., & Cohen, D. K. (1999). Developing practice, developing practitioners: Toward a practice-based theory of professional education. In G. Sykes & L. Darling-Hammond (Eds.), Teaching as the learning profession: Handbook of policy and practice (pp. 3–32). San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.
DuFour, R. (2004). What Is a Professional Learning Community? Educational Leadership, 61 (8), 6-11.
European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice. (2017). Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe: Academic Staff – 2017. Eurydice report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. Retrieved June 22, 2018, from https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/mwikis/eurydice/images/3/3c/209_Academic_Staff_2017.pdf.
EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR THE MANUSCRIPT
- Content accordance to the conference theme.
- Relevance and significance of the topic/issues/research questions.
- Appropriate choice of methods for the research questions.
- Logical development, clarity and completeness of the results and implications.
- The references are indicated correctly.
- The language and logic of the content of the manuscript.