Adhere to the stipulated word count. If you cross the word limit (even by one word), the proposal form will automatically reject it.
Title (10 words max.)
Abstract (75 words max.)
Session description (150 words max.)
Presenter(s)'s bio (60 words max.)
2.Title (10 words max.)
Good titles attract people to your session:
Make sure the title matches your abstract
It should accurately reflect the content of your presentation
Try to make it interesting
Avoid gimmicky titles
3.Abstract (75 words max.)
The abstract is important because it is what the conference participants will read in the program book about your presentation.
Suggested Format: 1-2 general sentence(s) relating your topic to its importance in the field, theory and/or research; 1-2 sentence(s) describing what you are going to do in your session; and the last sentence stating the implications of your study.
Write in the 3rd person
Spell out acronyms used (other than common ones like ELT, EFL, ESL)
4.Session Description (150 words max.) with an Outline of the Sequence of Presentation
This is crucial as it will help the Reviewers to judge the quality of your presentation. Suggested Format:
It should have a clearly stated rationale
It imbeds the paper within some current practice, theory or research
It describes what the presenter intends to do
It states the session description with an outline of the sequence of presentation
It includes some supporting details
It discusses the implications of the paper
Read the “Call for Papers” document. Complete the “Paper Proposal Form”.
Prepare your title, abstract, session description and short bio beforehand.
Ensure everything is well written – adheres to word counts, free of typos/grammar/spelling mistakes. Therefore needs to be carefully edited, proof read.
Submit your proposal online before or on 15 December, 2019.