ICOPE 6 - Types of Submissions
A symposium is designed to be a
focused session in which speakers present on a common theme, issue or question.
The chairperson of the symposium will briefly introduce the topic and provide
an overview of the session. This will be followed by at least 2 but no more than 4
individual speakers, and end with concluding remarks by the chairperson.
Audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions and exchange views
with the presenters. Symposia will be scheduled in 30 or 60 minute sessions.
(a) report on the empirical findings of the presenter, (b) critically evaluate
the empirical findings of others in the form of a meta-analysis or critical
review, (c) present new or alternative concepts or theoretical frameworks, or
(d) document an evaluated teaching innovation. Strong scholarly content is
encouraged, and there should be evidence of advancing the field. The Scientific
Program Committee will integrate sets of individual papers into thematic
sessions. Oral presentations will be scheduled in 20 minute sessions.
content of posters can (a) report on
the presenter’s completed or preliminary empirical findings, (b) critically
evaluate the empirical findings of others in the form of a meta-analysis or
critical review, (c) present developing concepts or theoretical frameworks, (d)
document teaching innovations, or (e) report on practice at the individual
course, program or departmental levels. Focus should be on interactive discussion.
The Scientific Program Committee may integrate sets of posters into thematic