Submission Guidelines

The conference will include opportunities for the presentation of  individual papers, practice exchange and poster & pitch presentations.  We invite you to submit proposals for this conference on any of the themes listed below in the context of higher education assessment. The suitability of submissions will be decided by an anonymous peer review process. We look forward to another exciting conference and value the time you will spend on your submission; we look forward to reading about your work.

Conference Formats

The formats are designed to promote dialogue focused on research, innovation or policy development in assessment in higher education:

Poster & Pitch: this popular format involves an A0 poster plus a three minute pitch in a themed room followed by time for the audience to interact with individual presenters. These sessions attract a special interest audience and provide great networking opportunities. Poster & pitch may focus on research or practice exchange.

Research Presentation: this is a standard research presentation of 20 minutes maximum followed by at least 10 minutes for discussion.

Practice Exchange: this is presentation of innovation and development of practice in assessment including scholarly engagement with relevant literature. It involves a 15 minute presentation with 15 minutes for discussion.

The submission of proposals will be in the form of a 400 word abstract. You should include a list up to 5 key references to accompany your abstract.

 Please submit all contributions online here by the submission deadline 23 January 2017. Please refer to the conference themes and selection criteria.