34th World Congress of the International Society
for Education through Art (InSEA 2014)

Call for Abstracts

Full paper submissions

There will be 3 options for publication of full paper submissions:

  • Full papers for blind peer review submitted to the AEA Journal – Australian Art Education (AAE).
    Please follow the ‘Submission and Style Guidelines’ found at http://www.arteducation.org.au/index.php/journals/about-australian-art-education Submissions are to be addressed to ‘The Editor’ and email to enquiries@arteducation.org.au by 7 August 2014.
  • Full papers for blind peer review with the International Journal for Education through Art (IJETA)must use the online portal at: http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/ijeta/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions
  • General submissions for the edited (but not blind peer reviewed) InSEA2014 Congress Proceedings, use the Submission Guidelines InSEA2014 Congress Proceedings.
    Please address your submissions to ‘The Editor’ and email to enquiries@aev.vic.edu.au by 7 August 2014.

Terms and Conditions

The submission of an abstract using our online portal indicates an understanding of the following rules for participation in InSEA 2014.

  • All author/s named agree with the abstract submission and have consented to be included
  • The submitting author has checked the accuracy of information and referencing
  • The abstract has not been submitted to another journal
  • The study has not been presented at another conference
  • If the abstract involves a sponsoring company, this has been indicated in the abstract
  • If the abstract involves a sponsoring company, there is no financial conflict (ie. you do not own any shares in the sponsoring company
  • If the abstract involves a sponsoring company, you have not received funding from the sponsoring company in the last five years.

Abstract submission has now closed.

To submit your abstract for the 34th World Congress of the International Society of Education through Art, we require you to complete the online abstract form. You can access this form using the ‘Submit Abstract’ button at the top of this page. A confirmation email indicating a new account will be instantly sent to the email address you have specified.

You will be required to submit your contact details and details of your abstract (Abstract Title, Authors, Theme, etc). At the end of this form you should enter your abstract within the text box on the abstract upload page.

Please ensure that ALL requested information is completed as requested. If you experience any problems during the online submission process, please contact the Congress Secretariat by phone on + 61 2 9254 5000 or abstracts@insea2014.com  to email the Congress Secretariat.

Dates and Deadlines

Call for abstracts closes   1 November 2013
Review period commences 1 November 2013
Authors notified of results End of February 2014
Author early bird registration closes 31 March 2014
Full paper submissions close 7 August 2014

General Information

  • It is recommended that the presenting author's contact details are used when submitting the abstract to avoid miscommunication regarding the abstract submission and review process.
  • DO NOT include scientific symbols / diagrams / pictures/ tables in your abstract.
  • All abstracts must be submitted no later than midnight 1 November 2013 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Abstracts must be no longer than 750 words.
  • Do not include the abstract title or author information in the body of the abstract. This information will be added from the information submitted in previous steps.
  • Use limited references (e.g. Smith 1999), only if necessary.
  • Multiple abstracts can be added by the same presenting author through online submission. You will be required to complete the theme, author, details etc for each abstract before submitting your next one.
  • Your abstract will appear in print as submitted. Should you require changes you will be required to make amendments via the abstract submission portal. Please ensure you check your data carefully before submitting as changes or additions will not be accepted after the call for abstracts closes on November 1, 2013.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee and authors notified by 1 February 2014.

Abstract Themes

Abstracts will be considered that address issues identified in the overall Congress theme ‘Diversity through Art’ and can be submitted under the following sub-themes.

  1. Change
    What changes are needed in a contemporary arts education landscape?
  2. Continuity
    What is important to preserve amidst arts education/policy/change?
  3. Context
    How do we address/contest/maintain arts education in diverse contexts?

Presentation Types

Abstracts may be submitted for the following:

Oral presentation – Research Stream

These will form the 1 hour parallel sessions for 20 minutes each, including 5 minutes for questions. Presenters are requested NOT to read their papers, but to discuss the essence of their research and submit their full papers for publication after the Congress.

Oral presentation

These are presentations for non-researchers such as teachers and artists to present their school’s programs, artist’s work, projects etc. Presenters are requested to talk to their PowerPoint Presentations, to discuss their work and submit their full papers for publication after the Congress.

Pecha Kucha presentation

Pecha Kucha is a presentation methodology in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds total). The format keeps concise and fast paced in groups and is followed by discussion. For further information visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pecha_Kucha

These will be grouped in 1 hour blocks – approx 4-5 presentations x 7mins will take at least 40 mins, plus 20 minutes discussion time.

Poster presentation

Posters will be displayed from Tuesday morning 8 July until Thursday afternoon 10 July. Times will be allocated for poster discussion and presentation.

Panel presentation

Each panel will comprise of two equally important components:

  • Presentations from the members of the panel;
  • A question and answer session between the floor and the panel members

The duration of each panel will be 60 minutes. The total duration of panel members’ presentations should not exceed 45 minutes, and so allow at least 15 minutes for questions and answers.

Each panel will consist of both Chairpersons and panellists, and panel organisers should be clear about the role of each member when inviting people to participate in a panel discussion. The chairperson will coordinate the preparation and theme of presentations, be the timekeeper, and animate the Q&A session. The chairperson will also assist in collating panel presentations for the final conference proceedings to be published after the event. Panellists will provide brief presentation on the theme of the panel and in accordance with the guidelines given by the chairperson; each panellist is expected to provide a different perspective on the topic of discussion

The chair of each panel discussion will be required to submit a title and abstract and panel presenters will also be required to submit their paper titles and abstracts as part of the panel. We advise that three or four papers are submitted.

In-conference workshop

Workshops will be 2 hours in duration. The following information is required as part of your abstract:

  • An abstract that addresses the themes and includes the processes and techniques
  • Confirm the maximum number of participants in your workshop (no more than 16)
  • Inform the requirements for the workshop (e.g. physical space and equipment)
  • Please specify the materials you will bring with you
  • Trestle tables will be provided

Please note: Workshops will be held in the MCG, most likely on the concourse or other suitable spaces. Clean ‘dry’ workshops may be held in any of the facilities available.

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