Call for Lecture Proposals

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ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS


OPEN PRESENTATIONS / TALKS

An open presentation/talk is a proposal on a specific topic that is subject to evaluation and approval of a selection committee. The presentation/talk is conceived as a spoken text that is not to be read to the audience.

FOR THE PURPOSES OF OUR CONFERENCE, THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS / TALKS:

1. Teachers and/or researchers holding a doctoral degree.

        In this case, participants are expected to present proposals around the nature and scope of their professional experience related to the topics advised in this call for participation of this International Conference.

2. Students of Doctorate and of Master’s degree programs as well as professionals with a Master’s degree.

    Proposals written by a single author as well as papers written by two to three co-authors will be considered; please do not send proposal written in collaboration with more than three co-authors as they will not be accepted.
    Topics must be unpublished, reflective and original; they must be presented observing the guidelines that are explained below (point d.)
    Doctorate students should make use of the knowledge, abilities, and materials acquired in their doctorate studies.
    Participants with Master’s degree as well as students of Master’s programs who are not part of a doctoral program will present their proposals around the nature and scope of their professional experience related to the topics in point c. of this call for participation.

TOPICS

The proposals should be on one of the following topics:

●  The implementation of emerging technologies
●  The impact of social networks on education
●  Distance education and instructional design
●  The development of projects for the implementation of technological innovation
●  The evolution of technology assisted models of education
●  Network security
●  Software engineering and information systems
●  Electronic commerce
●  Intelligent systems and digital processing of image
●  Databases and distributed systems

The selection committee of the International Conference of Emerging Technologies in Education and Informatics 2014 will evaluate the following aspects in the proposals submitted:

●  Coherence
●  Cohesion
●  Argumentative strength
●  Originality
●  Persuasive strength
 ●  Use of specialized lexis
●  Use of correct language
●  Subject knowledge
●  Rhetorical force
●  Contribution to academic discussion

PARTICIPATION

Evaluation procedure and schedule:

● Deadline for submitting proposals: Wednesday July 31st.
● In order to make the necessary changes, selected proposals with feedback from the selection committee will be sent back to candidates on Saturday August 16th.
● Candidates must turn in their edited papers as requested by the selection committee together with the visual material that will support their presentation by Sunday August 31th.
● Once selected, it is speakers’ responsibility to take with them all the necessary materials for their presentations as specified by the selection committee.
● Proposals must be sent to this only e-mail address ponencias2014@udavinci.edu.mx
● In order to be accepted, proposals must observe the format that is described in http://conference2014.udavinci.edu.mx/

DIGITAL PRESENTATIONS

These are the guidelines for the submission of digital presentations:

●  Each participant will do the graphic design of the presentation; this includes images, diagrams, colors, text, as well as audio and video used to best describe the main idea of the presentation/talk.
●  The format for the digital presentation is free; each participant may choose among avi, flash, Photoshop, second life, prezzi, or any other format of their preference.
●  The presentation, regardless the format, must last no longer than five minutes.
●  The deadline for sending the digital presentations is Sunday August 31th.
●  Digital presentation must be sent to ponencias2013@udavinci.edu.mx.

ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRIBUTIONS

Proposals will be evaluated by a committee formed by teachers form the Universidad Da Vinci where each member will assess proposals independently from the other members. The Conference Academic Committee will send, for their evaluation, the proposals in separate files without the name of the candidate. The results will be notified directly to each candidate.

The selection committee may issue the following results: accepted, accepted with observations, or not accepted.

Participants that get an acceptance with observations must modify their presentation as requested and resubmit on the due date.

THE RESULTS ISSUED BY THE SELECTION COMMITTEE ARE UNAPPEALABLE.



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