Teaching Matters

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission now open

Please email Teaching.Matters@utas.edu.au if you have any questions in relation to submissions for this year's conference.

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Abstracts for this year’s Teaching Matters can be submitted under one of three formats; Presentation, Lightning Presentation or Poster. Authors may submit up to two abstracts.

Please download the related template/s from this page and upload your abstract/s via RegOnline by Monday 17th September.

Presentation:

This year we are inviting Presentation proposals through the submission of abstracts. Presentations will be 15 minutes in length (10 minutes presentation and 5 minutes for questions and discussion). Presenters are encouraged to distribute additional material, such as handouts, during the sessions if they wish. Abstracts should be approx. 250 words and address at least one of the sub-themes. Please refer to the Abstract Guidelines for further details on this submission and make sure you that use the Abstract Template provided.

Lightning Presentations:

Lightning Presentations are opportunities to provide a very short overview of a project, showcase an initiative or implementation, or highlight a key achievement or issue associated with their learning and teaching. Presentations are based on the Three Minute Thesis rules. Please refer to the Abstract Guidelines for further details on this submission and make sure that you use the Abstract Template provided.

Poster:

Posters are an opportunity for presenters to showcase and discuss their work with colleagues.Posters will be available for viewing for the duration of the conference. There will be a session dedicated to poster presentations in the program. Exhibitors should make themselves available during the presentation period. Please refer to the Abstract Guidelines for further details on this submission and make sure that you use the Abstract Template provided.

Abstracts must be submitted under one of the following sub-themes:

  • Excellent Teaching happens by design
  • Excellent Teaching engages students and encourages them to learn
  • Excellent Teaching produces excellent students
  • Excellent Teaching is founded on and contributes to scholarship

Further information explaining the themes and how to approach them is available on the Teaching Matters Themes web page.

Key Dates

  • 17 September 2018: Deadline for abstract submission
  • 21 September 2018: Submissions sent to reviewers
  • 5 October 2018: Submissions due back from reviewers
  • 10 October 2018: Review of submissions due back to authors
  • 22 October 2018: Final revised abstracts due back
  • 16 November 2018: Registration closes
  • 21 November 2018: Conference Day