WRITEconference invites contributions from educators and researchers from around the world. The call for proposals is now closed and accepted conference authors should follow the guidelines below when preparing their work for presentation at the conference.


Meet the WRITE2017 Editorial Board
 

  Gill Rowell   Conference Chair & Education Manager, Turnitin  

Gill Rowell

Conference Chair & Education Manager, Turnitin
 

  Stephen Gow   York University, UK    

Stephen Gow

York University, UK


 

  Dr Mike Reddy   University of South Wales, UK   

Dr Mike Reddy

University of South Wales, UK

 

  Ide Bagus Siaputra   University of Surabaya, Indonesia

Ide Bagus Siaputra

University of Surabaya, Indonesia

  Earle Abrahamson   University of East London, UK   

Earle Abrahamson

University of East London, UK

 

  Dr Zeenath Khan   University of Wollongong, Dubai, UAE   

Dr Zeenath Khan

University of Wollongong, Dubai, UAE

 

  Dr Ann Rogerson   University of Wollongong, Australia       

Dr Ann Rogerson

University of Wollongong, Australia  

 

  Dr Muhammed Shahid Soroya   Punjab Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Dr Muhammed Shahid Soroya

Punjab Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

  Muneer Ahmed   Higher Education Commission, Pakistan   

Muneer Ahmed

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

 

  Dr Erica Morris   Consultant for Higher Education, UK   

Dr Erica Morris

Consultant for Higher Education, UK

 

  Dr Ruth Walker    University of Wollongong, Australia   

Dr Ruth Walker

University of Wollongong, Australia

 

  Dr Josef Schmied   Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany   

Dr Josef Schmied

Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany  

  Dr Teddi Fishman   International Center for Academic Integrity, US   

Dr Teddi Fishman

International Center for Academic Integrity, US

 

  Dr Irene Glendinning   Coventry University, UK    

Dr Irene Glendinning

Coventry University, UK


 

  Salim Razi   Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey   

Salim Razi

Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

 

  Robyn Yucel   La Trobe University, Australia   

Robyn Yucel

La Trobe University, Australia  

 

Notes for WRITE2017 authors

Full papers in support of accepted abstracts must be submitted by Friday 13 January 2017. Full papers should not exceed 5,000 words, and must also be anonymized. The following areas are suggested as a guide for the content of full papers:

  • Background/Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Findings
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • References

All references must conform to the Harvard standard. On receipt of the full paper, a decision will be made by the editorial board either to:

  • accept the paper, with no further amends required, or
  • accept the paper, on the condition that the paper is revised to address any points raised by
    the reviewer

Final full papers must be submitted with any amendments requested by the editorial committee by Tuesday 28 February 2017. Full papers will be included in the conference proceedings in digital format, and the conference website.


Presentations at WRITE2017

Authors are required to submit a shortened version of their abstract (maximum of 250 words) giving a clear and concise overview of their proposed session for the conference program.

Authors of accepted papers will be assigned a 30-minute parallel session in the conference program (as a general rule, allow 20 minutes for presentation, and 10 minutes for questions).

Authors must submit any supporting materials, such as PowerPoint presentations, to the conference editorial committee by Monday 13 March 2017.

In the case of multiple authors, following acceptance of the full paper, at least one author must register to attend the conference.


Posters

Accepted posters will be displayed in the main networking area throughout the conference.
Delegates will have the opportunity to put questions to authors on their research during the conference. Posters should not exceed A1 size (841mm x 594mm) and may be displayed in either portrait or landscape format. Authors will be required to mail their poster in hardcopy to be received by the conference venue by Monday 20 March 2017.


Review criteria

Abstracts and full papers are blind reviewed by the WRITE2017 editorial board, subject to the following review criteria:

  • Relevance to conference themes
  • General relevance to debate on the impact of technology on writing development, scholarly research and academic integrity in education
  • Contribution to existing body of knowledge on subject
  • Exhibits sound methodology
  • Potential for an engaging and informative presentation

Please note all abstracts and papers are subject to similarity checking via Turnitin.


Key submission dates

Deadline for abstracts (450 words)                                                                              Friday 21 October 2016

Notification of abstract acceptance                                                                                 Monday 21 November 2016

Deadline for full papers (+ shortened abstract for conference program)              Friday 13 January 2017

Feedback on full papers from reviewers                                                                        Friday 10 February 2017   

Deadline for final papers for publication                                                                       Tuesday 28 February 2017

Submission of supporting materials/slides                                                                  Monday 13  March 2017


Posters

Deadline for poster abstracts (300 words)                                                                Monday 21 October 2016

Notification of poster acceptance                                                                             Friday 25 November 2016

Posters to be received by conference venue                                                               Monday 20 March 2017


Publication and copyright

Accepted abstracts and poster proposals will be made available via the conference website in advance of the conference, and will also be included in the printed program. Full papers will be made available to all conference delegates.


The conference adopts an open publication model, by which individual authors/institutions retain copyright, but submissions are licensed for use with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License which does not permit commercial use or changes to the original work.