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The 5thInternational PBL Symposium Organising Committee invites you to submit a paper in the form of an abstract that describes your study to be considered for inclusion in the Symposium Proceedings. Once the abstract is accepted, you will be invited to present at the Symposium. The deadline for submission is 15 October 2016.
The abstract of your paper should be based on one of the following sub-themes:
Presenters at the PBL Symposium will have a choice of one of the following presentation formats:
SeminarsSeminars include a presentation and discussion of a completed or work-in-progress PBL research based on one of the above sub-themes. Presenters will share their original research by providing a background, research aims, methodology, analysis & results, and discussion for the first 20 minutes, reserving 10 minutes for Q&A.
PBL-in-ActionPBL-in-action is targeted at presenters who wish to share some aspects of a PBL practice within a specific discipline. As the objective of this presentation format is to facilitate an exchange of ideas, presenters are welcome to share their good practices and examples adapted from their own full-length PBL lesson. This format is a 90-minute interactive session, including 60 minutes of demonstration and 30 minutes of discussion.
Roundtable DiscussionRoundtable discussions provide an opportunity for a smaller group of 10-15 participants to discuss a concept, approach, programme, issue, case study, or reading related to PBL. This 60-minute session is ideal at gaining new insights from other participants who may be facing similar issues, exploring new ideas, and sharing practices. Presenters for the roundtable will facilitate the session based on a discussion topic. Note that a formal presentation is not required.
WorkshopsPBL-in-action is targeted at presenters who wish to share some aspects of a PBL practice within a specific discipline. As the objective of this presentation format is to facilitate an exchange of ideas, presenters are welcome to share their good practices and examples adapted from their own full-length PBL lesson. This format is a 90-minute interactive session, including 60 minutes of demonstration and 30 minutes of discussion.
Submission of Abstracts;
There are two types of abstracts based on the abovementioned presentation formats:
Type of Abstract;
Extended Abstract for Seminar
(750 -1000 words)
Extended Abstract – IPBLS2017;
Abstract for PBL-In-Action, Roundtable Discussion & Workshop
(Not exceeding 350 words)
Abstract – IPBLS2017;
Note: Abstracts are accepted on the basis that at least one author of the paper must register and attend the Symposium. All papers in the form of abstracts will be peer-reviewed, and the accepted ones will be published in the Symposium Proceedings.
Important Dates to Note
Call for Papers
15 March 2016
Deadline for Abstract Submission (Extended)
15 October 2016
Notification of Acceptance
1 November 2016
The abstract should be submitted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please name the abstract as “Abstract Submission IPBLS2017 [Your Name]” before you submit it. The abstract should reach us no later than 15 October 2016.
You may download the pdf version of the submission guidelines here.
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