Call For Abstracts



Conference: Enabling Lifelong Learning


call_for_abstractsCall for Abstracts

The Higher Education Lifelong Learning Ireland Network (HELLIN) is delighted to issue a call for papers for its 4th National Conference on Lifelong Learning.

HELLIN is a consortium of Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology’s who work together collaboratively with the aim of promoting and improving the field of Lifelong Learning.

The Theme for the 2017 conference is:

Enabling Lifelong Learning

with the following subthemes:

  1. Technology
  2. Employer Engagement
  3. Meeting Challenges
  4. Relevance
  5. Personal Development
  6. RPL

The conference will take place in the University of Limerick on December 8th, 2017.

 

We are delighted to invite abstract submissions for research, practitioner and case study papers. Abstracts on research should include research statement, methodology and a brief discussion of the findings. We welcome abstracts from students who have completed undergraduate and graduate research.Guide to Oral and Abstract Submissions

Abstracts should not exceed 600 words and should be a concise summary of what will be presented, including a title and the aim of the presentation.  Please submit as a PDF document, naming the document as the presenter’s surname, first initial and the title of the presentation (e.g. KellyF_Engaging Learners.pdf).

Abstracts must be submitted by Friday 13th October online at www.HELLIN.ie/abstract-submission-form. Acceptance of proposals will be confirmed by Friday 27th October 2017. Final versions of full papers (ideally 4,000 and no more than 6000 words including references) must be submitted by Friday  27th November 2017. Paper presentations must not exceed 20 minutes in length.

 

Conference proceedings will be published in early 2018.

 

Thematic Clusters
Proposal for papers are invited. Topics for consideration include and are not limited to any one area:

  1. Technology
  2. Employer Engagement
  3. Meeting Challenges
  4. Relevance
  5. Personal Development
  6. RPL

 

Posters should be presented in A0 size, portrait i.e. 841x1189mm (33x47inches). Each poster presentation will be allocated a self-standing, felt display board with Velcro stickers.

 

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