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Spring Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe

Riga, 12th - 13th May, 2017.

ATEE Spring Conference in Riga 12-13th May 2017

Proposals for papers/presentation at the conference may be submitted in three categories:

  • empirical research
  • theoretical study
  • practitioner presentation

YOU ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS:
  • for oral presentation of papers
  • for poster sessions

Abstract should have a title. You have to mention the author’s/authors name and surname and e-mail of contacting author.

The abstract should be no more than 400 words. In addition, the abstract should be structured clearly, indicating: the theoretical framework, the research/study design, the methods or instruments, the description of the experience, etc. You have to include 3 – 5 key words.

TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS

Papers: Paper presentations should be planned for about 20 minutes in length.

Poster presentation instructions:
All posters should be written and presented in English, the official language of the event.
Poster sessions will provide an opportunity for authors to display the results and conclusions of their papers.
Your poster will be exhibited during the conference. Authors are expected to be at their poster during the session.
Posters will be listed by session in the Conference Programme
We recommend that you provide small envelopes for distributing your business cards and collecting business cards from those who request additional information. This is a good way of inviting and encouraging interaction with your audience. You may also wish to provide copies of a short summary of your presentation for distribution.

Dimensions and format:
Posters should be printed and brought by each author to the conference.
The poster can be up to 130 cm high x 90 cm wide
We will provide materials for attaching posters. However you can bring your own if you prefer.
Your poster should be readable from a distance of 2 metres.

LENGTH OF ARTICLE

The total length of the text of a submitted manuscript should not exceed 8,000 words (preferably between 4,000-8,000 words).

ARRANGEMENT OF ARTICLE:

All Authors are asked to write on the first page of a article:

  • - Author's name and surname
  • - Affiliation
  • - E-mail address

Articles should be typed in Times New Roman (12 pt.) with normal space.

STRUCTURE OF ARTICLE

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ORGANISATION OF ARTICLE:

Articles in English may be up to 8 - 10 pages including abstract up to 400 words and bibliography.

The article should be typewritten in A4 format, set in one column according to the following parameters: margins – 2.5 cm, text editor – MS Word, Times New Roman, font number 12, spaces between lines – Single, layout – Justified. Each paragraph should start with a 1.5 cm indention. Pages, tables and pictures should be numbered and named. Tables and pictures should be in black and white (if this does not interfere with the possibility to perceive the content) with captions. Tables and pictures must be cited in the text, e.g., (see Table 1); Arabic numbering should be used. The size of tables and pictures should not exceed A4 format page.

AT THE BEGINNING OF THE ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING SHOULD BE MENTIONED:
Titleof the article (Times New Roman, 14 pt, bold, centred), author's name, surname (Times New Roman, 12 pt, bold, centred), institution that submits the article, address, e-mail address (10 pt, Normal).
Abstract (Times New Roman, 10 pt, un to 50 words), 3-6 Keywords (Times New Roman, 10 pt).
Body of the article: Introduction, Aim of the Study, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusions. The articles are requested to be (Times New Roman, 12 pt, Normal).
References should be indicated in the typescript by giving the author's name, with the year of publication in parentheses (Brown, 2005) or (Brown, 2005, 67).
Bibliography (Times New Roman Bold, 10 pt, Normal).
The list of References should be listed in full at the end of the article in order of Latin alphabet, followed by literature in Cyrillic alphabet.
The list of literature should precisely follow the form depicted in the sample:

1. Vičs A. Latviešu skolu vēsture. Rīga: Grāmatu draugs, 1923, 15.lpp. (in Latvian).
2. Schmidt A., Rupert V. Pädagogik im Zeitalter der Aufklärung. In: K.Harney (Hrsg.) Einfürung in die Geschichte der Pädagogik. Bonn: Verlag, 2006, S.23. (in German).
3. Braun V. Teacher training in USA. History of Education , 1993, No.1, p.23.-24.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTHOR/ AUTHORS

At the end of article there should be short information about autho/authors (up to 500 characters).

Abstracts are requested to be sent no later than 30th of March 2017 via e-mail: linda.daniela.lu@gmail.com

Information about acceptance or rejection of abstract will be sent to author no later than 10th of April 2017.

The submitted contributions should be original, i.e., they should not be previously published or submitted for publication in other editions.

Full articles should be submitted after conference (till 20th of June). They will be handed in to the Editorial Board for reviewing and consideration for publication.

EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR THE ARTICLES
1. Content accordance to ATEE Spring Conference 2017 theme
2. Scientific value.
3. Methodology.
4. Research results and discussion.
5. The references are indicated correctly.
6. The language and logic of the content of the manuscript.