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Learning Enhancement and Development

Call for abstracts

We are pleased to open the Call for Abstracts, for the Learning at City Conference, taking place on Wednesday 20th June 2018 at City, University of London.

Tenth Annual Learning at City Conference:

Assessment and Feedback for Learning

*Submission Deadline extended to Friday 23rd March 2018*

The overall theme for the conference focuses on Assessment and Feedback for Learning. Within this theme there are a range of sub-themes you could focus upon for your abstract and these include:
* Assessment design including inclusive assessment
* Engaging students with feedback
* Formative assessment linked to summative assessment
* Self and peer assessment

We would like you to share your practice, innovations and pedagogic research. Tell others how you have designed assessments for learning, engaged students with their feedback, developed formative assessment linked to summative assessment or how you have used peer assessment . We anticipate that this topical theme will provide excellent opportunities for discussion and, debate during the conference. Proposals for papers and posters are invited which relate to the overall theme and at least one sub-theme.

We will have five parallel sessions running so do think about which format might be most appropriate for you to present your work


Papers (30 minute sessions with two in a room for each session)

If you are providing a paper you should plan to share your paper for no more than 20 minutes and then have 10 minutes for questions. You should have some questions prepared for discussion in case participants do not ask any.


Workshops (60 minute sessions)

If you are providing a workshop then try to keep your overview to 20 minutes and then have around 30 minutes as activity including feedback and sharing and, permit 10 minutes for questions at the end.


Posters (Size should be A0)

Posters must be available for participants to view throughout the conference. There will also be a scheduled poster session in the programme so that you can discuss your posters with colleagues.

Electronic Posters or Artefact

You may wish to demonstrate your practice using an electronic poster or display of an artefact. There will be a scheduled session in the programme so that you can discuss your electronic presentation or artefact with colleagues. Please note you would need to bring a laptop with you for this session if required.

Criteria for acceptance of proposals

Each proposal will be reviewed for acceptance at the conference against the following criteria:

* Relevance to conference theme and sub-themes clearly stated;
* Clarity and coherence of the proposal;
* Evidence of relevance to others across the University and beyond;
* Contribution to development, enhancement and scholarship related to the theme.


In order to ensure as many contributors to the conference as possible, you can only be named as lead contact on ONE proposal and as a co-presenter on ONE other. If you are involved in more than one submission we will try to accommodate this in the timings of the event - but this may not always be possible.


Feedback and Guidance

Once the proposals have been peer reviewed feedback will be sent to applicants and those who are accepted will receive further information on the presentation the week beginning 23rd April 2018.


Submit your proposal