Please note, contributions are now closed. You are still welcome to register to attend the colloquium.
This year’s Spotlight will include a range of presentation formats:
More information about each is available below.
Three papers are allocated per 50 minute session. The time guide is 10 minutes per presentation plus 5 minutes for discussion. The papers in each session should focus on a similar topic.
Abstract submission: 250-350 words plus references.
Download the paper proposal guidelines (PDF, 203KB)
A three or four-person panel discussion will focus on a significant aspect of teaching and/or learning that might be of interest to a wider audience. As a guide, panelists will be asked to address the selected topic for up to five minutes each. The topic will then be open to the audience for discussion with the chair summarising the main threads at the end of the session. Panel discussions are allocated a full 50 minutes.
Abstract submission: 250-350 words. The proposal must include the theme of the discussion, explain why it is relevant and provide names of panelists who have agreed to participate.
Download the panel discussion proposal guidelines (PDF, 202KB)
Workshops will provide opportunities for participants to facilitate the exchange of experiences or expertise on a particular aspect of teaching and/or learning, research or practice. Workshops are allocated a full 50 minutes.
Abstract submission: 250-350 words. The proposal must include a theme for the workshop and an outline of the workshop structure and activities.
Download the workshop/practical session proposal guidelines (PDF, 206KB)
One session will be scheduled from 3.00pm to 6.00pm on the first day, interspersed with coffee and concluding with drinks from 5.00pm.
250-300 word proposals may take any form not included in the above for creative communication of teaching/learning ideas. Anything from brief (not more than 10 minute) performance (e.g. dance, reading, music, drama) to multimedia display (e.g. poster, artwork, sculpture) will be considered. Creatives may be presentational or interactive. Proposals should clearly state a title and outline of the ‘creative’ and also list specific physical space and/or technology/material requirements.
Download the creative communication proposal guidelines (PDF, 211KB)