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Paper — Detailed Instructions

Papers are the oral presentation of one or more very closely related studies which reflect empirical research or research synthesis. While the paper presentation format offers limited opportunity for interaction with the audience, it may be desirable when ideas require more structured or sequential explanation than that offered by a poster.

Submission instructions

The proposal submission website will have fields for entering the following required information.

Time: 12 minutes
Participants: one presenter per paper; as many authors as appropriate
Title: Limit title to 90 characters including spaces.
Principal author: Name, highest educational degree, email and complete mailing address, cell and work telephone numbers, institution/business affiliation, and Division 48 membership status
Co-authors: Highest educational degree, e-mail address, institution/business affiliation, and Division 48 membership status.
Summary statement: A declarative statement of 25 words or less describing the substantive core question, finding, or conclusion of the paper. This may be a tentative statement subject to revision for the final presentation.
Supporting summary: Statement of 250-500 words describing the paper.
Citation: Suggested APA form citation of the proposed paper omitting bold or italics formatting. The title may be of any length.
Accommodations: Indicate any accommodations for a physical disability that would facilitate your participation (e.g., ramp to head table, hand-held microphone, flexible microphone, table microphone, lavalier microphone) or scheduling limitations due to religious constraints.

Special expectations

  • The presenter should use appropriate slides to support the presentation.
  • The presenter should provide a handout for each member of the audience.
  • The Program Committee may recommend that a paper submission be considered for a poster presentation instead. The author will be offered the opportunity to submit individual presentations as poster.
  • A revised submission with proposed citation, updated brief summary, and supporting summaries should be submitted by February 20, 2018 to be included in the conference procedings. Additional information will be provided.