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Writer's Instructions

All Refereed Papers and Snapshots* should address one of the streams listed below and describe original work which has given rise to substantial results or policy initiatives which impact on educational practice.

Papers should endeavour to go beyond descriptions of work completed or in-progress and draw conclusions of lessons learned, impact on educational practice and transferability to other situations.

  • Pedagogical issues
    student satisfaction
    changing teaching approaches
  • Student demographics
    cultural inclusiveness
    student learning with technology
  • Policy and management
    strategic planning
    budgeting for flexibility
    implementation and support
    information management
    staff development
  • Technology
    other technology


1. Submission

Refereed Papers: no more than 3500 words
Due: 13 August 1999

Snapshots Abstract: length no more than 350 words
Due: 30 July 1999

Snapshots Paper: length no more than 1000 words
Due: 3 September 1999

After the receipt of Papers on 13 August, they will be either accepted; recommended to be shortened for Snapshot; or rejected. Snapshot Abstracts will be reviewed after 30 July and will be either accepted or rejected. When Snapshots are refereed after the due date of 3 September, reduced Papers recommended for Snapshots will also be included.

The five or ten best Papers will be selected and recommended for publication in AJET subject to editorial review.

Submission of your Snapshot Abstract should be online at:

Submission of your Refereed Paper or Snapshot should be by email attachment as a Microsoft Word document, together with the formal submission of a hard copy and disk (also in Microsoft Word) to:

Ms Gloria Baptist
Open Learning, QUT
Victoria Park Road
Telephone (for queries) 61 (07) 3864 3395

The deadline for receipt of corrections/alterations is 17 September 1999. Please note that papers will not be returned to authors for checking, so please ensure that an accurate proofing of your final paper is carried out before submission.

Conditions of Acceptance

The author or one of the co-authors of a paper must make the presentation at the conference.

The authors assign to ASCILITE and educational and non-profit institutions a non-exclusive copyright licence to use this document in courses of instruction provided that this copyright statement is reproduced.

The authors also grant a non-exclusive copyright licence to ASCILITE to publish this document in full on the World Wide Web, on CD-ROM, in printed form with the
ASCILITE 99 Conference Papers, and for the documents to be published on mirrors on the World Wide Web. Any other usage is prohibited without the express permission of the authors.

2. Presentation

Refereed Papers: 20-minute oral presentation with 5-minute discussion time
Snapshots: 10-minute oral presentation or demonstration with 5-minute discussion time

All the usual conference facilities will be available including overhead projector, audio tape recorder, audio CD player, 35mm slide projector and video projector. Please advise of any additional requirements.

3. Paper format

Every Paper must have the following information on the title page, located directly under the title:

  • authors’ names including contact details of the principal author (email, telephone and fax)
  • Department and/or Institute including email address and web site if available
  • 50-word abstract (in italics)
  • up to approximately 10 key words

The Paper should be submitted on a Microsoft Word document on A4 paper in a single column format, preferably in 12pt Times New Roman.

Hierarchy of headings should be clear. Suggested differentiation is all caps bold for section headings; upper and lower case bold for sub-section headings; upper and lower case italic for sub-sub section headings and a hanging indent for any sub-sub-sub section headings.

Figures and tables should each be numbered consecutively and should be properly captioned with source information clearly given.

References should be in the Harvard style and may be modified prior to publication to ensure consistency in the Conference documents. References are not required for Snapshots.

Photos and diagrams should be scanned in at a resolution of 200–300 dpi. Photos should be saved as a .jpg file while diagrams are best saved in a .wmf file (windows meta file). Screen dumps are not acceptable.


The following copyright will apply to all papers:

© Copyright 1999 ASCILITE and individual authors
This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission from the copyright holders.


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