Call for Papers: ALISE 2018

Submit by July 15th!

The deadline for juried paper proposal submissions is July 15, 2017. Please consider submitting your completed or in-progress work. The theme of the 2018 conference - Expanding the LIS Education Universe - calls for educators, practitioners, and policy makers to address the ever-expanding horizon and the current terrain of the field of LIS education.

The conference will provide opportunities for attendees to:

  • Share ideas for new and innovative programs and emerging curricular areas or specializations within MLIS programs
  • Discuss how new undergraduate and graduate programs may complement ALA-accredited masters programs
  • Exchange ideas on pedagogy and curriculum for evidence-based learning
  • Present research on topics that help to inform the expanding educational programs
  • Address interdisciplinary convergence in the field of LIS
  • Design high impact educational practices for learner engagement
  • Learning outcome assessment

Applicants will be informed of the committee's decisions by September 14, 2017. Conference presentation time slots will be published online and in the conference program. All presenters are required to register for the ALISE 2018 conference in Denver, CO. Accepted papers and panels will be published in an online open access proceedings.

Please note:

Juried paper proposals accepted for presentation at the conference which are developed into full papers, may be submitted to JELIS for consideration for publication.

Questions? Please direct any questions regarding the 2018 call for juried papers to committee co-chairs.

Abebe Rorissa, University at Albany, SUNY

Wooseob Jeong, Emporia State University

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