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RECAP

Address:
Anderson Hall, Room 020
725 S. Church Street
West Chester, PA 19383


Email: RECAP@wcupa.edu

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  • Resources for the Electronic Classroom: A Faculty-Student Partnership
    May 2015 | Conference & Workshops

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Submit a Proposal

A call for proposals opens on December 2, 2013 with a deadline of January 31, 2014.
Applicants will receive notification of proposal status during March 2014.

Presenters at RECAP 2014 shape the conference and contribute to the overall experience of the attendees. We invite you to share your ideas and innovativeness as a presenter. Be sure to review the following information prior to beginning the proposal submission process.

Presenters may choose from three session formats allowing for demonstration, interaction or active dialogue. Proposals must be aligned with one of the six session themes selected as the focus for this year's conference. The RECAP Planning and Content teams will conduct a blind evaluation of proposals and make selections based upon established criteria. Applicants can expect to receive notification of proposal status during March 2014. The RECAP May 15 Conference fee will be waived for those accepted as presenters.

To complete the proposal form you will need to:

  • Submit a proposal that aligns with one of the
    six RECAP session themes

    Mobile Pedagogy Mobile Pedagogy
    Engaging Students Engaging Students
    Digital Assessment Digital Assessment
    Conquering the Content Conquering the Content
    Technology and Universal Design Technology and Universal Design
    Developing the 4 C's Developing the 4 C's

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    .
  • Select a
    session format

    Conversation
    Conversation - Flip Your Session
    Sharing and Demonstration

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    for your proposed presentation.
  • Enter a brief bio (500 character limit). This will be posted on the website.
  • Enter a session abstract (1000 character limit) that briefly describes the session. It should provide participants with a good idea of the session content and what participants can expect to gain by attending the session. This will appear in the conference program and website exactly as submitted.
  • Enter a detailed session summary further elaborating on the concept presented in the abstract. The summary will be reviewed during the session selection process.
    • Sharing/Demonstration Sessions: Include a description of the innovative practice to be exemplified (how-to and why-to), the goals for the session and whether there is an interactive component.
    • Conversation and Conversation/Flip Your Session: Include a description of the innovative idea, issue or topic to be discussed, the goals for the session and the initial direction of the conversation. For the Flip Your Session option also include the title of the material participants will review prior to the session and a link to the material (an option to upload a file is also provided).

What is the criteria for evaluating proposals?

The RECAP Planning and Content teams will evaluate proposals based upon the following criteria during the blind review process:

  1. Overall quality of the session topic (importance, add value to conference content, of interest to audience).
  2. An accurate, descriptive, inviting title.
  3. Alignment of the session topic with one of the six session themes.
  4. Clear description of a topic, issue or innovative approach to teaching and learning to be discussed in a conversation session.
  5. Clear description of the innovative practice to be exemplified in a sharing/demonstration session.
  6. Clearly stated and achievable goals of the session.
  7. Stated expectation of what participants are likely to gain by attending the session.