Submission Information

Conference Themes

  • Philosophies, theories, methodologies and designs for Networked Learning
  • Methods, research design, data and analysis in Networked Learning (e.g., phenomenography, social network analysis, socio-material approaches)
  • Conceptualisations of networked lifelong learning as a blended, boundless or hybrid phenomenon
  • Learning on the move: places and spaces for networked learning
  • Networked learning across the lifespan (early childhood, school, work and retirement)
  • The role of sustainability in Networked Learning
  • Ethical perspectives on Networked Learning (e.g., equity, inclusivity, social justice, values)
  • Role of artificial intelligence, big data and learning analytics in Networked Learning
  • Situating Networked Learning conceptually, historically or systematically
  • Debates and emerging issues in Networked Learning (e.g., the future of lifelong learning, hybridity, post-digital education, sustainability)

Submission Formats

All submissions are peer reviewed, and accepted submissions are published in the conference proceedings. We invite selected Full papers for publication in an edited book as part of the Springer book series "Research in Networked Learning".

Please consider the submission formats outlined below: 

  • Full papers on research results and papers critically examining conceptual issues
  • Round Table Discussions 1.5 hours – Open discussion of topic introduced and framed by organiser
  • Short Papers on research in progress (Pecha Kucha presentation)
  • Symposia: 1.5 hours: You convene, organise and invite 3-4 participants on a chosen themes
  • Workshops: 1.5 hours: Active involvement of participants on e.g. a concept, method, model or technology
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    Full Papers

    Individual research papers, and papers critically examining conceptual issues, should take the form of a Full Paper of around 8 pages (and a max of 10 pages including references).

    How to Submit a full paper:

    Full papers must be submitted using the Full Paper Template (which will be made available below) and via the Online Submission System. Full papers should be around 8 pages (and a max of 10 pages including references). Details of the length of papers are included in the template.

    Note: All submissions will be reviewed anonymously so please do not include any author details - this includes the actual file name.

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    Round Table Proposal

    Proposals for Round Table Discussions should be around 2-4 pages and need to introduce and contextualize the topic or issue that the organiser(s) would like to discuss with participants. Round Table Discussions may include short presentations, but should be designed and framed with participation in mind i.e. not as an expert panel limiting discussion to only a few participants.

    How to Submit a round table:

    Round Table Discussion proposals must be submitted using the Round Table Discussion Template (which will be made available below). Round Table Discussion proposals should be around 2-4 pages and further details of contents and length are included in the template. We are currently working on how the online submission system can best handle Round Table submissions, so more information will follow.

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    Short Papers

    Short papers must be presented as Pecha Kucha.

    Each short paper should take the form of a Short Paper with a minimum of 2 pages and maximum of 4 pages (including references).

    A Pecha Kucha (pronounced: "peh-cha-ku-cha'') presentation is an informal, engaging and highly visual presentation of 20 slides, each one exactly 20 seconds, for a total presentation time of 6 minutes, 40 seconds. These sessions are intended to communicate quickly and efficiently research in progress.

    How to Submit a short Paper:

    Short papers must be submitted using the Short Paper Template (which will be made available below) and via the Online Submission System. Details of the length of papers are included in the template (a minimum of 2 pages and maximum of 4 pages including references).

    Note: All submissions will be reviewed anonymously so please do not include any author details - this includes the actual file name. Furthermore: Short papers must be presented as Pecha Kucha.

     

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    Symposia

    Symposia usually consist of app. 3-4 full papers. Each individual paper should take the form of a Full Paper of around 8 pages (a max of 10 pages including references). Symposia could include a Short Paper as well, but at least 3 full papers are required. The Symposium Organiser collects all papers from the authors, and precedes them with an outline (1-2 pages) of the symposium, stating title/theme and providing a rationale for the symposium. Symposia organisers are free to decide on how their Symposium is run e.g. as an interactive panel-participants discussion; ‘traditional’ presentation of papers with short questions and answers; some other method.

    How to submit a Symposia:

    Please remember that if you are submitting a Symposium the Symposium Organiser must submit:

    A title and outline of the Symposium and its rationale (1-2 pages). Please use the Symposium Template, which will be available below

    Each of the full symposium papers (app. 3-4 papers) using the Full Paper template, which will be available below. If you choose to include a Short Paper as part of the symposium use the Short Paper Template (at least 3 papers must be full papers though).

    Note: All submissions will be reviewed anonymously so please do not include any author details - this includes the actual file name. We are currently working on how the online submission system can best handle symposia submissions, so more information will follow.

     

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    Workshop Proposal

    Workshop proposals should be around 2-4 pages and include: Title of Workshop, Intended Audience, Workshop Description, Participant Engagement, Participant Outcomes, Workshop Alignment with Conference Themes, Workshop Process/Activities. Workshops should take a form that seeks active involvement of participants around for example a concept, method, model or technology.

    How to submit a workshop proposal:

    Workshop proposals must be submitted using the Workshop Proposal Template (which will be made available below). Workshop proposals should be around 2-4 pages and further details of contents and length are included in the template.

    Submissions will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and therefore do not need to be anonymised. We are currently working on how the online submission system can best handle workshop submissions, so more information will follow.

Submission will open after summer 2021. 

Key Dates

Conference – NLC2022 
May 16–18, 2022

Submission deadline for Symposia/Full & Short papers
October 8, 2021

 

Submission deadline for Workshops/Round tables
November 19, 2021

 

Notification of Acceptance
December 17, 2021

 

Final submissions
February 4, 2022

 

Early Bird Deadline
February 28, 2022