CALL FOR FULL PAPERS FOR VIC2020 PROCEEDINGS

2020-12-17

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The Organizing Committee of VietTESOL International Convention 2020 is pleased to invite presenters at this year Convention to submit your full papers for the ISBN assigned proceedings of VIC2020 at http://proceedings.viettesol.org

Please find below the Proceedings Submission Guidelines designed to help you better prepare your submission. 

PROCEEDINGS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

1.     IMPORTANT NOTICE

●       Key dates:

➢      Submission system opens in December 31, 2020.

➢      Submission system closes at 11:59 pm Hanoi time, January 31, 2021.

➢      Tentative date of proceedings publication: June 2021

●       Eligibility: Only original papers by presenters at the VietTESOL International Convention 2020 are considered. The topic of the submission should be relevant to the abstract submitted to and the presentation made at the Convention. Submissions that have been published elsewhere before are deemed ineligible.

●       Review process: Each submission will undergo a blind-review process by two independent experts and renowned scholars in relevant field(s). Authors should make all attempts to revise their original manuscripts based on the reviewers’ suggestions.

●       Plagiarism Policy: Authors must appropriately acknowledge the ideas and works of others via in-text citations and entries in the References section (following APA 7th Edition).

●       Submission Types: There are 2 different guidelines for research-based and practice-based articles (See Part 3 and Part 4). Authors are welcomed to make a submission to an appropriate type regardless of their presentation modes (paper/workshop/poster/electronic mini-workshop/tech fair) at VietTESOL International Convention 2020.

●       Author information: Every author is required to submit personal details including full name, affiliation and a brief academic bio (around 80 words long) in a separate document composed with Microsoft Word. Co-author information is placed in the same document together with the first author information.

●       Fee: Please note that if a submission is accepted, the author will pay a VND 1,000,000 publishing fee for inclusion in the convention proceedings (with an ISBN).

  1. GENERAL FORMATTING CHECKLIST FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS

Paper

❏      Size: A4, with all margins set at 254mm (1 inch)

❏      No author’s name and/or identified bio-data

Font Type

❏      Times New Roman

Title

❏      Maximum: 15 words

❏      Use Title Case (the first letter of each word is capitalized, except for certain small words – articles, prepositions, etc.)

❏      Font size: 16

Headings

All heading levels:

❏      Bold

❏      Font Size: 12

❏      Uppercase

Body

❏      Font Size: 12

❏      Line Spacing: Single with 0pt spacing before and after

Page number

❏       On top right corner

Word count

❏      After the Conclusion section

Referencing

❏      APA 7th edition

Bio-data

❏      Maximum: 80 words/author

❏      Written in third-person singular and submitted in a separate file

  1. RESEARCH-BASED ARTICLES GUIDELINES 

Description

The submission is the author’s original research work.

Length

4,000 words (8 pages), excluding tables, figures and references

Abstract

❏      150-250 words

❏      4 key words (after abstract)

Structure

➢      Introduction

➢      Literature Review

➢      Methodology

➢      Findings/ Results

➢      Discussion (Findings and Discussion sections might be combined.)

➢      Implications and Conclusion

➢      References

➢      Appendices (optional)

  1. PRACTICE-BASED ARTICLES GUIDELINES

           Authors might submit practice-based articles in two strands:
            General Pedagogical Initiatives or Teaching with Technology

 

General Pedagogical Initiatives

Teaching with Technology

Description

Articles that provide detailed procedures for effective classroom activities.

Articles that showcase effective ICT-based lessons.

Length

2500-3000 words (6 pages)

1000-1500 words (3-4 pages)

Abstract

150-250 words

4 key words (after abstract)

150 words

4 key words (after abstract)

Structure

➢      Introduction

➢      Literature review/Key concepts

➢      Procedure/Activities (How the practice is implemented.)

➢      Discussion/Reflection (about impacts and related applications)

➢      Conclusion

➢      References

➢      Appendices (Optional)

➢      Introduction

➢      Definition/Description of the term(s)

➢      Activities

➢      Discussion/Reflection

➢      Conclusion

➢      References/Resources

➢      Appendices (Optional)

 You can see the GUIDELINES AND TEMPLATE for your thorough format settings here.

If you have any problems or if you need any further assistance in submitting your manuscript, please contact us via email: convention@viettesol.org.

Hotline: (+84) 919520468 (Ms Huong Nguyen)