Since the conference is an opportunity for all Umeå University teachers to meet and learn across subject boundaries, it is important that your presentation is accessible to people outside your subject area. Please avoid any subject-specific abbreviations.
In particular we welcome presentations that encourage active participation and presentations given in collaboration with students. It is possible to present either in Swedish or in English.
We only need your abstract at this stage of the registration process. If your contribution is accepted you will recieve all the information required for your presentation format.
With a presentation, you will have the opportunity to present and discuss a study, a project or pedagogical development work that you want to share and receive feedback on. It is important that your presentation is both empirically and scientifically anchored and clearly demonstrates your pedagogical experiences and basic assumptions.
Time: 25 minutes of which max 18 minutes should be the presentation.
To contribute with a presentation to the conference, please submit an abstract of max. 400 words excluding references.
In a workshop the participants should work on a particular question or topic. This could mean that you guide the participants to develop something useful for their own teaching, or it may also be to develop something that can be of value to teaching in general. Or whatever you choose!
Time: 25 or 55 minutes.
If you want to give a workshop, please submit an abstract of max. 400 words excluding references where you describe the purpose and methods of the workshop. Please also specify how long you would like, 25 or 55 minutes.
In a round table discussion you can raise questions, topics or experiences that you want to discuss with a group of colleagues. It may be questions of exploratory, broad or in-depth character. You can also use a round table to test an idea, to find partners or to form a network.
Time: 25 or 55 minutes.
If you want to hold a round table discussion, please submit an abstract of max. 400 words excluding references where you describe the purpose and methods of the discussion. Please also specify how long you would like, 25 or 55 minutes.
A quick presentation has a time frame of 7 minutes. It consists of a video that is recorded in advance. The 7 minutes can be organized however you choose, for example as a "Pecha Kucha" (20 slides that are shown for 20 seconds each), a poster that you zoom in on and talk about or another format of your choosing.
During the conference days, there will be one or two sessions that include quick presentations and they will be available on the conference site throughout the conference.
If you wish to give a quick presentation, please submit an abstract of max. 200 words excluding references.