Showing posts with label AERA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label AERA. Show all posts

Sunday, July 08, 2007

CFP: AERA Conference Special Interest Group Meeting of the Research, Education, Information, and School Libraries

CFP: AERA Conference Special Interest Group Meeting of the Research, Education, Information, and School Libraries

Stepping Outside the Desk: New Ways of Supporting Literacy, Self-Directed Learning, and Social Responsibility through the School Library

Call for Participation: 2008 AERA conference
Annual Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting of the
Research, Education, Information, and School Libraries (REISL) SIG
March 24 - 28 New York, NY
SIG Program Chair: Kafi Kumasi-Johnson, Indiana University at Bloomington
Deadline: August 2, 2007

American Education Research Association URL: http://www.aera.net/
SIG Website: http://www.aera.net/default.aspx?menu_id=326&id=2070

Do you have new and innovative ideas that advance research or practice in the areas of literacy, self-directed learning, and social responsibility through the school library? If so, REISL has several opportunities for to researchers, practitioners and doctoral students to share this work at the 2008 Annual Meeting REISL SIG of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

The presence of school librarians is much needed in the larger education community. One way to accomplish this is by becoming a member of AERA. If you have a vested interest in school libraries, and are not currently a member of AERA, please help increase the voice of school library scholars by joining AERA. Regular membership dues are $120/year and Graduate Student Membership is $35/year. Also REISL SIG membership dues are $5 for one-year and $15 for three years. For more information about REISL, please visit the official website of the REISL SIG

Call for Juried Papers
This call for papers seeks original contributions of proposals on any topic relevant to school libraries with special emphasis on papers related to the SIG theme. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Please follow the format required by the AERA for submitting proposals (see below).

Call for Posters (Practitioners and Doctoral Students Wanted!)

Do you have interesting work in progress you would like to share? Poster sessions are for you! Poster sessions introduce new or ongoing work, and the REISL audience provides valuable discussion and feedback. We are particularly interested in presentations of practitioner and doctoral student work. Separate sessions will be held for practitioners and doctoral students provided that enough proposals are submitted through the format required by the AERA (see below)

Submission Information:

DEADLINE: August 2, 2007

To submit your paper or poster proposal, please access AERA's website.

Text length may not exceed more than 2000 words for individuals or 2,600 words for multiple presentation proposals. All proposals must be submitted electronically at the website and may not be submitted via email. Submission questions may be directed to questions@aera.net

For additional information:
Please consult the AERA website or contact Kafi Kumasi-Johnson, REISL SIG Program Chair, 2007-08, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, kkumasij@indiana.edu ; or SIG Chair, Jenny Robins, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO jrobins@ucmo.edu


Call for Reviewers:
The REISL SIG of AERA is seeking experienced researchers to review proposals for the annual meeting. To indicate your interest in reviewing proposals please signup at the AERA website.