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TRED Conference 2015-- Another Education is Possible: Transforming Education through Resistance, Resilience, & Empowerment ::
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TRED Conference 2015-- Another Education is Possible: Transforming Education through Resistance, Resilience, & Empowerment

Submitting Proposals

If you have any questions, please contact us at TREDconf@umassd.edu

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EARLY DECISION PROPOSALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM, TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

ALL PROPOSALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59 PM, MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2015.

Guidelines

TRED will be accepting presentation proposals for papers, symposiums, and research-in-progress roundtables. Upon submission of your proposal, please identify it to one of the following strands:

A.      Prejudice and Neutrality in Curriculum, Assessment, and Leadership

B.      Transformative Educational Approaches and Policy

C.      Cultural Politics of Exclusion: Globalization, Imperialism, and Colonialism

D.     Cognitive Justice, Agency, and Spirituality

E.      Critical Curriculum and Pedagogy

F.      Special Education and Dis/Ability Studies

G.      Voices of Youth, Community, and Social Justice Equity

H.     Critical University Studies

I.       Knowledges beyond Academic Prestige

J.      Cultural Relevancy and Student Engagement

*These strands are beneficial for the initial review process, but the committee may reassign the paper upon acceptance*

PAPERS

Paper sessions provide individuals an opportunity to present a condensed version of their study.  The research may focus on, but is not limited to, a question from an empirical or theoretical perspective.  After all papers within a session have been presented, those in attendance will have the opportunity to dialogue with panelists.

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS ROUNDTABLE

Roundtable sessions are to open critical and insightful dialogue from colleagues familiar with a subject matter to support a developing study.  Roundtables will be organized and led by a facilitator.

SYMPOSIUM

Symposiums consist of an integrated set of presentations with a similar topic as the focal point.  This format of presenting will be limited to at least three, but no more than five, presentations. The proposal should identify who will be lead discussant or organizer, and, upon review, a TRED committee member may be named as the chair.

Proposal Requirements (For all submissions)       

1.      Cover Page

a.       Title

b.       Researcher(s)

c.       Contact Information

d.       Organization/University

e.       Panel Category

2.       Abstract(300 word limit, not included in 1,000 word limit for proposal)

3.       Individual Proposal (1,000 word limit)

a.       Presenters (Identify who is the main contact person)

b.       Theoretical Framework and Connections to Conference Theme;

c.       Purpose;

d.       Research Design/Methods;

e.       Conclusion/Findings;

f.         References

4.       Symposium Group Proposal (1,500 word limit)

a.       A common objective or theme should be outlined, providing perspectives on the particular topic.

i.      1-2 paragraphs in which the purpose of the symposium and connections among presenters' papers is defined;

ii.      Overview of each paper being presented including: methods, theoretical framework, research topic, and findings;

 iii.      Briefly describe the format and structure of the symposium

*If your symposium proposal is accepted, only the first author will be notified, and the first author is responsible for notifying all other co-authors*



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