ABSTRACT SUBMISSION (Online submission system will only open on 26 September 2018)

The Paper Committee invites you to submit your abstract for the ICE 2019 Conference. Abstracts should be written concisely and clearly (in English, the official language of the event) and in not more than 300 words, which summarise the major aspects of the entire paper in a prescribed sequence that includes: 1) the overall purpose of the study and the research problem(s) investigated; 2) the basic design of the study; 3) major findings or analysis; and, 4) a brief summary of interpretations and conclusions. Please download the provided Abstract template and use it to prepare the file.

Please ensure that you have carefully reviewed the theme and sub-theme descriptions, and submit your abstract for only ONE sub-theme. You will be asked to indicate your chosen sub-theme at the abstract submission stage (see Step 4 below). The abstract must convey the importance and relevance of the topic to the conference theme. Abstracts are to be submitted online.

How to Make Your Submission

NOTE: Each abstract may only be submitted once.

Please go through the following steps to submit your abstract:
Step 1: Sign up for an account (go to CONFERENCE WEBSITE and select REGISTER).
Step 2: Log in with your newly created username and password.
Step 3: Click on CALL FOR PAPERS, select SUBMIT PAPER and click on ADD ABSTRACT.
Step 4: Select a SUB-THEME. Then key in your TITLE and your ABSTRACT. Your abstract must not exceed 300 words.
Step 5: Upload your FORMATTED ABSTRACT file (refer Abstract template).
Step 6: Specify the FIRST AUTHOR and CO-AUTHORS (if any).
Step 7: Specify the PAPER PRESENTER.
Step 8: Click on SUBMIT button to complete the submission.


NOTE:

1. In cases of multiple entries of the same abstract/paper submission, the latest entry will be selected / kept. All previous entries will be deleted without notification.
2. Upon submitting the abstract, please ensure the following criteria are observed:

  • The abstract is relevant to the sub-theme.
  • The abstract gives an overview of the paper.
  • The abstract explains the methodology used (or proposed to be used) for the research/case study.
  • The abstract indicates the result to be discussed or the significance/relevance of the paper.
  • The abstract is clear, unambiguous and is written in acceptable standard.

For further enquiries, please contact the Conference Paper Committee at ice2019@oum.edu.my

Deadline for Abstract Submission 30 October 2018
Abstract Acceptance Notification 30 November 2018

FULL PAPER SUBMISSION

The manuscript must be prepared using the Microsoft Word and should be written concisely and clearly (in English, the official language of the event) and must be between 3,000 - 4,000 words in length. Please download the provided Full Paper template and use it to prepare the manuscript.

The manuscript must have the following sections: (i) Title, (ii) Name of authors with e-mail addresses, (iii) Abstract, (iv) Keywords, (v) Introduction, (vi) Literature Review, (vii) Body of text with headers (Research Objective, Methodology, Findings and Discussion), (viii) Conclusion and (ix) References. An acknowledgement section could be added between the conclusion and the reference sections. The references must be cited according to the APA referencing format. All figures (including graphs) and tables must be clearly depicted and labelled. All manuscripts are to be submitted online.

How to Make Your Submission

Step 1: Log in at the conference site with your username and password.
Step 2: Click on CALL FOR PAPERS, select SUBMIT PAPER and click on FULL PAPER.
Step 3: Select a SUB-THEME.
Step 4: Upload your FORMATED FULL PAPER file (refer Full Paper Template).
Step 5: Specify the PAPER PRESENTER.
Step 6: Click on SUBMIT button to complete the submission.

NOTE:
1. Papers will be accepted for review only if they have not been presented or accepted for presentation at any professional meeting before, and are not currently under review for presentation at another professional meeting.
2. In cases of multiple entries of the same abstract/paper submission, the latest entry will be selected / kept. All previous entries will be deleted without notification.
3. Upon submitting the full paper, please ensure the following criteria are observed:

  • The paper is related to the sub-theme.
  • The paper is complete, clear and well-organised.
  • The significance, applicability and interest to the field (relevance beyond case presented) is clearly articulated.
  • The problem is clearly described within a theoretical framework (where appropriate).
  • The discussion of the results is accurate and useful.
  • The paper uses sound argument and analysis.
  • The conclusion describes implications for practitioners in learning for development practice.
  • The paper uses an acceptable standard of English.
  • The literature review demonstrates a clear relationship between the problem and learning for development and other relevant literature.
  • The research design and methodology are appropriate for the study.

Paper Review Process for Acceptance

All papers will go through blind review by members of the Paper Review Committee. All authors will be notified of the results of the review by 31 January 2019. Reviewers may make recommendations for improvement of a draft submission that has received preliminary acceptance. These recommendations must be adequately addressed by the author (or authors) to ensure final acceptance.

Submission of Full Papers for Proceedings (Camera-Ready Copy Format)

Submission Pre-requisites:
To increase the likelihood of your paper being accepted for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings; please follow the Full Paper Template.

NOTE:

  • The paper must be an original contribution that has not been published before and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • The paper must demonstrate sound research principles and include complete and adequate referencing (In accordance with APA style).
  • The paper must be between 3,000 and 4,000 words in length (excluding title and author details) and well written - that is, clearly structured to facilitate readability and free of spelling and grammatical mistakes.
  • The paper must not contain third-party copyright content.
  • The name and credentials of the author (or authors) must be as they are to be published in the proceedings.
  • At least one author must be registered to attend the conference. NOTE: If paid conference registration is still incomplete by the last date for registration, the paper will not be included in the conference proceedings.

By submitting a paper, authors give consent for that paper and the authorship details to be featured in the conference proceedings.

Papers that have been amended since acceptance can be presented at the conference as long as the revised papers are received by the deadline 28 February 2019 and conform to the format and length requirements. Authors must ensure that the camera-ready version of the paper adequately addresses reviewer comments. If this has not been done to the satisfaction of the Paper Review Committee, the paper may not be accepted for publication in the proceedings. Authors must pay to attend the conference to present their papers (for papers that are accepted).

For further enquiries, please contact the Conference Paper Committee at ice2019@oum.edu.my.

Deadline for Full Paper Submission 30 December 2018
Full Paper Acceptance Notification 31 January 2019
Camera Ready Copy Submission 28 February 2019