Event Date/Time: Feb 05, 2007 End Date/Time: Feb 06, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Oct 06, 2006
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Paper Submissions

Paper length: Four-eight single spaced pages. A paper longer than eight pages will be returned to its author for editing and may not be published in the proceedings. An abstract by itself will not be considered.

Presentation time: 20 minutes for each paper, including Q&A. Presentations will be grouped together by areas of interest and the presentation group will be assigned time slots of appropriate length.

AV equipment provided: PC with speakers, LCD Projector, Internet and microphone. The PC will have MS Office (including PowerPoint) installed and will contain a DVD drive and USB port. NO overhead projector or Apple computer will be provided. Presenters may use their own laptop computers.

Other information: Papers should consist of original (not previously published) or reported research on any and all aspects of Educational Technology. Papers will be double-blind refereed.

Conference Proceedings publication: Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings book and on CD-ROM. These papers will serve as a source of information for educational technology research. Selected papers may be invited to be published in the TechEdge, TCEA’s quarterly journal. Authors of accepted papers are required to register for the symposium and present their papers in order to have their papers published in the Conference Proceedings publication.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:

Applying New Technologies
Best Practices
Collaborative Learning
Community Building
Computer Science Education
Content Development
Courseware Development
Cultural Attitudes and Technology Acceptance
Curriculum and Instructional Design
Cyber Safety
Digital Libraries
Distance Education/Learning
Emerging/Innovative Technologies
Ethical/Legal/Social Issues
Evaluation and Assessment
Games and Simulations in Education
Gender and Diversity Issues
International Challenges
Leadership in Educational Technology
Learning Outcomes
Mobile Devices
Mobile Learning
Online Learning
Open Source
Policy and Law
Staff Development
Student Learning
Virtual Universities
Web-based Instruction
Women in Technology

Deadline for paper submission: An electronic copy (Microsoft Word format) of the paper must be sent to cravey@tcea.org as an e-mail attachment no later than October 6, 2006. Papers are required to use American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines EXCEPT the paper will be single spaced. Additional format: single column, no page numbers, no footnotes, references included at end of paper.

Deadline for revisions: Any revisions to an accepted paper must be sent to cravey@tcea.org no later than December 15, 2006 (Microsoft Word format, e-mail attachment). The deadline allows time for authors make any necessary changes to their papers as a result of the review process.


Paper submission October 6 , 2006
Papers sent to reviewers October 16
Reviews of papers due November 17
Final paper submission December 15
Registration (for inclusion of paper in proceedings) December 15
Educational Technology Research Symposium February 5-6, 2007

Want to help? If you are willing to volunteer to be a reviewer for conference paper submissions, please contact the Conference Chair, Dr. John Thompson, at thompsjt@buffalostate.edu. Full details will be sent to you.

Preliminary Schedule

Monday, February 5, 2007

7:00 am – Registration opens
9:00 am – Welcoming session with opening keynote
10:00 am - 12:00 pm – Presentations
12:00 - 1:30 pm – Lunch on your own
1:30 - 4:30 pm – Presentations
5:00 pm – Registration closes
6:00 - 8:00 pm – Reception/Social

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

8:00 am – Registration opens
9:00 am - 12:00 noon – Presentations
12:00 - 1:30 pm – Lunch on your own
1:30 - 3:30 pm – Presentations
3:45 - 4:30 pm – Closing session with speaker and door prizes


500 E. Cesar Chavez St
United States

Additional Information

The $250US registration fee for the Symposium also will entitle Symposium registrants to attend the TCEA Annual Convention and Exposition, Into the Next Dimension, February 7-9, 2007 at no extra cost. Nearly 10,000 educators will descend on Austin, TX from February 5-9, 2007 to learn about new technologies, sharpen their skills, and network. For additional information on TCEA 2007, click here.