Special Journal Issue

Selected papers from the proceedings will be published in the Journal of Writing for Creative Practice in early 2010. This is the journal of the Writing PAD Network which is sponsoring the conference.

Call for papers (CfP)

We invite papers in two broad areas: pedagogy and theory. In the pedagogy stream you will address the practical challenges of writing Art, Media and Design in/for/about Further and Higher Education. In the theoretical stream we invite papers addressing substantive issues for the three fields regarding intersections between writing practices and these fields. All abstracts and papers will be peer reviewed and notification of acceptance, modification and rejection provided to meet DEST requirements.

Abstracts, refereeing and paper submission process

Abstracts should be submitted to the submissions page.

  1. (Abstracts must be submitted electronically by 16 June 2009). ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 16!!!
  2. Abstracts will be reviewed by members of the review committee and accepted with/without revisions or rejected after 16 August 2009.
  3. Authors are invited to upload extended abstracts (500-1000 words) or full papers (3500 words); deadline for extended abstracts/papers is 16 September 2009.
  4. Extended abstracts/papers will be reviewed by the organizing committee and divided into refereed and non-refereed papers following DEST procedure. Both types of papers will be in the proceedings of the conference and presented. Advice on category of paper will be given by October 16
  5. Authors develop their paper (3500 words approx) taking into account any comments that contribute to the significance and value of the work by November 16.
  6. Authors deliver presentation (10 minutes).
  7. Deadline for completed papers with conference feedback and final changes to be considered for the proceedings is 30 November 2009. Papers formatted using APA 5th Style.

If you are experiencing any problems with this process please contact krobertson@swin.edu.au or gmelles@swin.edu.au.