Deadline for all submissions of papers, roundtables, and symposia for inclusion in the Conference
Proceedings is APRIL 1, 2008.
We are accepting only electronic submissions.
Send your paper in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format as an attachment to
Dr. Janet Groen [email@example.com] and copied to Dr. Shibao Guo [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Submissions must be written in either English or French, typed, single-spaced.
Use Times New Roman 12-point font throughout the entire paper, including quotations and
references. Do not condense your font.
8 1/2 x 11inch paper format (our preferred format) – Use one inch margins on all sides.
A4 paper format - Set the left and right margins to 2.25cm and the top and bottom margins to
3.25cm. The text on each page should fit within a 6 1/2 x 9 inch rectangle.
Do not squeeze the margins or condense your character spacing.
Word limit (including references)
Papers – maximum is 3500 words using single-spaced pages in 12-point font
Round tables – maximum is 1000 words using single-spaced pages in 12-point font
Symposia – maximum is 4000 words using single-spaced pages in 12-point font.
Any submission that exceeds its word limit will be returned to authors and may not appear in the
Figures and diagrams
If your submission contains graphic material, please note its placement in the text and include an
electronic version in a commonly used format (preferably .gif or .jpeg).
Format and style
Follow the APA general style (5th edition). Italic should be used rather than underlining.
Following are examples of heading styles that should be used. Do not number your pages.
Title should be Centred, Bold, 14 point Type with Important Words
Author’s name centred, 12 point font
Author’s institution centred, 12 point font
Abstract: included in the word limit outlined above, provide an abstract of 100
words that presents the essence or purpose of your paper. This abstract should be
indented 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) from both left and right margins.
Main Headings should be Centred, Bold, Uppercase and Lowercase
[leave one blank line above the main headings and begin the text immediately below the
Second Level Headings should be Flush Left, Italic, Uppercase and Lowercase
[leave one blank line above the second level heading and begin the text immediately below the
Third level headings should be indented, italic, lowercase, and end with a period. The
text of the section should then begin immediately after the period.
When citing references from the text, APA style is generally in the form (Gouthro, 2000; Mojab,
2003). If specific page numbers are cited, the reference would be (Mirchandani, 1997, p. 34).
Multiple author citations are generally in the form (Butterwick, Fenwick, & Mojab, 2003). If the
author’s name is used in the sentence, the form would be: “Thomas (1996) studied adult learners
Proofreading & sending
It is the author’s responsibility to carefully proofread the submission. The Proceedings’
Editor reserves the right to correct obvious errors and to make other changes related to the
consistency and quality of the proceedings. Any submission that has not been carefully
proofread or that deviates substantially from these guidelines will be returned to the author for
correction and may not appear in the published Proceedings.
All submissions must be sent by electronic attachment by April 1, 2008 to
Dr. Janet Groen [email@example.com] and copied to
Dr. Shibao Guo [firstname.lastname@example.org]
In the body of the email state the following information:
Title, Names of all authors, Type of presentation (roundtable, regular paper, symposium)
Full contact information of principal author –email, address, phone number
The proceedings editor is not the program organizer. For program information, visit the CASAE
website at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/CASAE/cnf2008/cnf2008.html
Registering for the conference
All those presenting at the conference will be expected to register in advance. It is also expected
that those with proposals accepted will attend this national conference and be able to present as
you are scheduled during the main conference.
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