Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Original submissions related to the conference are invited for the following categories: Research Papers, Practice Papers, Plenary Papers, Panel Discussions, Demonstrations, Workshops, and Posters.

Authors are invited to submit contributions according to the formatting rules:

  • Research Paper / Practice paper formatting template (.docx format)
  • Panel Discussion, Demonstration, Workshop, and Poster formatting template (.docx format). In the Abstract section of your contribution, please indicate the type of your contribution: Panel, Demonstration, Workshop, or Poster.

To upload contributions please use EasyChair.

If you don’t have EasyChair account, please follow the instructions on EasyChair to create an account. Login to EasyChair, select “New submission” and follow the prompts on the submission form. Please ensure that your contribution is suitably anonymised PDF document. For Panel, Demonstration, Workshop, or Poster contribution, please indicate the type of your contribution in the Abstract section: Panel, Demonstration, Workshop, or Poster.

Submitted contributions will be carefully evaluated based on originality, quality, relevance and clarity of presentation.

At least one author must register for the conference and present the accepted contribution for it to appear in the conference proceedings. All accepted submissions must be presented at the conference. Please note that we reserve the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the conference if the paper is not presented at the conference.

Accepted papers will be given further guidelines in preparing and submitting the final manuscript(s) together with the notification of acceptance. 

Accepted contributions will be published in the Conference Proceedings. Conference Proceedings will be submitted to SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics Conference Proceedings Citation Index for evaluation and inclusion.

Selected research papers will be published in Informatics in Education (indexed by Web of Science Core Collection, Scopus, etc.) and Problemos (indexed by Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Scopus, etc.). 

After the conference, there will be possibility to extend the best papers and publish in Constructivist Foundations (indexed by Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Scopus, etc.)

All submissions should contain original work that is not published elsewhere. All submissions will be carefully reviewed. All contributions should be in the realm of the conference topics. Special attention will be given to creativity.

Please use styles presented in the formatting templates. Please make sure you don’t change the given styles or page formats.

File Size
Restrict your files to a maximum of 8 MB in size.

Blind Version Preparation
Authors of all contributions must submit an anonymous version with all references to the authors removed (including author's names and affiliation plus identifying information within the body of the paper such as websites, indication of grant projects or related publications). References to the paper’s authors within the text must be indicated by ‘(XXXX, year)’. After a paper is accepted, authors will be asked to submit a camera ready version which includes all the author details and identifying information.

File’s Format and File Naming

Your contributions should be submitted in PDF format. (In case of acceptance, we will ask you to submit a DOCX or DOC version of your contribution.)
Your submission file name will indicate the identifier assigned by EasyChair submission system.

Submission Types
(all submission sizes are indicated including abstract - 1 page abstract for Research / Practice papers and about 100 words abstract for other types of contributions)

Research Papers (10-12 pages)

Authors are invited to submit original research in relevant areas of constructionism. These papers should contain a clear problem statement, should explain the methods used, should describe how they arrived at their conclusions and what the results mean. Related work should be discussed briefly.

Practice Papers (6-8 pages)
Description and discussion of best practice in different areas of teaching and learning using constructionist principles.

Plenary Papers
Some of the best Research and Practice Papers with a more general view will be selected by the Programme Committee as Plenary Papers.

Panel Discussions (2–4 pages)
Description and background of a topic with different views and prospects. Proposals for possible panelists.

Demonstrations (2–4 pages)
Description of new interesting tools, methods or prototypes that can be used in constructionist learning. A demonstration at the conference will last 30 minutes.

Workshops (2–4 pages)
90 minutes slots are dedicated to workshops. The participants should be highly involved in the workshop activities. Aim of a workshop is to gain practical experience in methods and tools.

Posters (2–4 pages)
New ideas, work in progress, relevant academic theses can be presented at posters. Text describing the poster will be published in the proceedings.

Printed Poster size is A1, i.e. 594×841 mm. There is no template.