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PRSA International Conference Call For Papers And Teaching Abstracts: Educators Academy

 


Call For Papers: Top Research Paper Award and Betsy Plank Graduate Research Competition Award

2014 PRSA International Conference Call For Papers

The Educators Academy of the Public Relations Society of America invites public relations educators, public relations graduate students, and public relations professionals to submit competitive papers for presentation at the 2014 PRSA International Conference, October 12-14, in Washington, D.C. Papers should test, refine or expand public relations practice, research, or theory; or critically review issues relevant to public relations theory or research. Papers employing all methods of inquiry are invited. At least one author must be a member of the PRSA Educators Academy.

Graduate student submissions will be judged separately for the Betsy Plank Graduate Research Competition Award. Solo authorship is required for award consideration. Please identify as “student” on the cover page. Collaboration is permitted for consideration of the PRSA Top Research Paper Award. Only one author needs to attend the research session in Philadelphia.

All papers are due by midnight Eastern Time Saturday, June 7, 2014. Please email one copy of the paper in a Word document to Hilary Fussell Sisco at hfsisco@quinnipiac.edu. You will receive a submission receipt via email.

General Instructions for Submitting All Papers:

  • Papers should include appropriate literature reviews, methodology descriptions, findings, and discussions.
  • All papers must include a title page with author(s), affiliation(s), title(s), and contact information. All authors and co-authors must be listed on the title page. Other than on the title page, the papers should not reveal the author’s names or affiliations.
  • For consideration, all papers must not exceed 25 double-spaced pages in 12-point font (including references and tables) and must be received by Saturday, June 7, 2014.
  • At least one author of submitted papers must agree to attend and present accepted papers at the 2014 International PRSA Conference in Washington, D.C, on October 12. Using the roundtable format of the International Public Relations Research Conference, each presenter will lead four 12 to 15-minute roundtable discussions of his or her research. Audience members rotate presenters.
  • Authors who present may have their papers included in a non-copyrighted conference proceedings, which will be available on the Educators Academy website following the conference.


Call for Poster Session Teaching Abstracts

2014 PRSA International Conference Call For Teaching Abstracts for Poster Session

The Educators Academy of the Public Relations Society of America invites public relations educators, public relations graduate students, and public relations professionals to submit competitive abstracts relating to public relations pedagogy for presentation at a poster session at the 2014 PRSA International Conference in Washington, D.C, October 12-14, 20134. This poster session will showcase best practices in education and/or provide examples of successful educational approaches, projects, and programs.

Initial paper acceptance is based on a one-page abstract submitted for consideration. All abstracts will be peer reviewed and upon acceptance, authors must submit a précis of no more than five pages by October 1. Abstracts should refine, test, or present best practices or research related to public relations pedagogy. Authors are limited to only two abstract submissions (only one will be accepted). First-author presenters must be members of the Educators Academy of the Public Relations Society of America.

All abstracts are due by midnight Eastern Time Saturday, June 7, 2014. Abstracts should be double-spaced and no more than 250 words in a Word document. Submissions must be sent by email with author(s), affiliation(s), title(s), and contact information to Hilary Fussell Sisco at hfsisco@quinnipiac.edu.

General Instructions for Submitting Abstracts:

  • The abstracts must include the author(s), affiliation(s), title(s), and contact information.
  • Upon acceptance, authors must submit a five-page précis to Hilary Fussell Sisco via email no later than October 1, 2014. Précis should include appropriate literature, descriptions and discussions.
  • Authors will receive further instructions for the poster sessions when accepted.
  • Authors of submitted abstracts must agree to attend and present accepted abstracts in a poster session format at the 2014 International PRSA Conference in Washington on October 12.
  • Authors who present will have their précis included in a non-copyrighted conference proceedings, which will be available on the Educators Academy website following the Conference.

For additional information or inquiries regarding the paper submissions or teaching abstracts, please contact Hilary Fussell Sisco at by phone at 203-582-3682 or email at hfsisco@quinnipiac.edu.

 

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