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Review Criteria
  All papers will be reviewed by the following criteria. Authors should consider these criteria when preparing their submissions.
Summary of Paper:
Reviewers will be asked to summarize the primary contribution of the paper. This provides us with a feel for what conference delegates will learn from the paper.
 
Rating Scales:
Reviewers will be asked to comment on the paper and rate it on a five point scale from "strongly agree" to "strongly disagree" on each of the following dimensions:
Relevance:
Does this paper address a topic that the CSCL community cares about or will find interesting?
Literature:
Does the paper motivate the work and identify its contribution in the context of the appropriate research literature through citation of that literature?
Impact:
Are the claims of the paper likely to have an impact due to their significance and originality?
Evidence:
Are the claims convincingly substantiated, whether through theoretical argumentation or empirical data?
Presentation:
Is the grammar and organization adequate? Are figures and tables (if used) understandable and do they improve the paper?
 
General Comments for Author:
A space will be provided for reviewers to give other comments to the author(s).
 
Recommendations:
Reviewers will be asked to make the following recommendations:
  • Whether the paper should be accepted in the category to which it was submitted, on a five point scale from "strongly agree" to "strongly disagree".
  • Whether the paper should be moved to a different presentation category.
  • Whether the paper should be considered for the Best Paper Award.
  • Whether the paper should be considered for Best Student Paper Award (if applicable).
  • Whether an extended version of this paper be invited for submission to the International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning.