Short Papers are suitable for work that is significant
yet is either still in progress or does not require a long format to report.
They are allocated up to 5 pages in the proceedings and are presented in an
interactive format of the author's choosing.
Interactive Events enable participants to to experiment with new interactive
devices and environments for teaching and learning, explore designs for
collaborative activities, or to try and compare methods for research and
practice. They are allocated up to 2 pages in the conference companion.
Student Community Program aims to build a community of
CSCL students while providing service to the conference. Students who are
selected will serve as volunteers for the conference. In addition, doctoral
students may also apply to present their doctoral work at a pre-conference
Student Community Workshop.
A workshop is an opportunity for a group of people
interested in a particular problem to get together and discuss that problem
collaboratively. We solicit proposals for topics and facilitators in three
Posters provide an opportunity to share work in progress or results that are
obtained after the main conference deadlines. Posters will be shown during
the opening reception. No conference proceedings submission is required.
Tutorials are being solicited by invitation. However, if
you wish to make a proposal, please contact the tutorial chairs.
Step 2: Prepare your submission
If your submission category requires
that you contact the category chairs directly, then follow their
instructions for that portion of your submission.
If you are submitting in a category
for which a paper publication is required, your submission should follow
the CSCL publication format. See
cscl-2005-template.pdf for specifications. This document is itself
formatted to the publication specifications. You can replace the content
of this file with your own. Be sure to use the styles we provide for
consistency of formatting.
Submissions for publication are
requested in PDF format. If you cannot generate PDF, you may submit RTF
(Rich Text format) or Microsoft Word. Please note that if your paper is
accepted, the final version must be provided in RTF or Word. by February
15, 2005. Therefore we recommend that you generate your submission in
one of those formats now.
The language of the conference is
English. Because CSCL is an international field, please ensure that your
submission is written in clear and simple prose. Please avoid regional
expressions that might be difficult for a global audience to understand.
If you are not fluent in written English, we strongly encourage that you
ask a native English speaker to review your document for grammar and
For all other submissions, email your materials to
the chair for the submission category.