The 19th National Outdoor Education Conference (29 March – 1 April 2016) will be convened by the Outdoor Education Association of Queensland and based at the University of the Sunshine Coast (the home of the UPLOADS Project).
The NOEC committee are inviting abstracts for the following:
- Full conference papers. These presentations will allow for 40 minute presentations (including question time) aligned with the conference theme. A title and abstract of no more than 200 words must be provided by 16 November 2015. Selected authors may be invited to publish their work in other publications such as an anthology, or a special edition of AJOE.
- Practitioner’s workshops. In these sessions delegates will have 40 minutes to facilitate activities that will promote discussion, participation and learning aligned with the conference theme. A title and abstract of no more than 200 words must be provided by 16 November 2015.
- In-the-field presentation. These presentations will occur in the context of a range of field trips. They will be 20-minute presentations centered around particular themes, and taking place in the context of participating in particular activities, at particular places. The presentations will be aligned with the conference theme and followed by periods of informal activity/ exploration/ discussion with other participants. The draft list of proposed activities and places is listed below. A team of local experts will facilitate the overall field trip and integrated workshops. A title and abstract of no more than 200 words must be provided by 12 October 2015 (note earlier date).
Direct all questions and submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org