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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

We encourage individuals, schools, and institutions to submit proposals that address the conference theme: PBL for a sustainable world, blending active learning, technology, and social justice.

Submissions are welcome from scholars, students, practitioners, and professionals across the many disciplines that contribute to the study, development, and practice of Problem-Based Learning/Project Based Learning and Active Learning Methodologies.

Students from K-12 schools as well as universities will have a unique opportunity to showcase their experiences and projects using active learning methodologies. Accepted proposals for this special track will demonstrate how learning is happening in real-world contexts.

Proposals can be related to the tracks and perspectives described below, in a wide variety of formats of presentation and interaction:


TRACKS

– Health and Medicine
– Social Sciences and Humanities
– Engineering and Applied Sciences
– Teaching Education (Higher and Basic)
– Professional Development
– Student’s perspective in K-12 or Higher Ed classroom experiences
– Makers and doers

 

PERSPECTIVES

– Project-, Challenge- and Team-Based Learning
– Construction of Engaging Problems
– Hands-on and Learn-by-doing
– Assessment and evidence-based
– Technology Enabled
– Design
– Concept Mapping
– Case study
– Creative Learning

In addition, the conference is organized to emphasize both, research and practice of PBL.
So, the summaries sent for the conference must include if it is either a research o practice theme. Both will be examined by the scientific committee. Summaries accepted by the committee will be published as part of the Proceedings of the PBL 2023 Congress. 

 





For the conference presentations there are different formats:

- Panel Discussion / Symposia 
- Workshops (by invitation only)
- Oral presentation of investigations and experience demonstration 
- Interactive poster and paper presentation

A brief description of the presentation formats is:


- PANEL DISCUSSION / SYMPOSIA
Panel Discussions and Symposia are 90-minute sessions comprised of presentations by 3-5 individuals who address a common theme or topic in PBL or other Active Learning Method. Twenty minutes should be reserved for questions and discussion.


- WORKSHOPS
Workshops are 90-minute small-group interactive sessions that focus on a specific PBL or Active Learning Method intervention or assessment emphasizing the demonstration and application of techniques, skills, etc.


- RESEARCH AND EXPERIENCES PAPER PRESENTATIONS
Paper presentations are reports about research and/or the implementation and application of PBL or Active Learning Methods. They can be submitted individually or by an institution with four complementary papers. This are 90-minute sessions, in which twenty minutes should be reserved for questions and discussion.


- INTERACTIVE POSTER AND PROTOTYPE PRESENTATIONS
Posters are visual and graphic representations and Prototypes are original models of products, processes, and public policies that can be tested prior to confirm its functionality. Proposals should refer to research and/or the implementation and application of PBL or Active Learning Methods. Each presenter must prepare a Poster or a Prototype that will be exhibited and discussed during a session in a fair format. Participants will be able to see the material and interact with the author.

submission format

Submission format
TRACKS & PERSPECTIVES
Submisson guidelines

Submission guidelines

LISTED BELOW ARE THE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU READ THE GUIDELINES BEFORE SUBMITTING.

Proposals shall be submitted online through the platform Submittable and must include the following information:

– State the title of your proposal.
– Select the preferred Track, Perspective, and Formats for your presentation.
– Provide the full name, title, institutional affiliation, and email address of all co-authors. Identify the corresponding author.
– Provide an abstract of up to 100 words. This will be printed in the program.
– For review purposes, provide an up to 500-word summary of your proposal. For Panel Discussion or Symposia submissions, provide a 500-word summary of each individual presentation along with a 250-word rationale for the Panel as a whole.
– Provide three keywords to index your presentation.

Proposals must be submitted by means of written summaries of a maximum of 500 words in a fair format file.

 

An International Scientific Committee will evaluate all summaries anonymously.

There is a limit to the number of proposals that can be submitted: a participant may not submit more than four (4) papers, and any submission must have a maximum of eight (8) authors.

All of the presentations accepted by the committee will be published as part of the Proceedings of the PBL 2023 Congress.

NOTIFICATIONS

A scientific committee appointed by members of the PAN-PBL Executive Board will review all proposals. Two referees will review each proposal. The Scientific Committee plans to notify corresponding authors of its decisions by June 30th, 2023.

 

NOTE THAT ALL SUBMISSIONS MAY BE MADE IN SPANISH, ENGLISH OR PORTUGUESE, AND PRESENTATIONS MAY BE IN SPANISH,
ENGLISH OR PORTUGUESE. 


IF YOU NEED HELP OR HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT PANPBL@PANPBL.ORG
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