Palmer Student Research Symposium Submission Requirements
Event date: April 9, 2014
Submission deadline is March 14
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Students submitting to the Palmer Research Symposium must provide the information below through electronic submission. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Submission forms are available through the Palmer Research Symposium web-site (access through the Morningside Portal). Students will be notified immediately that their proposal has been received; however, formal acceptance and time of presentation will come after submissions are closed.
Author and Contact Information.
Co-authors (if any).
Title of Presentation. Title should be descriptive and please limit title to 12 words.
Type of Presentation: Indicate whether the presentation is either an oral, poster presentation, or panel discussion. Oral Presentations typically involve the author or authors delivering a 12-15 minute presentation in classroom type setting often accompanied by presentation aids (e.g. Power Point). Poster Presentations involve the construction of a poster with most or all of the pertinent information. Posters are typically displayed for approximately 45-60 minutes and the author or authors are required to attend the poster in order to answer questions. Panel Presentations involve multiple authors delivering an oral presentation on a single topic or interrelated topics for an extended period of time (i.e. 30+ minutes). Panel presentations can be empirical or non-empirical, see below. C&C Presentation involves students selected to present by their C&C instructor.
Research Category: Also indicate whether the presentation is quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method.
Quantitative - Data based on quantities obtained from primary resources (such as experiments, correlational studies, and certain forms of archival research)
Qualitative - Data based on analysis of secondary sources or data that is not based on numerical data (such as interviews, literature reviews, case studies, and critical analysis of literature)
Mixed methods - research projects that include substantial elements of both qualitative and quantitative methods.
If you know that you are or are not participating in more than one presentation please tell us. This will aid us in scheduling.
Abstract. Abstract Requirements. Fifty (50) word limit. An abstract is a brief summary of the contents of your presentation. It will allow the review committee to evaluate the presentation and it will allow symposium attendees to quickly determine which presentations to attend. Abstracts will be published in the program. The committee may ask for an abstract in Microsoft Word at a later time.
Quantitative Submission Abstracts should address the following:
- Problem or major purpose
- Participants or subjects
- Methodology and/or procedures
- Conclusions and implications, and practical applications, if any
Qualitative Submission Abstracts should address the following:
- Purpose/thesis/organizing construct and scope
- Methodologies used (e.g. personal observations, published literature)
Equipment needed. Please indicate your need for audio-visual aids (e.g., PowerPoint, Overhead, TV/VCR, etc.) or any special accommodations.
Additional Information. Any additional information that would be helpful for the committee.