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2019 International Conference of KASE

Talking about science:
Language, discourse and communication in science education

Presentation Formats
Submissions must adhere to the formatting guidelines described below:

Call for Abstracts

The theme of the KASE international conference 2019 is "Talking about science: Language, discourse and communication in science education." The KASE conference organizing committee welcomes your abstracts for oral papers, poster presentations, symposium and workshops. Strands of the KASE conference include, but are not limited to:

-Strand1. Science discourse and argumentation
- Strand2. Science communication for citizen science
- Strand3. Cultural issues of science teaching and learning
- Strand4. History, philosophy, and sociology of science
- Strand5. Curriculum and assessment
- Strand6. Science learning, understanding and conceptual change
- Strand7. Science teacher education
- Strand8. Science teaching and learning in informal settings

Important Dates

1. Abstract submission open: October 30, 2018
2. Submission Deadline: December 15, 2018
3. Notification of acceptance: December 31,
※ If you need earlier notification of acceptance due to issuing visas or other official documents, please contact Young-shin Park, Chair of KASE conference, at

Submission Instructions

All abstracts must be submitted online at the KASE conference page.

CLICK HERE to submit the abstract

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Oral Presentations

Oral presentations provide authors the opportunity to present original work related to conference topics.
  • Oral paper presentations will have 20-minute time slots. The conference organizers will group oral presentations by Strands into sessions that will include 3-4 individual presentations.
  • Presenters typically use PowerPoint or other slide presentations.
  • Oral presentation abstracts are approximately 200-500 words.

Poster Presentations

Poster sessions provide an interactive forum for authors to discuss their work.
  • resenters will be assigned locations to put up their posters, which will be organized by Strand.
  • Poster boards and pushpins will be supplied, and posters should be attached to the boards for display.
  • Poster presentation abstracts are approximately 200-500 words.


Symposiums provide authors the option to organize a panel comprising 3-5 related presentations.
  • Symposium presentation sessions will typically be 90-120 minutes long.
  • Symposium proposal must include an abstract summarizing the overall theme of the panel and individual abstracts for each presentation included in the panel. Panel organizers are recommended to bring the presentations together by addressing underlying issues and to lead interactive discussions with audiences on the topic.
  • Symposium abstracts are approximately 500 - 1000 words.


Workshops vary from other presentation types in that they aim to provide participants with the opportunity to develop new skills for science teaching. This may take the form of a combination of some limited didactic presentation combined with hands-on activities, interactive group or individual work.
  • Workshop sessions will typically be 90-120 minutes long.
  • Workshop abstract must include a brief description on the workshop content and format.
  • Workshop abstracts are approximately 500 - 1000 words.

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