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conference proceedings book

As you may know, Drexel is always searching for new initiatives, novel outreaches and sustainable projects that serve to enhance our professional growth and development opportunities. Once such idea offered by one of our faculty colleagues is to develop a virtual conference book, or proceedings of the conference, that would be comprised of chapters submitted by session presenters that are refereed by a conference publication panel.

We encourage you to submit a chapter once your presentation has been accepted for the conference.  Please submit your chapter for consideration to Joseph Hawk at  If you have any questions, they can also be directed to the same email address.  

The 2018 conference book is the inaugural compilation of chapters submitted by conference presenters.  Presenters in this process underwent a rigorous vetting for this publication, and as the conference continues to expand, we look forward to an increasing number of presenter chapters in the future. The 2018 book consists of articles from 8 presentations and includes a introduction by Dr. Frederika Reisman: Professor Emerita, Drexel University School of Education and Director of Drexel/Torrance Center for Creativity and Innovation.

2018 Conference Proceedings Book [PDF]

General Guidelines:

  • Acceptance of your session proposal is required before any chapter submission material is reviewed.
  • The proposal review process will be concluded by the first week of July.
  • The deadline for final submission of a proposed chapter is September 30, 2018.
  • The list of chapter authors, their affiliation, and chapter title will be provided within the final document.
  • There will be an 8 to 10 chapter limit placed on the publication.

Requirements for Submission:

Submitted chapters must reflect the following criteria:

  • Use APA referencing styles
  • Limit chapters to no more than 5,000 words including references
  • If you choose to include a table, chart, graph or illustration, it must be camera-ready to guarantee publication
  • Avoid jargon – your writing should be clear and informative
  • The work must be original thinking by the author presented for the first time for publication