The purpose of the 3rd International Conference on Service-Learning (ICSL 2019) is to further promote the scholarly development of the theories, models and tools of service-learning by gathering academics and practitioners on its research and practices.
We invite scholars and students (both undergraduate and graduate students) who are interested in a scholarly and evidence-based approach to service-learning to submit papers to the service-learning conference that relate but are not limited to the following topics:
The role and impact of service-learning in university education
Credit-bearing and/or mandatory Service-Learning
Direct and indirect services for the community
Service-Learning as general education
Integrating Service-Learning into academic disciplines in both teaching and research
Sustainability of Service-Learning projects
The assessment of learning outcomes in Service-Learning
Learning through reflection
We welcome papers on completed empirical or theoretical research, significant findings from work-in-progress, experience-sharing and reflection on practices, as well as ideas for new development.
The ICSL 2019 accepts proposals in English for the paper presentations and interactive workshops.
Basic Submission Rules
Paper Presentation: 1,000-1,500 words (excluding all figures, tables, and references) Interactive Workshops: 600-1,000 words (excluding all figures, tables, and references)
**For details, please refer to the following submission guidelines and templates
Times New Roman
PDF (version 1.7 or above) file
1. Paper Presentations
Submission: The abstract should be a summary of your presentation.
Please adhere to submit an abstract for review with 1,000-1,500 words. Figures, tables, and references are excluded. All papers must be submitted through our online submission system and should follow the template.
Interactive Workshop: The time allotted to each interactive workshop is 120 - 180 minutes.
Authors are required to certify that their papers represent original work and are previously unpublished elsewhere. Simultaneous submission to any other conference, workshop or journal is strictly excluded.
Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are strictly prohibited. In order to protect intellectual property rights of others and the authors’ own academic reputation, we are strongly against this ruthless conduct.
Authors should take responsibilities for their submissions. Any violations of the above regulations are criminal actions.
Deadline for Paper Submission (US Time) 1st round: 16 July 2018 2nd round: 16 August 2018 3rd round: 20 September 2018
Notification of Paper Acceptance 1st round: 16 August 2018 2nd round: 16 September 2018 3rd round: 16 October 2018
Deadline for Camera-Ready Submission 12 November 2018
Conference Registration Early bird: 1 June - 31 October 2018 Standard: 1 November - 21 December 2018