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2017 NASPA International Symposium


3/11/2016 - 3/12/2016

Call for Programs Deadline is December 6, 2016

Join us in San Antonio, Texas (USA) for the 22nd NASPA International Symposium and NASPA Annual Conference. The International Symposium is a day and a half pre-conference event (11-12 March 2016) that will explore global issues in student affairs and services and higher education. The event format will include keynote presentations, concurrent sessions, interactive discussions, and social opportunities.

We invite you to submit program proposals on any of the following guiding principles:

    • Integrity:  Committed to high moral principles exhibiting authentic, honest, just, and ethical behavior.
    • Innovation:  Continuously seeking improvement through new and creative approaches.
    • Inclusion:  Seeking ways to ensure access, voice, acknowledgement, opportunity, and participation at all levels.
    • Inquiry:  Supporting research and scholarship to add to the knowledge base of the profession and ensure that data informs practice.

 

We invite presentation proposals for the following formats:

Concurrent Session (approximately 50 minutes):An interactive lecture or workshop that explores ideas and knowledge derived from professional practice and/or research

Panel Discussion (approximately 45 minutes followed by question and answer period):A topical debate or discussion amongst several experts in the field that incorporates audience participation

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Program Type

Please indicate the type of program you are submitting:

Concurrent session: An interactive lecture or workshop that explores ideas and knowledge derived from professional practice and/or research.

Panel discussion: A topical debate or discussion amongst several experts in the field that incorporates audience participation.

Concurrent Session

 Concurrent Session  Panel Discussion

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Symposium Guiding Principles
Please check select which guiding principle is most relevant to your session.Please choose only one.

  • Integrity:Promising practices related to working with students, faculty, and staff around issues of transparency, student activism, leadership, and civic and social responsibility.

  • Innovation:New and innovative programs, services, and/or initiatives in student affairs and services that respond to country, regional, and/or global trends.

  • Inclusion:Strategies for working toward the creation of supportive and inclusive environments for diverse communities of students, faculty, and staff.

  • Inquiry:New research or promising practices on topics relevant to international communities of student affairs practitioners and researchers.
Guiding Principles  Required

 Integrity: Promising practices related to working with students, faculty, and staff around issues of transparency, student activism, leadership, an  Innovation: New and innovative programs, services, and/or initiatives in student affairs that respond to country, regional, and/or global.
 Inclusion: Strategies for working toward supportive and inclusive environments for diverse communities of students, faculty, and staff.  Inquiry: New research or promising practices on topics relevant to international communities of student affairs practitioners and researchers.
 
Program Abstract
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Outline/Description
Please state how this program will address one or more of the following Symposium learning outcomes:

  • Express an increased awareness and knowledge of regional trends and international perspectives on student affairs and services
  • Call upon new contacts and colleagues from multiple regions of the world
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills that can be used to promote globally-oriented research, practice and professional dialogue

Quality descriptions will include the following points:

  • Goals of the presentation
  • Description that provides detailed information about your program
  • Evidence of the conceptual foundation for proposal content including ways the program content is grounded in research, relevant experience, a cogent model, or appropriate theory. Please include references to the primary sources that are the foundation of your presentation
  • Methods for participant involvement (e.g., discussion, effective practice sharing, case study analysis)
  • Time spent on various activities (e.g., Introduction - 5 mins; Icebreaker - 5 mins; Review of data - 20 mins; Discussion - 20 mins, etc.)


 
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Program Format
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Student Affairs Professional Competencies and Standards
This set of Professional Competency Areas is intended to define the broad professional knowledge, skills, and, in some cases, attitudes expected of student affairs professionals regardless of their area of specialization or positional role within the field. For more information click here.
Professional Competencies  Required

 Advising & Supporting  Assessment, Evaluation, & Research
 Social Justice and Inclusion  Technology
 Values, Philosophy and History  Organizational and Human Resources
 Law, Policy, & Governance  Leadership
 Personal and Ethical Foundations  Student Learning & Development
 
Audio-Visual Requests
Laptops are not available for request. Presenters who's programs are selected will be responsible for providing their own laptop and power source adapters. Presenters are also required to bring their own Mac and HDMI adapters. Standard VCA adapters will be provided.
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 Flip Chart and Markers  LCD Projector and Screen
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Background of Presenters/Familiarity of Topic
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Confirmation of Program Information
Please review all information carefully before submitting. The text submitted for Program Abstract and title will be used in the symposium program if the program is selected. In submitting this program, I recognize that should my program be accepted, all presenters must be registered for the International Symposium and I will communicate all necessary information with my co-presenters.
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