Instruction for Submission

This congress is an event, organized to provide an international platform for the academicians, researchers, managers and students to share their research findings with global experts. All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research depth, accuracy and relevance to conference theme and topics (information: http://xxicl.ipportalegre.pt/the-congress/topics/)

ONLINE SUBMISSION

Submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee. All submissions should report original and previously unpublished research results no matter the type of research paper you are presenting. Full text papers (.docx and .doc) will be accepted by Electronic Submission Form. Manuscripts should meet the format set by the Conference committee and are subject to review.

Important deadlines are

  • Abstract submission deadline: April 15th, 2021
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: April 30th, 2021
  • Full paper submission deadline: May 31st, 2021
  • Submission of final version of full paper: June 15th, 2021
  • Virtual Early registration deadline: June 5th, 2021
  • Virtual Regular registration deadline: June 25th, 2021
  • Program announcement (provisional program): January 23th, 2021
  • Final program announcement: June 30th, 2021
  • International Congress on 21st Century Literacies (ICCL2021): July 15-16, 2021

We encourage you to invite colleagues to participate in the conference and submit original research for the conference call for papers.

Abstract guidelines 

You are invited to submit your abstract to the International Congress on 21st Century Literacies (ICCL2021) which will be held online on 15 and 16 July 2021 in Portalegre, Portugal. Please send your abstract for evaluation by the Organizing Scientific Committee and if abstract is accepted, submitter must provide full text paper. The full paper will be requested for subsequent publication opportunities. Otherwise, your abstract, if accepted, only will be published in the meeting Book of Abstracts (with ISBN). At least one of the authors must be register in the congress for publication of the abstract in the meeting Book of Abstracts.

Upon payment of the registration fee, your presentation will be confirmed.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORMAT

Full paper guidelines

We accept the submission of high-quality papers describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, experimental and theoretical work or research in all of the topic areas mentioned. Submission of a manuscript implies that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Full paper guidelines _ Reviewing Process All manuscripts will be subjected to double blind peer-review. Each paper must be original and unpublished work, not submitted for publication elsewhere. The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the article’s publication has been approved by all other co-authors and takes responsibility for the paper during submission and peer review. The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.

Language: Full papers can be written in English, Portuguese or Spanish.

Paper Structure

  • Purpose/Objectives
  • Methodology/Approach
  • Findings/Results
  • Conclusion/Implications/Recommendations
  • Acknowledgements (when appropriate)
  • References
  • Appendices (when appropriate)

File format: MS Word-compatible file 

Formatting & Paper Length Limit: Follow the instructions mentioned below: 

Paper lengthThe length of the full paper should be between 5 and 8 pages (A4 size), incorporating the title page (title, abstract and keywords), all text, references, figures and tables. 
Abstract length200-250 words 
Key words3-5 words 
Font10-point Calibri
ParagraphSingle-spaced
MarginNormal (Top :2.54 cm, Bottom: 2.54 cm; Left : 3.18cm , Right: 3.18cm) 
LayoutOne-column Portrait 

Click here to download the Template of full paper ICCL2021

Submission Method

Please send your paper via Online Submission Form.

Should you have any questions about the submission, please contact us at: xxicl@ipportalegre.pt

Evaluation Process

  • All papers will be subjected to double blind peer-reviews. Relevancy, structure, research method, ethical conducts, language standard, innovativeness, references, hypothesis, result presentation, proficiency, format, amongst many other factors are considered for the evaluation process.
  • Papers that are accepted will be published in the e-book Congress.

Presentation format

Click here to download the Template Presentation ICCL2020

To present your research at the congress:

Oral Presentations

The Physical and Virtual (Oral) Presentations will take place in parallel sessions.
Each Physical and Virtual Oral Presentation is up to 15 minutes including Q&A.
Presentations can be given in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
A pre-recorded Virtual Presentation is mandatory and sent it to xxicl@ipportalegre.pt.
Please prepare your Live-stream presentation via Zoom to be presented online, according to the congress program schedule.
The style of the video is up to you. Some delegates choose to record themselves presenting, while others convert a PowerPoint presentation into a video.

We leave some suggestions on how to record your presentation, please click here

Posters

Posters should be written in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
Each Physical or Virtual Individual (Oral) Poster Presentation is up to 5 minutes including Q&A.
A pre-recorded Virtual Presentation is mandatory and sent it to xxicl@ipportalegre.pt.
Please prepare your Live-stream presentation via Zoom to be presented online, according to the congress program schedule.
The style of the video is up to you. Some delegates choose to record themselves presenting, while others convert a PowerPoint presentation into a video.

We leave some suggestions on how to record your presentation, please click here.