Teacher Preparation PI Conference


Sunday and Monday, March 14-15, 2004




Manuscript Preparation Instructions



[Abstract and Paper Submission] [Sample manuscript]



Manuscript Preparation Instructions


1.Length: there is no maximum length.


2. Think about how your paper will look on the web, and format it accordingly. You may include links to other web based documents. You may use the format of the [Sample manuscript] but this is optional.


3. Abstract. Please include the original or an updated abstract.  It should be a concise statement (250 words maximum) of the objectives, course (or other focus) and approach, results, any evaluation, and conclusions.  It must be understandable without reference to the text.  Do not include statements such as “will be discussed”. 


4.  Prepare the manuscript as a "camera-ready" document in Microsoft Word, PDF, Powerpoint, or HTML form.


5.. Title. Use BOLD CAPS and 12-point type for the title. Put a line between the title and the authors.


6.  Authors. Right-justify the authors. List the names in CAPS, and the affiliation in italics. The affiliation should be below the authors names, and e-mail addresses should be included.


7.  Acknowledgements: acknowledge funding sources and people and institutions who were helpful.


8.    Bios: Give a short biographical sketch of the authors.


9. Reference format: Use numbers in square brackets [1] to cite references. These will be listed in numerical (not alphabetical) order at the end of the manuscript under the heading References.  See attached example for formatting of this section.


10.   Due Date: Manuscripts are due March 31, 2004 by email to mort@stemtec.org or on a CD or floppy at the conference..



[Sample manuscript]