ISAGA 2007  -  Organizing and Learning through Gaming and Simulation - 9-13 July 2007  -  Nijmegen  The Netherlands        ISAGA 2007  -  Organizing and Learning through Gaming and Simulation - 9-13 July 2007  -  Nijmegen  The Netherlands

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Assessing the proposals for Papers / Contributions



An overview of the aspects we take into consideration while assessing the proposals for papers submitted for thematic session or for single paper sessions.



                Are the formal requirements, as formulated on the website, met?
If not, it is not possible to assess the proposal.

       The proposal should contain:

o      the title of the paper / contribution

o      the author(s) of the paper / contribution

o      a short description of the theme of the paper

o      the relevance of this paper for the g&g society, or stated differently, why do you prepare this paper / contribution and what do you expect from it

o      the objectives for the audience: what may participants of your paper session expect to learn from joining this session, or stated differently, why do you think people should participate in this session

o      optionally, additional information about the content or the procedures for this session

o      if needed or desired you may provide extra information in a document that can be uploaded.


                The content

       is the subject clear?

       is the objective clear?

       is the objective relevant for the g&s body of knowledge?

       to what degree do we consider this proposal to be innovative?

       does the subject fit with the conference theme?

                The procedures

       is the proposed procedure (mode of presentation) clear?

       is the proposed procedure practicable?

       do the proposed procedure invite and challenge the audience to active participation?

       is there enough time reserved for debate and for drawing conclusions?

       are the 'deliverables' of the presentation clearly formulated?

                The target audience

       is the presentation meant for a broad audience, or is it for a specific target group?

       is the presentation attractive for a broad audience?



If a proposed paper is meant for a specific thematic session, or if the proposed paper is suited for such session, then the proposal will be forwarded to the chair(s) of that thematic session, who will assess the proposal and decide about the admittance to the session.


For the papers meant for a single paper session the following decisions apply



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