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ECA 2013 Convention - Call for Papers - Communication Traits Interest Group

ECA 2013 Convention

Communication Traits Interest Group

Call for Submissions

104th Annual Eastern Communication Association Convention


April 24-28, 2013

Omni William Penn Hotel

Pittsburgh, PA
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2012

The Communication Traits Group invites the submission of competitive papers, thematic program/panels, abbreviated version of a paper that is not ready for publication, or a two-page draft of a future project.

Please consider sending nonverbal, interpersonal, organizational, instructional and other such interests to Communication Traits. This interest group is interested in building a base of papers that use quantitative research methods to study communication traits.

Keeping the convention theme of “Confluence” in mind, please submit your work using the following guidelines:

For program/panel submissions

A thematic title for the program

Names of the chair and respondents, if any. Please do not have chairs act as respondents.

Names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, and institutional affiliations of all participants

Titles and abstracts for each paper or presentation

A program copy (NO MORE than a 75-word description) as it should appear in the final program

A detailed rationale for the program/panel

A statement of professional responsibility (located below)

Indicate any technology needs (keeping in mind that equipment rental is very expensive).  Please read ECA’s technology policy as you consider your technology needs: ECA Technology Policy  Reasonable requests for technology support will not be met unless they accompany the proposal submission.

Statement of professional responsibility

In submitting the attached paper or proposal, I/We recognize that this submission is considered a professional responsibility. I/We agree to present this panel or paper if it is accepted and programmed. I/We further recognize that all who attend and present at ECA’s annual meeting must register and pay required fees.

Submission deadline is October 15, 2012.  Please send completed submissions as a file attachment to Dr. Virginia P. Richmond, drvpr1@uab.eduPlease use “ECA 2013 Submission” as the subject line