VWBPE 2018 Paper Submission Guidelines

Please follow these general organization and format requirements to submit a paper for review.

Paper Sections

Papers submitted may be research or best practices. Therefore, the recommended organization below allows for the flexibility to submit. Here are the sections required:

  1. Title and Abstract (due to blind review, no author identifiers on papers–identify authors only in presenter fields on the submission form)
  2. Introduction
  3. Background, Theory, or Literature Review
  4. Description of Project or Research Study
  5. Lessons Learned or Study Results
  6. Conclusions and/or Implications
  7. References or Bibliography

Paper Format

Submitted papers should meet the following formatting requirements:

  1. Length: 5-10 pages, single spaced
  2. Margins: 1 inch all around
  3. Font size: 10
  4. Paragraphing: one single space line between paragraphs, no indentations
  5. Style: any (APA, Chicago, etc.) as long as it is consistently applied

Reviewer Criteria

Submitted papers will be reviewed on the following criteria:

  1. The purpose of the paper is consistently supported throughout all sections.
  2. The paper’s topic is clearly connected to one of the conference tracks.
  3. The paper describes a project or research completed or conducted in a virtual environment or a three dimensional gaming platform.
  4. The paper presents logical and clearly defined lessons learned or study results.
  5. The paper’s conclusions or implications follow the lessons learned or study results to their logical and summative end.
  6. The paper is consistently formatted as per guidelines provided, and adheres to correct grammatical conventions and usage.