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Supporting Faculty through Effective Leadership: The Work Beyond the Work

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Call for Proposals

Proposal Deadline is August 1, 2020
Registration fees for the virtual conference have not been finalized.
Registration will open as soon as the fees are finalized.

The 2021 NAKHE Conference will not be an in-person conference. Instead, NAKHE will have a virtual conference on January 6-9, 2021.

This year’s conference theme is Supporting Faculty through Effective Leadership: The Work Beyond the Work. The 2021 NAKHE Conference will focus on how leaders can effectively support their faculty in areas outside of teaching, scholarship, and service. Special attention will be paid to legal and ethical aspects of the work environment, open communication between faculty and administrators, and understanding inclusive excellence.

Presentation Planner's Contact Information

Theme

Supporting Faculty through Effective Leadership: The Work Beyond the Work
This year’s conference theme will focus on how leaders can effectively support their faculty in areas outside of teaching, scholarship, and service. Special attention will be paid to legal and ethical aspects of the work environment, open communication between faculty and administrators, and understanding inclusive excellence.

Conference Strands

*All proposals must align with NAKHE’s Mission Statement and include details about how it fits with one or more of the following conference strands.

  • Asking the Right Questions and Giving the Right Answers
    • In this strand, presentations will focus on how faculty can effectively request support from administration, navigate communication issues, and clarify role responsibilities.
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects
    • In this strand, presentations will focus on how faculty can effectively navigate requesting family or medical leave, report harassment, or other violations found in their faculty handbook, and utilize on-campus resources.
  • Faculty Development
    • In this strand, presentations will focus on developing administrator skills in the areas of supporting faculty.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    • In this strand, presentations will focus on specific experiences, research, or best practices regarding diversity and inclusion.
  • Instructional Physical Activity Programs
    • In this strand, presentations will have a specific focus on instructional physical activity programs. Presentations tied to the conference theme are preferred, but all proposals about instructional physical activity programs will be considered.
  • Coaching
    • In this strand, presentations will have a specific focus on coaching education in higher education. Presentations tied to conference themes are preferred, but all proposals about coaching education will be considered.
  • Open Sessions
    • In this strand, work that may not fit the conference theme but aligns with NAKHE’s mission statement or strategic plan will be presented.
Please choose the strand that best fits your proposal.
We understand that you may need to be flexible in choosing between these strands.
 Asking the Right Questions and Giving the Right Answers
 Legal and Ethical Aspects
 Faculty Development
 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
 Instructional Physical Activity Programs
 Coaching
 Open Sessions
What is the primary focus or interest area of your proposal?
 Adapted PE
 Administration
 Anatomical Kinesiology
 Anthropology of Play
 Athletic Training
 Biomechanics
 Coaching
 Comparative/International
 Curriculum
 Dance
 Exercise Physiology
 Health
 History
 Instructional Physical Activity Program (IPAP)/Basic Instruction
 Literature
 Measurement and Evaluation
 Motor Development
 Motor Learning/Control
 Outdoor Education
 Pedagogy
 Philosophy
 Sociology
 Sport Management
 General Interest
 Other:

Sessions

Presentations will be grouped together with other related presentations for each session. Although the conference will be virtual, online spots will be available for the following types of presentations:

Oral Presentations: Speakers will have 15 minutes to present, followed by 2-3 minutes for questions and answers.

Virtual Poster Presentation: NAKHE will provide speakers with a 4-slide PowerPoint template to design a “poster”. The virtual posters will be on  Twitter, where conference attendees can “view” the posters at any time and leave feedback and questions for the speaker. For those without a twitter account, NAKHE will post on their behalf and share comments/questions with the presenter.

Workshops: Speakers will be given 45 minutes to provide specific activities geared towards the conference theme.

Oral Presentation/Poster/Workshop Preference
 Oral Presentation
 Poster
 Workshop
I am willing to present a poster if my oral presentation or workshop is not accepted.
 Yes
 No
 Not Applicable/I am proposing a poster

Conference Speaker Information

Speakers and first authors are expected to attend the conference.
Be sure to include yourself if you will be speaking at the conference.
Do the speakers and first authors agree to register for the conference by December 1, 2019 if this proposal is accepted?
Selecting No will eliminate your proposal from consideration.
 Yes
 No

Non-Attending Author/Researcher/Team Member Information

Do you and all of the speakers and team members consent to receive email communications from us?
You and your fellow presenters will not receive information or updates pertinent to the conference if you select No.
 Yes
 No

Proposal Rubric

Proposals will be evaluated using this rubric. If you have any questions about the proposal submission process, please email NAKHE’s Vice-President, Jody Langdon, at jlangdon@georgiasouthern.edu.

SUBMISSION CONFIRMATION

After you submit your proposal, you will be taken to a "Confirmation Page" where you may review your proposal. From there you may go back and make corrections or you may click on "Confirm" and go onto the "Thank You" page. This is your confirmation that we have received your proposal. You will not receive an automated email confirming your proposal's submission.
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