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Call For Submissions for the Winter 2013 issue of the CUR Quarterly:

 
Call For Submissions for the Winter 2013 issue of the CUR Quarterly: 
“Undergraduate Research in a Mobile, Web 3.0 World”  
 
The theme of the Winter 2013 CUR Quarterly will focus on how mobile and Web 3.0 technologies are transforming undergraduate research. We seek 4 to 5 authors who can write articles that describe specific examples of how these emerging cyber technologies have enabled novel collaborations or research questions. In addition, we welcome shorter vignettes (300 words) that describe real examples of undergraduate research projects that incorporate the use of social media, mobile technologies, Web 3.0 platforms, or other emerging cyber technologies.
 
 
Examples of topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
•Use of social media, mobile technologies, digital learning studies, and other cyber technologies to enable novel undergraduate research collaborations or projects
• “Affordable Technologies” - are they heightening the divide or closing the gap on undergraduate research accessibility?
•Use of cyber technologies in the traditional classroom, virtual classroom, lab, and field to promote undergraduate research
•Assessment of the efficacy of social media and mobile technologies in relation to undergraduate research.
 
If you are interested in contributing an article or vignette, please submit a short (300-500 words) prospectus describing the focus of your proposed article or vignette online at http://curq.msubmit.net/ (this is a new process- see some additional details below) by December 17, 2012.
 
Accepted authors will be notified by January 7, 2013. Final articles will be 2000 to 3500 words in length. The final text for review and editing must be submitted by March 1, 2013.
 
Deadlines
-December 17, 2012 Short (300-500 words) prospectus of proposed article or vignette submitted online.
-March 1, 2013 Final text for review and editing deadline.
 
We will now be taking abstract/article submissions through content management software. -To start the process visit: http://curq.msubmit.net/cgi-bin/main.plex
 
- For first time users please click the link “register for an account” (Please note you www.cur.or  login information will not work on this page)
-After registering for an account, login
-Click the link “ Submit Manuscript”
- Select the Prospectus button
-The software will walk you through the remainder of the process
 

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