CALL FOR PAPERS

The African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) in conjunction with the National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru, JOS,  is happy to announce its Call for Abstracts for the 19th National Conference/AGM tagged JOS 2017.

Date: October 31 to November 03, 2017

Venue: Unity Hall, National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

Host: National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

THEME:Communication Education, Research & Publishing in a Changing World

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR ACCE 19th NATIONAL CONFERENCE and AGM TAGGED JOS 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

“JOS 2017”

The African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) in conjunction with the National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru, JOS,  is happy to announce its Call for Papers for the 19th National Conference/AGM tagged JOS 2017.

Date:    October 31 to November 03, 2017

Venue: Unity Hall, National Institute of Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State

HOST:National Institute for Policy & Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

THEME:

Communication Education, Research & Publishing in a Changing World

SUB-THEMES:

  1. Communication Education in a Changing World
  2. Communication Research in the 21st Century
  3. Grantmanship/Grant Writing in the 21st Century
  4. Academic Publishing in the 21st Century
  5. Writing a Winning Proposal
  6. Ethical and Legal Issues in Communication Research
  7. Journalism Education in the 21st Century
  8. Broadcast and Electronic Media Education & Research in the 21st Century
  9.  Style Sheets in Communication Writing and Publishing
  10.  Postgraduate Studies and Research in Communication-based programmes
  11.  PR , Advertising, Marketing, and Communication Research and publishing in the 21st century
  12.  Culture, Society, Ideology and Communication Research in a Changing World
  13.  ICTs, Communication Research and Publishing in the 21st century
  14.  Print Media, Communication Research and Publishing in a Contemporary Era
  15.  Communication Research and Publication Funding and Management: Issues and Perspectives
  16.  Interdisciplinary research
  17.  Co-authoring of Books and Articles: Emerging trends in the Communication Discipline
  18.  Big Data and Communication Research
  19.  Appointments and Promotions to Academic Ranks in Communication Programmes
  20.  Predatory Journals in Communication Studies
  21.  Open Access Publishing in Communication Studies
  22.  Status of Communication Programmes in Africa
  • Please, note that there will be a high impact RESEARCH WORKSHOP during the second day plenary session.

Prospective participants are hereby invited to submit abstracts on the above theme and sub-themes as follows:

  1. The abstract should not be more than 200 words. Abstract should bear the title, name of author(s), full contact details (emails, phone number and institutional affiliation) and the sub-theme under which it is being submitted for consideration.
  2. Deadline for submission of abstract is: August 1, 2017
  3. Abstract should be sent as a Microsoft Word document to acce.nigeria@gmail.com
  4. Please, bring ten (10) copies of your Full Paper to the Conference for presentation purposes (Only if it is accepted for presentation)!

 

DETAILS OF THE CONFERENCE:

  • Arrival: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
  • Opening Ceremony: Wednesday, November 01, 2017
  • First Plenary and 1st Syndicate Sessions: Wednesday, November 01, 2017
  • Excursion around the City of Jos: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 (5pm)
  • Research Workshop and 2nd Syndicate Sessions: Thursday, November 02, 2017
  • Annual General Meeting: Thursday, November 02, 2017 (5pm)
  • Departure: Friday, November 03, 2017

CONFERENCE FEES:

  1. Conference Registration Fee (for members)             -N5,000or $20
  2. Annual Dues (for members)                                      - N10,000 or $40
  3. Institutional Registration                                           - N20,000 or $80
  4. Conference  Registration Fee for Non Members      - N15,000 or $60
  5. New Members Registration at the Conference plus Conference Fees -N15,000(Please, note that Application for Membership of ACCE is FREE)

 

Total Fees to fully participate is therefore N15,000 as approved by the 16th AGM at Nsukka. Annual Dues/Conference Fee for 2017 could be paid by OLD MEMBERS to the ACCE First Bank Account before arrival at the Conference Venue. Just come to the Conference Venue with the Payment Teller and exchange it for an official receipt. This helps you avoid carrying too much cash around!

 

CONFERENCE FEES COULD BE PAID TO THE ACCE ACCOUNT BELOW:

Account Name: African Council for Communication Education (ACCE)

Account No: 2005410228

Bank: First Bank

Please, bring the Bank Teller to the Conference Venue to enjoy conference support and collect your new Membership Certificate and a Permanent Membership Number (PMN). Also note that the Conference Fee entitles the Conference Participant to a Conference Bag and writing materials, Tea Break, Lunch, and other ACCE Conference packets. It also entitles the participant to a Certificate of Participation. Accommodation and other details will be announced in due course. For further details of this announcement, visit the Council website at www.accenigeria.org/a/  OR email: acce.nigeria@gmail.com

SIGNED

Dr. Sola Adeyanju                                                         Nnamdi T. Ekeanyanwu (Ph.D.)

+234-803-450-7660                                                                             +234-803-830-6772

Chair, Local Organising Committee                                                       Secretary, LOC

Professor Danjuma Gambo

National Coordinator, ACCE

 

 

African Journal of Communication (ISSN 2227-7625)

 Is published twice a year by the East African Communication AssociationEditorial Offices, Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya 

 

Manuscript submission information

Authors interested in submitting research articles may initiate with an abstract.Manuscripts should be submitted in soft copy to the Managing Editor, African Journal of Communication (whitesaut@yahoo.com).

Manuscripts should be a maximum of 30 pages in length (including the abstract and all references, tables, figures, appendices and endnotes. Prepare manuscripts in strict accordance with the most recent edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 

 

  • Page 1 should include an abstract (maximum of 150 words) and include selected keywords (5-7 only)
  • Page 2 starts with title and main text
  • Standard type (12 point font, double-spaced, Times New Roman. 1.0 inch margins) should be used
  • References are double-spaced , wnd and subsequent lines should have hanging indent of 0.5 inch  (References  should also start on a new page)
  • Double check to make sure that all references in text are in the reference bibliography and the reference bibliography should include only references in the text.  Insure that all  references to chapters in books have the chapter pages.
  • Submit 1 main document in WORD format, not PDF files.
  • All submissions should also include brief bio data of the authors: full name, email address, academic positions, university or other institution,  main areas of research and main recent publications.  Bio data should not be more than 150 words.

Book reviews and brief book mentions

Publishers or authors who wish books to be reviewed should send to the book review editor an initial email (ugangu@yahoo.com) and then arrange to have books sent directly to the book review editor, Wilson Ugangu, Multimedia University College, Nairobi, Kenya. 

 

Subscription information          

Members of the East African Communication Association automatically have an annual subscription of two issues a year with membership dues of $15 for students (must show their student ID card) and $35 for all others.