Re: [xmca] AERA Thanks & Heads Up

From: Mike Cole (
Date: Wed Aug 17 2005 - 12:22:50 PDT

Thanks for all the effort and good news, Linda.
(Of course, no one will stay in a hotel that is being picketed -- where is
the campground
near the Moscone center? AERA left out that info!

 On 8/17/05, Polin, Linda <> wrote:
> Good Day Friends,
> Apparently everyone would like to go to San Francisco this spring. We
> have recieved 26 individual paper presentations and six panels/
> symposia. Indeed, there will be heart break ahead.
> There is good news too, though. I have 18 reviewers with strong
> expertise in the field. We should be able to cope fairly easily with
> just four proposals each to review (each paper/proposal will be read
> by two independent reviewers). Thank you for making this task lighter
> by volunteering. Of course, we can still use more reviewers. If you
> submitted a paper/panel to the SIG, you might think about offering to
> review for the SIG, as well.
> Meanwhile, I shall be assigning papers/panels to reviewers at the end
> of the week, giving you exactly a month to complete your review work.
> Likely I will be constructing panel sessions out of favorably
> reviewed individual papers. Those sessions will need discussants and
> chairs. If you have an interest in volunteering to fill either of
> those roles, please be sure you have indicated this in the AERA
> meeting database.
> Again, many thanks to those who offered their services, and to the CH/
> AT community, which has submitted very strong proposals. It is a
> pleasure to peruse them. I will do my best to match proposal topics
> with reviewer experience and expertise.
> Best,
> Linda
> Linda Polin, PhD
> Professor of Education
> Director, EdD in Educational Technology
> 310-568-5641
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