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This information is to provide details about the proceedings submission guidelines. It was stated in the Call for Presentations that all selected speakers are expected to submit a proceedings paper – either in written English or ASL. Therefore, each conference presentation should submit to the proceedings. Presenters may choose to submit in ASL, English, or both. When a presenter chooses to submit in both languages for the same presentation, both submissions should be included in one correspondence with the editors.


Conference program book abstracts (English) will be included in the proceedings for each presentation. If you would like to change the abstract that you submitted in the Call for Presentations, please send the edited text by email with the subject line “Edited Abstract” be sure to include the presenter(s) names and the title of the presentation in the text of the email.

Quality Requirements

Submissions to the CIT Conference Proceedings should be of high academic quality. Simplistic visual presentations will not be published. Specific criteria for publication are provided below.
Editors will review submissions and suggest revisions in several areas: organization, language use, content, and formatting.

Written English Submission

Submissions should be emailed directly to the proceedings editors at with the title of the presentation in the subject line. Supporting images (if needed) should be submitted in the same email as uncompressed JPEG files.

English Template

Attached, you will find a template that must be used for submission to the CIT Conference Proceedings. Guidelines of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition should be followed. Submissions not in the template will not be published.

 Download Word Version of CIT Proceedings manuscript_submission_template

ASL Templates

Intro and Abstracts

This portion explains the Call for Presenters and choices between submitting in ASL and English for submissions. Here you will also find information about the abstract for the program book.
Quality Requirements

Quality requirements consist of 4 areas: (1) organization, (2) language use, (3) content and ideas, and (4) formatting.
ASL Video Settings

Exporting videos under certain settings and how to set up lighting when videotaping are discussed
ASL Proceedings Formatting Conventions

Register of ASL used, use of title screens, and APA style are covered in this video.
Submission Timeline


If you would like access to other sample presentations, please contact the proceedings editors. Here are two examples:


Submission Timeline

June 1 Submit articles and edited abstracts to proceedings editors
July 15 Authors receive revision feedback from proceedings editors
August 15 Revisions due to editors
September 15 Final author-editing process complete
October 29 Proceedings distributed to conference attendees

Please review all of these guidelines and expectations before submitting your proceedings submission by June 1, 2014.
Please direct any questions you have about the proceedings to the CIT Proceedings Editors Sarah Hafer (ASL editor) and Danielle Hunt (English editor) at