**These dates are subject to change. Please refer to the Calls for each submission type for the exact dates.
*Based on - Hendley, Elizabeth. (2021, August 19). Don't Let These Myths Stop You From Submitting A Conference Proposal. NAFSA Blog.
This rubric is a guide that can be used to inform what the Program Planning Committee sees as important to the success of a proposal and the conference program overall. Although it is not the only measure used by the Program Planning Committee, it is meant as a guide for those submitting proposals and a metric to be consulted by those evaluating the proposals.
|Topic||Topic is not timely or relevant to NASIG.||Topic is unclear in focus or aims.||Topic is described too generally.||Topic is of interest only to certain user groups/limited amounts of people.||Topic aligns with the NASIG Core Competencies, is well thought out, and has wide appeal.|
|Learning Outcomes||Learning outcomes are not relevant to either topic or librarianship||Learning outcomes not clearly defined||Minimal learning outcomes present but more information is needed to understand what the takeaways will be.||Learning outcomes
clearly outline takeaways for participants.
|Learning outcomes are
clearly defined, timely, and
relevant/important to the
|Proposal Description||Description is short and/or vague||Description is short and provides minimal information.||Description provides some detail but lacks information about what
will be discussed during the session.
|Description is well-defined and has some vague ideas about what the goals and outcomes will be.||Description clearly defines what the proposed session will be about and what will happen during the session. Background, goals, and outcomes are prevalent and well-defined.|