Call for Live Project Papers

03 EE artifical landscaperSpecial issue of the Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching

Guest editors: Jane Anderson, Christina Godiksen, Harriet Harriss.

This call for papers invites academics and students from any discipline and any institution to share pedagogical findings that concern the design, implementation and assessment of live projects. This special issue seeks to broaden debate and knowledge beyond disciplinary boundaries and to share established expertise.

“A live project comprises the negotiation of a brief, timescale, budget and product between an educational organisation and an external collaborator for their mutual benefit. The project must be structured to ensure that students gain learning that is relevant to their educational development.” 
(Anderson and Priest, 2012)

Some examples of live project practices are collaborations with industry, design build projects, student-led community clinics, community-design centre or project office work, participatory fieldwork, pro-bono activities, participatory exchanges, temporary events and service learning.

We encourage submissions that feature two or more of the themes listed below:

  • – „Case studies
  • – „Interdisciplinary collaborations
  • „- Pedagogic research/analysis/critique
  • „„- Innovative models for live project practice
  • „„- Student experience
  • – „„Brief design and assessment frameworks
  • „„- Best practice benchmarking
  • – „„Employability
  • „„- Civic partners/engagement with public statutory bodies
  • „„- Community engaged scholarship


Formats for Submission

BeJLT accepts short case studies of (1000 words) and full papers (3000-6000 words). See the full Instructions for Authors at:

Submission Process and Deadlines

Interested contributors should begin by submitting a 500 word (max) synopsis by Tuesday 30 September 2014 to the BeJLT Editor, Professor Rhona Sharpe:

Those accepted will be advised on how to develop their papers.

„„Tuesday, 30 Sept 2014: deadline for 500 word drafts
„„Monday, 5 Jan 2015: deadline for final drafts

Publication Date: May 2015