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LINGUIST List 21.1481

Sat Mar 27 2010

Calls: Applied Ling/New Zealand

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Natsuko Shintani, Internatinal Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching

Message 1: Internatinal Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching
Date: 24-Mar-2010
From: Natsuko Shintani <natsukoshintani22yahoo.co.jp>
Subject: Internatinal Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching
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Full Title: Internatinal Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching
Short Title: TBLT 2011

Date: 18-Nov-2011 - 20-Nov-2011
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Contact Person: Rebecca Adams
Meeting Email: tblt2011confer.co.nz
Web Site: http://www.confer.co.nz/tblt2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

Aims to bring together researchers and educators with an interest in the theory
and practice of language teaching (particularly task-based language teaching).

Call for Papers

This conference invites papers that investigate task-based language
teaching, learning, and assessment from classroom and research
perspectives. It particularly welcomes papers that evaluate tasks and task-
based teaching in authentic pedagogical contexts from around the world. In
particular, preference will be given to papers that explore relationships among
different research perspectives and connections between research, theory,
and practice. All papers and colloquia should be strongly centred in the study
and use of language tasks or the various uses of tasks in language teaching.

We are inviting proposals for individual papers of 20 minutes (plus questions)
and proposals for colloquia (2 hours maximum including discussion). We also
invite proposals for posters.

Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts: 15 November, 2010
Confirmation of acceptance: 20 December, 2010

Abstract Submission
TBLT 2011 welcomes abstracts for individual papers, colloquia and posters.
We also especially welcome abstracts from emerging researchers and
language teachers using tasks.

Please note: Each presenter may only participate in one presentation, be it
an individual paper, poster, or paper within a colloquium.

The deadline for abstract submission is 15 November, 2010. Please send the
abstract as an attachment either in Microsoft Word Document or in Rich Text
Format (RTF), and include any special fonts (e.g., IPA) you may have used.

Evaluation of Proposals
Submissions will be evaluated on the basis of the following:

Appropriateness and significance of the topic in relation to the conference
theme Tasks: context, purpose, and use,
Originality of the research,
Clarity of stated research questions, description of research design, data
collection methods, and analytical frameworks and procedures, as
(For colloquia) Careful time planning for each presentation and audience
participation, and overall coherence of the individual presentations.
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