LINGUIST List 22.4978|
Sun Dec 11 2011
Calls: Applied Ling, Language Acquisition/Japan
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1. Kiyoshi Mana ,
Asian Conference on Language Learning
Message 1: Asian Conference on Language Learning
From: Kiyoshi Mana <aclliafor.org>
Subject: Asian Conference on Language Learning
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Full Title: Asian Conference on Language Learning
Short Title: ACLL 2012
Date: 26-Apr-2012 - 28-Apr-2012
Location: Osaka, Japan
Contact Person: Kiyoshi Mana
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.acll.iafor.org
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2012
The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning, to be held from April 26-28, 2012, at the Ramada Osaka, Osaka, Japan.
Conference Theme: Globalization, Culture and Society: What role does language play?
In today's world, culture and ideas move from country to country and region to region almost effortlessly. And as a result, the world around us is changing at breakneck speed. Yet, there is one constant among all the change - the need to communicate. And communication is achieved through language. Whether one is talking about film or songs, news reports and documentaries, internet chatting, business meetings and negotiations, or even reading a popular novel, language is not only crucial, it is paramount.
Thus with language and language learning at the heart of globalization, we invite language educators, administrators, policy makers, and others to join us at ACLL 2012 as we examine the role language learning plays and will continue to play in the future along with its affect on our cultures and societies.
The aim of this International Conference is to encourage academics, scholars and practitioners representing an exciting diversity of countries, cultures, and religion to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum encouraging respectful dialogue. By bringing together a number of university scholars working throughout Japan, Asia, and beyond to share ideas, ACLL 2012 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.
We hope you can join us in Osaka in 2012!
Professor Steve Cornwell
Conference Chairman, ACLL/ACTC 2012
Professor, Department of International and English Interdisciplinary Studies, Osaka Women's University, Japan
Director of Programs, & Member of the Board of Directors, Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT)
IAFOR International IAB Member
Call for Papers:
The conference theme is 'Globalization, Culture and Society: What role does language play?' and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this question from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of disciplines and fields related to language learning and teaching, including the following streams:
Anxiety and motivation
First language acquisition
Gaming and simulation
Innovative language teaching and learning methodologies
Learner and teacher autonomy
Learning third languages
Open Learning Initiative (OLI)
Phonetics and phonology
Testing and evaluation
The good language learner
Translation and interpretation
For more information on abstract submission, please view our website:
Deadline for submission of abstracts: January 1, 2012
Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: Usually within two weeks of submission
Deadline for submission of full papers: June 1, 2012
Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters: April 1, 2012
Conference programme published online: April 7, 2012
ACLL Conference: April 26-28, 2012
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