LINGUIST List 30.3477

Mon Sep 16 2019

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 12-Sep-2019
From: Nicholas Marx <Nicholas.D.Marxgmail.com>
Subject: Task-Based Learning and Teaching in Asia 2020
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Full Title: Task-Based Learning and Teaching in Asia 2020

Date: 20-Jun-2020 - 21-Jun-2020
Location: Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan
Contact Person: TBLT Officers
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://tblsig.org/conf/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2020

Meeting Description:

The JALT Task-Based Learning SIG is proud to sponsor the 5th “Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia” conference, to be held June 20 and 21, 2020, at Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan. The aim of this international event is to enable language educators and researchers from across Asia to share ideas and discuss various aspects relating to the theory and/or practice of Task-based Learning and Teaching in Asia. We also welcome those from further afield with an interest in TBLT. The TBLT in Asia conference attracts scholars from all over the world, with presentations focusing on practical aspects of task implementation, as well as more theoretical issues.

Call for Papers:

The JALT Task-Based Learning SIG is proud to sponsor the 5th “Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia” conference, to be held June 20th and 21st, 2020, at Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan. The aim of this international event is to enable language educators and researchers from across Asia to share ideas and discuss various aspects relating to the theory and/or practice of Task-based Learning and Teaching in Asia. We also welcome those from further afield with an interest in TBLT. The TBLT in Asia conference attracts scholars from all over the world, with presentations focusing on practical aspects of task implementation, as well as more theoretical issues. We would like to invite those with an interest in this field to submit an abstract for a paper (25 mins), workshop (40 mins), or poster session. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

the compatibility of TBLT in Asia
language teacher professional development and TBLT
the evaluation of TBLT in classrooms
TBLT and CALL
the use of learners’ L1 in TBLT classrooms
learners’ L2 development and TBLT
learner identity and TBLT
learner language use during tasks
TBLT with young learners
classroom and curriculum challenges
Practical ideas for TBLT classrooms
future directions for TBLT in Asia

Submission deadline: March 15, 2020.
Following peer review, presenters will be notified of acceptance before April 10, 2020.

Submissions can be made via ConfTool at the following link: https://www.conftool.net/tbl-sig2020




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