[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning 2013
The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning, to be held from July 18-21 2013, at the Brighton Thistle Hotel, Brighton, England.
CONFERENCE THEME: "Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses"
Over the past years, education has seen many shifts in the areas of teaching methodology, assessment, and use of technology; to mention a few. Learner-centered classrooms, collaboration, and transformative education focus on process in addition to content. These are just a few of the changes that have occurred. Education reform is everywhere as teachers and administrators attempt to create schools and classes for the 21st century. To do our jobs properly, we need to be aware of these changes. And as language educators we need to show how language learning and teaching can help achieve the goals of the future. We invite language educators, administrators, policy makers, and others to join us at ECLL 2013 as we share what we are doing in our classrooms and at our schools to respond to the shifts happening around us.
The conference theme is "Shifting Paradigms: Informed Responses" and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme 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 & Motivation
First language acquisition
Gaming and Simulation
Innovative language teaching and learning methodologies
Learner and teacher autonomy
Learning Third languages
Life long learning
Open Learning Initiative (OLI)
Phonetics and Phonology
Testing and evaluation
The good language learner
Translation and Interpretation
The ECLL 2013 organizers are happy to engage a broad range of taught languages. We kindly ask, however, that all submission and oral presentations be made in the ECLL 2013 lingua franca of English.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: May 20, 2013
Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: Within two weeks of submitting an abstract
Deadline for submission of full papers: September 1 2013
Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters: June 15 2013
ECLL Conference: July 18-21 2013