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The 56th TEFLIN International Conference
Date: 08-Dec-2009 - 10-Dec-2009
Location: Malang, Indonesia
Contact: Mundi Rahayu
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://teflin.humaniora-uinmalang.com/index.php?pilih=hal&id=4
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
The era of globalization and international developments have prompted the increasing interest in the learning of English. Hence, the role of English language teaching and learning is an important issue that needs to be explored. This exploration is expected to significantly improve ELT as the field responds to the increasing world-wide demand for higher quality ELT programs It also will stimulate discussion between English practitioners regarding the quality of ELT. Raising questions about quality of ELT can help improve EFL teaching, policies and practices, both at universities and schools.
Plenary Sessions (60 minutes)
A plenary session will last sixty minutes; forty-five minutes for presentations and fifteen minutes for questions.
Teacher Sessions (30 minutes)
These sessions will be from and for primary and high schools teachers. The teachers are given the allocated time to share their experiences, opinions, and ideas on their teaching practices. Twenty minutes for a presentation and ten minutes for questions.
Paper Presentations (30 minutes)
A paper discusses and describes something the presenter has done or is doing in relation to either theory or practice. Twenty minutes for a presentation and ten minutes for questions.
Workshops (60 minutes)
A workshop lasts sixty minutes in which the speaker does not do much lecturing. Instead, the speaker designs activities which can engage the participants throughout the session.
Poster/Film Presentations (30 minutes)
These sessions are intended to display teaching and learning activities in the form of posters, pictures, photos, or films. The presenters will have a chance to discuss and explain their posters.
Author Session (30 minutes)
Authors will discuss and explain their books.
Panel Discussions (60 minutes)
These provide both formal presentations and participant discussion. It is a
forum for a group of scholars to discuss current issues in ESL/EFL and for open discussion among all in attendance.
Teleconference (60 minutes)
All participants are invited to follow the teleconference to discuss with
internationally well-known guest speaker.
Note: The teacher session participants can attend plenary sessions, poster/film presentations, and author sessions held on 8 and 9 December 2009.
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