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Tue Jun 08 2010

Calls: Applied Linguistics/CALR Linguistics Journal (Jrnl)

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Message 1: CALR Linguistics Journal
Date: 08-Jun-2010
From: Dr Hayat Al-Khatib <CALRaou.edu.lb>
Subject: CALR Linguistics Journal
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Full Title: CALR Linguistics Journal


Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Aug-2010

The Centre for Applied Linguistics Research CALR is pleased to announce call for papers for an upcoming special issue of CALR online journal on
New Pedagogic Orientations in ELT: local issues and global trends.
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Call for papers

English language teaching has always been the centre of much debate in local as well as global arenas. New orientations to English language teaching have been prone to political interpretations as well as sensitive to challenges posed by cultural and pedagogical issues and problems. CALR special issue on New Pedagogical Orientations in ELT aims to explore local and global influences on the profession, and specifically economic globalization and instrumental inevitability. However, explicit and implicit objectives and deliverables, cultural obstacles, ideological and professional division, and control for quality standards remain at the heart of the consideration.

The main themes include, but are not limited to:
Theoretical grounding and structuralist orientations
Comparative applications in bilingual contexts
Functionalistic trends
Language Acquisition
English Linguistics
Pedagogy & Didactics
Classroom Technology
Design of Learning Systems
Classroom & Teaching Strategies
Methods of Evaluation
Multilingual Contexts of ELT

GUIDELINES FOR PAPERS

Deadline for submission of full paper is August 16, 2010

Papers should use the following style and the guidelines below.

Recommended length of abstract: 200 words
Recommended length of papers: 3000 words

Consider the following structure when presenting your contribution:
- title
- author(s) and e-mail address of each author
- author's affiliation, address and URL
- abstract
- up to six keywords
- main sections
- elaboration
- references
- acknowledgments

Title
Single line title not longer than 15 words
(specify your main theme)

Author(s)
Author name(s) as follows: first name, extra initials and family name. Add after each name of an author the e-mail address if available. Put the e-mail address [between brackets].

Abstract
Contributions should be preceded by an abstract of 200 words in English.

Keywords
List up to six keywords to position your paper.

References
References should be elaborated according to the APA (American Psychological Association) specifications. References to journals should include the authors' names and initials, title of publication, full name of the journal, publication year, volume, number and starting and ending page.

Size of your contribution
Recommended length of paper is 3000 words. Papers including tables and illustrations should not exceed 8 pages.

Issues of language
The authors are responsible for presenting the paper in good English.

Submission of contributions
Contributions should be sent to CALRaou.edu.lb
- Font: Times New Roman (avoid unnecessary bold or italics)
- Titles: 14 point, lower case, left aligned, no underlining
- Text: 12 point
- Spacing: 1.5 lines

Review procedure
All submitted proposals are blind reviewed. You will receive a reply message confirming receipt of your contribution.

Copyright policy and responsibilities of authors
Submission of a contribution implies that, unless clearly indicated and all conflicting copyright issues resolved, the content has not been published elsewhere. Authors remain responsible for the content of their submission.

Full paper submission deadline: August 16, 2010
Notification: September 1, 2010

The working language is English

Accepted papers will be published


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