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Calls: Applied Ling, Language Acquisition/Japan

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        1.     Rudolf Reinelt , 10th Pan-SIG Conference

Message 1: 10th Pan-SIG Conference
Date: 13-Jan-2011
From: Rudolf Reinelt <reinelt.rudolf.myehime-u.ac.jp>
Subject: 10th Pan-SIG Conference
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Full Title: 10th Pan-SIG Conference
Short Title: Pan-SIG 2011

Date: 21-May-2011 - 22-May-2011
Location: Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
Contact Person: Rudolf Reinelt
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2011

Meeting Description:

(Japanese/日本語)
The organizing committee of the JALT Pan-SIG Conference 2011 invites interested teacher researchers to submit presentation proposals for the 10th Annual Pan-SIG Conference, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 21st and 22nd, 2011 at Shinshu University, Faculty of Arts, Matsumoto, Nagano.

This conference is co-sponsored by the Business English (BE), Bilingualism (BL), Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Critical Thinking (CT), College and University Educators (CUE), Extensive Reading (ER), Framework and Language Portfolio (FLP), Global Issues in Language Education (GILE), Japanese as a Second Language (JSL), Junior and Senior High School (JSH), Learner Development (LD), Life Long Learning (LLL), Material Writers (MW), Other Language Educators (OLE), Professionalism, Administration and Leadership in Education (PALE), Pragmatics (PRAG), Study Abroad (SA), Task Based Learning (TBL), Teaching Children (TC), Teacher Education (TED), Testing and Evaluation (TEVAL) and Teachers Helping Teachers (THT) special interest groups (SIGs), together with the Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association of Language Teachers.


Call for Papers:
Pan-SIG 2011
Deadline: Feb 15, 2011 (for May 21-22, 2011)

Preference will be given to those submissions that fit the theme of the conference 'Discovering Paths to Fluency' and/or the general interests of the SIG to which the submission is being made. In particular, this year we are especially interested in topics that appeal to teaching young learners, especially at the Elementary school level. Presenters giving presentations in the Japanese language are highly encouraged to submit!

Presentation details:

Title: *

The title should clearly describe the content of your talk in around 40 or 50 characters.
Use sentence capitalisation.
The title should be in the same language as you plan to deliver your presentation.
Main speaker name: *
Main speaker affiliation: *
Main speaker email address: *
Main speaker telephone number: *
Additional speaker name(s) and affiliation(s):
Please indicate one or more SIG(s) relevant to your talk: *
Business English (BE)
Bilingualism (BL)
CALL
Critical Thinking (CT)
College and University Educators (CUE)
Extensive Reading (ER)
Framework and Language Portfolio (FLP)
Global Issues in Language Education (GILE)
Junior and Senior High School (JSH)
Japanese as a Second Language (JSL)
Learner Development (LD)
Life Long Learning (LLL)
Material Writers (MW)
Other Language Educators (OLE)
Professionalism, Administration and Leadership in Education (PALE)
Pragmatics (PRAG)
Study Abroad (SA)
Task Based Learning (TBL)
Teaching Children (TC)
Teacher Education (TED)
Testing and Evaluation (TEVAL)
Teachers Helping Teachers (THT)
Not sure
Format: *
45-minute presentation (35-minute talk/workshop, 10 minutes Q and A)
30-minute presentation (20-minute talk, 10 minutes Q and A)

Poster presentation:

90-minute forum (at least 4 speakers)
90-minute workshop (at least 4 coordinators)
Summary: *

Summarise your talk within 50 words
Abstract: *

If accepted, this will appear in the conference handbook. Please submit a proofread abstract, within 150 words.

Other information:

When are you available to speak?: *
Any time!
Saturday, 21st May only
Sunday, 22nd May only
Can we video record your presentation? We may be able to televise or upload it
later: *
yes
no
Can we add your email address to the conference handbook?: *
yes
no
Other comments:

Please note, JALT cannot sponsor visas for presenters from outside Japan. Please do not submit a proposal if you cannot obtain a visa to Japan.

Thank you!

Pan-SIG Organising committee.



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