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LINGUIST List 24.1108

Tue Mar 05 2013

Calls: English, Applied Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Mar-2013
From: Melissa Choi <mchoiiafor.org>
Subject: Asian Conference on Education 2013
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Full Title: Asian Conference on Education 2013
Short Title: ACE 2013

Date: 23-Oct-2013 - 27-Oct-2013
Location: Osaka, Japan
Contact Person: Melissa Choi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ace.iafor.org

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 01-Sep-2013

Meeting Description:

The International Academic Forum in partnership with Waseda University (Japan), Birkbeck University of London (UK), The National Institute of Education (Singapore), The National University of Tainan (Taiwan), Lincoln University (UK), the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR), Auburn University (USA), and its global partners is proud to announce the 5th Annual Asian Conference on Education, to be held from October 23-27 2013, in Osaka, Japan.

Call for Papers:

Conference theme: Learning and Teaching in Times of Change

The conference committee and program advisers for the 5th Asian Conference on Education encourage submissions that consider learning and teaching, and other research disciplines connected to education, and have organized the following sub-themes and streams into which presentations will be arranged:

Sub-theme: Learning and Teaching in Times of Change

Challenges and transformations in times of change
Equity, social justice and social change
Education and social and political movements
Education, post-colonialism and globalisation
Education for sustainable development
Contesting perspectives in learning and teaching
Virtual spaces: digital technologies and communications
Educational change through technology

Sub-theme: (Inter)cultural Communications & Understanding: Challenging and Preserving Cultural Differences
Streams: ‘Englishes’ and Cultural Communications

Bi-cultural, bilingual and bi-national education
Languages education and applied linguistics (ESL/TESL/TEFL)
Language preservation
Literacy, language, multiliteracies

Sub-theme: Learning and Teaching through Changing Educational Structures

Adult, vocational, distance, and professional Learning
Higher education
Primary and secondary education
Educational vision, policy, leadership, management and administration
Curriculum and pedagogy
Economics of education
Institutional accreditation and ranking
International schooling and education
Organizational learning and change
Professional concerns, training and development
Special education, learning difficulties, disability
Student learning, learner experiences & learner diversity
Student affairs

Sub-theme: Disciplines and Interdisciplinarity

Arts, drama and design
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning
Music education
Technology in learning
Integrative studies: Working beyond the disciplines
Educational research and development

For more details about submitting an abstract, please view our website:


Important Dates:

Deadline for submission of abstracts: September 1, 2013
Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: Usually within two - three weeks of submitting an abstract
Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters: October 1, 2013
ACE Conference: October 23-27, 2013
Deadline for submission of full papers: December 1, 2013

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