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LINGUIST List 25.211

Mon Jan 13 2014

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/Poland

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Jan-2014
From: Bartosz Wolski <bartwolgmail.com>
Subject: Language Learning Strategies: Challenges for the Future
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Full Title: Language Learning Strategies: Challenges for the Future

Date: 04-Jun-2014 - 05-Jun-2014
Location: Konin, Poland
Contact Person: Karolina Rakowicz
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/learningstrategies2014/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

The conference will be devoted to the role of language learning strategies in second and foreign language learning. It will be organized by the Department of English Studies, Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine Arts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland and the Institute of Modern Languages, State School of Higher Professional Education, Konin, Poland.

Plenary Speakers:

The following scholars have agreed to participate in the conference and deliver plenary talks:

Carol Griffiths (Fatih University, Istanbul)
Rebecca Oxford (University of Maryland)

Call for Papers:

We welcome contributions related to the main theme of the conference which could, among other things, focus on the following areas:

- Theoretical foundations of language learning strategies
- Language learning strategies and self-regulation
- Identification of language learning strategies in different contexts
- The role of strategies in learning different language skills and subsystems
- Factors affecting strategy choice and use
- Language learning strategies and proficiency
- Strategies-based instruction
- Methodology of research on language learning strategies

Abstracts of proposed papers, workshops and posters in the range of 200-300 words should be submitted by email to strategieskonin2014gmail.com by April 15, 2014. The proposals should include the title, name, affiliation, email address and a short biographical note, about 60-80 words in length. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by April 30, 2014.

Publication of Papers:

After the conference selected papers will be published in a peer-reviewed volume and efforts are currently under way to ensure that this will be done with a leading international publishing house. Selected papers may also be published in the journals Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, and Konin Language Studies. Further information concerning the publication as well as the submission guidelines will be sent after the conference.

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