LINGUIST List 24.1108

Tue Mar 05 2013

Calls: English, Applied Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

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

Date: 23-Oct-2013 - 27-Oct-2013Location: Osaka, JapanContact Person: Melissa ChoiMeeting Email: < click here to access email > Web Site:

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 ChangeStreams:

Challenges and transformations in times of changeEquity, social justice and social changeEducation and social and political movementsEducation, post-colonialism and globalisationEducation for sustainable developmentContesting perspectives in learning and teachingVirtual spaces: digital technologies and communicationsEducational change through technology

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

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

Sub-theme: Learning and Teaching through Changing Educational StructuresStreams:

Adult, vocational, distance, and professional LearningHigher educationPrimary and secondary educationEducational vision, policy, leadership, management and administrationCurriculum and pedagogyEconomics of educationInstitutional accreditation and rankingInternational schooling and educationOrganizational learning and changeProfessional concerns, training and developmentSpecial education, learning difficulties, disabilityStudent learning, learner experiences & learner diversityStudent affairs

Sub-theme: Disciplines and InterdisciplinarityStreams:

Arts, drama and designSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learningMusic educationTechnology in learningIntegrative studies: Working beyond the disciplinesEducational research and development

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

Important Dates:

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

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