LINGUIST List 25.1030

Sat Mar 01 2014

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Canada

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 28-Feb-2014
From: Diana Carter <>
Subject: Okanagan Workshop on Innovation in Language Teaching
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Full Title: Okanagan Workshop on Innovation in Language Teaching
Short Title: OWILT

Date: 16-Aug-2014 - 16-Aug-2014
Location: Kelowna, BC, Canada
Contact Person: Diana Carter
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the first Okanagan Workshop on Innovation in Language Teaching to be held on August 16, 2014 at the beautiful University of British Columbia Okanagan campus in Kelowna, British Columbia. OWILT 2014 is a one day workshop.

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are invited for papers on any topic that addresses the main theme of the workshop: innovation in language teaching. The organizing committee is especially interested in papers that focus on the following areas, although other topics are welcome:

- Flexible learning in language classes
- Community-based (experiential) learning
- Innovative uses of technology in the language classroom
- Social media as a language teaching tool

The talks should be 30 minutes long: 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions. Alternatively, the presentation could last 30 minutes and include a short practical component.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

- Please submit your abstract at by midnight on April 5, 2014.
- Abstracts should be anonymous. Author name(s) should not be included anywhere in the abstract or the file name.
- Abstracts should not exceed 1 page in length, including references.
- Abstract submissions are limited to two per author (one as a single author and one as a co-author).

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