LINGUIST List 32.1389

Mon Apr 19 2021

Calls: Applied Ling/Online

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Date: 19-Apr-2021
From: Sylwia Kossakowska-Pisarek <s.pisarekuw.edu.pl>
Subject: 1st International MiLLaT Conference Mediation in Language Learning and Teaching
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Full Title: 1st International MiLLaT Conference Mediation in Language Learning and Teaching
Short Title: MiLLaT

Date: 09-Sep-2021 - 09-Sep-2021
Location: Online, Poland
Contact Person: Katya Bunina-Bres
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://millat.uw.edu.pl/conference/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2021

Meeting Description:

Centre for Foreign Language Teaching, University of Warsaw is pleased to announce the 1st International MiLLaT Conference: Mediation in Language Learning and Teaching, to be held on 9 September 2021, Warsaw, Poland (online).

The conference aims to create a forum for discussions and broaden the current perspectives on mediation, language learning, teaching, and developing modern materials and tools.

Call for Papers:

We invite language teachers, teacher trainers, educators, who are interested in mediation, mediation activities and strategies, multilingualism, innovative tasks in language education, technology-mediated teaching tools, and good practices in language learning.

Relevant themes include, but are not limited to, the following topics:
- Mediation in language learning and teaching;
- Key competencies in life-long learning;
- Multilingualism and plurilingualism;
- Synchronous and asynchronous technology-mediated language learning;
- Task-based language teaching (TBLT);
- Action-oriented approach (AoA);
- Language for Specific Purposes (LSP);
- Teaching materials and tools development;
- Good practices in language learning.

The language of the conference is English and Polish, but we warmly encourage contributions from language professionals working with other languages.

Submission guidelines:
Abstract Submissions for paper presentations, digital posters, and workshops are cordially invited from language teachers, teacher trainers, and educators.

Paper presentations:
A 30-minute session that includes a 20-minute presentation and an additional 10 minutes for Q&A and discussion. Submissions should contain the title (max. 15 words), the abstract of the paper (max. 300 words excluding references) and a brief speaker biography for the conference programme (max. 100 words).

Poster presentations:
A 30-minute online poster session that includes discussion and Q&A. The poster presentations are intended for the discussion of good practices. Poster presenters must be on hand during the scheduled 30-minute session to discuss their poster content and answer the questions of attendees. Posters will be available before the online presentation session. Submissions should contain the title (max. 15 words), the abstract (max. 300 words excluding references) and a brief speaker biography for the conference programme (max. 100 words).

Workshops:
A 45-minute session that includes 40-minute interactive activities engaging the audience and setting the stage for learning, growth, motivation and a 5-minute Q&A. Submissions should have the title (max. 15 words), the abstract (max. 300 words) with an explicit description of the activities the audience will be engaged in, and a brief speaker biography for the conference programme (max. 100 words).

Please complete the ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeYYuLqY6Ul9dQDr30qgI5E79VStS7Yhqr3I52DQeC0EYZ1Ow/viewform

Deadline for submitting abstracts: 29 March to 30 June 2021
Notification of acceptance: 15 July 2021
Conference Registration: 9 April 2021 to 30 June 2021

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at millat.conferenceuw.edu.pl

The conference will be online and free for all participants.




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