LINGUIST List 32.2886

Fri Sep 10 2021

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/Saudi Arabia

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 06-Sep-2021
From: Educational Research Lab (ERL) <>
Subject: 1st International Symposium on Educational Research (ERL2021): Innovative Approaches in Teaching and Learning Strategies within the Digital Revolution
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Full Title: 1st International Symposium on Educational Research (ERL2021): Innovative Approaches in Teaching and Learning Strategies within the Digital Revolution
Short Title: ERL2021

Date: 20-Nov-2021 - 20-Nov-2021
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Contact Person: Dr. Norah Almusharraf
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 18-Sep-2021

Meeting Description:

The ERL symposium’s ultimate goal is to create a self-sustaining, continuing educational forum in which the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) educators, administrators, and instructors can foster pedagogical innovation and best practices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the MENA region that create the educational conditions necessary to reach PSU’s Strategic Plan, and Vision 2030 goals, and universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The ERL symposium aims to produce a unique experience in the Educational Research field by presenting qualified speakers, carefully selected paper presentations/posters, and intensive professional development workshops.

1- To establish communication among educators and professionals (both K-12 schools and higher education institutions) at the local, regional, and international levels about the needs of teaching and learning for both K-12 schools and higher education institutions
2- To develop an ongoing program where educators in the region can get information and stimulation in their respective fields by giving them an opportunity to participate in seminars, workshops, and educational training programs

Online & Blended Learning/Teaching with K-12 & Higher Education
Education Policy & Leadership
Quality Assurance
Testing, Evaluation & Assessment
Curriculum, Material Design & Professional Development
Critical & Ethical Thinking

Call for Papers:

Submit abstracts only.

Types of Submissions:

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. The symposium will welcome solicit paper, poster presentations, and colloquia, which will undergo a rigorous review by the Scientific Committee. All abstracts must be in English. Three types of abstracts will be solicited.

1- Individual papers: (20 minutes presentations + 10 minutes discussion):
The abstract should range between 250 - 300 words in length with a clear title (12 words maximum) and a short blurb (50 words). The abstract should reflect the research gap, methods, and findings/implications.

2- Posters: (10 minutes presentations + 5 minutes discussion):
Post-graduate students are encouraged to apply under this category, allowing them to communicate with national and international scholars in their field for immediate feedback on their research.
The abstract should range between 150 - 200 words in length with a clear title (12 words maximum).
All submissions should include a short bio (50 words) of the presenter(s) to be included in the conference program.
One-hour colloquia: (50 minutes presentation + 10 minutes group discussion)

3- One-hour colloquia consists of four individual 10-minute papers within a one-hour time slot proposed by the colloquium organizer(s):
The 1-hr colloquium proposals should be closely connected to the same topic. A discussant may (or may not) be invited to provide some brief remarks.
Each paper is typically allocated up to two minutes for clarification questions, followed by brief discussion comments (if any), leaving approximately 10 minutes for general discussion.

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