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2012 Conference
Call for Presentations   


The 10th Asia TEFL International Conference
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
Dates: October 4-6, 2012
Venue: Hotel Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon(Delhi, NCR) in India
Theme: 'Expanding Horizons of Language and Communication: ELT Issues, Challenges and Implications'
Featured Presentation Theme: Tertiary English Education in Asia
We invite papers on the following subtopics in ELT:
Subtopics
  • Approaches and Methodologies
  • Curriculum and Syllabus Design
  • Distance Education
  • Education / Language Policy
  • International / Intercultural Communication
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Materials Writing and Design
  • Learners Variables
  • Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles
  • Challenges in Asian Classrooms
  • Teacher Education
  • Teaching Young Learners
  • Testing, Assessment, and Evaluation
  • The Use of IT in Language Teaching
  • English for Specific Purposes: Business Communications, Scientific Writings and etc.
  • Using Local Literatures in English or Translations for Teaching English
  • Using English Literature for the Teaching of English
  • Other Related Areas
Types of Presentations
  • Plenary Presentations: 40-minutes (invited only)
  • Featured Presentations: 30-minutes (invited only)
  • Special Lectures: 30-minutes (invited only)
  • Research Papers: 20-minute presentations
  • Teaching Demonstration: 20-minute presentations
  • Workshops/Colloquia: 40 minutes
  • Poster Presentations: 40 minutes
For poster presentations, the display area is no more than 24 (61 cm) x 48 (122 cm). All posters for one poster presentation must be displayed within this limited area. Poster presenters must be present to explain and discuss their poster presentation at the time allocated in the program. The abstract submitted should include a brief description of the central idea underlying the poster presentation. Presenters are responsible for mounting and removing their poster displays.
Proposal Submission Deadline
The abstract must not exceed 250 words, while the bio-data must not exceed 60 words.

Deadline for Proposal Submission:
          April 30, 2012

Notification of Acceptance:
          May 30, 2012

Confirmation of Presentations:
          June 15, 2012

**Only ONE proposal per person may be submitted. If more than one proposal is found submitted by the same person, NONE will be accepted. But one individual presentation and one joint presentation are allowed.
Presentation Proposal Submissions
International Submissions (Outside of India)

Online Submissions Only: Presentation proposals submitted by individuals based outside of India must be submitted online through the Asia TEFL Website (www.asiatefl.org). After submission, contact persons are:

Dr. Hikyoung Lee: asiatefl2012@gmail.com: Korea, China, Japan, Russia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao
Dr. Sung-Soo Jang: 2012asiatefl@naver.com: Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanma
Dr. Sang-Ki Lee: 2012asiatefl@gmail.com: Indonesia, Iran, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Israel, the other countries

Domestic Submissions (India Only) Presentation proposals submitted by individuals based within India must be submitted with the abstract and biographical data to
E-mail... asiateflconference2012@gmail.com
website... http://www.asiateflenglishconf2012india.com
Travel Grants
Travel grants of US$300 are available for about 20 concurrent session presenters. This funding is available for presenters based outside of India. The deadline for submission of presentation proposals and travel grant application forms is February 29, 2012. The notification of acceptance will be by March 31, 2012. The abstract should consist of 250 words. Biographical data should not exceed 60 words. Individuals who have received an Asia TEFL travel grant in the past are not eligible for 2012 travel grants. Send the presentation proposal with the abstract, biographical data, and travel grant application form to the following email address:

Dr. Hae-Dong Kim: asiatefl2012@nate.com

If you are not accepted as a Travel grantee, you must submit your presentation proposal as a presenter to one of the three contact persons above, not to Dr. Hae-Dong Kim by April 30 2012.
Outstanding Paper Grants
Grants of US$500 are available for 3-5 outstanding paper presenters. This funding is awarded to presenters whose papers address Asian-specific ELT issues and concerns, and which provide outstanding resolutions and pedagogic implications, strictly focusing on 쐃ffective innovations for the Asian English Classroom. The deadline for submission of presentation proposals and outstanding paper grant application forms is February 29, 2012. The notification of acceptance will be by March 31, 2012. A full-length paper (15-20 pages) should be submitted with a 100-word biographical sketch. The paper submitted for the grant should have not been submitted elsewhere or previously published. Send the presentation proposal with the paper, biographical data, and grant application form to the following email address:

Dr. Kilryoung Lee: asiatefl2012@naver.com

Whether you are accepted or not as a Outstanding Paper grantee, you need to submit your presentation proposal by April 30 2012.
REGISTRATION
Pre-registration
     Members: US$ 110 for 3-day conference (lunches & coffee/refreshments included)
     Non-members: US$ 130 for 3-day conference (lunches & coffee/refreshments included)
     All presenters must pay pre-registration fee by June 30, 2012.
     *After June 30, 2012, US$ 130 for members, and US$ 140 for non-members
Payment at the Conference Venue will be accepted in cash only.
All presenters are required to pay pre-registration fee by June 30, 2012.

Registration Payment Procedure will be provided later:
Accommodation information will be provided later.
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