Conference Tracks


Colloquia

Colloquia allow for extensive discussion on a distinct topic. There are two different blocks of time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (typically 3-4 presenters/discussants) or 3 hours (e.g., 5-6 presenters/discussants). Colloquium organizers are to address topics that will foster dialogue among attendees and also address the conference theme. Preference will be given to colloquia that cut across different languages or language groups. Only limited member of colloquia will be selected.

 

Poster Presentation

Poster Presentation may focus on completed work or work in progress related to the teaching and/or learning of less commonly taught languages. They may be in either: the traditional poster format, such as presentation of materials, or of research completed or in progress, or demonstrations of instructional or information technology. (NB, any proposal in this category requiring technical support must specify in detail the type of hardware or software needed). Poster presentations will be 60 minutes

 

Individual Paper - LCTL Methodology

This strand is designed to expand discussion of procedures for designing, collecting, generating, analyzing, interpreting, and representing date from empirical studies. The focus of this sections presentation will be based on Methodology. Individual Papers are to be 30 minuteslong, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on original research or practical experience.

 

Individual Paper - LCTL Testing and Assessment

This strand borders on research related to the testing and assessing of language proficiency and assessment procedures for evaluation purposes. Presentations may entail involve assessment constituents of language (e.g., pronunciation, grammar, pragmatics, vocabulary), and the verification of tests for use in research contexts. Individual Papers are to be 30 minuteslong, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on original research or practical experience.

 

Individual Paper - LCTL Material Development

Individual Papers are to be 30 minuteslong, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience.

 

Individual Paper - LCTL L2 Research

Individual Papers are to be 30 minuteslong, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience.

 

Individual Paper - LCTL Teacher Training and Development

Individual Papers are to be 30 minuteslong, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience.

 

Individual Paper - LCTL Technology

This strand gives prominence to the integration of language teaching and learning and technology. Possible topics should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience. Individual papers are to be 30 minutes long, 20 minutes for presentation, and 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

 

Individual Paper - Other LCTL Innovations

Individual Papers are to be 30 minuteslong, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience.

 

SALTA-Mini Conference Sessions

Individual papers for the South Asian Language Teacher Association (SALTA) specific sessions or mini conference are to be 30 minutes long, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience.

 

COTSEAL - Mini Conference Sessions

Individual papers for the Council of Teachers of Southeast Asia Languages (COTSEAL) specific sessions or mini conference are to be 30 minutes long, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience.

 

MGLTA - Mini Conference Sessions

Individual papers for the Modern Greek Language Teachers Association (MGLTA) specific sessions or mini conference are to be 30 minutes long, 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes which for questions and discussion. A paper should focus clearly on issues related to the main conference theme. Papers may be based on research or practical experience.