21.3152, Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acq/Australia

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Subject: 21.3152, Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acq/Australia

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Date: 02-Aug-2010
From: Matthew Absalom < editor at afmlta.asn.au >
Subject: 18th Biennial Conference of the AFMLTA

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Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 09:35:56
From: Matthew Absalom [editor at afmlta.asn.au]
Subject: 18th Biennial Conference of the AFMLTA

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Full Title: 18th Biennial Conference of the AFMLTA 
Short Title: AFMLTA 2011 

Date: 06-Jul-2011 - 09-Jul-2011
Location: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia 
Contact Person: Matthew Absalom
Meeting Email: afmlta2011 at afmlta.asn.au
Web Site: http://www.afmlta2011.com.au 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition 

Call Deadline: 31-Oct-2010 

Meeting Description:

The 18th biennial of the Australian Federation of Modern Language 
Teachers Associations will be held in Darwin, NT, Australia in July 2011. 

The three themes of the conference are:
-Enrich: Linguistic and Intercultural Understanding
-Consolidate: Teaching, Learning and Assessment
-Aspire: Excellence in Pedagogy, Information and Communication 
Technologies and Future Focus

Keynote speakers to date include Professor Joe Lo Bianco, Professor 
Alastair Pennycook and Ms Julie Sugarman. 

Call For Papers

Possible suggested topics for papers and workshops:
-Innovations in Language Theory and Methodology
-Language, culture and learning
-Cultural Diversity
-Teaching in the global classroom
-Resources and Materials
-Future SACE in programming & assessment
-Developing a Professional Learning culture
-Teaching in a multilevel classroom
-Professional Standards
-Linking language classrooms with community
-Intercultural language learning
-Integrating ICT into the language classroom
-Australian (National) Curriculum
-Teaching and learning of Australian languages
-Bilingual/immersion and content-based learning

Presentation types
There will be 3 types of presentations:

-Full papers (30 minutes plus 10 minutes question time) - Full papers
usually describe substantial work or projects which relate to one or more of 
the conference themes. In general, full papers should be situated within 
relevant literature and proposal should therefore include a short 

-Short papers (15 minutes plus 5 minutes question time) - Short papers are
useful for sharing preliminary work or work in progress which relates to one 
or more of the conference themes

-Workshops (1 hour and 20 minutes) - Workshops are generally interactive
sessions in which presenters may like to share examples practical 
classroom pedagogy


Preferably, submissions should be made via our website 
Should this not be possible, submissions can be sent to 
afmlta2011 at afmlta.asn.au
following the format below.

Submissions in either word or pdf format are accepted.

Submissions should:

-be typed in 11 point, single-spaced
-include title of presentation in upper case and centred
-include the author(s) affiliation and contact information in lower case, two 
lines below the title, centred
-include an abstract not exceeding 250 words
-include a one-paragraph biography of author/s
-specify to which of the conference theme/s the submission relates
-indicate any audio-visual equipment and/or whether Internet access is 
-for full papers, identify the desire for possible publication as a refereed 

Submission dates
All submissions must be received by October 31, 2010. We regret that late
submissions may not be accepted.

Selection of submissions
All submissions will be given equal consideration by the Academic Chair and 
a small selection committee for inclusion in the conference program on the 
basis of the following criteria:

-relevance to the conference theme/s
-appropriateness of content for conference program and audience
-contribution to research, discussion, pedagogy, as appropriate

At the selection committee's discretion a proposal may be accepted in a
different category than indicated by the author/s (e.g. a full paper may be
accepted as a short paper)

We will send notification of (un)successful selection by November 30, 2010

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