Call for proposals

1st Annual ELT and Applied Linguistics Conference 2018

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Theme: Teachers as Change Actors: Learning from Teaching, Research and Collaboration

Venue: Central Department of Education, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur

Date: 9-10 February 2018 (26-27 Magh 2074 BS)

Deadline: 15 January 2018

Proposal submission deadline: 15 January 2018
Department of English Education, Tribhuvan University, calls for abstracts for its 1st Annual ELT and Applied Linguistics Conference. Acknowledging teachers as key actors for educational reforms, this conference aims at providing teachers, teacher educators, researchers and students with a space for engaging in critical discussions on a wide range of issues in ELT and Applied Linguistics. The theme of this year’s conference is Teachers as Change Actors: Learning from Teaching, Research and Collaboration. We invite proposals from researchers, teachers, and students for panels, workshops, individual presentations/talks and posters. A 60-minute panel should have at least three panelists and a discussant. The time for a workshop is 40 minutes, and individual presenters/talks get 30 minutes. Poster presentations are given 60 minutes.

Topics for presentation

We encourage proposals which address the conference theme, with a particular focus on the following areas:

● Teacher research

● Teacher learning and narratives

● Critical literacy and pedagogy in language classroom

● Pedagogy of language policy and planning

● English language teaching and social justice

● Student-teacher interaction and power relations

● Teacher competencies and accountability

● Transformations in ELT in digital era

● Assessment for change

● Applied linguistics and transdisciplinary issues

● Teacher development and identities

● Teacher motivation and teacher autonomy

● Teacher networking and collaboration

● Multilingualism in TESOL

● Globalization and teacher preparation

● Culture in teacher education

● Language education for social change

● Teacher identities, cognitions and beliefs

● Teachers as curriculum designers and policy makers

● Teachers’ role in ELT leadership/management

Proposal format

Title: Maximum 15 words

Abstract: 200 – 300 words

Presenter bio: Maximum 50 words