1st International Conference on Tertiary Language Teaching (ICTLE)

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  • The Centre for Research in Education and Instructional Technologies at Taylor's University is kindly inviting you to participate in the 1st International Conference on Tertiary Language Teaching (ICTLE), held 11-12 Oct, 2012 in Subang Jaya, Malaysia.

    About ICTLE

    This inaugural conference (ICTLE) aims to bring together the needs and interests of professionals in the field of tertiary language education. In a globalised world, practitioners, researchers and policy-makers are embedded in a complex web of connectedness. ICTLE provides an important opportunity for dialogue between, and among these groups to occur. Each has much to learn from the other, and the synergy of ICTLE draws on the energy and interest of all.

    Objectives of ICTLE

    This conference focuses on the latest language learning and teaching approaches in tertiary education and aims to provide a platform for delegates to:

    • exchange research ideas and results;
    • share insights and experiences;
    • connect and collaborate on research about matters of common interest;
    • share best practices by promoting and extending conversations and debates.

    Conference Theme

    • Developments in teaching and learning of languages in a global context

    Sub-themes

    The following sub-themes are in relation to tertiary language education:

    • Exploring intercultural understanding through language learning
    • New trends and issues in language research
    • Pedagogy of language and andragogy
    • The role of language instructors in a changing world
    • Emerging trends in the use of technology in language learning
    • Assessing the role of proficiency and placement tests
    • Malay language learning and internationalisation
    • Correlation between language learning and career
    • Infusing literature
    • Gender matters

    Keynote Speaker

    Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak
    Vice-Chancellor
    Albukhary International University, Malaysia

    Plenary Speakers

    Professor Douglas Robinson
    Dean Academic, Faculty of Arts
    Hong Kong Baptist University

    Prof. Malachi Edwin Vethamani
    Dean, School of Education
    Taylor's University, Malaysia

    Call for Papers

    You are invited to submit articles which can take the form of (i) a research-based and classroom practice-related article, (ii) a review of research article, (iii) book review, or (iv) how-to-teach-it article pertaining to

    • teaching and learning in various disciplines,
    • teacher education,
    • impact of educational policies,
    • curriculum design and development,
    • assessment practices,
    • equity in education,
    • e-learning and,
    • other concerns related to teaching and learning and classroom practices
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