The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners, is proud to announce the Second IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning in Dubai taking place on March 2 – 4, 2016 at the InterContinental Festival City Event Centre.
This international and interdisciplinary conference will act as a centre for academics, practitioners and professionals to discuss new directions and research in language learning. IICLL-Dubai2016 will create opportunities for the internationalization of higher education and sharing of expertise. We invite professionals from all corners of the world to develop policies, exchange ideas, and promote new partnerships with organizations and peers.
The Second IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning in Dubai will be held alongside the 2nd IAFOR International Conference on Education – Dubai 2016. Registration for either conference will allow attendees to attend sessions in the other.
Conference Chairs and Featured Speakers
- Professor Sue Jackson – Birkbeck, University of London, UK
- Professor Steve Cornwell – Osaka Women’s University, Japan
Conference Streams and Theme
The conference theme for IICLL-Dubai2016 is “Convergence and Divergence”, and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.
Submissions are organized in to the following thematic streams:
- Alternative assessment
- Anxiety & Motivation
- Blended learning
- Constructivist approaches
- Conversation analysis
- Cross-Cultural Communication
- First language acquisition
- Gaming and Simulation
- Individual differences
- Innovative language teaching and learning methodologies
- Interactional competence
- Inter-group relations
- Knowledge management/LMS
- Language education
- Learner and teacher autonomy
- Learning Environments
- Learning Strategies
- Learning third languages
- Life long learning
- Open Learning Initiative (OLI)
- Phonetics and Phonology
- World Englishes
- Teacher training
- Testing and evaluation
- The good language learner
- Translation and Interpretation
A small number of papers from the conference proceedings are selected by the journal editor. Articles may also be submitted directly by contacting the appropriate editor. These open access journals, which conform to the highest academic standards, reflect the interdisciplinary and international nature of our conferences and are organized thematically.
If your abstract is accepted and you have registered for the conference, you are encouraged to submit a full paper for inclusion in the official conference proceedings published on the website. Final papers should be uploaded through the submissions system. Please ensure that your paper is ready to go to press by the submission deadline.
Eye Magazine is the International Academic Forum’s own in-house e-magazine publication. Through Eye magazine, we hope to enlighten you to various views and opinions of our contributors, many of whom have presented full research papers at our various conferences in Asia, Europe and North America.