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The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014

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The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university and  institutional partners is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning, to be held from April 17-20 2014, at the Rihga Royal Hotel and the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center (OICC) in Osaka, Japan.

Hear the latest research, publish before a global audience, present in a supportive environment, network, engage in new relationships, experience Japan, explore Osaka and Kyoto, join a global academic community…

Join us as we celebrate the 4th Anniversary of the Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, and explore new avenues of interdisciplinary study in the wonderfully rich physical and cultural environment of Japan. This international conference will again bring together university scholars working throughout Japan, Asia, and beyond to share ideas and forge working relationships with each other over a stimulating, challenging, and fun long weekend.

Conference Theme 2014:
“Individual, Community, Society: Connecting, Learning and Growing”

What better place than the ACLL 2014 conference to connect with like-minded teachers and researchers, to learn about current trends and cutting edge developments, and to grow as a teacher, as a researcher, as a member of the profession? ACLL 2014 is the place to hear about best practices as they are implemented in language classrooms around the world, and with IAFOR conferences regularly attracting participants from 40 countries, ACLL 2014 promises to offer the same opportunities for networking whether it is during sessions, over coffee during a break, or at the conference dinner.

As always, we invite language educators, administrators, policy makers, and others to join us at ACLL 2014 as we share what we are doing individually and as a community of teachers making our mark on society.

The aim of this International Conference is to encourage academics, scholars and practitioners representing a exciting diversity of countries, cultures, and religion to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum encouraging respectful dialogue. By bringing together a number of university scholars working throughout Japan, Asia, and beyond to share ideas, ACLL 2014 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.

We hope you can join us in Osaka 2014


steve-c-400Professor Steve Cornwell – Conference Co-Chair

Professor, Department of International and English Interdisciplinary Studies, Osaka Women’s University, Japan
Director of Programs, & Member of the Board of Directors, Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT)

barbara-webProfessor Barbara Lockee – Conference Co-Chair

Professor of Instructional Design and Technology
Associate Director of the School of Education
Associate Director of Educational Research and Outreach, Virginia Tech, USA

The Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning will be held alongside the Fourth Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom. Registrants for either conference will allow attendees the option of attending sessions in the other.

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About the Event

Date/Time: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Sunday, April 20, 2014 (All Day)
Venue: Rihga Royal Hotel, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 1, 2014
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2014
Streams: Alternative assessment, Anxiety & Motivation, Bilingualism, Blended learning, Constructivist approaches, Conversation analysis, Cross-Cultural Communication, Design, First language acquisition, Gaming and Simulation, Individual differences, Innovative language teaching and learning methodologies, Inter-group relations, Interactional competence, Knowledge management/LMS, Language education, Learner and teacher autonomy, Learning Environments, Learning Strategies, Learning third languages, Life long learning, Linguistics, Literacy, Methodology, Open Learning Initiative (OLI), Phonetics and Phonology, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Teacher training, Testing and evaluation, The good language learner, Translation and Interpretation, World Englishes

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