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The Asia TEFL International Conference Committee is now accepting presentation proposals in the content areas listed below for its 4th conference to be held in FukuokaJapan in August, 2006. The official language for the conference, including presentations and submissions, is English.

Invited Speakers:Six internationally renowned scholars will each be giving a 50-min. plenary presentation as well as a concurrent session presentation. The Conference will also feature six well-known speakers from the Asian regions. These featured speakers will be giving 40-min. presentations on issues in the eight content areas listed below.

Concurrent Session Presenters In 15-20 concurrent sessions, around 450 presenters are expected to share their ideas and the results of their research in 30-min. time slots. The Conference committee is calling for submission of presentation proposals in the content areas listed below. All presenters are encouraged to submit research papers of their presentations to the Journal of Asia TEFL

Content Areas

TEFL Theory and Methodology     

Proficiency Goals and Assessment , Education Policy, Curriculum/Materials Development , International/Intercultural Communication, Teacher Education, Teaching Young Learners, Multimedia-Assisted Language Teaching

These content areas may include the following:

Elementary Education Secondary Education College/University Education
-Testing and Evaluation 
-Teacher Training and Development
- Classroom-Based/Action Research 
- Alternative Approaches and Methodologies
- Curriculum Design
- Language/Culture Awareness in the Classroom
- Materials Writing and Design
- CALL and Its Role in the Classroom
- Teaching English through English
- Language Acquisition
- Music, Art, and Literature in the Classroom
Document Submission Requirements

The deadline for submission of presentation proposals is March 15, 2006. The abstract should consist of 250 words with the title at the top of the page and the name of the presenter(s) and their affiliation below the title on the right. Biographical data should not exceed 100 words and should be written on a separate page in the third person. Thirty minutes are allotted for a research paper presentation, and sixty minutes for a workshop or colloquium. Those who are outside of Japan should send the presentation proposal with the abstract and biographical data to the following address:

Prof. Robert Dickey
Gyeongju University, School of Foreign Languages & Tourism
42-1 Hyohyeon-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongbuk S. KOREA  780-712
Tel: +82-54-770-5136     Email: AsiaTEFL@2-mail.com


Those who are within Japan should send the presentation proposals with the abstract and biographical data to the following address:

Prof. Naoko Ozeki
  Faculty of Business Administration, Meiji University
1-9-1 Eifukucho, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-8555
        Tel: 03-5300-1263         Fax: 03-5300-1202
        Email: naoko467@kisc.meiji.ac.jp

Travel Grants

Travel grants of US$300 are available for 40 concurrent session presenters. The awardees will be selected by the Asia TEFL International Conference Committee on the basis of proposal and travel grant application merit. Preference will be given to the 10 best submissions dealing with the most innovative and affective means of teaching and learning. This funding is available for presenters based outside of Japan.

All presenters receiving grants from Asia TEFL are required to submit research papers of their presentations to the Journal of Asia TEFL, publication of which is to be determined upon review by the Journal Editorial Board. The deadline for submission of presentation proposals and travel grant application forms is February 28, 2006. The abstracts should consist of 500 words with the title at the top of the page and the name of the presenter(s) and their affiliation below the title on the right. Biographical data should not exceed 100 words and should be written on a separate page in the third person. Send the presentation proposal with the abstract, biographical data, and the travel grant application form to the following address

Prof.  Jihyeon Jeon 
Ewha Woman's University, College of Business
11-1 Daehyeon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea 120-750
      Tel: +82-2 -3277-3557     Email: travelgrant@yahoo.co.kr



Registration Fee

Registration for members is`4.000 yen for those who are within Japan,
US$30.00 for those who are outside of Japan,
Half of the price for students.
Registration for non members is US$50.00,
Half of the price for students.


Application Forms
All application forms – presentation proposal, presenter travel grant application, and membership application form – are available at the Asia TEFL website: www.asiatefl.org

Presentation Proposal

Title of Presentation: _____________________________

Name of Presenter(s): _____________________________

Affiliation: ______________________________________________

Target Area:           __ Elementary Ed.          __ Secondary Ed.           __ Tertiary Ed.

Position: __ Professor __ Teacher __ Researcher __ Student __ Other _________

Title:    __ Ms.    __ Mr.    __ Dr.    __ Other: _____________

Mailing Address:          __ Work          __ Home

_________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________

City: ___________________ State/Province: ________________

Postal Code: _________  Country: ______________________ 

Phone: (Include country code.)  Work: _______________  Home: _________________

Cell Phone: _________________  Email: _______________________

Topic Area (Select appropriate item.)    __ TEFL Theory and Methodology  __ Education Policy

  __ International/Intercultural Communication  __ Proficiency Goals and Assessment

  __ Teacher Education  __ Multimedia-Assisted Language Teaching

  __ Curriculum/Materials Development  __Teaching Young Learners

 

Type of Presentation:  __ Paper (30 min.)    __Action Research (30 min.)
__ Workshop (60 min.)         __ Colloquium (60 min.)

        __ Demonstration (30 min.)

 

Equipment Required:       __ OHP            __ VCR         __ Cassette Player

                                   __ Beam Projector with Computer     __ Other: _____________

 

Attach abstract and biographical data as separate pages. (See instructions above.)
Outside of Japan: Email this form to Prof. Robert Dickey: AsiaTEFL@2-mail.com
Within Japan: Email this form to Prof. Naoko Ozeki ____fill out____________________     

 

The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language


Presenter Travel Grant Application

Name of Applicant: ______________________________________

Affiliation: ______________________________________

Title of Presentation: ______________________________________

Target Area:                  __ Elementary Ed.          __ Secondary Ed.      __ Tertiary Ed.

Position:   __ Professor  __ Teacher  __ Researcher  __ Student  __ Other ____

  In the space below, please describe the reasons why you require a travel grant.

 

 

 



Email this form with your presentation proposal, abstract, and biographical data to:
Dr. Jihyeon JEON: Email: travelgrant@yahoo.co.kr
The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Presenter Travel Grant Application

Complete this application form in English. Individual Membership is free.

 

Family Name: ________________________ Given Name(s): _________________________

Title (Select one):    __ Dr.   __ Prof.   __ Mr.   __ Ms.   __ Other          

Country: _____________________ Occupation: ___________________________________

Affiliation: __________________________________________________________________

Email Address: (Primary) ___________________________, (Alternate) _________________

Telephone (Include country code and area code.)

 Home Phone: __________________________  Work Phone: ________________________

 Fax: __________________________________  Cellular Phone: ______________________

Mailing Address:  Select one:   __ Work   __ Home

   (Write your address as you wish for it to appear on an envelope.)

____________________________________________________________________________

 ____________________________________________________________________________

 ____________________________________________________________________________

 ELT Interest Areas: Number all that apply, in order of interest.

__ Theory and methodology                                 __ Proficiency goals and assessment

__ Education policy                                               __ Curriculum/Material development

__ Teacher education                                            __ International/Intercultural communication

__ Multimedia-assisted language teaching           __ Teaching young learners.

__ Other: _________________________   __ Other: __________________________

 

Date: _______________________________________  (month / day / year )


Email this application form to Prof. Ko Jung-min
: asiatefl@gmail.com
The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language