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IICLLDubai 2018 : The IAFOR International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2018

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Link: https://iiclldubai.iafor.org/
 
When Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018
Where Dubai, UAE
Submission Deadline Dec 8, 2017
Categories    language learning   world englishes   cross-cultural communication   language education
 

Call For Papers

***IICLLDubai 2018 at a glance

Location: The InterContinental Festival City Event Centre, Dubai, UAE
Dates: Friday, February 16, 2018 ​to Sunday, February 18, 2018
Conference Theme: "Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change"
Final Abstract Submission Deadline: December 08, 2017
Registration Deadline for Presenters: January 11, 2018
*Submit early to take advantage of the discounted registration rates.

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***Conference Theme: "Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change"

Conference Sub-Theme: World Englishes in the MENA Region

This unique international conference, organised in affiliation with IAFOR Global Partners offers a unique location from which to consider a number of issues and trends in education. These include the different global Englishes, language distances and access, frictions between the preservation and challenging of traditional and cultures, languages and wisdoms, and how local societies are becoming the melting pots of different cultures, backgrounds and spoken Englishes. The population of the UAE, as well as those of the Arabian Gulf countries, is multicultural and rich in the difference one would expect from its geographical location at the heart of the Middle East. The region has been undergoing continuous development in academia, economics, trading and is growing as a recognizable and influential world power.

We hope and expect the 2018 conference in Dubai will bring together educators from around the MENA region specifically and the world generally to exchange ideas, research and practice from their own backgrounds and contexts, and draw on, and be inspired by, the local and international body of delegates from a multitude of different national and international backgrounds.

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***Call for papers - https://iiclldubai.iafor.org/call-for-papers/

The conference theme for IICLLDubai is "Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change", and the organisers 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 across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

Submissions are organised into the following thematic 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
Interactional competence
Inter-group relations
Knowledge management/LMS
Language education
Learner and teacher autonomy
Learning environments
Learning strategies
Learning third languages
Life long learning
Literacy
Linguistics
Methodology
Open Learning Initiative (OLI)
Phonetics and phonology
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
World Englishes
Teacher training
Testing and evaluation
The good language learner
Translation and Interpretation

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