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CONGRESS THEME

ELT Classroom Practices and the Construction of Peace and Social Justice 

CONGRESS AUDIENCE

Conference participants include language educators, program administrators and teacher educators. About 600 teachers are expected. 

ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSALS 

You will be informed if your proposal has been accepted within four weeks after the deadline for applications. If you do not hear from us by July 15, please contact us immediately, especially if you need confirmation to process your travel arrangements. 

TYPE OF PRESENTATION 

In the conference program, each abstract will be labeled with the following descriptions so participants will know what they are signing up for in the Concurrent Sessions. Please indicate the type of your presentation in the space provided. • 

WORKSHOP 

In a workshop, the presenter works with the group, helping them to develop a specific teaching technique or a hands-on activity. The emphasis is on the participants’ activity which is carefully structured by the presenter. 

LECTURE 

A lecture discusses and describes something the presenter is doing or has done in relation to either theory or practice. Participation from the audience is usually limited to questions and discussion during or at the end of the lecture.  

DEMONSTRATION

Rather than describing or discussing, a demonstration shows a technique for teaching. The presenter’s statement of the theory underlying the technique is usually brief. The rest of the time is used for showing, rather than telling.  

RESEARCH REPORT 

A report which discusses ongoing research; includes presentation of the problem, methodology, implications of research, and so on. The presentation is followed by a discussion with the audience. 

PUBLISHER SESSION

The presentation of the rationale and principles of an educational product and its promotion to a target audience. . 

COLLOQUIA 

This should be submitted by a Colloquium Chair and the partipating presenters. Each participant should submitt an abstract for her/his presentation. 

REGISTRATION FOR PRESENTERS 

All applicants have to be active members of ASOCOPI. If the applicant is not affiliated s/he will be given a week’s time to legalize her/his status. If the applicant has not done so at the end of that period, her/his proposal will not be considered for evaluation.

RESTRICTIONS ON TIMING 

Presentations in the concurrent sessions will last 45 minutes and will be scheduled for the three days of the convention. If you are planning to arrive late or leave early, please specify when. 

HANDOUTS

Note that presenters are requested to bring their own photocopies. Please leave two copies of your handouts in the Coordination Room for participant services. 


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