The 9th Annual JALT
Pan-SIG Conference 2010
May 22-23, 2010
Osaka Gakuin, University, Suita City, Osaka
The organizing committee of
the JALT Pan-SIG Conference 2010 invites all interested applied
linguistic researchers to submit presentation proposals for the 9th
Annual Pan-SIG Conference, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday,
May 22 and 23, 2010 at Osaka Gakuin University.
This conference is co-sponsored by the Computer-Assisted Language
Learning (CALL), College and University Educators (CUE), Extensive
Reading (ER), Framework and Language
Portfolio (FLP), Global Issues in Language Education (GILE), Japanese
as a Second Language (JSL), Lifelong Language Learning (LLL), Other
Language Educators (OLE), Pragmatics (PRAG), Study Abroad (SA),
Teacher Education (TEd), Testing & Evaluation (TEVAL) Special
Interest Groups. The event is organized by the Kyoto Chapter of the
Association of Teaching (JALT) with the support of the Osaka Chapter.
Research in any area of applied linguistics will be welcome. Two
types of proposals will be considered:
1. Reports on completed research
2. Works in progress (including
completed research design and/or data collection)
Presentations will be 45 minutes in length (including 10 minutes
for questions and answers). Preference will be given to those
submissions that fit the theme of the conference and/or general
interests of the SIG to which the submission is being made.
In particular, presenters that actually incorporate learners (or
their voices /images/videos) are highly encouraged to submit!
(1) a 50-word summary,
(2) a 150-word abstract, and
(3) personal information (name, affiliation, contact details)
Deadline: No later than
February 15, 2010
Subject line: The
subject line should read: Submission for (XX) where `XX'
is the abbreviated form of the SIG. i.e. (Submission for SA)
Format: All proposals
should be sent as an attachment; either as
a) Microsoft Word document (.doc)
b) Rich Text File (.rtf) file format.
Submissions made in any other form will not be accepted.
Proposals for workshops (120 minutes) and poster sessions are
For further information, please contact Eric Skier (Pan-SIG 2010 Submissions
Chair) at firstname.lastname@example.org
for teacher-researchers not based in Japan:
be aware that as a conference falling under the auspices of the JALT
are unable to assist with sponsoring anyone to either attend or present
conference. Please do not submit a proposal if you have no means of
visa, if necessary, to enter Japan.
you for your understanding,