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Call for papers: 2013 TESOL International Convention

2013 TESOL International Convention
Harmonizing Language, Heritage, and Cultures

The 2013 TESOL International Convention will be held in Dallas, Texas  on 20-23 March 2013. According to the convention organisers, this will offer an opportunity for:

…TESOL professionals from around the world to consider how we as educators, working with learners from various cultural, linguistic, ethnic, and religious heritages, strive toward harmony in language acquisition and learning, to help learners on their personal journeys and enhance intercultural communication and understanding. In this age of rapid change and tumult, it is vital for us to share our practical and research work, our insights, and our learning experiences in order to strengthen our stamina and understanding as well as the field of English language teaching and learning.

Interested participants are encouraged to submit a proposal for one of the following session types:

  • Colloquium (up to seven panelists; 1 hour, 45 minutes)
  • Discussion Group (45 minutes)
  • Poster Session (1 hour, 15 minutes)
  • Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)
  • Research-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)
  • Teaching Tip (20 minutes)
  • Workshop (1 hour, 45 minutes)
Anonymous abstracts for proposed sessions are to be submitted online for double-blind review by Friday, 1 June 2012, 5 pm EDT. A detailed Call for Participation document, providing further information about each presentation type, evaluation criteria, and guidance on preparing an abstract can be downloaded here.

Featured Image by Dungodung (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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