The Language Learning & Teaching and Instructional Technology Conference
December 23rd, 2023
9:30-10:00 Welcoming Session
- Opening remarks by the Rector and Vice Rector of Ajou University.
- Overview of the conference’s goals and schedule.
10:05-10:35 First Keynote Address
10:40-11:10 Second Keynote Address
11:15-11:45 Third Keynote Address
12:00-13:00 Lunch and Showtime
- Participants will enjoy a catered lunch while being entertained by …
13:00-15:00 Session Time (Four Parallel Sessions)
- English Language Education & Pedagogy
- Description: This track welcomes papers that delve into innovative methodologies, curricula, and strategies in English language teaching and learning. Topics can range from curriculum development, assessment techniques, to addressing challenges unique to EFL/ESL settings.
- Instructional Technology in Language Education
- Description: Submissions for this track should focus on the integration of modern technology into language instruction. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of edtech tools, platforms, and applications to enhance learner engagement, innovative online teaching methodologies, and evaluations of technological tools' effectiveness in language classrooms.
- Korean Language Learning: Insights & Innovations
- Description: This track is dedicated to the exploration of the Korean language's teaching and learning. Papers might address challenges, pedagogical strategies, curriculum design, cultural integration, or comparisons between Korean and other language instruction methodologies.
- STEM Education with English Instruction
- Description: This track seeks papers that explore the intersection of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education and English language instruction. Topics can cover the benefits and challenges of English-medium instruction in STEM, strategies to integrate language skills with STEM content, and case studies of successful implementations.
- Student Track Description:
- Description: Are you a student eager to explore the fascinating world of language learning, teaching, instructional technology, and academic research? Then, our dedicated Student Track is designed just for you! This track offers a unique opportunity for students to actively participate in the Language Learning & Teaching and Instructional Technology Conference.
15:00-15:30 Farewell and Gift Contest
- Closing remarks and expression of gratitude to all participants, speakers, and organizers.
- Announcement of the gift contest winners, with exciting prizes for lucky attendees.
Purpose Statement for the Language Learning & Teaching and Instructional Technology Conference
The "Language Learning & Teaching and Instructional Technology Conference" aims to be a nexus for thought leaders, educators, technologists, and professionals passionate about language instruction. We endeavor to bridge traditional teaching methodologies with modern instructional technology, addressing the multifaceted realms of English, Korean language learning, and STEM education with English instruction. Through collaborative discourse, research presentations, and knowledge exchange, we aspire to shape the future of global language education, ensuring it's dynamic, inclusive, and effectively integrated with technological advancements.
Specific Objectives of the Conference:
- Knowledge Dissemination: To highlight and share cutting-edge research, methodologies, and instructional practices in English, Korean language learning, instructional technology, and STEM education with English instruction.
- Technological Integration: To underscore the vital role of instructional technology in contemporary language education and demonstrate how educators can harness these tools to foster interactive and immersive learning experiences.
- Collaborative Learning: To create an environment where educators, technologists, and industry professionals can engage in meaningful dialogues, share resources, and collaboratively address challenges in language education.
- Skill Enhancement: To empower educators with actionable strategies and insights, enabling them to integrate various language instruction facets effectively into their curricula.
- Interdisciplinary Exploration: To delve into the convergence of STEM and English instruction, offering a platform for discussing the challenges and rewards of this interdisciplinary approach.
- Networking: To provide opportunities for attendees to form connections, collaborations, and partnerships that can drive forward the shared mission of global language education enrichment.
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Ajou University in Tashkent