The 25th Japan Language Testing Association Annual Conference (JLTA 2022) [online]: Call for Papers

The 25th Japan Language Testing Association Annual Conference (JLTA 2022) [online]: Call for Papers

The Japan Language Testing Association (JLTA) invites presentation proposals for its annual conference. We look forward to receiving your proposals related to the conference theme and to language testing and assessment in general.

At this year’s conference, the keynote speech and symposium will be presented in English. However, as usual, we welcome proposals for presentations in Japanese, too.

Each presenter will have 20 minutes to present his/her research paper or assessment practice report, followed by a 10-minute discussion. Note that each participant can present multiple times, but only once as the first presenter.

 

Dates: Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, 2022

Venue: Online (Zoom)

 

Day 1 (November 5): Workshop

<Time>

13:00 to 16:30 (with a break)

<Venue>

Online

<Title>

“What is language literacy for Japanese language teachers?” (tentative)

<Lecturer>

Prof. Sukero Ito (Akita International University)

<Language of instruction>

Japanese

<Attendance fee>

Free

 

Day 2 (November 6): Keynote speech, symposium, paper and practice presentations

<Venue>

Online (Zoom)

<Conference theme>

Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in CLIL

 

<Keynote speech>

Speaker: Dr. Dmitri Leontjev (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Title: Assessment, teaching, and learning in CLIL: Challenges and opportunities (tentative)

 

<Symposium>

Theme: Teaching, learning, and assessment in CLIL: National and International

perspectives (tentative)

Coordinator: Prof. Makoto Ikeda (Sophia University, Japan)

Cognition and Language Integrated Assessment in the Soft CLIL classroom in Japan (tentative)

Panelist: Prof. María Luisa Pérez Cañado (University of Jaén, Spain)

Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in CLIL: What’s the European Story? (tentative)

Panelist: Dr. Yuen Yi Lo (University of Hong Kong, China)

Assessment literacy of CLIL teachers (tentative)

Panelist: Dr. Rachael Ruegg (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

Assessment in full-degree EMI programmes in Japan (tentative)

 

<Attendance fee>

Student & JLTA member:  1,000 yen

Non-JLTA member: 3,000 yen

<Submission overview>

1) Presentation types

Research paper

Research related to language testing and assessment that clearly states the study purpose, methodology, analysis, and interpretation of the results

 

Assessment practice report

Report on assessment practices, including language tests, language program/curriculum evaluation, and assessment for teacher development, etc.

 

Presenters of both types will have 20 minutes each to present their research papers or assessment practice reports, followed by a 10-minute discussion.

 

Submission deadline: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

 

<How to apply>
Please submit your proposal via the following URL of Google Forms:

https://forms.gle/gNVj4TEd2yP1D2cT7

 

Information to be submitted:

1) Email

2) Presenter(s)

  1. First presenter (whose email address has been provided in 1) above)
  2. a) Names, b) affiliations, and c) JLTA membership status, of all presenters

3) Presentation

  1. Type (research paper or assessment practice report)
  2. Title
    3. A 400-word (or 800-Japanese character) abstract

For a research paper, please include the study purpose, methodology, analysis, and interpretation of the results, and for an assessment practice report, include the practice’s purpose and content, and the results.

  1. Three to five keywords

 

Membership requirement

All presenters must be JLTA members.

*Non-members should take JLTA membership within two weeks after the notice of presentation acceptance, via https://www.bunken.org/jlta/member/Registration/.

*This rule applies to all presenters in the program.

 

<Important information on submitting your proposal>

  • After you submit your proposal, you will receive an email on submission confirmation. If you do not receive it, you may have provided an incorrect email address; in this case, please submit your proposal again.
  • If, for any reason, you cannot send the proposal via Google Forms, or do not receive the confirmation, please send the information mentioned under <How to apply> above to cfp[at]gmail.com.
  • Each participant can present multiple times, but only once as the first presenter, regardless of the presentation type (research paper or assessment practice report).
  • More details about the presentations will be available on the conference website. We will not accept any changes in your abstract after the proposal submission deadline has passed, in principle.
  • Notification of selection will be sent via email to the first presenter by August 19, 2022.

 

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Please submit your proposal via the following URL of Google Forms:

https://forms.gle/xJwUiVMXREQZbaHw7

 

 

<Workshop registration>

To be announced at JLTA website.

 

<Inquiries>

JLTA Research Meeting Committee

jlta.cfp[at]gmail.com