Chinese Language Teachers Association of California 2011 Spring Conference CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Conference Organization Committee invites submissions of proposals for 20-minute presentation (including 5-minute Q&A) in all areas of Chinese teaching and learning, such as theories, methodologies and strategies, curricular, teaching materials, technology, acquisition, Chinese linguistics, culture factors, AP Chinese, and teaching credentials. Proposals that address what constitutes effective practice of Chinese teaching from students' perspective would be particularly welcome.
IMPORTANT DATES: Proposal submission deadline: January 17, 2011 Notification of acceptance: February 12, 2011 Early registration deadline (post-marked): February 21, 2011 Conference date: March 5, 2011 (Tentative)
VENUE: Stanford University
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION: 1) Send a one-page proposal (250-350 words in English or 400-500 characters in Chinese) *as email attachment* in MS-Word format to Liwei Gao, Chair of the Program Committee at <email@example.com>. Proposal can be written in either Chinese or English. 2) In the subject line of the email, type "CLTAC 2011 Spring Conference Proposal". In the body of the email, provide the following information: Paper Title Name of the Presenter School/Organization Detailed Contact Info (email, snail mail address, and phone) 3) Do NOT include your name and institutional affiliation in the proposal since all proposals will be anonymously reviewed. 4) Only one paper from each person will be considered. Multiple submissions are not allowed. 5) Presenters must have a valid CLTAC member status. See http://www.cltac.org for membership application.
REGISTRATION The conference is open to CLTAC members and their colleagues and friends. Registration is required. To register for the conference, send a completed Registration Form (downloadable from www.cltac.org) and available in CLTAC 2011.1 newsletter) together with your registration fee ($15 for members and $20 for non-members; by check payable to CLTAC) before February 21, 2011 (by postmark) to CLTAC treasurer at CLTAC, P.O. Box 1428, Monterey, CA 93942 (see instruction on the registration form). Late or on-site registration fee is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Registration fee is waived for conference presenters. Convenient lunch (included in the registration fee) will be provided to registered participants. On-site registration for membership at the conference will be available.
For more information about the conference, visit CLTAC website: www.cltac.org.