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Apply to Present at the EV

Dear TESOL members,  
Please see the Call for Proposals below for the CALL Electronic Village (EV) events for the TESOL Convention in March. We look forward to receiving your proposal!

TESOL 2013
March 20-23, 2013
Dallas, Texas, USA

Electronic Village Special Events:
Call for Proposals


Deadline for Submissions: November 30, 2012
You are invited to submit a proposal for participation in the CALL Interest Section’s Electronic Village (EV) Special Events. More than one proposal from the same individual may be accepted based upon space availability.
Proposals are being accepted in one of the 4 following topics:
1.) EV Technology Fairs
o  Presentation time:  25 minutes
o  Format:  similar to a poster session, desktop computer with Internet provided
o  Event Summary:  EV Technology Fairs are informal demonstrations where teachers or teacher-developers share their use of technology resources in two consecutive 25-minute sessions on one computer station in a presentation format similar to a poster session. Showcase how you use hardware, mobile technology, apps, software applications, or Internet sites. EV Technology Fair event organizers will arrange the informal demonstrations according to topics and/or themes in one of the multiple events over the three days of the convention.

2.) Mini-workshops
o  Presentation time: 90 minutes
o  Format: workshop to no more than 20 participants; screen and projector provided for presenter and computers provided for participants; Internet provided
o  Event Summary: After a brief demonstration, presenters guide participants in “hands-on” practice. All topics are encouraged, particularly those that involve or encourage student collaboration or engagement
o  Proposal information: 50 word summary for program book and a 100 word abstract
3.) Developers’ Showcase
o  Presentation time:  8-12 minutes of presentation plus 5 minutes of question-and-answer time
o  Format:  Formal presentation at front of room to seated participants. A computer with Internet, screen, and projector provided for presenter.
o  Event Summary:  The Developers’ Showcase is an opportunity for ESOL teachers and curriculum/course designers to demonstrate new and original desktop or laptop computer software and/or websites. Presenters have 8 to 12 minutes to demonstrate and/or operate their software/website and explain its features and applications.
o  Proposal information: 50 word summary for program book and a 200 word abstract
4.) Mobile Apps for Education Showcase
o  Presentation time:  8-12 minutes of presentation plus 5 minutes of question-and-answer time
o  Format:  Formal presentation at front of room to seated participants. A screen and projector provided for presenter.
o  Event Summary:  The Mobile Apps for Education Showcase is an opportunity for ESOL teachers and curriculum/course designers to demonstrate new and original apps they that have created for mobile devices (iPads, tablets, etc.).
o  Proposal information: 50 word summary for program book and a 100 word abstract
To access more detailed descriptions of all events and a proposal submission form, go to http://www.call-is.org
We look forward to hearing from you!
Dawn Bikowski
CALL-IS Past Chair and EV Events Coordinator