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Electronic Village accepting proposals

The TESOL CALL-IS is extending the Call for Proposals for the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase at TESOL 2018 to October 16th.  Please re-post and re-share the following Call for Proposals to all interested parties:

TESOL 2018
March 27-30, 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Electronic Village Special Events:
Call for Proposals
Deadline for Submissions: October 16th, 2017

http://www.call-is.org/ev/

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 the following five events:

  1. EV Technology Fairs     call-is.org/ev/#fairs
  • Presentation Time: 50 minutes total
  • Format: Presenters demonstrate their technology applications in two consecutive 25-minute sessions on one computer station in a presentation format similar to a poster session. After 25 minutes, the session is repeated. Participants attend sessions of their choosing and drop in and out of demonstrations. Demonstrations are informal and preclude highly structured presentations.
  • Event Summary: In the Technology Fairs, teachers or teacher-developers share their use of technology-based and/or internet-based resources. These resources can be software, websites, mobile devices or other hardware. Demonstrations may highlight student projects, activities, or curriculum created for students or educators.
  • Proposal Information: 50-word summary for program book and a 100-word abstract
  1. Mini-workshops call-is.org/ev/#workshops
  • Presentation Time: 90 minutes
  • Format: After a brief demonstration, presenters guide participants in “hands-on” practice. Space is limited to 15-20 Workshop duration is 90 minutes.
  • Event Summary: Presenters provide experience in adaptation of software and/or hardware for CALL purposes and create products for teaching and learning in a meaningful context relevant for each individual participant. Facilitators provide subject matter expertise and guidance.
  • Proposal Information: 50-word summary for program book and a 150-word abstract
  1. Developers’ Showcase     call-is.org/ev/#showcase
  • Presentation Time: 8-12 minutes of presentation plus 5 minutes of question-and-answer time
  • Format: Presenters have 8 to 12 minutes to demonstrate and/or operate their software and explain its features and applications. A question-and-answer session follows each presentation.
  • Event Summary: The Developers’ Showcase features a variety of unique computer programs and websites specifically designed for English language learning and addresses a variety of skills and strategies ranging from speaking and listening practice to lesson planning and administrative matters.  This event only accepts non-commercial proposals that present original work by the presenter. Unique features, functions, and content are required. Uses of existing software will not be accepted. All submissions must be original work by the presenter and be fully functioning.
  • Proposal Information: 50-word summary for program book and a 200-word abstract
  1. Mobile Apps for Education Showcase     call-is.org/ev/#mobile
  • Presentation Time: 8-12 minutes of presentation plus 5 minutes of question-and-answer time
  • Format: In a “lecture” format, presenters will have approximately ten minutes to demonstrate their “off the rack” application and explain its uses for ESOL classrooms. A question-and-answer session follows each presentation.
  • Event Summary: Foursquare? Twitterific? Yelp? Evernote? Mobile apps turn any handheld device into a language learning tool. Which ones are good for the classroom and how can we use them most effectively? Educational uses of these programs will be demonstrated in the Technology Showcase room.
  • Proposal Information: 50-word summary for program book and a 100-word abstract
  1. On the Cutting Edge: Graduate Student Research Panels     call-is.org/ev/#graduate
  • Presentation Time: 15-20 minutes presentation time plus time at very end for questions
  • Format: Presenters will have 15-20 minutes to share their research. Presenters will be grouped into threes to form a panel. A short question and answer session will follow after all presenters on a panel have shared their research.
  • Event SummaryGraduate Student Research Panels provide graduate students with the opportunity to showcase their research.  Participants will be grouped into similar themes for the panels.
  • Proposal Information: 50-word summary for program book and a 200-word abstract
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