AKDENIZ LANGUAGE STUDIES CONFERENCE

   

   1st International Akdeniz Language Studies Conference
“Languages and All”

Organized by
Akdeniz University
School of Foreign Languages
in cooperation with
Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
University of Craiova, Romania
Burch University, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Children Research Center, Turkey

9-12 May 2012
School of Foreign Languages, Antalya, Turkey

All accepted papers of the conference will be published in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences by ELSEVIER (www.elsevier.com) and will be indexed by  Thomson Reuters’ Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science).
  
Topics
The conference focuses on “languages and all.” There are seven major thematic sessions in the conference that are as follows:

1. Standardization/ quality assurance: “Is your B1 my B1?”
2. In- Service / Professional development at universities
3. Erasmus Programme and teaching Turkish and other languages as foreign languages
4. Multimedia language teaching and language labs in the 21st Century
5. Bologna Process and e-learning as a manageable alternative to traditional teaching and learning
6. Administrative problems of Schools of Foreign Languages
7. CEF
Papers and posters can be presented on any of the following topics as long as they are related to the conference’s overarching theme which is “languages and any of the topics or study areas” given below.

• foreign language teaching
• coursebooks and instructional materials
• physical sciences
• social sciences
• psychology
• literatures
• linguistics
• translation
• multi/ interculturalism and globalization
• sports and recreation
• fine arts and music
• social sciences
• science education
• innovation and creativity
• life long learning
• educational sciences
   – pre-school education
   – primary school education
   – secondary school education
   – university education
   – vocational education
   – distance education
   – special education
   – administration
   – curriculum / planning
   – measurement and evaluation
• all other subject matters/fields of study
 

Language of the Conference
Oral and poster presentations can be completed in English, French, German, and Turkish. However, Procedia papers can only be written in English.
  
THE REGISTRATION DESK WILL OPEN ON MONDAY @ 9 a.m. & CLOSE @ 7 p.m.

THE DESK WILL BE OPEN ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS BETWEEN 9:00 a.m. through 5 p.m.

Social Program

9 May 2012 Wednesday

17:00 Opening Ceremony @ Akdeniz University Atatürk Conference Hall

20:00 Cocktail @ Akdeniz University Social Facilities (All participants both presenting and observing are welcome; free of charge for all)

10 May 2012 Thursday

FREE DAY & NIGHT after the sessions!

11 May 2012 Friday

20:00 Gala Dinner @ Akdeniz University Social Facilities (All participants both presenting and observing are welcome; free of charge for all)

12 May 2012 Saturday

Culture and Sightseeing Day (Busses will take the participants to the Museum of Archaeology and the old town inside the Citadel; guides will be provided)

Contacts
General queries: questionslsc@gmail.com
Mobile: +90 (242) 310 23 31 (Available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays)