Organized by the TCLT Committee
Sponsored by Hamilton College and the Ohio State University
With in-depth conference panel discussions and free hands-on workshops to teach up-to-date new technologies in Chinese language teaching since 2000.
Hosted by the Ohio State University
June 12-14, 2010
Conference contact persons: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
$100 $150 Conference Travel Subsidy for Presenters
Given to the first 50 abstracts/papers submitted and accepted. Later submissions will be subject to further funding availability $100 for presenters from Eastern and Central time zones (except for Texas), $150 for the other time zones in the U.S. (including Texas, Mountain, Pacific, and Alaska time zones) and overseas.
Two $200 Travel Scholarships for Graduate Students
Awarded to two outstanding papers by graduate students (mark your submission with the application for the scholarship and indicate your graduate student status)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Conference Main Themes
- Integration of technology into day-to-day instruction/Virtual classroom
- Conference Languages
- Chinese and English
- Abstract and Paper Online
Submission Deadline: 12/1/2009
Submit a half‐page abstract (no more than 100 words) along with your full sized paper for a 20‐minute presentation at http://en4en.org/openconf/openconf.php. If you only submit your abstract, be aware that your full-length paper will be due shortly after your abstract of paper is accepted.
Topics Related But Not Limited to
Integration of technology into day‐to‐day instruction: listening, speaking, reading, and writing Importance, usage, assessment, device, curriculum design, and development of technology‐based Chinese language teaching Virtual classroom Blended courses:
- classroom and virtual learning Web 2.0‐based learning system Mobil Chinese teaching
- Distance learning
- Language testing on Internet
- Digital instructional material development
- Multimedia instruction and second language acquisition
Issues in CALL study
- New technology and its application to teaching Chinese as a second language
- Other related topics on technology‐based Chinese language teaching
To bridge the gap between technology and teaching methodology and curriculum and to enhance the exchange on technology-based Chinese language teaching, the First International Conference on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century (TCLT1) was initiated and hosted by Hamilton College in 2000 and followed by TCLT2 at Yale University in 2002, TCLT3 at Columbia University in 2004, TCLT4 at University of Southern California in 2006, TCLT5 at University of Macau in 2008; and TCLT6 will be held at Ohio State University, June 12-14, 2010.
TCLT has 136 supporting institutions worldwide. The main features of TCLT conference are its in-depth panel discussions exclusively on technology-based Chinese language teaching, and free hands-on workshops (at least four of them at each conference) to teach up-to-date new technologies in Chinese language instruction.
De Bao Xu, Chair
TCLT Standing Committee
Professor of Chinese and Chair
East Asian Languages and Literatures Department Hamilton College
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323