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[Call for Papers] International Conference on the Development of English Across the Curriculum

 

Important date
Deadline for abstract submission: 30 June 2015

Conference/Seminars
Date                  14-15 December 2015
Venue               The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Conference will be conducted in English.

The International Conference on English Across the Curriculum is a two-day conference that aims to bring together academics from different disciplines and language teaching units to explore ways to enhance students’ English in discipline content subjects.

Organizers
English Across the Curriculum Inter-University Project Team
(comprising staff from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, City University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology)

Keynote Speakers
Professor Terry Myers Zawacki, George Mason University, USA
Dr Ursula Wingate, King’s College London, UK
Professor Rainer Glaser, University of Missouri, USA

Call for Papers
We invite proposals on a range of topics that relate to the conference theme – English Across the Curriculum – and the following themes:
a. Content and language integrated learning (CLIL)
b. English in the discipline
c. Writing/Speaking/Communication across the Curriculum
d. Engaging staff and students in the discipline
e. Evaluating the impact of English Across the Curriculum

Paper Presentation: 20 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A

Colloquium: 45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Submitting Abstracts
A 150-200 word abstract and a 50-word bio for each presenter should be submitted via the conference website at http://eacconference.elc.polyu.edu.hk

Enquiry
Contact one of the conference organising committee members:
» Dr Julia Chen, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, julia.chen@polyu.edu.hk
» Ms Grace Lim, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, grace.lim@polyu.edu.hk
» Dr Tracey Costley, City University of Hong Kong, tcostley@cityu.edu.hk
» Dr Jose Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, joselai@cuhk.edu.hk
» Dr Damian Fitzpatrick, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, damianf@cuhk.edu.hk
» Dr Keith Tong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, lcktong@ust.hk
Or email: eac2015@polyu.edu.hk

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