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The biennial 4th National Symposium on Japanese Language Education (NSJLE) will be held on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd November 2018 at UTS (University of Technology Sydney). The theme of 2018 “Bigger, Broader, Better!”

We are looking for presenters who have research, a study, or a program to share with peers at the symposium. Educators from every level of education, primary, secondary and tertiary and stakeholders involved in Japanese Language Education are encouraged to apply.

Application

  • Open :  12 February 2018
  • Close : 8 April 2018
  • Language : English or Japanese

Please note that it will be required;

  • Abstract for the screening & selection (up to 300 words in English or up to 600 words in Japanese)
  • Biography (up to 150 words in English)

Presentations type

  • Oral presentations (45 min)
  • Panel presentations (90min)

Content

Limited to unpublished works only

Oral presentations

Practice reports, research presentations. Total of 45 min (presentation time 35min and Q&A 10min).

For selected papers, the following items are requested for submission after the outcome notification;

  • Detailed abstract for the program

 (up to 500 – 600 words in English or up to 1000 – 1200 words in Japanese)

  • Photo for the program

Panel Presentations

A paper may have multiple presenters (up to 6 co-presenters) within a 90 min slot. The lead presenter is requested to submit a summarised abstract for a screening & selection on behalf of the whole panel in the application from (up to 300 words in English or up to 600 words in Japanese).

For selected papers, the following items are requested for submission after the outcome notification;

  • Detailed abstracts for the program from each of the presenters

(up to 500-600 words in English or up 1000-1200 words in Japanese)

  • Biographies from each of the presenters (up to 150 words in English)
  • Photos of each of the presenters for the program

Encouraged topics

  • Advocacy
  • Innovative programs – models for success
  • Australian Curriculum: Languages – Japanese
  • The Current State of Japanese Language Education
  • ICT
  • Bilingual / Immersion Program
  • Action Research 

Note for writing abstracts for screening and selection

Please do not enter any information in your abstract which would allow you to be identified (such as your name or affiliated institution).

Outcome notification

The paper will be selected by anonymous review panel.

The results will be announced on 1 June 2018.  

Proceedings 

Presenters will be invited to submit their paper or practical report to be considered for the official proceedings, to be published after the conference.

Submit Here

Enquiries

The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Email : coordinators@jpf.org.au
Phone : (02) 8239 0055

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