24th COTSEAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE at SEASSI 2018
SEA Languages in the 21st Century: Teaching Strategies and Overcoming Challenges
July 27-28, 2018
University of Wisconsin, Madison
COTSEAL invites participants from academic institutions, teachers, researchers, and graduate students who are interested in, involved in, or have conducted research on Southeast Asian language education and linguistics to submit abstracts to the conference.
Paper/presentation topics may include, but are not limited to:
· Different approaches in teaching SEA languages
· Proficiency, project, community-based learning
· Heritage language learners
· Distance learning and flipped classrooms
· University policies &related issues affecting SEA language instruction
(We encourage participants of the ACTFL Familiarization Workshop at University of Michigan to present results of their group work.)
Abstract Submission Deadline: June 7, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: June 14, 2018
An abstract proposal should include the title, a brief description of 250 words maximum, and a presenter profile that should include your name, institution, email address, and phone number. Send them as two email attachments (MS words/pdf) to: , Subject line: COTSEAL 2018 Abstract Submission.
COTSEAL is offering partial matching travel grants to help lecturers and graduate students whose papers are accepted to present at the conference. Please indicate if you would like to apply for the travel grant in your submission email. A detailed description for applying for a travel grant can be found at http://cotseal.net/travel_grants.html, and the conference announcement and hotel and local travel information can be found here: . Refer back to the website for frequent updates as the conference approaches, including the conference program.
Please note: all presenters and travel grant recipients must be paid members of COTSEAL at the time of the conference. To become or renew as a COTSEAL member: .
For more information about the conference, please contact the conference co-chairs:
Conference Organizing Committee: Juliana Wijaya, Pittaya Paladroi, Ellen Rafferty, Desiana Pauli Sandjaja
COTSEAL Officers: Juliana Wijaya, Pittaya Paladroi-Shane, Agustini