Academics, teachers, MA & PhD students, researchers, experts & practitioners in the field of English Language Teaching, Applied Linguistics, English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature and the allied sciences are cordially invited to submit papers to the GlobELT 2018: An International Conference on Teaching and Learning English as an Additional Language that will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, between the dates of 10-13 May 2018.

All presented papers will be published by International Online Journal of Education and Teaching-IOJET (http://iojet.org), Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics-EJAL (http://ejal.eu), International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction- (IJCI) (http://ijci.wcci-international.org/index.php/IJCI) and Novitas-ROYAL (www.novitasroyal.org)All of the journals are indexed by international indices.

Main Topics

The Conference will address a range of critically important issues and themes relating but not limited to the following:

  • Applied Linguistics and Language Education
  • Approaches and Methods in English Education
  • Culture and Literature in English Education
  • Early English Education
  • English as an International Language
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • English Language Curriculum and Teaching Materials
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Language and Peace Education
  • Language Learning and Acquisition
  • Language Policy
  • Language Testing and Evaluation
  • Life-long Language Learning
  • Distance Language Education
  • Multimedia and ICT in English Education
  • Teacher Training and Education
  • Translation Studies & Language Teaching

Types of Presentations

Participants are invited to submit abstracts of papers, workshops or posters to the conference program committee. All types of presentations will be in English. Speakers can choose to do an oral presentation, a poster presentation, or an online presentation. For all types of proposals, speakers are expected to submit a structured abstract through our proposal submission system until January 19, 2018. All proposals will be blind-reviewed by at least two members of the editorial and advisory board for scope and quality.

Oral Presentations & Online (Virtual) Presentations

Participants are kindly invited to give presentations on any of the themes listed above. The paper presenters are required to restrict their presentations to 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes for discussion and/or Q&A. Each session will last for a total of 20 minutes.

Workshops

Workshop sessions include active audience participation through experiencing and discussing tasks provided by the workshop facilitator. Workshop sessions will generally last for 45 minutes.

Posters 

Posters are invited on any of the themes listed above. Posters may be any size up to a maximum of A1 (594mm x 840mm) or equivalent made up of separate sheets.

Manuscript Preparation & Submission

Since all the papers presented at GlobELT 2018 Conference will be published in one of the collaborator journals, the editorial secretary of the journal will inform authors about the publication process after the conference has been conducted. Authors are expected  to format their papers according to the selected journal template and submit it to the journal system once they are informed through an email.

For the author guidelines of IOJET, please visit http://iojet.org/index.php/IOJET/about/submissions#authorGuidelines. Author guidelines and a manuscript template for EJAL can be found at http://ejal.eu/index.php/ejal/about/submissions#authorGuidelines. Also, author guidelines can be found at http://ijci.wcci-international.org/index.php/IJCI/about/submissions#authorGuidelines. For the author guidelines of NOVITAS-ROYAL, please visit http://www.novitasroyal.org/submissions
Each journal has its own online submission system. Authors are expected to follow the steps in journals’ submission system described at http://iojet.org/index.php/IOJET/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions (IOJET), http://ejal.eu/index.php/ejal/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions (EJAL), http://ijci.wcci-international.org/index.php/IJCI/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions (IJCI) and http://www.novitasroyal.org/submissions

All of the journals make use of APA conventions in their manuscript templates; authors may wish to pay a visit to APA Formatting and Style Guide at The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.