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CFP: IT and Universities in Asia

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Call for Papers

IT Culture and Language Education

Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand
April 3rd - 5th, 2002

Organized by The Faculty Senate of Chulalongkorn University
Co-organized by The Asian Association of CALL

Sponsored by
1) Ministry of University Affairs, Thailand
2) The Japan Foundation, Bangkok

The Faculty Senate of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and the Asia CALL Association are co-organizing an international conference on "Information Technology and the Universities in Asia" from April 3 to 5, 2002, at the campus of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. The conference will be a place where teachers, researchers, administrators and others who are interested in how best to use ICTs in realizing the missions of the university education get together to share ideas, opinions and research findings. Of special interest are papers and presentations that explore (1) the *cultural* aspects of using ICTs in universities and (2) theoretical and collaborative research of `Web and Computer Assisted Language Learning in Asia.' However, though the focus of the conference is on the use of ICTs in Asia, participants from all corners of the world are very welcome to share their ideas and expertise.

Paper proposals are called in two broad areas:
1. ITUA 2002
Distance Learning
ICTs in Classroom Teaching and/or Research
ICTs in University Administration

2. CALL Asia
Computer Assisted Language Learning
Multi Media Assisted Language Learning
Computer-Assisted (Based) Language Testing
Research in new language learning environments
New role of writing as a tool for communication
Building national/international partnerships for networked language learning

All the types of presentations (paper, workshop, poster) will be welcome. Please send your proposals or abstracts (minimum 200 - maximum 500 words) to:

Larry D. Chong
Chair of The Asia CALL Committee
School of Foreign Languages
Kyongju University, Kyongju, Korea
Tel: +82-54-770-5134; Fax:+82-54-748-2812

Those who are interested in obtaining further information of the conference through e-mail (whether intending to present or not) are requested to send their e-mail addresses to the address above.

For those who intend to present, please send your abstracts in the body of the email. Please do not send it as an attached file.

Deadline of submission: January 15, 2002.
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2002.

Plans are being made with notable publishing presses to publish selected papers in a bound volume. Participants whose papers are selected will have the opportunity to revise their papers for the Journal of CALL Asia after the conference.

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