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GLIT 2014 - Global Conference on Language Practice & Information Technology

Date2014-06-09 - 2014-06-10


VenueSabah, Malaysia Malaysia



Topics/Call fo Papers

June 9 & 10,2014
Novotel Kota Kinabalu 1Borneo,Sabah, Malaysia
This global conference on Language and Information Technology: Synergizing Meaningful Education (GLIT 2014) highlights current interdisciplinary enquiry and explorations on research and practice in various aspects of language and information technology. Significant issues in synergizing language and information technology in various disciplines will be the focus of the conference. The conference aims to be a platform for interaction, exploration, examination, and comprehension of issues related to innovative knowledge. It will be a specific gathering of experts, practitioners, researchers, writers and graduate students engaged in research in all aspects of integrated knowledge of language and information technology. GLIT 2014 welcomes all, to be informed by experts, and thus to sharpen the understanding on knowledge in education needs. Through the sharing of research findings and best examples of practice GLIT 2014 will contribute to all levels of education settings globally.
On behalf of the GLIT 2014 Organizing Committee, we are glad to invite you to take part in the GLIT 2014 conference to present your research findings, innovative ideas, latest technologies and up-to-date methodologies. Papers on the issues of intercultural and multicultural society’s dialogue are also welcome. On this basis, the GLIT 2014 Organizing Committee is calling for papers for submission to the Global Conference on Language and Information Technology 2014 (GLIT 2014) which addresses issues that serve locally and globally.
All papers will undergo a peer-review process and all accepted papers will be published in the conference e-Proceedings with an e-ISBN.
“Synergizing Meaningful Education”
The objectives of GLIT 2014 are to:
- bring together local and international scholars, writers and practitioners to share their research experience and findings.
- address issues arising from new knowledge, innovation and excellence in language, information technology and social sciences.
- provide a platform for academicians and researchers to share ideas, expertise and experiences pertaining to relevant issues on language and technology.
- present the result of their research activities in the various disciplines, themes and areas of knowledge.
- discuss research that contributes to the sharing of new ideas, innovations theoretical, methodological, empirical knowledge and problem solving techniques for better understanding in the various disciplines, themes and areas of knowledge.
- share ideas and expertise in language teaching and learning in the context of new technology
- explore pedagogical issues pertaining language teaching and learning with ICT applications
- empower acquisition of language teaching and learning with the utilization of ICT
Conference Theme:
Learning and Teaching Strategies/Styles
Curriculum Development
Evaluation & Assessment
Outcome-based Language Education
Interlanguage/ Cultural Communication and Awareness:
o Sociolinguistics
o Pragmatics
o Psycholinguistics
o Issues in translation
Corpus, Computer and Context
Lexicography and Users’ Needs
E-Learning/ Mobile learning
Literary and cultural studies
theoretical linguistics
applied linguistics
Critical discourse analysis
Gender studies
Language and arbitration
Language and cognition
Language and technology
Media studies
Foreign languages
Language and literature education
Primary education
Secondary education
Tertiary education
Distance education
Blended learning
Learning management system (LMS)
Managed learning environments (MLS)
Virtual learning environments (VLE)
Web 2.0 applications
Artificial intelligence
E-learning models
Pedagogical strategies
Game based design
Ubiquitous design
Web tools
Designing learning settings
Creating learning courses
Designing learning tasks
Learning and cognitive styles
Moderating, tutoring & facilitating
Web 2.0 tools
Accessibility to Disabled Users
Assessment Methods in Blended Learning Environments
Assessment Software Tools
Assessment and Accreditation of Courses and Institutions
Authoring Tools and Content Development
Blended/ Collaborative/ Community Learning
Computer-Aided Assessment
Context Dependent Learning
Cooperation with Industry in Teaching
Course Design and E-Learning Curriculae
Critical Success Factors in Distance Learning
Digital Libraries for E-Learning
Distance Education
Distance and E-Learning in a Global Context
E-Learning Hardware and Software
E-Learning Platforms, Portals
E-Learning Success Cases
E-Testing and new Test Theories
E-learning in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and information engineering
Educating the Educators
Groupware Tools
Higher Education vs. Vocational Training
Immersive Learning
Impact and Achievements of International Initiatives
Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Interdisciplinary Programs for Distance Education
International Partnerships in Teaching
Lifelong Learning
Medical Applications
Mobile Learning (M-learning)
Pedagogy Enhancement with E-Learning
Security Aspects
Simulated Communities and Online Mentoring
Teacher Evaluation
Technology Enhanced Learning
Technology Support for Pervasive Learning
Theoretical Bases of E-Learning Environments
Virtual Labs and Virtual Classrooms
Web-based Learning, Wikis and Blogs
1. Education in Context
2. Education as Professional Field
3. Curricular Evolution
4. Learner Orientation
5. Integrating Educational Technologies
6. International Higher Education
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
A. Plenary Sessions
Invited honorary speakers
B. Parallel Sessions
Paper (15 minutes + 5 minutes Q&A)
A paper is most effectively presented orally as an address to the audience with reference to notes or text, rather than as a rapid reading of a prepared text. The abstract should include the purpose of the study and a brief overview of the methodology/theoretical framework and findings. Each session should take a maximum of 15 minutes with an additional 5 minutes given for discussion.
C. Poster Presentation
Posters should be no more than 29.7cm x 42cm (A3 size). Each presenter is entitled to a maximum of two posters. Poster presenters must be present to explain and discuss their posters at the time allocated in the programme. The abstract should include a brief description of the central idea underlying the poster. Presenters are responsible for mounting and removing their posters.
Accommodation and transportation shall not be the responsibility of the organisers.
Secretariat of GLIT 2014
International Islamic University College Selangor
43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
Phone/WhatsApp : +6019-555-0629 (Shahrul Ridzuan)
E-mail :

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