The Sixth Annual Conference of the NECLTA - Call for Proposals

Tuesday, May 30, 2017



Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA

The 6th Annual Conference of the NECLTA-International Conference on Learning and Teaching Chinese Language and Culture

Conference Theme: "Rethinking the Practices-Teaching Chinese in the Digital Era"


NECLTA (The New England Chinese Language Teachers' Association) is calling for proposals for presentations at its 6th annual conference. The conference will be hosted by Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts) on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. We welcome proposals from K-12 public and private school teachers, Chinese school teachers, college and university educators in Chinese, graduate students, national and international scholars, and educational administrators. Presentations may address any aspect of issues in teaching and learning Chinese language and culture at various levels in different settings, including but not limited to: (1) classroom teaching practices (2) technology application in Chinese teaching (3) K-12 Standards-based instruction; (4) performance-based assessments, (5) thematic unit lesson planning,  (6) reading and writing literacy development,  (7) second language acquisition of Chinese, (8) Chinese linguistics and Chinese pedagogical grammar (8) teaching culture (9) teaching heritage students (10) study abroad, and (11) others: administration, teacher training, immersion programs, etc. Proposals should be submitted online at by July 15, 2017. Notification of acceptance decisions will be sent out through email by August 1, 2017. The maximum length of a proposal shall be 500 words (in English or Chinese).

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新英格兰地区中文教师协会将于2017 年10 月21 日举办第六届年会。大会由塔夫茨大学承办。 欢迎全球中小学和大学中文教师、研究生、学者、教育管理者参加大会。 大会演讲报告提要的议题包括: 课堂教学理论和实践, 科技在中文教学中的应用, 中小学的课程标准, 实践性评估,主题单元教学,阅读与写作技能,汉语习得研究, 汉语语言学和教学语法, 文化教学, 有中文背景学生的汉语习得及教学,海外留学等等。请您于 2017年 7 月 15 日之前在NECLTA的网站上(提交报告提要。报告是否录用的通知将于2017 年8 月1 日前通过电邮发出。报告提要请勿超过500 字。

Conference Committee, NECLTA 

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