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Deadline for Proposal Submission: 31 January 2017
Notification of Acceptance:
17 February 2017
For general inquiries, please contact: Asst. Prof. Dr.Kwanjira Chatpunnarangsee at eltconference@arts.tu.ac.th

Proposal Submission Guidelines

Thammasat University International Conference
ELT in the Digital Age
6-7 July 2017


Proposal Submission Guidelines

All proposals are submitted electronically to Asst. Prof. Dr. Kwanjira Chatpunnarangsee at eltconference@arts.tu.ac.th

- The submission file is in Microsoft Word

- The text is double-spaced, uses 12-point Times New Roman font, and employs italics, rather than underlining
   (except with URL addresses)

- Name your file as “abstract_for_ELT_conference_surname” (e.gabstract_for_ELT_conference_Chatpunnarangsee.docx)


The proposal contains the following information:

1.       Presenter(s) information

·           Name(s) and affiliation(s)

·           Coordinating presenter’s email address

2.       Type of presentation

3.       Topic areas

4.       Title of presentation

5.       Abstract (not exceeding 300 words) and three keywords

6.       Presenter(s)’ bio data (not exceeding 150 words per each presenter)



All proposals must be received by January 31, 2017


Topic Areas

World Englishes/English as a Global Language

English as an International Language/English as a Lingua Franca

Linguistic Ecology

Language Teaching Methodologies

Language Acquisition/Psycholinguistics

Learner and Teacher Autonomy

Learning Strategies, Individual Differences, Anxiety and Motivation

Technology and Language Teaching

Blended Learning

Literacy in Second Language Acquisition

Literature and Language Teaching

Materials Development and Design

Language Testing and Assessment

Curriculum Planning

Language Policy and Linguistic Landscape

English for Academic/Specific Purposes

Intercultural Communication

Translation and Interpretation Studies


Types of Presentations

Participants are invited to submit proposals for three types of presentation:

1.       Research or discussion paper

2.       Workshop

3.       Poster



The abstract describing a session will

·         not exceed 300 words

·         not reveal the presenter(s)’s name(s) or contain references to the presenter(s)’ published works

·         be written to attract the most appropriate audience to the topic and type of presentation


Proposal Evaluation Criteria

The conference adopts a double-blinded review process. Two peer reviewers will be asked to review each proposal submission. A third peer reviewer will be solicited in the case of a divided decision among the two initial reviewers. The following criteria will be used:

1.       The topic of the proposal is current, relevant, and significant to the field.

2.       The abstract makes reference to the theory, practice and/or research on which the presentation is based.

3.       The abstract provides details to support arguments, practices, and conclusions.

4.       The abstract is well written and serves as an indicator of a high quality presentation.


Evaluation Criteria











Appropriateness and significance of the topic







Reference to theory, practice and/or research on which the presentation is based






Support for arguments, practices, and conclusions







Clarity of proposal (indicative of a clear and well-organized presentation)







Total Score



___________ /20