Call for Papers

Due to numerous requests the abstract submission deadline has been extended to: February 15, 2017!

 

The Chinese Language Teachers Association of Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the organizing committee of the University of Vienna invite submission of abstracts for the:

20th Biennial Conference of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Germany, Austria and Switzerland

September 7 – 9, 2017 at the University of Vienna

Conference theme:
Teaching Chinese – action and critical reflection: living theories, action plans and strategies

In accordance with the conference theme, submissions are encouraged to focus on the following fields:

1) TCFL in Sinology and Chinese Studies Programmes at the tertiary level
2) TCFL as extra-curricular courses at the tertiary level and at Confucius Institutes and language schools
3) TCFL at secondary schools
4) TCFL at primary schools and pre-schools
5) Chinese for heritage language speakers
6) TCFL and multi-media, e-learning, and blended-learning applications
7) TCFL-textbooks in use
8) Initial training, professional development and qualification standards for teachers of Chinese
9) Theory building and foundational research in the field of TCFL
10) International networking (in the fields of TCFL and second language acquisition)
11) Standards and assessment methods
12) Translation sciences and TCFL