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Call for Papers: Intercultural Competence and Foreign Language Learning in HE: Present and future directions
Call for Papers: Intercultural Competence and Foreign Language Learning in HE: Present and future directions
6 IV 2021, 09:03:00

The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Exeter is hosting an online one-day conference to bring together researchers, professionals and practitioners with expertisein integrating Intercultural Competence in the teaching and learning foreign languages inHigher Education.

The themes of the online event are intentionally broad so as to encourage the sharing of expertise and ideas. We welcome presentations of research-related papers as well as case studies in the following areas:
  • Innovative approaches to the teaching of intercultural competence in language teaching with specific focus on syllabus design, developing resources; marking criteria and testing;
  • Internationalism, employability and intercultural competence in the formal and informal curriculum of all undergraduate programmes – examples of good practice;
  • Developing Intercultural Competence online: New opportunities;
  • Intercultural competence and the decolonization of the language syllabus;
  • Theoretical discussions and practical examples of how Modern Languages Departments and Foreign Language Centres (can) play a key role in the Internationalization and Global Citizenship Educational HE agenda;
  • Intercultural competence training of language teachers within a non-essentialistapproach to cultures

Abstract Submission
Abstracts are invited for a 20-minute presentation/workshop, followed by a 10-minutediscussion.
Deadline to submit an abstract: 30th April 2021
Please submit your abstract in Word format to Isaac Kneller at i.kneller@exeter.ac.uk(University of Exeter).
We will notify all authors of the outcome by 15th May 2021.

Please see the attached document for more information.

Intercultural Competence and Foreign Language Learning in HE - Present and future directions - Call for papers 16 March 2021.pdf
Intercultural Competence and Foreign Language Learning in HE - Present and future directions - Call for papers 16 March 2021
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