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The 3rd Biennial Arabic Language Teaching & Learning in the UK Higher Education Conference

Arabic in a Globalised World - Call for Papers

An Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies conference
Date8 - 9 April 2021
PlaceInstitute of Arabic and Islamic Studies

Keynote speakers

Laila Familiar

Maria Victoria Aguilar

Rasha Soliman

Call for Papers

The deadline for submissions to the 3rd Biennial Arabic Language Teaching & Learning in the UK Higher Education Conference is 12:00 am (GMT) on Saturday 19th December 2020.

The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter invites proposals for the 3rd Biennial Arabic Language Teaching & Learning in the UK Higher Education Conference on the theme of Arabic in a Globalised World. We invite participants to reflect on the following sub-themes:

Pedagogical Approaches to TAFL:

  • Technology-Mediated Learning and Teaching
  • Remote Teaching and Blended Approaches
  • Arabic Diglossia and Language Variation
  • Feedback and Assessment

Diversity in the Classroom:

  • Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Settings
  • Heritage Language Instruction and Learning
  • Second Language Maintenance and Attrition
  • Incorporate Global Dimension within the Curriculum

Professional Development:

  • Designing Syllabus and Teaching Resources
  • Teacher Training Programme in a Globalized World

Literature, Translation and Trans-cultural Studies in TAFL:

  • Literature, Theatre and Films in the Classroom
  • Development of Translation and Transcultural Skills
  • Authentic and Abridged Texts
  • Transcultural Translation

Instructions for submitting abstracts:

- Abstracts and papers in Arabic and English are both accepted.
- The abstract should not exceed 300 words and should be scholarly, with a focused statement, clear goals and methodology.
- The abstract should be sent by email to arabic.iais@exeter.ac.uk as a Word document/ PDF along with the information form attached.
- You will be notified of paper acceptance by 29th January 2021.

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Keynote speakers

Laila Familiar

Maria Victoria Aguilar

Rasha Soliman


ProviderInstitute of Arab and Islamic Studies

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