Date : November 14-15, 2020
Venue : Virtual Conference
Organized by : Department of English, Faculty of Letters, Universitas Negeri Malang (UM)
Theme : Literacy in English Language: Learning Beyond Boundaries


Literacy in English Language: Learning Beyond Boundaries

Topic coverage

  • Teaching language skills
  • Extensive reading/listening/viewing
  • Literacy instruction for young learners
  • Literacy development through non-formal education
  • Home-based literacy learning
  • Multimodal literacy
  • Metacognitive strategies in language learning
  • Teacher professional development in literacy instruction
  • School-based literacy initiative (Gerakan Literasi Sekolah-GLS)
  • Material development for literacy instruction
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
  • Literacy and critical thinking
  • Autonomous learning and literacy development
  • Literacy through literature
  • Community-based literacy circles
  • Technology in language teaching and learning
  • Literacy learning with minimal resources
  • Literacy and creative writing
  • Literacy instruction in new normal era

Prof. Ali Saukah

(Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia)

Ali Saukah obtained his Master’s as well as his Ph.D. from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA, in 1986 and 1990 respectively. He has been a full-time faculty member of the English Department of Universitas Negeri Malang (The State University of Malang), Indonesia, since 1980, and has been involved in the development of English Language Curriculum and in other related activities at the national levels since 1990. His main interests include research in ELT, curriculum, and evaluation.

Assoc. Prof. Supakorn Phoocharoensil

(Thammasat University, Thailand)

Supakorn Phoocharoensil is an Associate Professor at Language Institute, Thammasat University, Thailand. Supakorn Phoocharoensil has Ph.D. in English as an International Language, Chulalongkorn University, M.A. in English, Chulalongkorn University, and B.A. (Second Class Honors) in English, Chulalongkorn University. He has Certificate in English for Specific Careers (Teaching), Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University. His areas of Interest are Second Language Acquisition, Interlanguage Syntax and Pragmatics, Error Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, English Relative Clause Acquisition and Instruction, Collocations and Formulaic Language, and English Grammar Learning and Teaching.

Assoc. Prof. Carolyn McKinney

(University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Carolyn McKinney is an Associate Professor at Language Education, School of Education, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Carolyn McKinney currently works at the School of Education, University of Cape Town. Carolyn does research in Language Education and Sociolinguistics. Her research focuses on the relationships between language, literacy and power in education, as well as language and learning, language policy and language ideologies in multilingual contexts. Current research projects: Heteroglossia in Primary Schooling Overcoming Barriers to University Education in SA (OBUESA) Decoloniality and Language in Education: delinking and transforming languaging-for-learning.

Assoc. Prof. Joan Kang Shin

(George Mason University, USA)

Joan Kang Shin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and the Academic Coordinator of the Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program. Dr. Shin specializes in teaching ESL/EFL to young learners and teenagers and has provided professional development programs and workshops both in-person and online to English language teachers in over 100 countries around the world. She is also an expert in online TESOL education and conducts research on building international virtual communities of practice for English teachers. In 2016, Dr. Shin was named one of the 30 Up and Coming Leaders of TESOL by TESOL International Association. She is an award-winning author and series editor for National Geographic Learning. Her titles include Teaching Young Learners English: From Theory to Practice, Our World, Welcome to Our World, and Impact.

  • Conference Fees
    • Indonesian Presenters             IDR 250,000
    • International Presenters          USD 50
  • Payment should be transferred to this account.
    • Virtual Account Number : 9888855501100000
    • Name : iNELTAL Conference
    • Swift code : BNINIDJAMLG
    • Branch Name : 151 Malang
  • Deadline for abstract submission: 2 October 2020
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 10 October 2020
  • Deadline for registration and payment: 20 October 2020
  • Full paper submission (optional): 30 October 2020

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  • Presenters whose abstracts are accepted can send their full papers for possible publications in the following venues.
    • ISSN Proceedings
    • Indexed Proceedings
    • J-ELLiT (Journal of English Language, Literature and Teaching)
  • Please note that full paper submission is optional. Presenters whose abstracts are accepted can still present even if they do not submit full papers.
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