Confucius Institute at Alfred University candidly invites communication, cultural studies and linguistic teachers and researchers to participate in our 2nd National Conference on Chinese Immersion Programs(CIP) which will be held on October 6, 2018 in Alfred University, NY. The theme of this year is “Building a Better Chinese Immersive Learning Model”. We believe that this conference could provide a platform where participants can exchange ideas, obtain valuable experiences, and broaden their academic knowledge and networking. Proposals are invited on the following sub themes, including but not limited to:
Chinese immersion education
Chinese immersion teaching in the classroom
Management and administration of Chinese Immersion Program
Chinese language product introduction on Chinese Immersion Program
Pedagogy of Chinese Immersion Program
Evaluation of Chinese Immersion Program
Technology use in Chinese Immersion Program
Abstract submission deadline: 08/15/2018
All the proposals and papers should be in English.
Conference Date: 10/6/2018
Conference Location: Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY, 14802
Registration fee: $30 (including meals)
Contact info: CIAU@ALFRED.EDU
Program will be published later.
Format for Proposal
1. Applicant’s name
2. Title of proposed research project
3. Summary of research
Maximum 250 words
Provide the relevant background information and explain the motivation for your study.
5. Objectives and hypotheses to be tested
List (using bullet points) the aims/objectives of the study and, where relevant, specify the hypotheses to be tested.
6. Literature review
Discuss the key publications in the proposed research area.
7. Materials and methods
Explain how you intend to undertake the research. There is no need to describe experimental apparatus or analyses in great detail: an indication of the approach to be adopted (with citation of sources) is adequate in most cases.
8. Anticipated outcome and value of the research
Explain the likely significance of your research and how it will impact the research field.
9. Literature cited
Provide bibliographic details of all references cited, adopting a standardized format.