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    International conference on logic and Cognition

    Call for Papers

    Theme: Logical Structure of Cognition

    Conference Goals:

     To promote the study of cognitive science in China; to introduce the development of the research work; to discuss the important issues in the field; to provide opportunities for international communication; to promote the understanding of related disciplines; to explore future cooperation possibilities between the countries. (分会场)

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    The Journal of Asia TEFL

    Special Issue: Early English Education in Asia

    Deadline for abstracts: April 1, 2012

The Journal of Asia TEFL is planning a thematic

    issue on early English education at the policy and implementation levels across different

    geographical contexts in Asia. // We invite empirical and theoretical papers that examine the effects, enactments, and consequences of teaching English to young children in Asian EFL/ESL contexts.

    Possible topics include (but will not be limited to):

- Theories of young learners’ foreign language


    - Age factors and language learning

    - Cognitive and social developments and early

English learning

    - Empirical studies of the effectsof early English education

    - Development of various linguisticskills (e.g., listening, speaking, vocabulary, reading, etc.)related to age

    - Cross-linguistic influence/transfer

    - The roles of motivation and other affective factors in early English learning

    - Professional development for educators of young English learners

    - Assessment for young English learners - Early English education in multilingual contexts - Critical analyses of early English education policies

    - Classroom discourse in early


    - Political debates on the age of teaching foreign languages

    For consideration for this issue, please send an abstract of up to 300 words to guest editors Yuko Butler and Hikyoung Lee (

    // The abstract should include the geolinguistic context, the issue under consideration, the research question/focus, the theoretical framing and/or a synopsis of findings, and conclusions. If the abstract is accepted, you will be invited to submit a paper due August 1, 2012, which will undergo normal peer review procedures. The issue is scheduled for publication in late 2012.

The Journal of Asia TEFL is published by The Asia

    TEFL (The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language; and is a peer-reviewed journal indexed in Scopus.

Deadline for abstracts: April 1, 2012

    Notification of abstract acceptance: April 20, 2012 Deadline for paper submission: August 1, 2012 Notification of paper acceptance: September 30, 2012

    Final paper submission: November 1, 2012

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