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2021 COFLT Fall Conference Call For Proposals

  • 15 Sep 2021
  • 30 Sep 2021
  • Now Accepting Presentations Proposals

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  • Select this option if you are proposing a pre-recorded presentation with NO roundtable discussion.
  • Select this option if you are proposing an interactive workshop, a pre-recorded presentation with live roundtable discussion, or a critical friends discussion group.

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COFLT 2021 Fall Conference

"Moving Ahead Together"

It's been too long! After a challenging year and a half, COFLT is excited again to offer a fall conference. This year's conference will be a virtual event that combines pre-recorded presentations, recorded sessions with roundtable discussions, interactive workshops, and Critical Friends discussion groups. Conference proposals will be accepted through September 10th, 2021. All accepted proposals will be notified shortly after the 10th.

The fall COFLT conference will be held online on Friday and Saturday, October 8 and 9, 2021 in coordination with WAFLT.  

Presentation at the COFLT fall conferences is open to members of both organizations.  Members may also attend the conference of the other organization at no additional cost. 

Please read through the descriptions of the session types, which have changed to accommodate our online format.

Session Types and Length:   

1. Presentation. [RECORDED ONLY] Presenter will record a 20-40 minute presentation to be viewed asynchronously with NO roundtable discussion. (Recorded presentation due October 1, 2021)

2. Presentation with Roundtable. [RECORDED and LIVE] Presenter will record a 20-30 minute presentation to be viewed by participants prior to the conference session. (Recorded presentations due October 1, 2021) Presenter will then facilitate an online roundtable discussion of presentation topic. 60 minutes.

3. Workshop. [LIVE] Presenter will present and facilitate interactive workshop-style session. 60 or 120 minutes.

4. Critical Friends group.  [LIVE] DO you have a classroom practice or language and cultural topic that you would like to examine more deeply within the community of fellow language teachers? This format is a great way to engage your peers in conversation around a topic of shared interest. Presenter will introduce topic for 10-15 minutes and then facilitate discussion. 60 minutes.

Critical Friends Topics might include:

  • teaching after/with Covid
  • comprehensible input
  • social justice in the language classroom
  • COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning)
  • teaching methods & practice
  • dual language immersion
  • other: propose your own topic

Deadline and Selection Process: Priority Submission Deadline is Friday, August 23, 2021. Additional proposals will be reviewed and accepted through September 30, 2021.  Pre-recorded presentations are due no later than October 1.

Notification of selection: Presentations will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Presenters will be notified no later than September 30, 2020.

Membership: You do not have to be a member of COFLT or WAFLT to submit a proposal. In order to present, however, you must be a member in good standing.

Conference Registration: All presenters must register for the conference with their state organization.

Questions: Contact the COFLT board at cofltoregon@gmail.com.


Contact COFLT:
email us: cofltoregon at gmail com
COFLT,  A-153, Pacific University, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove OR 97116
COFLT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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