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Call for Proposals

The Third International Conference on Situating Strategy Use: Stepping Into a New Era of Strategy Research and Practice will be held in Osaka, Japan, from 13 to 15 October 2019 at the Osaka International Convention Center (Grand Cube Osaka). This interdisciplinary conference aims to stimulate the ongoing research and further probe into less investigated issues concerning language learning strategies and other related areas within an international community of scholars.

The conference will focus on the role of language learning strategies and other individual, contextual, or situational differences in second and foreign language (L2) learning. Keynote addresses will be delivered by:

Dr. Peter Yongqi Gu (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ)
Dr. Xuesong (Andy) Gao (University of New South Wales Australia)
Dr. Luke Plonsky (Northern Arizona University, US)
Dr. Heath Rose (Oxford University, UK)

Proposals for presentations cover, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Theoretical background to language learning strategies
  • Integrated research on language learning strategies
  • Contextual and cultural differences in strategy use
  • Language skills and strategy use (e.g., writing strategy, listening strategy)
  • Tasks and strategy use in L2 learning
  • Lx (L3, L4, etc.) learning and strategy use
  • Language learning strategies and self-regulation
  • Metacognitive awareness and strategy use
  • The learner as an agent in language learning strategy use
  • Language learning strategies and proficiency
  • Individual differences (e.g., motivation, emotions, beliefs) and strategy use in L2 learning
  • Bilingualism and strategy use
  • Third age language learners and strategy use
  • Working memory and second language acquisition
  • Strategy clustering
  • Fluidity in L2 strategy use
  • Strategy-based instruction
  • EMI (English Medium Instruction) and strategy use
  • Teaching L2 strategy use to younger learners
  • Information technology and strategy use in L2 learning
  • Research methodology on language learning strategies

The conference welcomes contributions in the form of papers (20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussions) and symposiums (90 minutes: thematically-related papers followed by discussions).

Abstracts of proposed papers and symposiums (no more than 250 words) are to be electronically submitted to the website in late December 2018 to early April 14, 2019, and notification of acceptance will be given in late May 2019. The proposals should include the title, author’s name, affiliation, and email address. Selected papers will be published in a peer-reviewed volume.

We look forward to stimulating discussions and insightful moments in Osaka in October 2019! Please keep yourself updated by visiting this website regularly.

Best regards,
On behalf of the organizing committee
Osamu Takeuchi, Ph.D.
Dean, Professor
Faculty of Foreign Language Studies
Graduate School of Foreign Language Education and Research
Kansai University, Osaka, Japan

Submission of Proposals

The SSU3 conference welcomes contributions in the form of papers (20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussions) and symposiums (90 minutes: thematically-related papers followed by discussions).

Abstracts of proposed papers and symposiums (no more than 250 words) are to be submitted here from late December 2018 to April 14, 2019.

The notification of acceptance will be given in late May 2019.


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Important Dates

  1. Call for proposals opens — Early August, 2018
  2. Online submission opens — Late December, 2018
  3. Online submission closes — Early April, 2019
  4. Notification — Late May, 2019
  5. Registration opens — Early June, 2019
  6. Early bird registration closes — Early August, 2019
  7. Conference — October 13-15, 2019

Scientific Committee

Carmen Monika Amerstorfer (Alpen Adria University)

Yuliya Ardasheva (Washington State University)

Luh Putu Artini (Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha)

Andrew Cohen (University of Minnesota)

Andy Gao (University of New South Wales)

Zoe Gavrilidou (Democritus University of Thrace)

Christina Gkonou (University of Essex)

Peter Gu (Victoria University of Wellington)

Pamela Gunning (Concordia University)

Vee Harris (University of London)

Guangwei Hu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Maiko Ikeda (Kansai University)

Atsushi Mizumoto (Kansai University)

Yasuo Nakatani  (Hosei University)

Mirosław Pawlak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, State University of Applied Sciences, Konin)

Angeliki Psaltou-Joycey (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Heath Rose (Oxford University)

Miyuki Sasaki (Nagoya City University)

Natsuko Shintani (Kobe Gakuin University)

Osamu Takeuchi (Kansai University)

Michiko Ueki (Kansai University)

Natsumi Wakamoto (Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts)

Isobel Kai-Hui Wang (University of Graz)

Cynthia White (Massey University)

Tomoko Yabukoshi (Nihon University)

Lawrence Jun Zhang (University of Auckland)

Organizing Committee

Osamu Takeuchi (Kansai University) Chair

Atsushi Mizumoto (Kansai University)

Maiko Ikeda (Kansai University)

Tomoko Yabukoshi (Nihon University)

Akihiko Sasaki (Mukogawa Women’s University)

Scott Aubrey (Kansai University)

Michiko Ueki (Kansai University)

Yu Tamura (Kansai University)

Kris Ramonda (Kansai University)

Mizuki Moriyasu (Independent Scholar)

Ayaka Chibana (Kansai University)