All posts by Thaddeus Pope

Born and raised in Brighton, England, Thaddeus Pope is an experienced commercial and editorial photographer with a BA in Photography from the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. Thaddeus’s duties at IAFOR include overseeing the design, media and marketing output of the organisation, as well as producing photo-essays, short documentaries and other visual content for IAFOR and its publications, including THINK. In January 2015, Thaddeus was named as the Creative Director of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. (in English)


Review Committee

ACLL2017 Review Committee Dr Amerrudin Abd Manan, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia Dr Arif Sariçoban, Hacettepe University, Turkey Professor Benny Lee, Sim University, Singapore Professor Chia-Ling Hsieh, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan Dr Daniel Velasco, Chicago School of Professional Psychology & Rikkyo University, Japan Dr David Litz, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates Professor


Events & Tours

Ensure your visit to Japan is especially memorable with events such as cultural tours and the Conference Dinner. Tickets for tours and events may be added to your chosen package during the registration process. Please visit the Registration page for more details. Pre-conference Tour of Nara () Post-conference Tour of Kyoto ()


Browse Abstracts

Read abstracts of all papers scheduled to be presented at The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2017 (ACLL2017) and The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2017 (ACTC2017) on IAFOR’s online paper archive.


Final Programme

Final Schedule The online version of the Conference Programme is now available to view below via the Issuu viewing platform. Alternatively, download a PDF version. The Conference Programme can also be viewed on the Issuu website (requires a web browser). An Issuu app is available for Android users.


Conference Dinner

Tickets for the Conference Dinner may be added to your chosen package during the registration process. Please visit the Registration page for more details.


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Conference Outline

Thursday, May 11, 2017 08:30-17:30: Pre-Conference Tour of Nara (optional extra) Friday, May 12, 2017 08:30: Conference Registration & Information Desk Opens 09:45-10:15: Featured Presentation Assessment Basics for the Language Classroom: A Crash Course in Testing Brandon Kramer, Osaka Jogakuin University, Japan 10:45-11:30: Keynote Presentation Beyond Web 2.0: Designing Authentic Mobile Learning for Everyday Contexts




About ACLL

On an individual level the ability to speak and operate in another language opens new worlds of possibilities, and allows unmediated access to peoples, cultures, and both literary and academic works. IAFOR conferences are laboratories of intercultural communication, as a typical conference may contain delegates from anywhere between 30 to 60 different countries. This makes


Reviewing Guidelines