International Colloquium on ELT and Sustainability 2023 Unveils Expert Speakers for Two-Day Event (Day 1)
- Di Publikasikan Pada: 28 Nov 2023
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of Language and Literature Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU), in
collaboration with Department of English Education Universitas Muhammadiyah
Surabaya, proudly presents the much-anticipated International Colloquium on
English Language Teaching (ELT) and Sustainability 2023. The event, themed "Transcending
Eco-ELT, Ecolinguistics, and Ecocriticism from Research to Practice for
Environmental Sustainability," promises to be a crucial platform for
scholars, researchers, and practitioners to explore the intersection of
language education and environmental consciousness.
colloquium aims to facilitate an interdisciplinary dialogue on the role of
English language teaching in promoting environmental sustainability. It will
bring together experts from various fields, including education, linguistics,
and environmental studies, to discuss and share insights on integrating eco-ELT
principles, ecolinguistics, and ecocriticism into language education practices.
this activity, some lecturers of UMSurabaya had the opportunity to be the
speakers at the event, including; Dr. Jepri ali Saiful, Ari Setyorini, SS.,
MA., Sofi Yunianti, SS., M.Pd., and Sri Lestari, S.Pd., M.Hum. Not only that,
there were several speakers from several prestigious universities in the world,
such as Universiti Malaya, University of the Philippines Cebu, University of
Mosul, Southern Cross University Australia, James Cook University, Mekai
University, and several other institutions. This event was held online via
Zoom, on 27 and 28 November 2023, and was attended by 300 participants.
will delve into innovative pedagogical approaches that incorporate
environmental themes into English language teaching. Discussions will cover the
development of materials, lesson plans, and activities that raise environmental
awareness among language learners. In addition to the keynote addresses, the
colloquium will feature engaging panel discussions with experts from various
universities, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas and perspectives.
Mundakir, S.Kep.,N.S.,M.Kep, Vice Rector of UMSurabaya stated on his speech
that this event can foster collaboration among scholars, educators, and
researchers in the field of language education and environmental sustainability
and also provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and best practices in
incorporating eco-ELT principles into language teaching.
colloquium aims to promote a deeper understanding of the role of language in
shaping environmental attitudes and behaviors, also encourage the development
of practical tools and resources for educators to integrate sustainability into
the world grapples with environmental challenges, this colloquium provides a
timely platform for educators to explore how language teaching can contribute
to a more sustainable future. The International Colloquium on ELT and
Sustainability 2023 promises to be a catalyst for positive change in language
education and environmental awareness.