The Third International ELT Symposium

Humanizing the ELT Classroom: best practices for best outcomes

The 3rd International SILC Symposium was held at Al Yamamah University on November 12 to 14, 2013. More than 300 international and Saudi-based attendees gathered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for a three-day of teacher development under the theme of “Humanizing the ELT Classroom: best practices for best outcomes”. The three-day Symposium offered plenary sessions by Fredricka Stoller, William Grabe, Michael Hoey, Charles Hall, Mohammed Daoud, Lisa Morgan and Ahmed Al Eisa. In addition, the Symposium included 65 concurrent sessions of various format, including paper presentations, professional workshops, poster presentations and a colloquium.