The 9th International Conference on Educational Technology of Adi Buana (ICETA-9) is the annual International conference held by the Graduate Program of University of PGRI Adi Buana Surabaya. This year’s theme is Future Education: Welcoming the Era of Exponential. To accommodate the diverse topics, the conference theme is broken downinto several sub-themes, namely: a) human performance technology, b) mobile, E-learning and online learning, c) theories and practices of open and distance education, d) diffusion and innovation of teaching in digital learning environment, e) assessment, measurement, and evaluation for learning, f) teacher careers in ICT era.
There is a great focus for this year’s conference. First, the quality of the proceedings as a means of publication in this year’s edition is improved. It is aimed at maximizing the value of publication as the outcome of the conference. In addition, as international proceedings, it is regulated that the language in the proceedings should use one of the five languages recommended by the United Nation (UN), one of them is English.
Hence, in ICETA-9 all papers are written in English.
These proceedings feature 335 papers out of 531 papers presented at the The 61st TEFLIN International Conference. Enmeshed in the theme, “English Language Curriculum Development: Implications for Innovations in Language Policy and Planning, Pedagogical Practices, and Teacher Professional Development”, the papers present different lines of scholarship which address such topics as (1) language policy, (2) language planning, (3) needs analysis, (4) language syllabus and lesson planning, (5) language materials evaluation and development, (6) instructional design and language teaching methodology, (7) instructional media and technology, (8) language classroom management, (9) language testing and assessment, (10) language program evaluation, and (11) teacher professional development. The proceedings are alphabetically organized based on authors‟ names. All the papers in these proceedings were not peer-reviewed, but the papers published in these proceedings met the basic requirements set out by the committee. All the papers do not exceed a total of five pages (including tables, figures, and references). In the editing process, the editors extended the maximum page limit up to six pages in order to include more papers. Neither the Conference Committee nor the Editors are responsible for the content, outlook, opinions, and arguments made in the papers. The sole responsibility concerning the ethical aspect, validity of methodology, and political views in the papers rests with the individual authors. Finally, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all of the paper presenters who have shared their bright and inspiring ideas at the conference, and to the board of reviewers and editors who have worked hard in screening all the submitted abstracts. We do hope that readers enjoy reading the papers in the proceedings and find them enlightening and useful.