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[SCOPUS Journal] Special series IUP Journal of English Studies

The IUP Journal of English Studies is excited to announce a special series on cutting-edge research in the field. We invite scholars, researchers, and practitioners to submit their work for consideration.

Advancing English Language Education: Integrating Artificial Intelligence in Central Asia, Asia, and Africa

Scope and Focus

This special issue will focus on empirical research, theoretical perspectives, and practical insights related to teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) in Central Asia, Asia, and Africa, with a specific emphasis on the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) tools. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

1. Comparative analysis of traditional teaching methodologies versus AI-driven approaches in EFL instruction.

2. Exploration of AI-powered language learning platforms and their effectiveness in diverse educational settings.

3. Incorporation of natural language processing (NLP) technologies for personalized language learning experiences.

4. Development and evaluation of AI-based tutoring systems for English language learners.

5. Integration of chatbots, virtual assistants, and speech recognition tools in EFL classrooms.

6. Ethical considerations and challenges associated with the use of AI in language education.

7. Teacher roles and competencies in facilitating AI-mediated language learning environments.

8. Case studies and best practices showcasing successful implementation of AI tools in EFL instruction in Central Asia, Asia, and Africa.

 Target Audience

This special issue will appeal to researchers, educators, policymakers, and practitioners involved in English language teaching and learning, as well as those interested in the intersection of AI and education in Central Asia, Asia, and Africa. It will provide valuable insights for curriculum developers, teacher trainers, and language educators seeking to harness the potential of AI technologies to enhance EFL instruction and learning outcomes in diverse linguistic and cultural contexts.


This special issue aims to advance scholarly discourse on the integration of AI tools in English language teaching methodologies in Central Asia, Asia, and Africa. By examining the opportunities and challenges, showcasing best practices, and offering insights into the effective use of AI in EFL instruction, it seeks to contribute to the ongoing enhancement of language learning experiences and outcomes in diverse educational contexts.

Submission Guidelines:

All articles that are invited to special issue should be first published as a proceedings article at the Second HMSS conference 2023 [ ] & Second PAMIR conference [ ].

- The proceedings article (no more than 2800 words) shall be first published at SPAST Reports an Open Access Platform.

- Original research articles, literature reviews, case studies, and theoretical papers are welcome.

- Manuscripts should adhere to the journal's formatting and citation style guidelines.

- Submissions will undergo a rigorous peer-review process to ensure academic rigor and relevance.

- Authors are encouraged to submit contributions that offer practical implications for integrating AI tools in EFL teaching and learning in Central Asia, Asia, and Africa.


  1. The similarity index should be no more than 10% for proceedings as well as full article in special issue.


  1. The proceedings article will involve two independent reviewers

  2. An internal team from VectMag conferences will review grammar and copyright content.

  3. The extended articles that go for peer review shall be fully handled by the Editorial team of the Journal.


  • Deadline for submission of proceedings article- 19-03-2024

  • Deadline for submission of full length article- 25-04-2024

  • First Review: As per the Journal’s timeline

  • Decision: As per the Journal’s timeline and policy.

  • Expected Date: As per the Journal’s timeline

Guest Editors:

  1. Prof. Dr. Phillip Clingan, Pierce College, Washington State, United States of America

  2. Dr. Dilrabo Bakhronova, Uzbek State University of World Languages, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

  3. Dr. Rocky J. Dwyer, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota- USA

  4. Dr. Melvia Scott, School of Business, Technology, Capella University, Minneapolis-USA 

  5. Dr. Asif Ekbal, Laboratory for Natural Language Processing , CSE, Indian Institute of Technology Patna-India.

  6. Dr. Sai Kiran Oruganti, CEO Technology Innovation Hub, Indian Institute of Technology Patna- India.

For fee details and submission guidelines, please contact Prof. Sai Kiran Oruganti at and email

Don't miss this opportunity to contribute to the advancement of English studies! Submit your work today and be part of this dynamic scholarly conversation.

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